Karachi to Tokyo

Ferguson, Tim
January 2008
Forbes Asia;1/28/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p3
The author cites Pakistan and Japan as countries that are giving problems in the Asia-Pacific region. In the case of Pakistan political instability and its nuclear weapons are posing considerable challenge to world security. Islamists are gaining power in the country and President Pervez Musharraf has imposed authoritarian rule in the country. In the ase of Japan, its failure to reform its domestic economy has stalled the growth momentum initiated by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. Japan's economy is failing to live its proper global role.


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