Commentary Sep 20, 2011

End the grad student quotas

by Tom and Takamitsu Sawa

Starting in the 1991 academic year (April 1991 through March 1992), a number of leading national universities in Japan underwent major structural changes, led by the Law School at the University of Tokyo. Previously, all university teachers belonged to their respective undergraduate departments and had ...

Commentary Oct 2, 2008

Averting Asian water wars

by Brahma Chellaney

As the most pressing resource, water holds the strategic key to peace, public health and prosperity. The battles of yesterday were fought over land. Those of today are over energy. But the battles of tomorrow will be over water. And nowhere else does that ...