An Agenda for Asia

Whatever the high drama of an American election night, sooner or later officials have to get on with their jobs. In Asia, the second Administration of George W. Bush will face a series of challenges. The crucial relationship with China will make headlines, but Washington's leaders will also have to cope with unfinished business on the Korean peninsula, where North Korea's nuclear program remains untamed. The U.S. economy, too, is now intimately connected to that of Asia's. Here are some issues that will most absorb Washington in the next four years.

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