UPA'S Special Studies Asia provides assessments by U.S. experts on far-ranging topics of national, regional, and global concern.
This collection consists of research studies conducted by an elite group of private and governmental organizations, commonly known as "think tanks," government agencies and institutions of higher learning. The authors of these special studies are associated with: Commerce Department, Defense Department, State Department, Institute for Defense Analysis, Central Intelligence Agency, Agriculture Department, Strategic Solutions Institute, Air War College, Naval Postgraduate School, Economic Research Service, Army War College, and Office of the Comptroller General. In addition, many studies were sponsored and supported by research at major universities, institutes and research programs, including the National Defense University, and Harvard, Columbia, Washington, Stanford, Georgetown, MIT, and Yale Universities, the American Institutes for Research, RAND Corporation, and the World Bank.
Supplemental collections beginning coverage in 1980 include reports on issues throughout East Asia.