For this month's Readers' Review: "Drown" -- the debut collection of short stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. Twenty years ago, Diaz published ten heart-breaking tales about a fragmented family from the Dominican Republic finding their way in 1980s America.
Secretary of State Colin Powell visited with leaders of the Asia-Pacific region last week, but his stop in China was clouded by the espionage convictions of U.S.-based researchers there. One of those scholars, released last week, joins Diane and a panel to talk about the issues raised by these events and the future of U.S. foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific region.
- Richard Solomon former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian Affairs
- Gao Zhan American University scholar
- Ernie Bower of the US-ASEAN Business Council
- Benjamin Ladner president of The American University
- Mike Jendrzejczyk Washington director for the Asia division of Human Rights Watch
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