Grantee Profile

National Bureau of Asian Research

Grants to National Bureau of Asian Research

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 2 years)

    International Peace & Security

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) conducts advanced independent research on strategic, political, economic, health, and energy issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia. This project, "Mapping Pakistan's Internal Dynamics: Implications for State Stability and Regional Security," will analyze Pakistan's internal security landscape and external geopolitical environment and examine how they will affect stability in Asia and the greater Middle East and their implications for U.S. interests and strategy. It will support understanding and informed policy with publications, meetings, workshops, and an online interactive resource. Funds will be used for partial staff salaries, travel, meetings, and publications.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 2 years)

    International Peace & Security

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — The National Bureau of Asian Research conducts advanced independent research on strategic, political, economic, health and energy issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia. This project, "Approaching Critical Mass: Asia's Multipolar Nuclear Future Purpose," will address the implications and complex dynamics of the present and future nuclear environment in and between countries of the Asia-Pacific region. It will examine proliferation and deterrence with an eye toward concrete recommendations for U.S. nuclear weapons policy and strategy for stability and the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific. Funds will be used for staff salaries, travel, workshops and publications.

  • $1,200,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — To support research on South Asian regional cooperation and on maritime energy resources (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National Bureau of Asian Research $2,000,000 between 2003 and 2014.