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China, Japan, and the 21 Demands
January 24, 2015
China, Japan, and the 21 Demands
An event 100 years ago offers critical insights into how a rising hegemon should behave.
China, Japan, and the 21 Demands
Papua’s Hidden Past Haunts Jokowi Presidency
January 24, 2015
Papua’s Hidden Past Haunts Jokowi Presidency
Will the Indonesian president's reform agenda address human rights concerns in the troubled province?
Papua’s Hidden Past Haunts Jokowi Presidency
A Timid Uzbek-Tajik Rapprochement
January 24, 2015
A Timid Uzbek-Tajik Rapprochement
An air route reopens amid border clashes and geopolitical tensions.
A Timid Uzbek-Tajik Rapprochement
What to Expect From Obama's India Trip
January 24, 2015
What to Expect From Obama's India Trip
Plus, King Abdullah's legacy, China in Africa, inter-Korean diplomacy, and more. Weekend links.
What to Expect From Obama's India Trip
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
January 24, 2015
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
Angela Merkel is aggressively pushing for Germany to win a contract to build 12 submarines.
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
The Future of Nepal: Are Its Days Numbered?
January 24, 2015
The Future of Nepal: Are Its Days Numbered?
Given current instability, Nepal's political future looks increasingly uncertain.
The Future of Nepal: Are Its Days Numbered?
China's National Security Strategy
January 24, 2015
China's National Security Strategy
The Politburo, headed by Xi Jinping, emphasized the severity of threats facing China's national security.
China's National Security Strategy
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
January 24, 2015
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
Hagel's departing shots should be seen as an incentive for self-reflection in the White House.
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
Sri Lanka to Reassess Port Deal With China
January 24, 2015
Sri Lanka to Reassess Port Deal With China
Plus, the "string of pearls," Chinese investment in Indonesia, and the curious story of the Liaoning. Your China links.
Sri Lanka to Reassess Port Deal With China
Is China Building a Base Near the Senkakus?
January 23, 2015
Is China Building a Base Near the Senkakus?
New satellite imagery confirms that it is, with more clarification on specifics.
Is China Building a Base Near the Senkakus?
China's Best Magazine Soldiers On
January 23, 2015
China's Best Magazine Soldiers On
Despite operating in an atmosphere of censorship, Caijing doesn't shy away from government critiques.
China's Best Magazine Soldiers On
What Do Taylor Swift, Triple J, BuzzFeed and The Guardian Have in Common?
January 23, 2015
What Do Taylor Swift, Triple J, BuzzFeed and The Guardian Have in Common?
They are all part of a demonstration of what can happen on a slow news day.
What Do Taylor Swift, Triple J, BuzzFeed and The Guardian Have in Common?
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
January 23, 2015
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam are all striving to bolster their maritime capabilities.
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
King Abdullah's Legacy in Asia
January 23, 2015
King Abdullah's Legacy in Asia
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah played a major role in maneuvering the kingdom toward Asia.
King Abdullah's Legacy in Asia
Should U.S. Allies in Asia Get Their Own Nukes?
January 23, 2015
Should U.S. Allies in Asia Get Their Own Nukes?
With the U.S. stretched to provide a conventional deterrence, is it time to reconsider a fundamental policy?
Should U.S. Allies in Asia Get Their Own Nukes?
Interview: Lobsang Sangay
January 23, 2015
Interview: Lobsang Sangay
The prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile speaks about the future of the Tibetan cause.
Interview: Lobsang Sangay
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