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How Japan Plans to Counter China in Southeast Asia
January 24, 2017
How Japan Plans to Counter China in Southeast Asia
The uncertainty over U.S.-Philippine relations presents Tokyo with an opportunity to exercise leadership.
How Japan Plans to Counter China in Southeast Asia
Defending Free Speech in ASEAN
January 23, 2017
Defending Free Speech in ASEAN
There have been some troubling regional developments on the issue of late.
Defending Free Speech in ASEAN
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
January 21, 2017
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
"The pivot failed to achieve key goals in Asia while inattention made matters worse in Europe and the Middle East."
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
China's GDP Growth: Slow and Slower?
January 20, 2017
China's GDP Growth: Slow and Slower?
China's official figures show slowing growth – and the real picture may be worse.
China's GDP Growth: Slow and Slower?
Cambodia Remembers the Mixed Blessings of Diana's Demining Legacy
January 19, 2017
Cambodia Remembers the Mixed Blessings of Diana's Demining Legacy
A recent anniversary provides an opportunity to reflect honestly about her mine clearance legacy.
Cambodia Remembers the Mixed Blessings of Diana's Demining Legacy
What Does Indonesia’s New Air Force Chief Pick Mean?
January 19, 2017
What Does Indonesia’s New Air Force Chief Pick Mean?
Jokowi’s new pick could be the country’s next military chief.
What Does Indonesia’s New Air Force Chief Pick Mean?
Why Ban Ki-Moon Is Not Going To Be the Next South Korean President
January 18, 2017
Why Ban Ki-Moon Is Not Going To Be the Next South Korean President
Ban's political shortcomings, and a spotty track record as secretary-general, make him a lackluster candidate.
Why Ban Ki-Moon Is Not Going To Be the Next South Korean President
Why the New Japan-Australia Military Pact Matters
January 18, 2017
Why the New Japan-Australia Military Pact Matters
A closer look at the significance of the signing of a new defense pact.
Why the New Japan-Australia Military Pact Matters
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
January 17, 2017
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
In Hanoi, Shinzo Abe reiterates that Japan will sell Vietnam six new patrol boats.
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
Trump and Offensive Cyber Warfare
January 16, 2017
Trump and Offensive Cyber Warfare
What will be President-elect Donald Trump’s policy on the use of offensive cyber weapons?
Trump and Offensive Cyber Warfare
South Asian Strategic Stability and Pakistan's Babur-3 Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile
January 14, 2017
South Asian Strategic Stability and Pakistan's Babur-3 Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile
Will Pakistan's new submarine-launched cruise missile bolster or harm strategic stability?
South Asian Strategic Stability and Pakistan's Babur-3 Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
January 14, 2017
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Japan has overreacted to the latest "comfort women" memorial statue in South Korea.
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
A New Year Brings New Turmoil for Australia’s Turnbull Government
January 13, 2017
A New Year Brings New Turmoil for Australia’s Turnbull Government
It has been a particularly inept start to the year for the struggling prime minister.
A New Year Brings New Turmoil for Australia’s Turnbull Government
A Chinese Carrier in the Taiwan Strait Isn't <em>Always</em> a Reason for Panic
January 13, 2017
A Chinese Carrier in the Taiwan Strait Isn't Always a Reason for Panic
The Liaoning passage’s ‘defiance’ is exaggerated; transits should be seen as more normal.
A Chinese Carrier in the Taiwan Strait Isn't Always a Reason for Panic
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
January 12, 2017
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
Vietnam's new Law on Belief and Religion sparks worry about freedom of religion in the communist country.
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
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