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New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
December 21, 2014
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
CFR's Joshua Kurlantzick with five predictions for Southeast Asia in 2015.
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
Australia Cuts Foreign Aid Again
December 21, 2014
Australia Cuts Foreign Aid Again
Budget pressures targeting aid commitments that are already low by international standards.
Australia Cuts Foreign Aid Again
US Finalizes Sale of <em>Perry</em>-class Frigates to Taiwan
December 20, 2014
US Finalizes Sale of Perry-class Frigates to Taiwan
U.S. President Barack Obama signed legislation approving the sale of four frigates to Taiwan.
US Finalizes Sale of Perry-class Frigates to Taiwan
Monetary Easing a Dead End for Japan
December 19, 2014
Monetary Easing a Dead End for Japan
The BOJ continues to pursue its aggressive quantitative easing, but is it effective?
Monetary Easing a Dead End for Japan
The US And Japan Should Help Taiwan Acquire Modern Submarines
December 19, 2014
The US And Japan Should Help Taiwan Acquire Modern Submarines
‘As long as it appears that Taiwan has strong backers, cross-Strait peace is more likely.’
The US And Japan Should Help Taiwan Acquire Modern Submarines
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
December 19, 2014
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
Consultations on Don Sahong dam fail to bridge gap between Laos and neighboring states
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
Are the Good Times Over For Australia?
December 18, 2014
Are the Good Times Over For Australia?
Growth is slowing, while debt and unemployment are on the rise.
Are the Good Times Over For Australia?
China’s Charm Offensive: A Temporary, Tactical Change
December 17, 2014
China’s Charm Offensive: A Temporary, Tactical Change
China is playing nice for now, but there are cracks in its friendly smile.
China’s Charm Offensive: A Temporary, Tactical Change
Sydney’s Hostage Crisis and the Media
December 17, 2014
Sydney’s Hostage Crisis and the Media
Rupert Murdoch comes under fire for a tweet, while most of the local media tend towards caution.
Sydney’s Hostage Crisis and the Media
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
December 17, 2014
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
Philippine president Aquino proposes “comprehensive strategic partnership” with Seoul
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
Lessons from the Sydney Hostage Siege
December 17, 2014
Lessons from the Sydney Hostage Siege
Rushing to fit lone wolf attacks into prevailing narratives is a mistake.
Lessons from the Sydney Hostage Siege
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
December 17, 2014
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
In an attempt to deflect criticism of its own human rights record, North Korea is calling for a UNSC session on the CIA.
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
4 Ways Conflict Could Develop in East Asia
December 16, 2014
4 Ways Conflict Could Develop in East Asia
As you watch East Asia in 2015, keep an eye on these four factors.
4 Ways Conflict Could Develop in East Asia
Australia Needs a Foreign Policy Vision
December 15, 2014
Australia Needs a Foreign Policy Vision
The Abbott government must break Australia’s “provincial reflex” in foreign policy.
Australia Needs a Foreign Policy Vision
Australia's Unfolding Hostage Crisis
December 15, 2014
Australia's Unfolding Hostage Crisis
Central Sydney has been in the grip of a hostage crisis today.
Australia's Unfolding Hostage Crisis
The Bay of Bengal: The Maritime Silk Route and China’s Naval Ambitions
December 14, 2014
The Bay of Bengal: The Maritime Silk Route and China’s Naval Ambitions
With its Maritime Silk Route initiative, China is rapidly developing a presence in the Bay of Bengal.
The Bay of Bengal: The Maritime Silk Route and China’s Naval Ambitions
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