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Security or Investment: Balancing Japan’s Long-Term Foreign Policy
August 27, 2014
Security or Investment: Balancing Japan’s Long-Term Foreign Policy
Sea lane security and new partners are key to protecting Japan’s far-flung assets.
Security or Investment: Balancing Japan’s Long-Term Foreign Policy
India and Vietnam Seek Stronger Ties
August 27, 2014
India and Vietnam Seek Stronger Ties
India considers a Vietnamese offer to explore offshore drilling options despite Chinese protests.
India and Vietnam Seek Stronger Ties
2014: A Year of Botched Elections in Asia
August 24, 2014
2014: A Year of Botched Elections in Asia
Setbacks in Thailand, Afghanistan and Bangladesh suggest that democratic reforms are on the retreat.
2014: A Year of Botched Elections in Asia
Japan and India to Sign ‘Two-Plus-Two’ Dialogue Mechanism
August 22, 2014
Japan and India to Sign ‘Two-Plus-Two’ Dialogue Mechanism
Plus signs of thawing Sino-Japanese relations. Weekend Japan foreign policy links.
Japan and India to Sign ‘Two-Plus-Two’ Dialogue Mechanism
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
August 20, 2014
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
Work in Asia, live in Australasia is the message from the latest global surveys of economic clout and livability.
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
At ARF, India Backs International Arbitration, Freedom of Navigation
August 12, 2014
At ARF, India Backs International Arbitration, Freedom of Navigation
India's delegation backed U.S. and ASEAN states' positions on territorial disputes at the 2014 ASEAN Regional Forum.
At ARF, India Backs International Arbitration, Freedom of Navigation
Justice Pending for Bangladeshi Accused of War Crimes
August 06, 2014
Justice Pending for Bangladeshi Accused of War Crimes
Accused of horrific crimes during Bangladesh’s fight for independence, Motiur Rahman Nizami is about to face justice.
Justice Pending for Bangladeshi Accused of War Crimes
Hillary Clinton’s China Policy
August 06, 2014
Hillary Clinton’s China Policy
In her new book the potential 2016 presidential candidate talks about her approach to China.
Hillary Clinton’s China Policy
Another Overcrowded Bangladesh Ferry Sinks
August 05, 2014
Another Overcrowded Bangladesh Ferry Sinks
Over half of the 250 passengers are accounted for and presumed dead.
Another Overcrowded Bangladesh Ferry Sinks
Bhutan and the Great Power Tussle
August 02, 2014
Bhutan and the Great Power Tussle
Both China and India recognize Bhutan’s strategic value, but their approaches are very different.
Bhutan and the Great Power Tussle
HADR and US-China Military Cooperation
July 28, 2014
HADR and US-China Military Cooperation
It is time for the two powers to work together on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
HADR and US-China Military Cooperation
India’s Space Diplomacy
July 25, 2014
India’s Space Diplomacy
The country’s burgeoning space sector could be a useful foreign policy tool.
India’s Space Diplomacy
Bangladesh Wants to Join BRICS Bank
July 25, 2014
Bangladesh Wants to Join BRICS Bank
Bangladesh wants to join the new BRICS development bank as a founding member.
Bangladesh Wants to Join BRICS Bank
Pakistan Decreases its UN Peacekeeping Contributions
July 24, 2014
Pakistan Decreases its UN Peacekeeping Contributions
Plus, Afghanistan's national unity government, the BJP gets strict with its members and more. Mid-week links.
Pakistan Decreases its UN Peacekeeping Contributions
Can the US and China Cooperate on Counterterrorism?
July 23, 2014
Can the US and China Cooperate on Counterterrorism?
There are strong arguments to suggest they should, if only the political hang-ups could be overcome.
Can the US and China Cooperate on Counterterrorism?
Why Are South Asian States So Weak?
July 22, 2014
Why Are South Asian States So Weak?
Can South Asia’s states overcome the legacy of their histories?
Why Are South Asian States So Weak?
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