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India's Infatuation With the UN Security Council
April 27, 2015
India's Infatuation With the UN Security Council
Permanent membership of the increasingly anachronistic body would offer prestige, but little else.
India's Infatuation With the UN Security Council
2 Years Later, Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Debacle Continues to Resonate Globally
April 27, 2015
2 Years Later, Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Debacle Continues to Resonate Globally
The tragic Rana Plaza collapse in 2013 continues to affect how the world thinks about labor standards and worker safety.
2 Years Later, Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Debacle Continues to Resonate Globally
Is Tajikistan Moving Backward on Rights?
April 24, 2015
Is Tajikistan Moving Backward on Rights?
Oinikhol Bobonazarova, a prominent human rights advocate, says the government is not addressing crucial issues.
Is Tajikistan Moving Backward on Rights?
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
April 21, 2015
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
The vulnerable Asia-Pacific needs broader engagement in disaster planning
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
The China-India Defense Dialogue
April 19, 2015
The China-India Defense Dialogue
The two countries seek to improve cooperation ahead of next month’s summit.
The China-India Defense Dialogue
Hunt for Rare Indochina Wildlife Yields Results
April 17, 2015
Hunt for Rare Indochina Wildlife Yields Results
In a rare win for environmentalists, a new study suggests a remote park is not yet an “empty forest.”
Hunt for Rare Indochina Wildlife Yields Results
Interview: Shuja Nawaz
April 16, 2015
Interview: Shuja Nawaz
Opening of borders and strong trade ties will bring South Asian countries closer.
Interview: Shuja Nawaz
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
April 16, 2015
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
China is achieving its foreign policy objectives without firing a shot.
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
Revelations on China’s Maritime Modernization
April 16, 2015
Revelations on China’s Maritime Modernization
The U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence offers a wealth of new information on the PLA Navy.
Revelations on China’s Maritime Modernization
The Global Arms Trade and the ‘Hyundaization’ Threat
April 15, 2015
The Global Arms Trade and the ‘Hyundaization’ Threat
Rumors of the demise of U.S. arms trade dominance are exaggerated.
The Global Arms Trade and the ‘Hyundaization’ Threat
The Curious Case of North Korea’s Overseas Doctors
April 10, 2015
The Curious Case of North Korea’s Overseas Doctors
The hermit kingdom’s medical professionals work in places like Cambodia and Nigeria.
The Curious Case of North Korea’s Overseas Doctors
How China Seeks to Shape Its Neighborhood
April 10, 2015
How China Seeks to Shape Its Neighborhood
China trades U.S. relations for 'peripheral diplomacy' in its foreign policy priority list.
How China Seeks to Shape Its Neighborhood
China: The World’s New Peacekeeper?
April 08, 2015
China: The World’s New Peacekeeper?
Contributing to peacekeeping operations is helping Beijing to build a global presence.
China: The World’s New Peacekeeper?
23 Countries Want India's Help in Yemen Evacuation Operations
April 07, 2015
23 Countries Want India's Help in Yemen Evacuation Operations
India's success in evacuating its citizens from Yemen hasn't gone unnoticed.
23 Countries Want India's Help in Yemen Evacuation Operations
Recap: A Community Conversation with <em>Flashpoints</em> Authors
April 07, 2015
Recap: A Community Conversation with Flashpoints Authors
On March 31, 2015, Flashpoints authors spoke to Reddit's /r/geopolitics community. Here are the highlights.
Recap: A Community Conversation with Flashpoints Authors
1.5 Billion Muslims May Live in Asia in 2050
April 04, 2015
1.5 Billion Muslims May Live in Asia in 2050
How will Asia's religious landscape evolve over the 21st century? A new study offers insight into this question.
1.5 Billion Muslims May Live in Asia in 2050
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