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A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan
September 24, 2014
A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan
Following a potentially significant change in U.S. policy, what comes next for the Central Asian country?
A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan
The Real Reason al-Qaeda Is Establishing an India Branch
September 23, 2014
The Real Reason al-Qaeda Is Establishing an India Branch
The terrorist outfit looks to be playing a long game.
The Real Reason al-Qaeda Is Establishing an India Branch
Canada’s Pivot to ASEAN
September 13, 2014
Canada’s Pivot to ASEAN
Canada has stepped up its outreach to ASEAN. Will it last?
Canada’s Pivot to ASEAN
Al Qaeda Opens Wing in South Asia
September 05, 2014
Al Qaeda Opens Wing in South Asia
Al Qaeda released a video declaring that it was starting a branch in the Indian subcontinent.
Al Qaeda Opens Wing in South Asia
Is China A Lonely Diva?
September 03, 2014
Is China A Lonely Diva?
Chinese scholars are debating whether Beijing should abandon its non-alignment policy. But it may have already done so.
Is China A Lonely Diva?
Myanmar’s Controversial Census
September 02, 2014
Myanmar’s Controversial Census
Rights groups are outraged that the census has failed to recognize an oppressed minority.
Myanmar’s Controversial Census
Myanmar’s Great Power Balancing Act
August 29, 2014
Myanmar’s Great Power Balancing Act
In balancing its relations with China and India, Myanmar is continuing a well-established practice.
Myanmar’s Great Power Balancing Act
Did Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki Save Lives?
August 25, 2014
Did Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki Save Lives?
The question goes to the heart of the debate about the utility of nuclear weapons and the rationale for keeping them.
Did Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki Save Lives?
India and ASEAN: Beyond ‘Looking East’
August 23, 2014
India and ASEAN: Beyond ‘Looking East’
Modi needs to move India beyond platitudes in its engagement with Southeast Asia.
India and ASEAN: Beyond ‘Looking East’
Charter Reforms in Southeast Asia: The Good, The Bad, and The Half-Serious
August 20, 2014
Charter Reforms in Southeast Asia: The Good, The Bad, and The Half-Serious
Constitutional changes reflect democracy’s transitive nature in Southeast Asia.
Charter Reforms in Southeast Asia: The Good, The Bad, and The Half-Serious
China’s Not Anti-Religion, It’s Anti-Threat
August 12, 2014
China’s Not Anti-Religion, It’s Anti-Threat
Recent crackdowns on Islam and Christianity are part of a larger campaign to reassert the CCP's social control.
China’s Not Anti-Religion, It’s Anti-Threat
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
August 09, 2014
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
While on a post-presidential trip to Asia, General Grant mediated Sino-Japanese talks over the Ryukyu Islands.
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
Myanmar, ASEAN, and the China Challenge
August 07, 2014
Myanmar, ASEAN, and the China Challenge
As this year's ASEAN Chair, Myanmar will face pressure from the pro- and anti-China camps.
Myanmar, ASEAN, and the China Challenge
Why North Korea Is Courting ASEAN
August 05, 2014
Why North Korea Is Courting ASEAN
North Korea has surprisingly robust relationships with a number of Southeast Asian nations.
Why North Korea Is Courting ASEAN
Russia’s Strategic Pakistan Play
July 31, 2014
Russia’s Strategic Pakistan Play
It decision to end its embargo on weapons sales to Pakistan could have multiple benefits for Moscow.
Russia’s Strategic Pakistan Play
The BRICS Bank and China’s Economic Statecraft
July 29, 2014
The BRICS Bank and China’s Economic Statecraft
Can a China-dominated New Development Bank replace the World Bank and the IMF?
The BRICS Bank and China’s Economic Statecraft
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