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Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
October 17, 2014
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
The country brings some baggage of its own to the Council.
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
Myanmar’s Rohingya Apartheid
October 14, 2014
Myanmar’s Rohingya Apartheid
A new government strategy looks like a blueprint for additional ethnic cleansing.
Myanmar’s Rohingya Apartheid
Myanmar Government Releases 3,000 Prisoners
October 08, 2014
Myanmar Government Releases 3,000 Prisoners
The prisoner release follws up on an amnesty guarantee made by the government in 2013.
Myanmar Government Releases 3,000 Prisoners
Myanmar Insists Reforms Are Working
October 03, 2014
Myanmar Insists Reforms Are Working
Myanmar is changing, argues the foreign minister. Not fast enough, respond the critics.
Myanmar Insists Reforms Are Working
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
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