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US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
December 08, 2016
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill that would force U.S. sanctions against China over its maritime behavior.
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
Indonesia’s Inward Turn
December 08, 2016
Indonesia’s Inward Turn
The country’s focus on domestic priorities is a loss for ASEAN and the world.
Indonesia’s Inward Turn
Can China’s Smoking Ban Stick?
December 08, 2016
Can China’s Smoking Ban Stick?
Beijing is taking on a Herculean task.
Can China’s Smoking Ban Stick?
Where Are China and Japan on Maritime Talks?
December 08, 2016
Where Are China and Japan on Maritime Talks?
As Beijing and Tokyo kick off yet another round of maritime consultations, it is worth looking at where things stand.
Where Are China and Japan on Maritime Talks?
Turkmenistan: The Fool’s Golden Age
December 08, 2016
Turkmenistan: The Fool’s Golden Age
An IMF mission to the country says it "would be helpful" if the state explained its policies to citizens.
Turkmenistan: The Fool’s Golden Age
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
December 07, 2016
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
What does Trump's selection of the Iowa governor suggest about his planned China policy?
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
December 07, 2016
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
Julie Bishop will visit the Solomon Islands, Samoa, and Vanuatu over the course of two days.
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
China's Zimbabwe Risk
December 07, 2016
China's Zimbabwe Risk
Political infighting in Zimbabwe threatens China's investments and interests in its "all-weather friend."
China's Zimbabwe Risk
Hong Kong Ombudsman: Government Should Stop Stonewalling Digital News Outlets
December 07, 2016
Hong Kong Ombudsman: Government Should Stop Stonewalling Digital News Outlets
The government's treatment of digital-only media outlets is criticized.
Hong Kong Ombudsman: Government Should Stop Stonewalling Digital News Outlets
The End of the TPP Will Not Upend America’s Role In Asia
December 07, 2016
The End of the TPP Will Not Upend America’s Role In Asia
“Trade agreements do not have such monumental geopolitical consequences.”
The End of the TPP Will Not Upend America’s Role In Asia
Transport: A Pivotal Sector in the Asia-Pacific’s Journey to Sustainability
December 07, 2016
Transport: A Pivotal Sector in the Asia-Pacific’s Journey to Sustainability
New initiatives are needed to deepen Asian transport connectivity.
Transport: A Pivotal Sector in the Asia-Pacific’s Journey to Sustainability
Making Sense of Donald Trump's Early Asia Moves: Taiwan, China, Pakistan, and the Philippines
December 07, 2016
Making Sense of Donald Trump's Early Asia Moves: Taiwan, China, Pakistan, and the Philippines
What can be said about the incoming U.S. president's plans for Asia based on three important phone calls?
Making Sense of Donald Trump's Early Asia Moves: Taiwan, China, Pakistan, and the Philippines
The Real Trouble with Trump’s Taiwan Call
December 07, 2016
The Real Trouble with Trump’s Taiwan Call
The true uncertainties Trump's phone calls raise have been missed amid some of the sensationalist speculation.
The Real Trouble with Trump’s Taiwan Call
With Surprise Visa-Free Travel Plan, Is Uzbekistan 'Open for Business'?
December 07, 2016
With Surprise Visa-Free Travel Plan, Is Uzbekistan 'Open for Business'?
Central Asia watchers were genuinely surprised by the decision, and cautiously hopeful.
With Surprise Visa-Free Travel Plan, Is Uzbekistan 'Open for Business'?
Why the Mekong River Commission Matters
December 07, 2016
Why the Mekong River Commission Matters
Despite its limitations, the body is key to ongoing efforts to save one of the world’s largest and longest rivers.
Why the Mekong River Commission Matters
What’s Behind Growing Japan-Singapore Relations?
December 07, 2016
What’s Behind Growing Japan-Singapore Relations?
As they celebrate 50 years of ties, the two Asian states are moving ever closer amid regional and global anxieties.
What’s Behind Growing Japan-Singapore Relations?
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