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India-Japan Relations: A Fillip on the Cards?
April 23, 2014
India-Japan Relations: A Fillip on the Cards?
The two countries have been enjoying stronger ties. Will that get a boost under a new Indian government?
India-Japan Relations: A Fillip on the Cards?
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
April 23, 2014
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
Officials nonetheless remain committed to introducing the harsh penalties.
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
India Prepares Long-Range Missile Defense Test
April 23, 2014
India Prepares Long-Range Missile Defense Test
In the coming weeks, India will test its anti-ballistic missile system as well as new two missiles.
India Prepares Long-Range Missile Defense Test
Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account
April 22, 2014
Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account
An independent observer of the 2014 Afghan general elections offers his impressions of Afghanistan's historic election day.
Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account
China Protests Youth Exchange with India, Highlighting Arunachal Dispute
April 22, 2014
China Protests Youth Exchange with India, Highlighting Arunachal Dispute
China has requested that India remove delegates from Arunachal Pradesh for an annual youth exchange.
China Protests Youth Exchange with India, Highlighting Arunachal Dispute
The Siachen Saga
April 21, 2014
The Siachen Saga
A chapter from Nitin A. Gokhale's new book on the Siachen Glacier conflict between India and Pakistan.
The Siachen Saga
Why a Regional Security Force Will Not Work in Afghanistan
April 20, 2014
Why a Regional Security Force Will Not Work in Afghanistan
Talk of a new regional force is unrealistic. There is only one way to keep the peace after 2014.
Why a Regional Security Force Will Not Work in Afghanistan
India: Dehorning the Rhino
April 19, 2014
India: Dehorning the Rhino
A proposed initiative aimed at saving a vulnerable animal angers conservationists.
India: Dehorning the Rhino
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
April 19, 2014
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
It is China's unification agenda that threatens Taiwan's international reputation, not the Sunflower Movement.
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
India’s Worsening Water Crisis
April 19, 2014
India’s Worsening Water Crisis
114 million Indians will soon face desperate domestic, agricultural and industrial shortages borne of a water crisis.
India’s Worsening Water Crisis
China Slows – Will Asia Follow?
April 18, 2014
China Slows – Will Asia Follow?
As the region’s largest economy slows, what impact will it have on the rest of Asia?
China Slows – Will Asia Follow?
Interview: Adrian Levy
April 18, 2014
Interview: Adrian Levy
The Diplomat’s Gautham Ashok speaks with Adrian Levy, coauthor with Cathy Scott-Clark of The Siege: 68 Hours Inside the Taj Hotel.
Interview: Adrian Levy
How Long Can Narendra Modi Evade Questions?
April 18, 2014
How Long Can Narendra Modi Evade Questions?
Never before has a prospective Indian Prime Minister polarized so many. Can Narendra Modi address his past?
How Long Can Narendra Modi Evade Questions?
Russia Accelerates Asia Pivot
April 18, 2014
Russia Accelerates Asia Pivot
Putin has created a special economic zone in the Far East as part of a broader effort to boost ties to Asia.
Russia Accelerates Asia Pivot
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
April 18, 2014
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
Malaysia and Turkey signed a Free Trade Agreement that is expected to boost trade to $5 billion by 2018.
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
April 17, 2014
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
A future NATO-like organization in Asia seems more likely than a European NATO seemed at the end of WWII.
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
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