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ASEAN and UN Peacekeeping
April 25, 2014
ASEAN and UN Peacekeeping
ASEAN will slowly develop and evolve regional peacekeeping coordination capacity.
ASEAN and UN Peacekeeping
Small But Positive Signs at Western Pacific Naval Symposium
April 24, 2014
Small But Positive Signs at Western Pacific Naval Symposium
The biennial meeting of naval officials from the Western Pacific approved a new communication agreement.
Small But Positive Signs at Western Pacific Naval Symposium
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
April 20, 2014
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
A Catholic priest warns that Baptisms would have to cease under the new laws.
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
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
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?
Aceh’s Sharia Police Get Extended Powers
April 18, 2014
Aceh’s Sharia Police Get Extended Powers
Detention centers are being prepared to process those who fall foul of religious codes.
Aceh’s Sharia Police Get Extended Powers
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?
Sorry, the Protests Have Undermined Taiwan’s Reputation
April 15, 2014
Sorry, the Protests Have Undermined Taiwan’s Reputation
The protests have had both economic and political implications for the island, argues Charles I-hsin Chen.
Sorry, the Protests Have Undermined Taiwan’s Reputation
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
April 15, 2014
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
As it seeks to reduce its dependence on coal, Beijing’s return to the Silk Road raises some unfamiliar security concerns.
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
April 12, 2014
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
During his upcoming visit, the U.S. president should not ignore the serious recent setbacks in Malaysian democracy.
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
Jokowi and Indonesian Democracy
April 11, 2014
Jokowi and Indonesian Democracy
Although his party underperformed this week, the Jakarta governor remains a bright light for Indonesia’s democracy.
Jokowi and Indonesian Democracy
Jokowi Still Favorite to Be Indonesia's Next President
April 11, 2014
Jokowi Still Favorite to Be Indonesia's Next President
His party underperformed in legislative polls this week, but the Jakarta governor is still the frontrunner for the presidency.
Jokowi Still Favorite to Be Indonesia's Next President
The Regional Implications of Indonesia's Rise
April 10, 2014
The Regional Implications of Indonesia's Rise
As it tallies votes from Wednesday’s election, Indonesia’s economic outlook is strong. What does that mean for the region?
The Regional Implications of Indonesia's Rise
Overseas Chinese and the Crimea Crisis
April 10, 2014
Overseas Chinese and the Crimea Crisis
Russia's annexation of Crimea could embolden China to intervene in Southeast Asia and Russia's Far East.
Overseas Chinese and the Crimea Crisis
China, Australia Seek to Close Free Trade Deal
April 10, 2014
China, Australia Seek to Close Free Trade Deal
Both Tony Abbott and Li Keqiang are pushing for a quick conclusion after nine years of FTA negotiations.
China, Australia Seek to Close Free Trade Deal
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
April 09, 2014
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
Keen to boost its presence in the Pacific, Canada is well placed to help soothe tensions in East Asia.
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
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