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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?
South China Sea: Regional States Push Back Against China
April 07, 2014
South China Sea: Regional States Push Back Against China
South China Sea claimant states have begun pushing back against China’s assertiveness.
South China Sea: Regional States Push Back Against China
Unintended Consequences of US Alliances in Asia
April 07, 2014
Unintended Consequences of US Alliances in Asia
The benefits of US alliances in Asia are often touted, but what about the costs?
Unintended Consequences of US Alliances in Asia
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
April 07, 2014
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Hopes that the ASEAN Economic Community will be ready to launch on time look increasingly ambitious.
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Indonesia Beefs Up Air Force in South China Sea
April 07, 2014
Indonesia Beefs Up Air Force in South China Sea
Indonesia is deploying Su-27s, Su-30s, and AH-64E Apache helicopters to a South China Sea air base.
Indonesia Beefs Up Air Force in South China Sea
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