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5 Take-Aways From Pakistan's Economic Cooperation Organization Summit
March 25, 2017
5 Take-Aways From Pakistan's Economic Cooperation Organization Summit
Is the ECO Pakistan’s key to economic salvation?
5 Take-Aways From Pakistan's Economic Cooperation Organization Summit
China, Russia, Iran: Ports and Power Along the Belt and Road
March 23, 2017
China, Russia, Iran: Ports and Power Along the Belt and Road
If the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor doesn’t live up to the hype, Russia may stand to benefit.
China, Russia, Iran: Ports and Power Along the Belt and Road
Hong Kong’s Democrats and the Chief Executive Election: Selecting a Lesser Evil?
March 23, 2017
Hong Kong’s Democrats and the Chief Executive Election: Selecting a Lesser Evil?
With little hope of winning themselves, the pan-democrats plan to side with a pro-Beijing underdog.
Hong Kong’s Democrats and the Chief Executive Election: Selecting a Lesser Evil?
Israel and China a 'Marriage Made in Heaven,' Says Netanyahu
March 22, 2017
Israel and China a 'Marriage Made in Heaven,' Says Netanyahu
Though security cooperation remains limited, the two sides are pushing forward on trade and technology.
Israel and China a 'Marriage Made in Heaven,' Says Netanyahu
The Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline Network: Line D(ead)
March 21, 2017
The Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline Network: Line D(ead)
The line's collapse represents yet another unsuccessful attempt at regional integration.
The Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline Network: Line D(ead)
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
March 20, 2017
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
The Diplomat's Taylor Dibbert speaks to noted Sri Lankan parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran.
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
A Counterproductive Afghan-Pakistan Border Closure
March 20, 2017
A Counterproductive Afghan-Pakistan Border Closure
The recent deterioration in relations benefits neither country.
A Counterproductive Afghan-Pakistan Border Closure
Why Would Pakistan Send Combat Troops to Saudi Arabia Now?
March 20, 2017
Why Would Pakistan Send Combat Troops to Saudi Arabia Now?
Pakistan's consideration of a combat troop deployment to Saudi Arabia would cross an important line.
Why Would Pakistan Send Combat Troops to Saudi Arabia Now?
Exploring the Possibility of Defense Relations Between Iran and Japan
March 18, 2017
Exploring the Possibility of Defense Relations Between Iran and Japan
Military cooperation might seem like a faraway dream, but there are good reasons for both sides to explore options.
Exploring the Possibility of Defense Relations Between Iran and Japan
A Closer Look at China's Critical South China Sea Submarine Base
March 18, 2017
A Closer Look at China's Critical South China Sea Submarine Base
A deeper look at Yulin-East, China's burgeoning submarine bastion in the South China Sea.
A Closer Look at China's Critical South China Sea Submarine Base
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
March 17, 2017
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
New Zealand has granted a river considered sacred by the Maori people the same legal rights as a human being. 
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
What’s Next for Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte?
March 17, 2017
What’s Next for Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte?
A closer look at what we might expect.
What’s Next for Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte?
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
March 16, 2017
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
From China to Iran, Cold War politics shaped the participation of Asian countries in the Olympic Games.
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
How Does North Korea Survive?
March 15, 2017
How Does North Korea Survive?
A closer look at Pyongyang's modus operandi.
How Does North Korea Survive?
Should the US Support China's Security Role in Afghanistan?
March 14, 2017
Should the US Support China's Security Role in Afghanistan?
Cooperation in Afghanistan could stabilize the region and potentially lead to broader joint counterterrorism efforts.
Should the US Support China's Security Role in Afghanistan?
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
March 14, 2017
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
The peace process in Afghanistan must be Afghan-led and Afghan-owned.
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
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