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Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
April 17, 2014
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
Overtures to Pakistan from the Sunni Gulf appear to be linked to the conflict in Syria.
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
April 14, 2014
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
Initial results suggest that Abdullah Abdullah is in the lead in Afghanistan's presidential election.
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
April 12, 2014
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
Obama’s approval ratings in Asia rose 8 percent last year, even as they declined among those most concerned about China.
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
Elizabeth C. Economy
April 10, 2014
Elizabeth C. Economy
The Diplomat's Justin McDonnell speaks with Elizabeth C. Economy about her recent book on China's quest for resources.
Elizabeth C. Economy
Iran's UN Ambassador Pick Angers US
April 10, 2014
Iran's UN Ambassador Pick Angers US
Iran's new ambassadorial nominee to the UN was involved in the 1979 hostage crisis between the U.S. and Iran.
Iran's UN Ambassador Pick Angers US
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
April 09, 2014
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Iran and Pakistan are holding a naval drill as part of a larger effort to improve bilateral relations.
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Afghan Stability: New Equations
April 09, 2014
Afghan Stability: New Equations
With the NATO drawdown, Afghanistan’s neighbors will have a growing role to play in the country’s stability.
Afghan Stability: New Equations
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
April 09, 2014
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
According to a new Pew poll, the Asia-Pacific has the highest level of religious diversity in the world.
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
As China Turns Toward Middle East, China and Israel Seek Closer Ties
April 09, 2014
As China Turns Toward Middle East, China and Israel Seek Closer Ties
Israeli President Shimon Peres is visiting China, the latest sign of growing Chinese-Israeli ties.
As China Turns Toward Middle East, China and Israel Seek Closer Ties
Iran’s Navy: Asian Ambitions?
April 06, 2014
Iran’s Navy: Asian Ambitions?
The Iranian navy has a growing presence in Asia, a development many in the region could welcome.
Iran’s Navy: Asian Ambitions?
Japan Orders Military to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles
April 05, 2014
Japan Orders Military to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles
Japan's decision to shoot down North Korean missiles comes as Pyongyang readies its fourth nuclear test.
Japan Orders Military to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles
Dokdo-Takeshima Row Reignites Over New Japanese Textbooks
April 04, 2014
Dokdo-Takeshima Row Reignites Over New Japanese Textbooks
New Japanese elementary school textbooks make stronger claims to the disputed islands than ever before.
Dokdo-Takeshima Row Reignites Over New Japanese Textbooks
4 Ways China Can Prepare for War in East Asia
April 04, 2014
4 Ways China Can Prepare for War in East Asia
Northeast Asia has become a potential powder keg. What should China do to prepare itself for possible conflict?
4 Ways China Can Prepare for War in East Asia
China: A Major Power in the Middle East?
April 01, 2014
China: A Major Power in the Middle East?
U.S. policy is creating an opening for China in the Middle East, which Beijing is exploiting skillfully.
China: A Major Power in the Middle East?
China Dismisses Amnesty's Death Penalty Report
March 28, 2014
China Dismisses Amnesty's Death Penalty Report
China rejects an Amnesty International report naming China the world's top executioner in 2013.
China Dismisses Amnesty's Death Penalty Report
Afghanistan’s Flawed Elections: Not All Karzai’s Fault
March 28, 2014
Afghanistan’s Flawed Elections: Not All Karzai’s Fault
Next month’s election will likely feature serious irregularities. The blame should be shared.
Afghanistan’s Flawed Elections: Not All Karzai’s Fault
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