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Why Asia Won’t Sanction Russia for MH17
July 31, 2014
Why Asia Won’t Sanction Russia for MH17
The U.S. is trying to pressure Asia into imposing sanctions on Russia. This effort is almost certainly futile.
Why Asia Won’t Sanction Russia for MH17
Japan’s Second Quarter Slump Could Be Worse Than ‘97
July 31, 2014
Japan’s Second Quarter Slump Could Be Worse Than ‘97
The tax increase has dealt a blow to GDP, and structural reform may be too late to help.
Japan’s Second Quarter Slump Could Be Worse Than ‘97
South Korea’s Ruling Party Scores Big At Polls
July 31, 2014
South Korea’s Ruling Party Scores Big At Polls
The ruling Saenuri party took 11 seats in the by-election, giving it a strong majority in the legislature.
South Korea’s Ruling Party Scores Big At Polls
Japan, US Conduct Amphibious Landing Exercises
July 31, 2014
Japan, US Conduct Amphibious Landing Exercises
The exercises took place on the sidelines of RIMPAC 2014.
Japan, US Conduct Amphibious Landing Exercises
Cambodia’s Hydroelectric Question: China Power and the Environment
July 30, 2014
Cambodia’s Hydroelectric Question: China Power and the Environment
Cambodia’s development and energy security require hydroelectric development.
Cambodia’s Hydroelectric Question: China Power and the Environment
Red Team Analysis: What a Russian Pivot East Might Mean For Japan
July 30, 2014
Red Team Analysis: What a Russian Pivot East Might Mean For Japan
An increased Russian presence in East Asia would likely heighten tensions with Japan.
Red Team Analysis: What a Russian Pivot East Might Mean For Japan
Persistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restarts
July 30, 2014
Persistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restarts
Fukushima’s long-term problems will make public acceptance of a general nuclear restart difficult.
Persistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restarts
North Korea Resumes Rare Earth Exports to China
July 30, 2014
North Korea Resumes Rare Earth Exports to China
A new report says that North Korea shipped $1.8 million of rare earths to China in May and June of this year.
North Korea Resumes Rare Earth Exports to China
Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot
July 30, 2014
Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot
The U.S. Navy’s Aegis Weapon System is the lynchpin for regional missile defense in Asia.
Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot
US-India Strategic Dialogue: All About Building Momentum
July 30, 2014
US-India Strategic Dialogue: All About Building Momentum
John Kerry, flanked by several high-level U.S. officials, will be in New Delhi this week.
US-India Strategic Dialogue: All About Building Momentum
Is a ‘Lost Decade’ Possible for South Korea?
July 29, 2014
Is a ‘Lost Decade’ Possible for South Korea?
The government acknowledges that difficult reforms are necessary to avoid a Japan-sized economic slump.
Is a ‘Lost Decade’ Possible for South Korea?
The BRICS Bank and China’s Economic Statecraft
July 29, 2014
The BRICS Bank and China’s Economic Statecraft
Can a China-dominated New Development Bank replace the World Bank and the IMF?
The BRICS Bank and China’s Economic Statecraft
Russia’s Growing Isolation
July 29, 2014
Russia’s Growing Isolation
As international polls show growing dislike of Russia over Ukraine, East Asia may be its last option for cooperation.
Russia’s Growing Isolation
China Holds Annual Military Drills in East, South China Seas
July 29, 2014
China Holds Annual Military Drills in East, South China Seas
The PLA is holding live-fire exercises off China's southeastern and southern coasts.
China Holds Annual Military Drills in East, South China Seas
Chen Guangcheng Goes to Washington
July 29, 2014
Chen Guangcheng Goes to Washington
Jerome Cohen on the Chinese human rights activist’s efforts to navigate American politics.
Chen Guangcheng Goes to Washington
North Korea's Middle East Pivot
July 29, 2014
North Korea's Middle East Pivot
North Korea has a long history of funneling weapons to Palestinian and other Middle Eastern militant groups.
North Korea's Middle East Pivot
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