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China and Strategic Imbalance
July 14, 2014
China and Strategic Imbalance
‘This is the decade of power transitions in Asia.’
China and Strategic Imbalance
Rocket Festival of Laos
July 07, 2014
Rocket Festival of Laos
The annual Laotian Rocket Festival is colorful, explosive, and occasionally dangerous.
Rocket Festival of Laos
Japan Banking on Southeast Asian Consumers
July 04, 2014
Japan Banking on Southeast Asian Consumers
The region’s growing consumers represent a new avenue for growth as companies shift investment.
Japan Banking on Southeast Asian Consumers
Beyond RIMPAC: 3 Ways to Engage China on Security
July 02, 2014
Beyond RIMPAC: 3 Ways to Engage China on Security
China’s participation in RIMPAC is a good start. Now, the goal must be to sustain and expand security cooperation.
Beyond RIMPAC: 3 Ways to Engage China on Security
Myanmar: Revival of the Lost Kingdom
June 30, 2014
Myanmar: Revival of the Lost Kingdom
Myanmar still requires extensive reform before investors will jump in with both feet, but noticeable progress is underway.
Myanmar: Revival of the Lost Kingdom
Cambodian Exodus Signals Tough Times with Thai Junta
June 20, 2014
Cambodian Exodus Signals Tough Times with Thai Junta
The Thai military is having difficulty proving this coup is any different from previous incarnations.
Cambodian Exodus Signals Tough Times with Thai Junta
ASEAN’s House of Horrors
June 13, 2014
ASEAN’s House of Horrors
A submission to the UN Human Rights Council calls out ASEAN countries for torture and extrajudicial killings.
ASEAN’s House of Horrors
Connecting the Dots on Buddhist Fundamentalism
May 30, 2014
Connecting the Dots on Buddhist Fundamentalism
There has been a rise in Buddhist extremism in several Asian countries recently. Is there a link?
Connecting the Dots on Buddhist Fundamentalism
A Menu for India’s Foreign Economic Engagements
May 30, 2014
A Menu for India’s Foreign Economic Engagements
India has several paths it can take toward regional free trade integration.
A Menu for India’s Foreign Economic Engagements
Coup ‘Favors’ ANZ and Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Bid
May 29, 2014
Coup ‘Favors’ ANZ and Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Bid
The Thai junta has been quick to re-establish international banking ties.
Coup ‘Favors’ ANZ and Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Bid
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
May 29, 2014
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
After decades of greater democratization, a new report says that democracy is in retreat throughout ASEAN.
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
Indochina’s Troubled Year
May 28, 2014
Indochina’s Troubled Year
With a coup, a crash and a clash, it has been a rough 2014 so far for Indochina.
Indochina’s Troubled Year
At CICA, Xi Calls for New Regional Security Architecture
May 22, 2014
At CICA, Xi Calls for New Regional Security Architecture
Xi sees CICA as the basis for a new regional security architecture for Asia, replacing the current alliance system.
At CICA, Xi Calls for New Regional Security Architecture
ASEAN’s Tepid Response to the Vietnam-China Faceoff
May 17, 2014
ASEAN’s Tepid Response to the Vietnam-China Faceoff
The bloc’s inability to craft a united response to Chinese aggression signals a further decline in its regional clout.
ASEAN’s Tepid Response to the Vietnam-China Faceoff
Why is South Korea So Anti-Semitic?
May 15, 2014
Why is South Korea So Anti-Semitic?
A new survey finds that South Koreans are more than twice as likely to be anti-Semitic as the global average.
Why is South Korea So Anti-Semitic?
South China Sea Dispute Overshadows ASEAN Summit
May 12, 2014
South China Sea Dispute Overshadows ASEAN Summit
At a historic summit in Myanmar, the bloc’s leaders express concern over escalating tensions.
South China Sea Dispute Overshadows ASEAN Summit
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