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It's Time for the US and the EU to Get Tough on Prayuth's Thailand
July 07, 2015
It's Time for the US and the EU to Get Tough on Prayuth's Thailand
Prayuth Chan-o-cha's approach to Southeast Asia's migrant crisis cannot be allowed to continue.
It's Time for the US and the EU to Get Tough on Prayuth's Thailand
Nazarbayev: ‘There are no untouchables in Kazakhstan’
July 06, 2015
Nazarbayev: ‘There are no untouchables in Kazakhstan’
Kazakhstan’s president speaks on language, corruption, and the transition of power.
Nazarbayev: ‘There are no untouchables in Kazakhstan’
Can Japan Have an Economic Grand Strategy Beyond the TPP?
July 05, 2015
Can Japan Have an Economic Grand Strategy Beyond the TPP?
Can Tokyo provide economic leadership in a rapidly changing region?
Can Japan Have an Economic Grand Strategy Beyond the TPP?
The Trouble With Indonesia's Rudderless Economic Policy
July 04, 2015
The Trouble With Indonesia's Rudderless Economic Policy
Concerns are growing that the Jokowi government does not have a clear direction.
The Trouble With Indonesia's Rudderless Economic Policy
UNESCO and Japan’s Act of Forgetting
July 03, 2015
UNESCO and Japan’s Act of Forgetting
Designation of Japan’s Meiji-era sites overlooks some important history.
UNESCO and Japan’s Act of Forgetting
Singapore’s Biggest Military Challenge
July 02, 2015
Singapore’s Biggest Military Challenge
The country’s defense minister reveals how it is contending with its most potent threat.
Singapore’s Biggest Military Challenge
Confronting China’s 'New' Military Challenge in the South China Sea
July 02, 2015
Confronting China’s 'New' Military Challenge in the South China Sea
Beijing is just getting started, and its actions demand a response.
Confronting China’s 'New' Military Challenge in the South China Sea
Japan’s South China Sea Strategy
July 01, 2015
Japan’s South China Sea Strategy
Tokyo doesn’t have a claim to the sea, but it certainly cares about what happens there.
Japan’s South China Sea Strategy
Vietnam Gets Fourth Submarine from Russia amid South China Sea Tensions
July 01, 2015
Vietnam Gets Fourth Submarine from Russia amid South China Sea Tensions
Another one of Hanoi’s Kilo-class subs arrives.
Vietnam Gets Fourth Submarine from Russia amid South China Sea Tensions
Time for the Philippines to Adjust its South China Sea Approach
June 30, 2015
Time for the Philippines to Adjust its South China Sea Approach
Manila should pursue dialogue with Beijing while it still can.
Time for the Philippines to Adjust its South China Sea Approach
Australia and Singapore: What’s in a New Strategic Partnership?
June 30, 2015
Australia and Singapore: What’s in a New Strategic Partnership?
The two countries have signed a new pact to boost their relationship in the coming years.
Australia and Singapore: What’s in a New Strategic Partnership?
Abe and Putin May Meet in November
June 30, 2015
Abe and Putin May Meet in November
Shinzo Abe and Vladimir Putin will plan to meet on the sidelines of international summits in November 2015.
Abe and Putin May Meet in November
Kazakhstan and Italy Sign $500 Million in Deals
June 30, 2015
Kazakhstan and Italy Sign $500 Million in Deals
In addition, Kazakhstan announced the extension and expansion of its visa-free regime.
Kazakhstan and Italy Sign $500 Million in Deals
'Historic' AIIB Signing Marks Beginning of New Era, China Says
June 30, 2015
'Historic' AIIB Signing Marks Beginning of New Era, China Says
The AIIB agreement was signed in Beijing on June 29.
'Historic' AIIB Signing Marks Beginning of New Era, China Says
Vietnam Waives Visas, for Some
June 29, 2015
Vietnam Waives Visas, for Some
After a worrying drop in tourism numbers, some European visitors will find it easier to enter Vietnam.
Vietnam Waives Visas, for Some
Do Asians Back the US Pivot More than Americans?
June 25, 2015
Do Asians Back the US Pivot More than Americans?
Though a new survey suggests this is the case, a closer look reveals a more complex picture.
Do Asians Back the US Pivot More than Americans?
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