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Going Rogue: Malaysia and the 1MDB Scandal
August 05, 2015
Going Rogue: Malaysia and the 1MDB Scandal
Democracy and rule of law won’t magically clear society of cronies and corruption.
Going Rogue: Malaysia and the 1MDB Scandal
Southeast Asian Countries Warm to US-Proposed Freeze on South China Sea Land Reclamation
August 05, 2015
Southeast Asian Countries Warm to US-Proposed Freeze on South China Sea Land Reclamation
A proposal first aired in 2014 is gaining new traction as tensions rise in the South China Sea.
Southeast Asian Countries Warm to US-Proposed Freeze on South China Sea Land Reclamation
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Hawaii Talks End Without Deal
August 02, 2015
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Hawaii Talks End Without Deal
Progress, but no deal on the TPP, as time runs short.
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Hawaii Talks End Without Deal
For the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct, Ninth Time Isn't the Charm
August 01, 2015
For the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct, Ninth Time Isn't the Charm
After consultations in Tianjin, Chinese and ASEAN leaders appear to be no closer to a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea.
For the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct, Ninth Time Isn't the Charm
The Philippines-China Arbitration: What Next?
August 01, 2015
The Philippines-China Arbitration: What Next?
What comes next in the Philippines' South China Sea arbitration case?
The Philippines-China Arbitration: What Next?
Understanding the Mega-Crisis in Malaysian Politics
July 31, 2015
Understanding the Mega-Crisis in Malaysian Politics
The country's politics is at an inflection point.
Understanding the Mega-Crisis in Malaysian Politics
The Trouble with the US Human Trafficking Report
July 31, 2015
The Trouble with the US Human Trafficking Report
A focus on annual rankings misses the point.
The Trouble with the US Human Trafficking Report
Australia and the Southeast Asia Refugee Crisis
July 31, 2015
Australia and the Southeast Asia Refugee Crisis
A look at Canberra's role - or lack thereof.
Australia and the Southeast Asia Refugee Crisis
The Indian Ocean Plane Wreckage: What Do We Know?
July 31, 2015
The Indian Ocean Plane Wreckage: What Do We Know?
Is this the first solid evidence to the fate of MH370 -- or another dead end?
The Indian Ocean Plane Wreckage: What Do We Know?
Malaysia Silences the Press Amid Corruption Scandal
July 29, 2015
Malaysia Silences the Press Amid Corruption Scandal
The country suspends two newspapers.
Malaysia Silences the Press Amid Corruption Scandal
Beijing’s South China Sea Rhetoric Is Fooling No One
July 28, 2015
Beijing’s South China Sea Rhetoric Is Fooling No One
China's anti-Japanese rhetoric only masks Beijing's own misbehavior in the Asia-Pacific region.
Beijing’s South China Sea Rhetoric Is Fooling No One
Cambodia: A New South China Sea Mediator Between China and ASEAN?
July 28, 2015
Cambodia: A New South China Sea Mediator Between China and ASEAN?
A recent suggestion by the country’s foreign minister is a rather curious one.
Cambodia: A New South China Sea Mediator Between China and ASEAN?
Uyghur Issues Cast Pall Over Turkey-China Relations
July 28, 2015
Uyghur Issues Cast Pall Over Turkey-China Relations
Just as Turkish President Erdogan heads to Beijing, Uyghur issues are causing anger in the bilateral relationship.
Uyghur Issues Cast Pall Over Turkey-China Relations
US Upgrades Malaysia in Trafficking Report: Boost for TPP, Blow to Rights?
July 28, 2015
US Upgrades Malaysia in Trafficking Report: Boost for TPP, Blow to Rights?
Washington argues that Malaysia has made significant efforts to improve its record.
US Upgrades Malaysia in Trafficking Report: Boost for TPP, Blow to Rights?
What the Trans-Pacific Partnership Means for Southeast Asia
July 27, 2015
What the Trans-Pacific Partnership Means for Southeast Asia
The trade deal would be a giant step for the four Southeast Asian countries currently in talks.
What the Trans-Pacific Partnership Means for Southeast Asia
No, the TPP Does Not Threaten State Sovereignty
July 27, 2015
No, the TPP Does Not Threaten State Sovereignty
In defense of the TPP's Investor-State Dispute Settlement provisions.
No, the TPP Does Not Threaten State Sovereignty
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