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Mahathir Versus Najib
April 20, 2015
Mahathir Versus Najib
Malaysia’s former prime minister is distinctly unhappy with the incumbent.
Mahathir Versus Najib
Japan Scrambling Jets at Cold War Levels
April 20, 2015
Japan Scrambling Jets at Cold War Levels
Plus, South China Sea disputes, interviews with Asia's top diplomats, and more.
Japan Scrambling Jets at Cold War Levels
Will China Ever Embrace Pope Francis?
April 17, 2015
Will China Ever Embrace Pope Francis?
Can China and the Vatican ever reach mutual understanding?
Will China Ever Embrace Pope Francis?
What Do Chinese People Actually Think About Politics?
April 15, 2015
What Do Chinese People Actually Think About Politics?
A new survey provides rare insight into the political views of people throughout China.
What Do Chinese People Actually Think About Politics?
George Kennan’s Geopolitics of the Far East
April 15, 2015
George Kennan’s Geopolitics of the Far East
A worldview based on "unsentimental calculations of the balance of power" and an understanding of human nature.
George Kennan’s Geopolitics of the Far East
Can Asia Overcome Lower Growth Speed Limits?
April 10, 2015
Can Asia Overcome Lower Growth Speed Limits?
The region continues to lead in growth, but the risks are growing.
Can Asia Overcome Lower Growth Speed Limits?
Mahathir’s Laments Put Malaysia Back in the Spotlight
April 03, 2015
Mahathir’s Laments Put Malaysia Back in the Spotlight
The political paralysis enveloping Malaysia has taken a predictable turn for the worse.
Mahathir’s Laments Put Malaysia Back in the Spotlight
A Fiber-Optic Silk Road
April 02, 2015
A Fiber-Optic Silk Road
China’s Silk Road initiative has profound implications for cyberspace, as well as for physical infrastructure.
A Fiber-Optic Silk Road
Halford Mackinder’s Last View of the Round World
March 23, 2015
Halford Mackinder’s Last View of the Round World
During WWII, the great British political geographer updated his Heartland theory, with typical prescience.
Halford Mackinder’s Last View of the Round World
Mongolia’s Dubious Merchant Navy
March 20, 2015
Mongolia’s Dubious Merchant Navy
The country risks serious damage to its reputation with its questionable maritime activities.
Mongolia’s Dubious Merchant Navy
China's Flashpoint on the Land: Southwest Yunnan
March 20, 2015
China's Flashpoint on the Land: Southwest Yunnan
The Diplomat's editors discuss Mongolia, Myanmar-China relations, and the South China Sea.
China's Flashpoint on the Land: Southwest Yunnan
Diplomatic Access: Mongolia
March 16, 2015
Diplomatic Access: Mongolia
Mongolian Ambassador to the U.S. Altangerel Bulgaa discusses Mongolia's vision for Asia.
Diplomatic Access: Mongolia
China and Russia vs. the United States?
March 02, 2015
China and Russia vs. the United States?
Just how likely are China and Russia to ally against the U.S.?
China and Russia vs. the United States?
The Koreas, Diplomacy, and Regional Autonomy
February 27, 2015
The Koreas, Diplomacy, and Regional Autonomy
The days of Korea as the geopolitical football of the region are long gone.
The Koreas, Diplomacy, and Regional Autonomy
Interview: Kevin Rudd
February 26, 2015
Interview: Kevin Rudd
"China is such a large part of the global reality. For me it’s axiomatic that people understand China’s worldview."
Interview: Kevin Rudd
India and the Nuclear Suppliers Group
February 14, 2015
India and the Nuclear Suppliers Group
Why Pakistan is unhappy at U.S. support for India’s bid to join the NSG.
India and the Nuclear Suppliers Group
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