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12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
December 31, 2016
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Here's wishing the Asia-Pacific a happy and prosperous new year. Watch these issues in the coming year.
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal Claims Another Scalp
December 30, 2016
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal Claims Another Scalp
Private banker jailed for 30 months.
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal Claims Another Scalp
China Needs to Get Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Mongolia
December 30, 2016
China Needs to Get Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Mongolia
It's Mongolia's right to invite a religious leader to visit. China is exaggerating the political significance.
China Needs to Get Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Mongolia
Bush Gave China Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status With the US 15 Years Ago. What Did That Change?
December 28, 2016
Bush Gave China Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status With the US 15 Years Ago. What Did That Change?
Was the decision to grant PNTR to China a catastrophe or a driver of mutual prosperity?
Bush Gave China Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status With the US 15 Years Ago. What Did That Change?
No Peace Deal for Russia and Japan, But Slow Progress
December 17, 2016
No Peace Deal for Russia and Japan, But Slow Progress
Siberian energy deals are set to warm Japan-Russia ties while the peace treaty is put on ice.
No Peace Deal for Russia and Japan, But Slow Progress
The EU’s Own 'Pivot to Asia'
December 09, 2016
The EU’s Own 'Pivot to Asia'
An interview with Fraser Cameron.
The EU’s Own 'Pivot to Asia'
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
December 03, 2016
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
Buddhism in Mongolia has always had a strong connection to geopolitics.
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
December 01, 2016
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
From Borneo to Kyrgyzstan, Asia’s indigenous peoples link environmental conservation and preservation of their heritage.
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
China Freezes Bilateral Diplomacy With Mongolia Over Dalai Lama Visit
November 27, 2016
China Freezes Bilateral Diplomacy With Mongolia Over Dalai Lama Visit
The Dalai Lama's visit to Mongolia results in predictable Chinese backlash.
China Freezes Bilateral Diplomacy With Mongolia Over Dalai Lama Visit
Will Turkey Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Instead of the EU?
November 24, 2016
Will Turkey Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Instead of the EU?
Turkish President Erdogan has his eyes set on joining China and Russia's security club.
Will Turkey Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Instead of the EU?
China's Tangled Environmental History
November 05, 2016
China's Tangled Environmental History
Qing Dynasty conquests led to an unprecedented rush for resources, but also laid the roots for modern conservation.
China's Tangled Environmental History
What is the Leading Cause of Snow Leopard Killings?
October 25, 2016
What is the Leading Cause of Snow Leopard Killings?
Experts say more than 50 percent of snow leopard killings are retaliation for attacks on livestock.
What is the Leading Cause of Snow Leopard Killings?
Why Chinese Money Is not the Answer to Mongolia's Economic Woes
October 20, 2016
Why Chinese Money Is not the Answer to Mongolia's Economic Woes
Mongolia weighs IMF financing against Chinese alternative.
Why Chinese Money Is not the Answer to Mongolia's Economic Woes
Why Are Chinese Tourists So Badly Behaved?
October 05, 2016
Why Are Chinese Tourists So Badly Behaved?
Narratives of exceptionalism and nationalism are crucial ingredients in making an "ugly Chinese" tourist.
Why Are Chinese Tourists So Badly Behaved?
Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
September 30, 2016
Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
A glimpse at the lives of Mongolia's Tsaatan.
Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
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