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The Women Who Escape From North Korea
November 24, 2014
The Women Who Escape From North Korea
North Korean women who flee their country are often targets for exploitation.
The Women Who Escape From North Korea
India and China: Lessons From a Lost Oil Field in Syria
November 23, 2014
India and China: Lessons From a Lost Oil Field in Syria
Rising energy needs and a turbulent Middle East may drive cooperation between Asia’s two giants.
India and China: Lessons From a Lost Oil Field in Syria
Perhaps It's Time to Call It ‘Burma,’ Again
November 23, 2014
Perhaps It's Time to Call It ‘Burma,’ Again
Myanmar continues to backslide on reforms. It might be time to stop giving its leaders the benefit of the doubt.
Perhaps It's Time to Call It ‘Burma,’ Again
The Renaissance in Russia-North Korea Relations
November 22, 2014
The Renaissance in Russia-North Korea Relations
Moscow and Pyongyang talk economics and nuclear issues during Choe Ryong-hae’s visit to Russia.
The Renaissance in Russia-North Korea Relations
China Responds to North Korea's Nuclear Threat
November 21, 2014
China Responds to North Korea's Nuclear Threat
China will support North Korea against UN human rights investigations -- but will not back a new nuclear test.
China Responds to North Korea's Nuclear Threat
North Korea: Old Threats Meet a New International Attack
November 20, 2014
North Korea: Old Threats Meet a New International Attack
Renewed nuclear test threats are old tactics, as allies will keep Pyongyang from the ICC.
North Korea: Old Threats Meet a New International Attack
UN Calls for Prosecution of North Korean Leadership
November 20, 2014
UN Calls for Prosecution of North Korean Leadership
For the first time, a UN General Assembly resolution on human rights in North Korea has called for an ICC referral.
UN Calls for Prosecution of North Korean Leadership
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
November 20, 2014
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
Plus, Chuck Hagel discusses the U.S. Offset Strategy, Japan plans BMD overhaul, and more. Mid-week links.
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
November 19, 2014
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
Is there a multilateral mechanism that could manage air and maritime encounters in a tense region?
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
North Korean Official Departs for Russia
November 19, 2014
North Korean Official Departs for Russia
Choe Ryong-hae, Kim Jong-un's special envoy to Putin, has left for Russia.
North Korean Official Departs for Russia
US, Japan, Australia Boost Maritime Cooperation
November 19, 2014
US, Japan, Australia Boost Maritime Cooperation
The leaders of the three countries met on the sidelines of the 2014 G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia.
US, Japan, Australia Boost Maritime Cooperation
From Catfish to Computer Chips: There’s More Than One Vietnam for Investors
November 16, 2014
From Catfish to Computer Chips: There’s More Than One Vietnam for Investors
Some of Vietnam’s lesser known provinces offer real advantages.
From Catfish to Computer Chips: There’s More Than One Vietnam for Investors
Hastening the Fall of the Korean Wall
November 15, 2014
Hastening the Fall of the Korean Wall
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, what are the lessons for the Koreas?
Hastening the Fall of the Korean Wall
Choe Ryong-hae Is North Korea’s Number 2… Again
November 15, 2014
Choe Ryong-hae Is North Korea’s Number 2… Again
With his upcoming trip to Russia, Choe Ryong-hae appears to have regained his position as North Korea's number two.
Choe Ryong-hae Is North Korea’s Number 2… Again
DPRK Special Envoy to Russia as UN ‘Atrocities’ Vote Looms
November 14, 2014
DPRK Special Envoy to Russia as UN ‘Atrocities’ Vote Looms
Plus a recap of trilateral meetings. Regional foreign affairs weekly wrap-up.
DPRK Special Envoy to Russia as UN ‘Atrocities’ Vote Looms
Korean Analysts Almost as Divided as North and South
November 13, 2014
Korean Analysts Almost as Divided as North and South
The sanctions vs. engagement debate is heated, to say the least. But is there a middle ground?
Korean Analysts Almost as Divided as North and South
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