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Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
April 20, 2014
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
A Catholic priest warns that Baptisms would have to cease under the new laws.
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
Why a Regional Security Force Will Not Work in Afghanistan
April 20, 2014
Why a Regional Security Force Will Not Work in Afghanistan
Talk of a new regional force is unrealistic. There is only one way to keep the peace after 2014.
Why a Regional Security Force Will Not Work in Afghanistan
India’s Worsening Water Crisis
April 19, 2014
India’s Worsening Water Crisis
114 million Indians will soon face desperate domestic, agricultural and industrial shortages borne of a water crisis.
India’s Worsening Water Crisis
Interview: Adrian Levy
April 18, 2014
Interview: Adrian Levy
The Diplomat’s Gautham Ashok speaks with Adrian Levy, coauthor with Cathy Scott-Clark of The Siege: 68 Hours Inside the Taj Hotel.
Interview: Adrian Levy
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
April 18, 2014
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
Malaysia and Turkey signed a Free Trade Agreement that is expected to boost trade to $5 billion by 2018.
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
April 17, 2014
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
Overtures to Pakistan from the Sunni Gulf appear to be linked to the conflict in Syria.
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
No, India Won't Abandon Its No First-Use Nuclear Doctrine
April 15, 2014
No, India Won't Abandon Its No First-Use Nuclear Doctrine
The BJP will not abandon India's no first-use (NFU) nuclear doctrine.
No, India Won't Abandon Its No First-Use Nuclear Doctrine
Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
April 15, 2014
Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
East Asia has a high number of global cities, according to a biannual ranking, while ASEAN and South Asia lag behind.
Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
April 15, 2014
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
There are good strategic reasons for India and China to cooperate in Afghanistan.
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
April 12, 2014
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
Obama’s approval ratings in Asia rose 8 percent last year, even as they declined among those most concerned about China.
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants
April 11, 2014
The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants
Through media intimidation and neglect, militants are gaining access to an increasingly large audience in Pakistan.
The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
April 10, 2014
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
The Boao Forum for Asia showcases China's dream of regional leadership on both economic and security issues.
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
Crimea and Bangladesh: Behind the Controversy
April 10, 2014
Crimea and Bangladesh: Behind the Controversy
Dhaka’s abstention on the UN resolution on Crimea should not have been a surprise.
Crimea and Bangladesh: Behind the Controversy
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
April 09, 2014
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Iran and Pakistan are holding a naval drill as part of a larger effort to improve bilateral relations.
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Afghan Stability: New Equations
April 09, 2014
Afghan Stability: New Equations
With the NATO drawdown, Afghanistan’s neighbors will have a growing role to play in the country’s stability.
Afghan Stability: New Equations
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
April 09, 2014
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
According to a new Pew poll, the Asia-Pacific has the highest level of religious diversity in the world.
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
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