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Malaysia’s Growing Climate of Repression Gets Ignored
October 25, 2014
Malaysia’s Growing Climate of Repression Gets Ignored
With the focus on Joko in Indonesia, Malaysia's crackdown on the opposition is receiving little attention.
Malaysia’s Growing Climate of Repression Gets Ignored
U.S. Should Not Neglect Europe in China Policy
October 25, 2014
U.S. Should Not Neglect Europe in China Policy
Europe still has an important role to play in Washington's policy for East Asia.
U.S. Should Not Neglect Europe in China Policy
Grisly Murders Stoke Political Controversies in Thailand and Philippines
October 25, 2014
Grisly Murders Stoke Political Controversies in Thailand and Philippines
Two murder cases with international significance will prove a test for the governments of Thailand and the Philippines.
Grisly Murders Stoke Political Controversies in Thailand and Philippines
Should the US Proliferate A2/AD in Asia?
October 24, 2014
Should the US Proliferate A2/AD in Asia?
The United States shouldn't rush into arming its allies with anti-access/area denial technologies.
Should the US Proliferate A2/AD in Asia?
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
October 23, 2014
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
Strategic issues are not the only driver behind the recent incidents involving Chinese fishermen.
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
October 20, 2014
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
Can ASEAN members join forces on defense procurement? It’s more complex than it seems.
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
Did SARS Prepare East Asia for Ebola?
October 18, 2014
Did SARS Prepare East Asia for Ebola?
The WHO says East Asia is more prepared for Ebola than any other region. Still, it must keep its guard up.
Did SARS Prepare East Asia for Ebola?
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
October 17, 2014
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
PLA Navy commander Wu Shengli conducted a survey of Beijing's reclamation projects in the disputed South China Sea.
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
Japanese Nationalists Target Foreign Welfare Recipients
October 17, 2014
Japanese Nationalists Target Foreign Welfare Recipients
The former governor of Tokyo wants to give long-term residents an ultimatum.
Japanese Nationalists Target Foreign Welfare Recipients
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
October 17, 2014
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
ASEAN navies are rapidly acquiring amphibious capabilities. Their intentions, however, remain unclear.
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
How Imperial Germany Lost Asia
October 17, 2014
How Imperial Germany Lost Asia
A hundred years ago, the German empire slowly shed its Asian possessions.
How Imperial Germany Lost Asia
US Turns A2/AD Guns on China?
October 16, 2014
US Turns A2/AD Guns on China?
Implements of land-based access denial are available. The US should seize it.
US Turns A2/AD Guns on China?
Finding Allies for China
October 16, 2014
Finding Allies for China
China needs to build more alliances to challenge the U.S. in the Asia-Pacific.
Finding Allies for China
US Marine Investigated in Killing of Transgender Filipino
October 15, 2014
US Marine Investigated in Killing of Transgender Filipino
Plus, images of the J-10B, North Korea threatens not to return U.S. troop remains, and more. Mid-week links.
US Marine Investigated in Killing of Transgender Filipino
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
October 09, 2014
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
Griffith University's Christian Wirth on the ongoing dangers associated with East Asia's maritime disputes.
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
China Builds Military Airstrip in Disputed South China Sea
October 08, 2014
China Builds Military Airstrip in Disputed South China Sea
The new military airstrip is part of China's ongoing effort to strengthen its ability to patrol the South China Sea.
China Builds Military Airstrip in Disputed South China Sea
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