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Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
November 23, 2014
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Islamic State has its eyes on South and Southeast Asia. The threat is long-term, but should not be ignored.
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Malaysia as ASEAN Chair in 2015: What To Expect
November 22, 2014
Malaysia as ASEAN Chair in 2015: What To Expect
The country will be leading the bloc during a pivotal year. Can it deliver on its promises?
Malaysia as ASEAN Chair in 2015: What To Expect
Why China's South China Sea Diplomacy Will Frustrate Claimants
November 21, 2014
Why China's South China Sea Diplomacy Will Frustrate Claimants
International frustration over outcomes in the South China Sea is a fine outcome for China.
Why China's South China Sea Diplomacy Will Frustrate Claimants
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
US-China Relations After APEC
November 18, 2014
US-China Relations After APEC
The nature of Sino-American relations is rapidly changing. And that's a good thing.
US-China Relations After APEC
China Offers $20 Billion in Loans to ASEAN
November 15, 2014
China Offers $20 Billion in Loans to ASEAN
China offers increased economic incentives for its Southeast Asian neighbors to overlook territorial disputes.
China Offers $20 Billion in Loans to ASEAN
China and ASEAN: Moving Beyond the South China Sea
November 13, 2014
China and ASEAN: Moving Beyond the South China Sea
China needs to try different tactics on the South China Sea disputes to gain ASEAN's support for other Chinese projects.
China and ASEAN: Moving Beyond the South China Sea
The Xi-Obama Meeting: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
November 13, 2014
The Xi-Obama Meeting: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
U.S.-China relations face an uphill climb as structural and ideological differences come to the forefront.
The Xi-Obama Meeting: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
A Multilateral Test for Modi
November 10, 2014
A Multilateral Test for Modi
Upcoming multilateral summits give India an opportunity to enhance regional position and economic links.
A Multilateral Test for Modi
Philippines Struggles to Recover a Year After Typhoon Haiyan Tragedy
November 10, 2014
Philippines Struggles to Recover a Year After Typhoon Haiyan Tragedy
Despite government claims, progress on reconstruction has been decidedly mixed.
Philippines Struggles to Recover a Year After Typhoon Haiyan Tragedy
How to Measure the Success of Obama’s Trip to Asia
November 10, 2014
How to Measure the Success of Obama’s Trip to Asia
The U.S. president has the opportunity to score a number of economic and human-rights legacy achievements.
How to Measure the Success of Obama’s Trip to Asia
Should India Give Up on the UN Security Council?
November 09, 2014
Should India Give Up on the UN Security Council?
If India were to become a permanent member, could it influence the council’s ethos and make it relevant again?
Should India Give Up on the UN Security Council?
China Could Still Build 'String of Pearls'
November 08, 2014
China Could Still Build 'String of Pearls'
Just because China hasn't built bases in the Indian Ocean yet, doesn't mean it won't in the future.
China Could Still Build 'String of Pearls'
Bandwagoning Terrorists: Loyalty Isn’t What it Used to Be
November 07, 2014
Bandwagoning Terrorists: Loyalty Isn’t What it Used to Be
The popularity of ISIS shows the fickle nature of jihadist loyalty.
Bandwagoning Terrorists: Loyalty Isn’t What it Used to Be
Illegal Fishermen: The Newest Threat to China-Japan Relations
November 07, 2014
Illegal Fishermen: The Newest Threat to China-Japan Relations
Japanese lawmakers decry coral poaching operations by Chinese vessels in Japanese waters.
Illegal Fishermen: The Newest Threat to China-Japan Relations
Bhutan: The Indian Army’s Front Line
November 06, 2014
Bhutan: The Indian Army’s Front Line
Strategically located, the tiny Himalayan country is at the center of growing tensions between two great powers.
Bhutan: The Indian Army’s Front Line
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