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Sri Lanka’s Presidential Race Gets Interesting
November 28, 2014
Sri Lanka’s Presidential Race Gets Interesting
High-level defections are troubling developments for President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Sri Lanka’s Presidential Race Gets Interesting
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
November 27, 2014
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
The region has made little headway in achieving gender equality.
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
One Year of ADIZ: What Next for China?
November 27, 2014
One Year of ADIZ: What Next for China?
China's East China Sea air defense identification zone (ADIZ) remains ambiguous.
One Year of ADIZ: What Next for China?
Vietnam, the US, and Japan in the South China Sea
November 26, 2014
Vietnam, the US, and Japan in the South China Sea
Prospects for regional security hinges heavily on how these actors relate to the South China Sea issue.
Vietnam, the US, and Japan in the South China Sea
China’s Friendship Treaty: A Distraction from South China Sea Diplomacy
November 26, 2014
China’s Friendship Treaty: A Distraction from South China Sea Diplomacy
Why ASEAN states should think twice before signing on to China’s treaty of friendship and cooperation.
China’s Friendship Treaty: A Distraction from South China Sea Diplomacy
Stunning Honesty From Sarawak's New Chief Minister
November 25, 2014
Stunning Honesty From Sarawak's New Chief Minister
Adenan Satem shocks observers by calling out the state’s rampant corruption.
Stunning Honesty From Sarawak's New Chief Minister
Chinese Nationalism: The CCP's 'Double-Edged Sword'
November 25, 2014
Chinese Nationalism: The CCP's 'Double-Edged Sword'
Jessica Chen Weiss, author of the book Powerful Patriots, on nationalist protests and China's foreign policy.
Chinese Nationalism: The CCP's 'Double-Edged Sword'
Hagel's Out -- What About the Pivot to Asia?
November 25, 2014
Hagel's Out -- What About the Pivot to Asia?
Chuck Hagel, despite his flaws, was an asset for the administration's 'pivot' to Asia.
Hagel's Out -- What About the Pivot to Asia?
China's Spratlys Airstrip Will Raise South China Sea Stakes
November 25, 2014
China's Spratlys Airstrip Will Raise South China Sea Stakes
Beijing is developing a man-made island on Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratlys.
China's Spratlys Airstrip Will Raise South China Sea Stakes
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
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