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Perhaps Its Time to Call It ‘Burma,’ Again
November 23, 2014
Perhaps Its 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 Its Time to Call It ‘Burma,’ Again
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
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
The Militarization of China’s Coast Guard
November 21, 2014
The Militarization of China’s Coast Guard
Plans for China’s still nascent coast guard suggest troubled times ahead in disputed waters.
The Militarization of China’s Coast Guard
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
November 20, 2014
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
2014 has been an historic year for protests in Asia, where until now political freedom has lagged economic growth.
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
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
Post-97 Korea and Its Discontents
November 20, 2014
Post-97 Korea and Its Discontents
Deregulated labor markets and the pressure of global capitalism pushes some precarious workers to acts of public drama.
Post-97 Korea and Its Discontents
Can India Become the Next China?
November 20, 2014
Can India Become the Next China?
With its growing labor force, the South Asian giant has some impressive long-term growth potential.
Can India Become the Next China?
India Needs to Join Asia's Emerging 'Chinese Order'
November 20, 2014
India Needs to Join Asia's Emerging 'Chinese Order'
A new Asian order is emerging and South Asia -- including India -- needs to be a part of it.
India Needs to Join Asia's Emerging 'Chinese Order'
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
Australia and China: Free and Friendly Trade
November 19, 2014
Australia and China: Free and Friendly Trade
Australia and China have announced a comprehensive free trade agreement.
Australia and China: Free and Friendly Trade
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
China’s Overseas Anti-Corruption Efforts Nets 288 Suspects
November 18, 2014
China’s Overseas Anti-Corruption Efforts Nets 288 Suspects
At APEC and beyond, China is making anti-corruption a key part of its diplomatic efforts.
China’s Overseas Anti-Corruption Efforts Nets 288 Suspects
China’s Free Trade Bonanza
November 18, 2014
China’s Free Trade Bonanza
In the past two weeks, China has successfully concluded FTA negotiations with South Korea and Australia.
China’s Free Trade Bonanza
Japan’s G20 Scorecard
November 17, 2014
Japan’s G20 Scorecard
Japanese officials conduct a full-court press on the last leg of their multilateral tour.
Japan’s G20 Scorecard
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