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Democracy, Maldives Style
May 22, 2015
Democracy, Maldives Style
A nascent democracy looks to be coming apart at the seams.
Democracy, Maldives Style
No, China Isn't Building a Game-Changing Canal in Thailand (Yet)
May 21, 2015
No, China Isn't Building a Game-Changing Canal in Thailand (Yet)
Both Beijing and Bangkok have denied any government agreement on the Kra Canal.
No, China Isn't Building a Game-Changing Canal in Thailand (Yet)
Modi in Mongolia: Cultural Crossroads in the Far East
May 16, 2015
Modi in Mongolia: Cultural Crossroads in the Far East
Modi will be the first Indian PM to visit Mongolia, as he seeks to breathe new life into relations.
Modi in Mongolia: Cultural Crossroads in the Far East
Why Is the US Excluding China from a New Military Meeting?
May 16, 2015
Why Is the US Excluding China from a New Military Meeting?
Not every interaction that leaves out Beijing is part of a ‘containment’ strategy.
Why Is the US Excluding China from a New Military Meeting?
Karachi’s Deadly Unrest
May 15, 2015
Karachi’s Deadly Unrest
A deadly bus attack underscores the tensions roiling Pakistan’s largest city.
Karachi’s Deadly Unrest
China's Naval Plans for Djibouti: A Road, a Belt, or a String of Pearls?
May 14, 2015
China's Naval Plans for Djibouti: A Road, a Belt, or a String of Pearls?
As China looks to Djibouti, it may be apparent that Beijing's "peaceful rise" is showing its claws.
China's Naval Plans for Djibouti: A Road, a Belt, or a String of Pearls?
India v. China in Sri Lanka: Lessons for Rising Powers
May 11, 2015
India v. China in Sri Lanka: Lessons for Rising Powers
The changing fortunes for the two emerging global powers in Sri Lanka offer some interesting lessons.
India v. China in Sri Lanka: Lessons for Rising Powers
What the Pentagon Thinks of China’s Military
May 11, 2015
What the Pentagon Thinks of China’s Military
The U.S. Department of Defense's 2015 report on China's military offers a detailed look into the PLA.
What the Pentagon Thinks of China’s Military
India and Asian Leadership
May 08, 2015
India and Asian Leadership
Sixty years ago, India was at the forefront of efforts to create a new world order. Times have changed.
India and Asian Leadership
Start of a US-Sri Lanka 'Reset'?
May 04, 2015
Start of a US-Sri Lanka 'Reset'?
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits Sri Lanka, bringing reassurances.
Start of a US-Sri Lanka 'Reset'?
Saving Indonesia’s Forests
May 01, 2015
Saving Indonesia’s Forests
Despite recent signs of modest progress, the fight to save Indonesia’s natural forests is far from being won.
Saving Indonesia’s Forests
What Does Regime Change in Sri Lanka Mean for the United States?
April 30, 2015
What Does Regime Change in Sri Lanka Mean for the United States?
Is the Obama administration too eager to embrace Sri Lanka’s new government?
What Does Regime Change in Sri Lanka Mean for the United States?
Beyond the US Rebalance to Asia: A Regional Perspective
April 29, 2015
Beyond the US Rebalance to Asia: A Regional Perspective
A look at what US allies and partners are doing in the Asia-Pacific.
Beyond the US Rebalance to Asia: A Regional Perspective
China, Japan Spar Over Future of Asia-Africa Cooperation
April 23, 2015
China, Japan Spar Over Future of Asia-Africa Cooperation
While commemorating the 1955 Bandung Conference, China and Japan lay out competing visions for Asia and Africa.
China, Japan Spar Over Future of Asia-Africa Cooperation
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
April 22, 2015
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
The MSR is designed to pacify neighboring countries threatened by China’s territorial claims, but will it work?
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
Xi Jinping on Pakistan: 'I Feel As If I Am Going to Visit the Home of My Own Brother'
April 20, 2015
Xi Jinping on Pakistan: 'I Feel As If I Am Going to Visit the Home of My Own Brother'
Ahead of his trip to Pakistan, Xi Jinping published an op-ed outlining his priorities for the visit.
Xi Jinping on Pakistan: 'I Feel As If I Am Going to Visit the Home of My Own Brother'
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