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Vietnam to Acquire Japanese Maritime Surveillance Ships
August 02, 2014
Vietnam to Acquire Japanese Maritime Surveillance Ships
Japan will sell Vietnam six used maritime surveillance vessels in a deal worth $5 million.
Vietnam to Acquire Japanese Maritime Surveillance Ships
Pol Pot's Chief Henchmen Face Genocide Charges
August 01, 2014
Pol Pot's Chief Henchmen Face Genocide Charges
A third trial is to get underway against surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge.
Pol Pot's Chief Henchmen Face Genocide Charges
Engaging Vietnam on Human Rights
August 01, 2014
Engaging Vietnam on Human Rights
Australia and the US have very different approaches to engaging with Vietnam on its human rights record.
Engaging Vietnam on Human Rights
Asia’s Leaders and Economic Soft Power
July 31, 2014
Asia’s Leaders and Economic Soft Power
‘There is merit in exploring the potential of a collective soft power identity for Asia.’
Asia’s Leaders and Economic Soft Power
Should China Care About the Future of Its Airpower?
July 31, 2014
Should China Care About the Future of Its Airpower?
There's little reason for China to concern itself with its air force's organization structure at this point.
Should China Care About the Future of Its Airpower?
Cambodia’s Hydroelectric Question: China Power and the Environment
July 30, 2014
Cambodia’s Hydroelectric Question: China Power and the Environment
Cambodia’s development and energy security require hydroelectric development.
Cambodia’s Hydroelectric Question: China Power and the Environment
No, China Did Not Blink by Removing Its Oil Rig
July 30, 2014
No, China Did Not Blink by Removing Its Oil Rig
Like the decision to install the oil rig, the removal is also part of long-term strategic plan. It will come back.
No, China Did Not Blink by Removing Its Oil Rig
Russia’s Growing Isolation
July 29, 2014
Russia’s Growing Isolation
As international polls show growing dislike of Russia over Ukraine, East Asia may be its last option for cooperation.
Russia’s Growing Isolation
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
July 27, 2014
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
The International Monetary Fund downgrades growth for emerging countries in Asia.
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
China’s War on the Internet
July 26, 2014
China’s War on the Internet
With more Chinese going online, the CCP has strengthened its effort to create an Internet with Chinese Characteristics.
China’s War on the Internet
Bill Clinton Slams Beijing on South China Sea
July 26, 2014
Bill Clinton Slams Beijing on South China Sea
During a trip to China on Friday, former President Clinton criticized China’s dealings with its smaller neighbors.
Bill Clinton Slams Beijing on South China Sea
The Dangers of History Analogies
July 25, 2014
The Dangers of History Analogies
Recent years have seen various Asian leaders use historical analogies to describe current events. This is dangerous.
The Dangers of History Analogies
Interview: Laos Prime Minister in Exile
July 24, 2014
Interview: Laos Prime Minister in Exile
The prime minister of the Royal Lao Government in Exile on his hopes for the restoration of the Laotian monarchy.
Interview: Laos Prime Minister in Exile
Russia and Malaysia Face Uncertain Future After MH17
July 24, 2014
Russia and Malaysia Face Uncertain Future After MH17
Following the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine, Russia may find its Asian relationships dwindle.
Russia and Malaysia Face Uncertain Future After MH17
The TPP and Japanese Agriculture
July 23, 2014
The TPP and Japanese Agriculture
The farm sector’s influence is on the wane in Japan, although you wouldn’t know it from the TPP talks.
The TPP and Japanese Agriculture
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
July 22, 2014
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
Both India and China have had strong strategic motives for taking part in RIMPAC this year.
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
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