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Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal
September 01, 2015
Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal
Whether it continues or not, the deal with Cambodia has been an abject failure.
Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal
A Cold Summer for China and Russia?
September 01, 2015
A Cold Summer for China and Russia?
Political relations between the two giants remain warm, but economic ties appear to be cooling.
A Cold Summer for China and Russia?
Philippines Asks for US Military Assistance in South China Sea
August 31, 2015
Philippines Asks for US Military Assistance in South China Sea
Manila feels harassed by Beijing when resupplying its military personnel in the West Philippine Sea.
Philippines Asks for US Military Assistance in South China Sea
Malaysia’s Economy Faces Severe Strain
August 29, 2015
Malaysia’s Economy Faces Severe Strain
Malaysia now faces economic challenges that go far beyond the impact of any Chinese slowdown.
Malaysia’s Economy Faces Severe Strain
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
August 28, 2015
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
Uyghurs have become a thorny issue for Thailand and other Southeast Asian nations in their relations with China.
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
A Military Game of Chicken in the South China Sea?
August 28, 2015
A Military Game of Chicken in the South China Sea?
The South China Sea problem has been militarized and internationalized: what now?
A Military Game of Chicken in the South China Sea?
China’s Economic Slowdown Ups Global Risks
August 27, 2015
China’s Economic Slowdown Ups Global Risks
Countries throughout the region are vulnerable to a slump in China’s economy.
China’s Economic Slowdown Ups Global Risks
Australia to Bomb Syria?
August 27, 2015
Australia to Bomb Syria?
The prime minister is raring to go, despite the questionable wisdom of the move.
Australia to Bomb Syria?
Assessing North Korea’s 'Ground Game' with China
August 27, 2015
Assessing North Korea’s 'Ground Game' with China
Has something changed about Chinese-North Korean relations behind the scenes?
Assessing North Korea’s 'Ground Game' with China
Philippine Nationalism and the South China Sea
August 26, 2015
Philippine Nationalism and the South China Sea
Manila's South China Sea strategy is more about strengthening national unity than changing China’s behavior.
Philippine Nationalism and the South China Sea
30 Heads of State Will Watch China’s Military Parade Next Week
August 26, 2015
30 Heads of State Will Watch China’s Military Parade Next Week
Countries in Africa, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe will be well-represented. Not so much Western Europe and the U.S.
30 Heads of State Will Watch China’s Military Parade Next Week
Whither Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis?
August 24, 2015
Whither Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis?
Collaboration is notably lacking. Here's one approach governments can take.
Whither Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis?
Why China Is Its Own Worst Nightmare
August 24, 2015
Why China Is Its Own Worst Nightmare
China’s leader value stability above all – and China itself is predictably unpredictable.
Why China Is Its Own Worst Nightmare
The Strategic Costs of TPP Failure
August 22, 2015
The Strategic Costs of TPP Failure
“The U.S. can hardly afford to squander any tools in its foreign policy toolkit.”
The Strategic Costs of TPP Failure
Evolution of the U.S.-ROK Alliance: New Areas for Cooperation
August 22, 2015
Evolution of the U.S.-ROK Alliance: New Areas for Cooperation
South Korea’s participation in international institutions reflects an evolution in its alliance with the U.S.
Evolution of the U.S.-ROK Alliance: New Areas for Cooperation
Pentagon Denounces 'Excessive Maritime Claims' in the South China Sea
August 21, 2015
Pentagon Denounces 'Excessive Maritime Claims' in the South China Sea
China isn't the only country that comes under fire, but its capabilities make it the Pentagon's chief concern.
Pentagon Denounces 'Excessive Maritime Claims' in the South China Sea
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