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Timor’s Politics: New Government, New Hope Amid Uncertainty
September 18, 2017
Timor’s Politics: New Government, New Hope Amid Uncertainty
Timor-Leste's new minority government faces big challenges, both developmental and political.
Timor’s Politics: New Government, New Hope Amid Uncertainty
Bread and Circuses in Ashgabat
September 18, 2017
Bread and Circuses in Ashgabat
Can a multi-billion dollar sporting event prove Turkmenistan’s modernity despite the country’s reputation for corruption?
Bread and Circuses in Ashgabat
Armies of US, India Begin Joint Military Drills
September 17, 2017
Armies of US, India Begin Joint Military Drills
The exercise is the thirteenth iteration of the U.S.-India Yudh Abhyas series of drills.
Armies of US, India Begin Joint Military Drills
North Korea Shows Increased Operational Confidence in the Hwasong-12 IRBM
September 17, 2017
North Korea Shows Increased Operational Confidence in the Hwasong-12 IRBM
A return to a more conventional firing mode suggests increased operational confidence in this missile.
North Korea Shows Increased Operational Confidence in the Hwasong-12 IRBM
China Pressuring Pakistan on Terrorism?
September 17, 2017
China Pressuring Pakistan on Terrorism?
Is China's tone on Pakistan starting to change?
China Pressuring Pakistan on Terrorism?
Room for Progress on the Japanese Abductees Issue With North Korea?
September 17, 2017
Room for Progress on the Japanese Abductees Issue With North Korea?
How Japan can play the role of offering the carrot.
Room for Progress on the Japanese Abductees Issue With North Korea?
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
September 17, 2017
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
Cambodia’s “strongman” culture and history continues to haunt its present.
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
Thinking Through Nuclear Command and Control in North Korea
September 16, 2017
Thinking Through Nuclear Command and Control in North Korea
How does North Korea manage nuclear launch authority and prevent unauthorized use?
Thinking Through Nuclear Command and Control in North Korea
Rise of the Redback: Internationalizing the Chinese Renminbi
September 16, 2017
Rise of the Redback: Internationalizing the Chinese Renminbi
Beijing’s plans to internationalize the RMB haven't come to fruition; the Belt and Road Initiative may help finally make gains.
Rise of the Redback: Internationalizing the Chinese Renminbi
ASEAN’s New Police Database Takes Shape Amid Terror Fears
September 16, 2017
ASEAN’s New Police Database Takes Shape Amid Terror Fears
The enhanced system represents a step forward for regional cooperation.
ASEAN’s New Police Database Takes Shape Amid Terror Fears
Has China Really Made Great Progress on Human Rights?
September 16, 2017
Has China Really Made Great Progress on Human Rights?
As the 19th Party Congress approaches, China has compiled a book on great achievements in human rights.
Has China Really Made Great Progress on Human Rights?
A Path Towards Environmental Management in the South China Sea
September 16, 2017
A Path Towards Environmental Management in the South China Sea
A blueprint for fisheries management and environmental cooperation.
A Path Towards Environmental Management in the South China Sea
China Claims 'Great Sacrifices' on North Korea Issue
September 16, 2017
China Claims 'Great Sacrifices' on North Korea Issue
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman says Beijing "has made great sacrifices... at great cost" in regards to North Korea.
China Claims 'Great Sacrifices' on North Korea Issue
What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
September 15, 2017
What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
Rather than underscoring the enduring logic of nuclear deterrence, the case of North Korea highlights its flimsiness.
What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
Does an ASEAN Agreement Mean Progress for RCEP?
September 15, 2017
Does an ASEAN Agreement Mean Progress for RCEP?
Despite some steps forward, familiar challenges remain.
Does an ASEAN Agreement Mean Progress for RCEP?
Malawi-China Diplomatic Ties: 10 Years On
September 15, 2017
Malawi-China Diplomatic Ties: 10 Years On
A decade after establishing relations with Beijing, has Lilongwe benefited as it had hoped?
Malawi-China Diplomatic Ties: 10 Years On
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