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The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
April 20, 2017
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
Will the Dalai Lama reincarnate in Tawang?
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
Bhopal Gas Tragedy Still Haunts India
April 19, 2017
Bhopal Gas Tragedy Still Haunts India
33 years after the Bhopal disaster, toxic waste at the site continues to ruin lives.
Bhopal Gas Tragedy Still Haunts India
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
April 19, 2017
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
The first 24 hours of war on the Korean peninsula could cost hundreds of thousands of lives.
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
A Fresh Crisis in the Kashmir Valley
April 18, 2017
A Fresh Crisis in the Kashmir Valley
The recent by-poll in Srinagar was marked by violence and abysmally low voter turnout.
A Fresh Crisis in the Kashmir Valley
Vietnam's Quiet Human Rights Crisis
April 17, 2017
Vietnam's Quiet Human Rights Crisis
A dearth of coverage, competing global interests, and an omnipresent police state render violations largely unnoticed.
Vietnam's Quiet Human Rights Crisis
Mongolia's Democracy Under Stress
April 14, 2017
Mongolia's Democracy Under Stress
A wave of protests (and lack of any government response) is challenging Mongolia's political system.
Mongolia's Democracy Under Stress
The Case for Engaging North Korea
April 12, 2017
The Case for Engaging North Korea
The best path to long-term stability is encouraging economic reform and growth in the DPRK.
The Case for Engaging North Korea
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
April 12, 2017
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
Beijing’s use of commercial actors to carry out Party-state objectives requires a coordinated response.
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
April 11, 2017
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
What's Beijing’s regional strategy in 2017, how should Washington respond, and where did the Xi-Trump summit fit in?
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
The New Cold War Politics in Afghanistan
April 10, 2017
The New Cold War Politics in Afghanistan
Regional rivalries involving Pakistan, India, Russia, and China complicate an already dire security situation.
The New Cold War Politics in Afghanistan
Vietnam’s Left-Behind Urban Migrants
April 08, 2017
Vietnam’s Left-Behind Urban Migrants
Tough restrictions on internal migration are trapping Vietnam’s rural-to-urban migrants in a vicious cycle of poverty.
Vietnam’s Left-Behind Urban Migrants
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
April 07, 2017
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
Lt. Gen. Janjua speaks about his strategy and his views on current progress in Pakistan’s fight on terror.
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia
April 07, 2017
Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia
Big plans, indeed, but will they materialize?
Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
April 06, 2017
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
As China's massive population begins to spend more, the world will take notice.
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
Kashmir Goes to the Polls
April 05, 2017
Kashmir Goes to the Polls
Yogi Adityanath’s appointment as chief minister in Uttar Pradesh imperils the PDP-BJP coalition's prospects in Kashmir.
Kashmir Goes to the Polls
The New Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 05, 2017
The New Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Pacific Alliance and ASEAN are crafting a key partnership of their own.
The New Trans-Pacific Partnership
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