The Staying Power of Thailand’s Military
February 10, 2016
The Staying Power of Thailand’s Military
The ruling junta is likely to remain in power for the foreseeable future.
The Staying Power of Thailand’s Military
Philippine ‘People Power’ Thirty Years On
February 09, 2016
Philippine ‘People Power’ Thirty Years On
The legacy of People Power in the Philippines remains ambiguous.
Philippine ‘People Power’ Thirty Years On
80 Percent of Zero: China’s Phantom South China Sea Claims
February 09, 2016
80 Percent of Zero: China’s Phantom South China Sea Claims
After the U.S. FONOPs, how long can China get away with “enforcing” claims it hasn’t made?
80 Percent of Zero: China’s Phantom South China Sea Claims
Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Fight
February 08, 2016
Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Fight
Anti-corruption could be Jokowi’s ticket to political redemption.
Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Fight
China in the Caucasus
February 06, 2016
China in the Caucasus
For Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, China is an important investor and possible regional stabilizer.
China in the Caucasus
Central Asia’s Presidents-for-Life
February 05, 2016
Central Asia’s Presidents-for-Life
Don’t hold your breath waiting for democratic transitions in Central Asia.
Central Asia’s Presidents-for-Life
Russia and Climate Change: A Looming Threat
February 04, 2016
Russia and Climate Change: A Looming Threat
Recent rhetoric notwithstanding, there is reason to be skeptical about Moscow's attitude to climate change.
Russia and Climate Change: A Looming Threat
Vietnam’s Master Plan for the South China Sea
February 04, 2016
Vietnam’s Master Plan for the South China Sea
The country’s plan for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance is taking shape.
Vietnam’s Master Plan for the South China Sea
India’s International Fleet Review: Building Bridges on Shifting Sands
February 03, 2016
India’s International Fleet Review: Building Bridges on Shifting Sands
The event plans to unite regional navies, but the security environment remains fraught.
India’s International Fleet Review: Building Bridges on Shifting Sands
What Happened to ISIS’s Afghanistan-Pakistan Province?
February 02, 2016
What Happened to ISIS’s Afghanistan-Pakistan Province?
A year after its founding, the Islamic State’s Khurasan province remains a notional entity.
What Happened to ISIS’s Afghanistan-Pakistan Province?
JCPOA: A New Dawn for Iran’s Oil and Gas Industry
January 29, 2016
JCPOA: A New Dawn for Iran’s Oil and Gas Industry
Sanctions relief will breathe fresh air into Iran’s dilapidated oil and gas industry.
JCPOA: A New Dawn for Iran’s Oil and Gas Industry
Taiwan Elections: An Opportunity for Japan?
January 29, 2016
Taiwan Elections: An Opportunity for Japan?
Tsai Ing-wen’s victory was greeted with enthusiasm in Tokyo.
Taiwan Elections: An Opportunity for Japan?
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
January 28, 2016
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
When tensions rise, history illuminates U.S. and ROK fears of entrapment and abandonment.
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
Indonesia: Staying Calm and Carrying On
January 27, 2016
Indonesia: Staying Calm and Carrying On
Indonesia's restrained response to the recent Jakarta attacks is welcome.
Indonesia: Staying Calm and Carrying On
Pakistan University Attack: Before the Recital, After the Bullets
January 26, 2016
Pakistan University Attack: Before the Recital, After the Bullets
The recent atrocities at Charsadda are a painful reminder of Pakistan's lack of seriousness in combating terrorism.
Pakistan University Attack: Before the Recital, After the Bullets
Russia, Japan and North Korea’s Nuclear Test
January 25, 2016
Russia, Japan and North Korea’s Nuclear Test
In its harsh response to the test, Moscow has its eye on a strategic victory.
Russia, Japan and North Korea’s Nuclear Test
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