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July 26, 2017
The Diplomat Is Hiring
The Diplomat is looking for regular writers to cover Southeast Asia, India, and the Korean Peninsula.
The Diplomat Is Hiring
China and the Venezuela Crisis
July 24, 2017
China and the Venezuela Crisis
As the U.S. and China compete for influence in Latin America, they'll have to face the chaos in Venezuela.
China and the Venezuela Crisis
China, Japan, and the Future of UN Peacekeeping
July 21, 2017
China, Japan, and the Future of UN Peacekeeping
New mission parameters pose challenges to both China and Japan’s peacekeeping engagement.
China, Japan, and the Future of UN Peacekeeping
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
July 20, 2017
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
The 50-year relationship between Indonesia and its largest taxpayer comes under scrutiny.
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
July 19, 2017
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
A visit to Afghan opium fields challenges the notion that the Taliban controls the lucrative trade.
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
China's Trafficked Brides
July 19, 2017
China's Trafficked Brides
Thanks to the one child policy, Chinese men are turning to Ukrainian brides and sex trafficking to find wives.
China's Trafficked Brides
Foreign Donations, Local Politics: China's Australia Influence
July 18, 2017
Foreign Donations, Local Politics: China's Australia Influence
Australia's foreign donation scandal exposes long-term strategic challenges.
Foreign Donations, Local Politics: China's Australia Influence
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
July 18, 2017
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
India's insecurities and China's indignant conviction have contributed to a state of absolute gridlock at Doklam.
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Mission Accomplished?
July 17, 2017
Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Mission Accomplished?
It took 30 years of struggle to make the tribunal happen. Now a new battle begins to fairly judge its legacy.
Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Mission Accomplished?
Hong Kong's Voice of Discontent
July 14, 2017
Hong Kong's Voice of Discontent
Economic realities shake China's 20-year hold on an old colony.
Hong Kong's Voice of Discontent
The North Korean Endgame
July 13, 2017
The North Korean Endgame
There is only one feasible choice for solving the issue: treat Pyongyang as a rational actor.
The North Korean Endgame
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
July 13, 2017
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
Explaining the political geography at the center of a serious India-China standoff in the Himalayas.
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
Pakistan Silences Its Critics
July 12, 2017
Pakistan Silences Its Critics
Criticizing the military, in print or social media, is increasingly dangerous in Pakistan.
Pakistan Silences Its Critics
Why Is Russia Aiming Missiles at China?
July 12, 2017
Why Is Russia Aiming Missiles at China?
The placement of Iskander-M Brigades in Russia’s Eastern Military District reflects continued uneasiness about China.
Why Is Russia Aiming Missiles at China?
India's Abortion Epidemic
July 11, 2017
India's Abortion Epidemic
Despite health risks, middle class women in India are increasingly resorting to unlicensed abortions.
India's Abortion Epidemic
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
July 09, 2017
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
A tradition of cooperation is giving way to a much more complicated relationship
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
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