Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
October 01, 2014
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
A summit earlier this week achieves consensus on the inadmissibility of a foreign military presence in the sea.
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
Australia Shuts Down Its TV Network
October 01, 2014
Australia Shuts Down Its TV Network
There's a heavy sigh from viewers in Asia as Canberra loses an important plank in its soft power.
Australia Shuts Down Its TV Network
The Killing of the Sikhs
September 30, 2014
The Killing of the Sikhs
Rising attacks and religious desecrations are forcing Pakistan’s Sikhs from their homes.
The Killing of the Sikhs
China’s Climate Change Paradox
September 30, 2014
China’s Climate Change Paradox
It is the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide, but recent shifts in China give cause for hope.
China’s Climate Change Paradox
Catastrophe and Optimism: South Asia at the UN Climate Summit
September 30, 2014
Catastrophe and Optimism: South Asia at the UN Climate Summit
Although India’s PM Modi skipped it, South Asia still had a presence at the climate change gathering in New York.
Catastrophe and Optimism: South Asia at the UN Climate Summit
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
September 30, 2014
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
It may be messy, but Pakistan’s democracy is worth saving.
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
An Elegy to Indonesian Democracy
September 29, 2014
An Elegy to Indonesian Democracy
With the scrapping of direct elections for local leaders, Indonesia’s hard-won democracy is under threat.
An Elegy to Indonesian Democracy
China and the ISIS Threat
September 26, 2014
China and the ISIS Threat
Already grappling with a home-grown terrorism problem, should Beijing fear the Islamic State?
China and the ISIS Threat
Afghanistan’s Re-Emerging Baloch
September 26, 2014
Afghanistan’s Re-Emerging Baloch
The war-torn country is witnessing the unprecedented revival of a long-neglected community.
Afghanistan’s Re-Emerging Baloch
Resolving the Absurd Indo-Bangladesh Border Complexities
September 26, 2014
Resolving the Absurd Indo-Bangladesh Border Complexities
The Modi government is making a push to settle India’s long-running border disputes with Bangladesh.
Resolving the Absurd Indo-Bangladesh Border Complexities
Japan: Let Them Eat Whale
September 25, 2014
Japan: Let Them Eat Whale
When it comes to whaling, perhaps it is time to give Japan what it says it wants.
Japan: Let Them Eat Whale
Taiwan, Asia’s Secret Air Power
September 25, 2014
Taiwan, Asia’s Secret Air Power
A look at what Taiwan is doing to ensure its air defense and why it matters for the United States and the region.
Taiwan, Asia’s Secret Air Power
10 Priorities for Afghanistan’s New President
September 24, 2014
10 Priorities for Afghanistan’s New President
Now that a power-sharing deal has been done, these are the most urgent tasks for the new government.
10 Priorities for Afghanistan’s New President
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
September 24, 2014
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
Serious weaknesses within ASEAN threaten the realization of the bloc’s regional project.
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
Artificial Islands in the South China Sea
September 23, 2014
Artificial Islands in the South China Sea
With this latest twist, Beijing now appears to feel the time is right to change the facts on the ground.
Artificial Islands in the South China Sea
Is There an Obama Doctrine?
September 22, 2014
Is There an Obama Doctrine?
In year 6 of his presidency, does Barack Obama have a foreign policy doctrine?
Is There an Obama Doctrine?
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