Exclusive: Who's Really Behind Thailand’s Erawan Shrine Bomb Blast?
September 04, 2015
Exclusive: Who's Really Behind Thailand’s Erawan Shrine Bomb Blast?
The Diplomat’s Shawn Crispin conducts an in-depth investigation into the recent Erawan Shrine bombing.
Exclusive: Who's Really Behind Thailand’s Erawan Shrine Bomb Blast?
Fighting Trachoma in Indigenous Australia
September 03, 2015
Fighting Trachoma in Indigenous Australia
Australia has been shamefully slow to eliminate this infectious eye disease. Finally, progress is being made.
Fighting Trachoma in Indigenous Australia
Why North Korea Can’t Be the Next Cuba
September 03, 2015
Why North Korea Can’t Be the Next Cuba
The U.S. has had diplomatic breakthroughs with Cuba and Iran. Don’t expect the same for North Korea anytime soon.
Why North Korea Can’t Be the Next Cuba
Malaysia and Mahathir: The Doctor Is Still in the House
September 02, 2015
Malaysia and Mahathir: The Doctor Is Still in the House
The revival of populist former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad comes at a price for the people of Malaysia.
Malaysia and Mahathir: The Doctor Is Still in the House
A Cold Summer for China and Russia?
September 01, 2015
A Cold Summer for China and Russia?
Political relations between the two giants remain warm, but economic ties appear to be cooling.
A Cold Summer for China and Russia?
What Now for China’s Afghanistan Strategy?
September 01, 2015
What Now for China’s Afghanistan Strategy?
Despite the blow to peace talks with the Taliban, China is unlikely to change its approach to Afghanistan or Pakistan.
What Now for China’s Afghanistan Strategy?
Japan: Farewell to ‘One Country Pacifism’
August 31, 2015
Japan: Farewell to ‘One Country Pacifism’
Why it is time to part ways with the traditional interpretations of Article 9 of Japan’s Constitution.
Japan: Farewell to ‘One Country Pacifism’
Assessing North Korea’s 'Ground Game' with China
August 27, 2015
Assessing North Korea’s 'Ground Game' with China
Has something changed about Chinese-North Korean relations behind the scenes?
Assessing North Korea’s 'Ground Game' with China
Sri Lanka: A Lesson for U.S. Strategy
August 26, 2015
Sri Lanka: A Lesson for U.S. Strategy
Sri Lanka provides a glimpse of small power-great power relations in a future multipolar world order.
Sri Lanka: A Lesson for U.S. Strategy
Are China’s GDP Numbers Believable?
August 24, 2015
Are China’s GDP Numbers Believable?
Experts debate the accuracy of China's official growth figures. Are the numbers fact -- or fiction?
Are China’s GDP Numbers Believable?
Kashmir's Young Rebels
August 22, 2015
Kashmir's Young Rebels
With their backs against the wall, Kashmir's desperate youth have started taking up arms against the Indian government.
Kashmir's Young Rebels
Tajikistan, Turkey and the Gülen Movement
August 21, 2015
Tajikistan, Turkey and the Gülen Movement
Why the closure of seven charter schools in Tajikistan has regional implications.
Tajikistan, Turkey and the Gülen Movement
Should the Philippines’ South China Sea Case Against China Proceed?
August 21, 2015
Should the Philippines’ South China Sea Case Against China Proceed?
China argues that it should not, on jurisdictional grounds.
Should the Philippines’ South China Sea Case Against China Proceed?
Myanmar’s Elections: Jostling for Power
August 20, 2015
Myanmar’s Elections: Jostling for Power
Who might emerge from the uncertainty that surrounds Myanmar’s upcoming polls?
Myanmar’s Elections: Jostling for Power
Iran and Pakistan: Back to Business
August 19, 2015
Iran and Pakistan: Back to Business
In the wake of the nuclear deal, the two countries get ready to do business.
Iran and Pakistan: Back to Business
Tough Times Ahead for the Indonesian Navy?
August 18, 2015
Tough Times Ahead for the Indonesian Navy?
The Indonesian Navy may struggle to meet its Minimum Essential Force targets by 2024. A rethink may be needed.
Tough Times Ahead for the Indonesian Navy?
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