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Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksas Rise Again
January 20, 2017
Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksas Rise Again
Disillusionment with the Sirisena regime is running high, giving the Rajapaksa clan a chance to reclaim lost glory.
Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksas Rise Again
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
January 19, 2017
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
Many of China's space capabilities are designed to counter U.S. military advantages.
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
January 18, 2017
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
Decades of persecution have left the Rohingya on the brink of genocide.
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
January 14, 2017
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
"The United States should not underestimate China’s ability to achieve energy security within the next two decades."
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
January 12, 2017
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
Vietnam's new Law on Belief and Religion sparks worry about freedom of religion in the communist country.
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
January 12, 2017
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
No one embodied the travails and contradictions of Iran’s Revolution as deeply as the late Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
Kashmir’s Cross-Border Barter Trade
January 11, 2017
Kashmir’s Cross-Border Barter Trade
Cross-LoC trade between India- and Pakistan-administered Kashmir goes on, despite frequent cross-border skirmishes.
Kashmir’s Cross-Border Barter Trade
Vietnam's Next Environmental Hotspot
January 10, 2017
Vietnam's Next Environmental Hotspot
Less than a year after a major pollution crisis, trouble is brewing in the Mekong Delta.
Vietnam's Next Environmental Hotspot
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
January 10, 2017
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
New Delhi faces pressure to ratify a convention that activists fear would ultimately harm Indian women and children.
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
The Rise of Religious Extremism in Balochistan
January 09, 2017
The Rise of Religious Extremism in Balochistan
“Once you unleash these monsters, as you know from Afghanistan, you cannot control them.”
The Rise of Religious Extremism in Balochistan
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
January 07, 2017
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
Getting to the bottom of the Rohingya insurgency's alleged links to transnational terrorism.
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
India and China's Tug of War Over Nepal
January 06, 2017
India and China's Tug of War Over Nepal
Nepal's politicians face increasing pressure from both China and India.
India and China's Tug of War Over Nepal
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
January 05, 2017
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
A look back at the evolution of gay rights in Taiwan -- and the growth of the movement's opposition.
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
Afghanistan's Militias: The Enemy Within?
January 04, 2017
Afghanistan's Militias: The Enemy Within?
Local militias may be allied with the state now, but historically they have posed dangers to the central government.
Afghanistan's Militias: The Enemy Within?
The Rise of Taliban Diplomacy
January 03, 2017
The Rise of Taliban Diplomacy
How are the Taliban and Kabul faring in their diplomatic tug-of-war over Afghanistan's neighbors?
The Rise of Taliban Diplomacy
Cambodia's Experiment With Responsible Tourism
December 30, 2016
Cambodia's Experiment With Responsible Tourism
In Cambodia, local communities open their homes to visitors as part of community-based tourism.
Cambodia's Experiment With Responsible Tourism
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