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Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
March 01, 2017
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
Morocco is actively courting more Chinese investment and closer ties.
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
February 23, 2017
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
Officially, both sides have tried to forget the bloody conflict. Unofficially, bitterness still runs deep.
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
February 22, 2017
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
South Korea’s ongoing political crisis is making it difficult to respond effectively to North Korean provocations.
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
Here Come the Malaysian Morality Police
February 22, 2017
Here Come the Malaysian Morality Police
As hardline Islam rises, lawmakers in Malaysia will debate a controversial bill to increase sharia punishments.
Here Come the Malaysian Morality Police
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
February 18, 2017
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
The political future of the Jakarta governor isn’t quite the litmus test some are claiming.
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
Which Asian Country Will Replace China as the 'World's Factory'?
February 18, 2017
Which Asian Country Will Replace China as the 'World's Factory'?
Analyzing the “Mighty Five,” countries set to replace China as the workshops of the world.
Which Asian Country Will Replace China as the 'World's Factory'?
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
February 15, 2017
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
Border fences are not particularly effective, but they are enormously expensive.
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
February 14, 2017
Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
How will China use its fledgling ballistic missile submarine fleet?
Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
February 11, 2017
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
Cory Bernardi's defection from the Liberal Party is a significant moment in Australian politics.
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
Chekhov's Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle
February 09, 2017
Chekhov's Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle
Trump’s second act in the South China Sea will have to be stronger than his first.
Chekhov's Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle
Is Vietnam in for Another Devastating Drought?
February 08, 2017
Is Vietnam in for Another Devastating Drought?
Lessons learned from last year's disaster can shape a climate-resilient approach in the Mekong Delta.
Is Vietnam in for Another Devastating Drought?
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
February 08, 2017
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
Balochistan stands to gain little from the massive project, despite being in desperate need of economic opportunity.
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
The Diplomat Seeks Sales Assistant
February 07, 2017
The Diplomat Seeks Sales Assistant
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The Diplomat Seeks Sales Assistant
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
February 07, 2017
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
Pakistan is silencing discussion on a growing number of topics, from religious extremism to CPEC.
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
February 04, 2017
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
Beijing is getting better at selling Asia a benign vision, but most of the region is still having trouble buying it.
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
Is ASEAN Really Worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize?
February 01, 2017
Is ASEAN Really Worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize?
Public faith in government and institutions are at a very low ebb.
Is ASEAN Really Worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize?
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