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A Remote Pacific Island Faces up to China
June 26, 2017
A Remote Pacific Island Faces up to China
Can Yap Island both protect its unique heritage and capitalize on Chinese investment?
A Remote Pacific Island Faces up to China
Decoding Afghan Security Forces' Failures
June 23, 2017
Decoding Afghan Security Forces' Failures
Afghanistan's woefully unprepared intelligence and security agencies are as much of a problem as cross-border terrorism.
Decoding Afghan Security Forces' Failures
Asia and the Fall of Coal
June 22, 2017
Asia and the Fall of Coal
Asia's sudden shift away from coal and toward renewable energy will have a global impact.
Asia and the Fall of Coal
The War on Southeast Asia’s Natural Environment
June 21, 2017
The War on Southeast Asia’s Natural Environment
Southeast Asia's infrastructure boom threatens to destroy the few remaining wilderness sanctuaries in the region.
The War on Southeast Asia’s Natural Environment
Asia's Deadly Pirates
June 21, 2017
Asia's Deadly Pirates
Asia sees more kidnappings and armed robberies at sea than anywhere else in the world.
Asia's Deadly Pirates
Can Pakistan’s Banned Organizations Rejoin the Mainstream?
June 20, 2017
Can Pakistan’s Banned Organizations Rejoin the Mainstream?
Pakistan is exploring reintegrating banned extremist outfits into politics. Can it be done?
Can Pakistan’s Banned Organizations Rejoin the Mainstream?
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
June 19, 2017
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
Even as 1MDB and other scandals claim further scalps, Malaysia's prime minister is expected to win the next election.
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
Fixing India's Economic Diplomacy
June 16, 2017
Fixing India's Economic Diplomacy
To successfully defend its economic interests in the 21st century, India must rethink its approach.
Fixing India's Economic Diplomacy
Thailand's Forgotten Insurgency
June 15, 2017
Thailand's Forgotten Insurgency
The Thai government has shown little interest in confronting the growing violence in the south.
Thailand's Forgotten Insurgency
Kashmir on the Brink
June 14, 2017
Kashmir on the Brink
Kashmir remains a tinderbox. Will it ignite again this summer?
Kashmir on the Brink
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
June 14, 2017
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
Thanks in part to U.S. neglect, China's footprint in Sudan has grown exponentially over the past 20 years.
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
June 14, 2017
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
As India confronts the threat within its borders, could it find common ground with the Trump administration?
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
Does the UN Care About Human Rights in Central Asia?
June 12, 2017
Does the UN Care About Human Rights in Central Asia?
UN Secretary Antonio Guterres is on a regional tour and seems to be avoiding the subject.
Does the UN Care About Human Rights in Central Asia?
Can Nepal's New Prime Minister Avert a Crisis?
June 08, 2017
Can Nepal's New Prime Minister Avert a Crisis?
Sher Bahadur Deuba's return to the premiership will not be easy.
Can Nepal's New Prime Minister Avert a Crisis?
Whale Shark Tourism
June 08, 2017
Whale Shark Tourism
In the Philippines, a lucrative industry puts an endangered species at risk.
Whale Shark Tourism
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
June 07, 2017
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
China hopes to create its own military-industrial complex, but it won't be easy.
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
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