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The Asia-Pacific in 2017: What to Expect
December 31, 2016
The Asia-Pacific in 2017: What to Expect
The Diplomat looks at the trends to watch across the region in the coming year.
The Asia-Pacific in 2017: What to Expect
The Pacific Islands Play the Field
December 27, 2016
The Pacific Islands Play the Field
New realities are shaping Pacific Island states’ relationships with China, Russia, Australia, and the United States.
The Pacific Islands Play the Field
Five Decades of ASEAN: The History of a Political Miracle
December 27, 2016
Five Decades of ASEAN: The History of a Political Miracle
Fifty years after its founding, ASEAN remains central to prosperity in Southeast Asia.
Five Decades of ASEAN: The History of a Political Miracle
Capital Punishment: New Delhi’s Deadly Smog
December 27, 2016
Capital Punishment: New Delhi’s Deadly Smog
Unprecedented pollution in the capital speaks to the severity of India’s air pollution crisis. 
Capital Punishment: New Delhi’s Deadly Smog
Women Will Save Japan
December 01, 2016
Women Will Save Japan
Improving women's political and economic participation will be central to preserving Japan's status as a global heavyweight.
Women Will Save Japan
Kazakhstan at 25
December 01, 2016
Kazakhstan at 25
The last Soviet republic to declare independence has come a long way since 1991, but challenges remain.
Kazakhstan at 25
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
December 01, 2016
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
The Congress will do far more than determine China’s next leaders. It will decide the fate of the Communist Party itself.
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
The Pivot, Past And Future
December 01, 2016
The Pivot, Past And Future
Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is in (largely homegrown) trouble.
The Pivot, Past And Future
‘Hidden Hands’ in Pakistan
October 28, 2016
‘Hidden Hands’ in Pakistan
RAW, India’s external spy agency, is routinely charged with all sorts of machinations in Pakistan. What’s really at work?
‘Hidden Hands’ in Pakistan
In Asia Moscow Trusts? Russia’s Pivot to the East
October 28, 2016
In Asia Moscow Trusts? Russia’s Pivot to the East
The long history and mixed results of Russia’s eastward strategy.
In Asia Moscow Trusts? Russia’s Pivot to the East
Asia’s Murky Roadmap for Growth
October 28, 2016
Asia’s Murky Roadmap for Growth
With the future of the TPP uncertain, Asian countries have other options to consider.
Asia’s Murky Roadmap for Growth
North Korea and the Global Fight Against Climate Change
October 28, 2016
North Korea and the Global Fight Against Climate Change
Is environmental engagement with North Korea an alternative to denuclearization politics?
North Korea and the Global Fight Against Climate Change
US Election 2016: The View from Asia
September 30, 2016
US Election 2016: The View from Asia
Either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be the next U.S. president. What does Asia think about the election?
US Election 2016: The View from Asia
An Arms Race in Southeast Asia?
September 30, 2016
An Arms Race in Southeast Asia?
Yes, Southeast Asian states are bulking up their militaries – but that doesn’t necessarily translate to an arms race.
An Arms Race in Southeast Asia?
Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
September 30, 2016
Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
The costs of a "silent revolution."
Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
Pride and Politics on Display in Kyrgyzstan
September 30, 2016
Pride and Politics on Display in Kyrgyzstan
The World Nomad Games were great fun, but also securitized, commercialized, politicized, and nationalized.
Pride and Politics on Display in Kyrgyzstan
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