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The Next Generation of China’s Navy
January 30, 2017
The Next Generation of China’s Navy
As China’s navy undergoes a change in leadership, what lies ahead for the rapidly modernizing service?
The Next Generation of China’s Navy
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
January 30, 2017
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
A potent mix of Islamism, anti-communism, and racial prejudice threatens to boil over.
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
Sri Lanka’s Transition to Nowhere
January 30, 2017
Sri Lanka’s Transition to Nowhere
Time may be running out for meaningful reforms, and transitional justice remains just out of reach.
Sri Lanka’s Transition to Nowhere
Defying Holy Orders: Afghanistan’s LGBT Community
January 30, 2017
Defying Holy Orders: Afghanistan’s LGBT Community
Kabul’s underground LGBT network faces daily discrimination, intimidation, and abuse, including from authorities.
Defying Holy Orders: Afghanistan’s LGBT Community
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
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