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Duterte and the Global Rise of Strongmen
June 30, 2016
Duterte and the Global Rise of Strongmen
Duterte is far from the only populist politician to rise to power in recent years.
Duterte and the Global Rise of Strongmen
Australia’s Election: Turnbull’s Time?
June 30, 2016
Australia’s Election: Turnbull’s Time?
After years of political instability, Australians go to the polls again on July 2.
Australia’s Election: Turnbull’s Time?
Opportunities Slipping Away in Afghanistan
June 30, 2016
Opportunities Slipping Away in Afghanistan
Both the Afghan government and the international coalition bear responsibility for the country’s lack of progress.
Opportunities Slipping Away in Afghanistan
Marshall Islands: Facing a Sea of Changes
June 30, 2016
Marshall Islands: Facing a Sea of Changes
El Niño brought drought and warmer waters to a Micronesian nation already facing a slew of environmental threats.
Marshall Islands: Facing a Sea of Changes
North Korea: What Now?
May 31, 2016
North Korea: What Now?
Nothing new came out of Pyongyang’s rare Party Congress. Can Kim Jong-un have his yellowcake and eat it too?
North Korea: What Now?
Iranian Energy and Japanese Technology
May 31, 2016
Iranian Energy and Japanese Technology
The Panama Papers shed light on Iran’s plans for self-sufficiency and Japan’s role in tech development.
Iranian Energy and Japanese Technology
Australia’s Careful Dance in the South China Sea
May 31, 2016
Australia’s Careful Dance in the South China Sea
Is Canberra ‘toeing the line’ with the United States on East Asia’s maritime disputes?
Australia’s Careful Dance in the South China Sea
How Hindu Nationalists Took Over India
May 31, 2016
How Hindu Nationalists Took Over India
The movement seeks to advance the aims of a minority, but relies upon a much broader constituency for its support.
How Hindu Nationalists Took Over India
China’s Cultural Revolution at 50
April 28, 2016
China’s Cultural Revolution at 50
Conventional thinking on one of Communist China’s seminal events is often too simplistic.
China’s Cultural Revolution at 50
The Evolution of Indonesia’s Military
April 28, 2016
The Evolution of Indonesia’s Military
Can a leopard change its spots?
The Evolution of Indonesia’s Military
Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
April 28, 2016
Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
On the two-year anniversary of the 2014 coup, Thais wonder if it's brought the security and prosperity promised.
Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
Nepal and Its Neighbors
April 28, 2016
Nepal and Its Neighbors
Changing dynamics between Nepal, China, and India highlight the need for deft diplomacy in Kathmandu.
Nepal and Its Neighbors
The Islamic State in Asia
April 01, 2016
The Islamic State in Asia
How have Asian governments responded to the threat of ISIS?
The Islamic State in Asia
The Philippines: the Elections, the Alliance, and a Rising Power
April 01, 2016
The Philippines: the Elections, the Alliance, and a Rising Power
How will the upcoming Philippine elections impact the country’s foreign policy trajectory?
The Philippines: the Elections, the Alliance, and a Rising Power
Uzbekistan: White Gold, Dirty Business
April 01, 2016
Uzbekistan: White Gold, Dirty Business
Forced labor and financial opacity are the greatest sins of Uzbekistan’s cotton industry.
Uzbekistan: White Gold, Dirty Business
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
April 01, 2016
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
Kazakhstan and China hope to make Khorgos Eastern Gate the new crossroads of Eurasia.
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
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