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The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
December 28, 2015
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
The EEU’s first year has raised serious questions about its economic rationale, institutional effectiveness, and geopolitical underpinnings.
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
India’s Emerging Indian Ocean Strategy
December 28, 2015
India’s Emerging Indian Ocean Strategy
The Indian Navy is trying to preserve its influence in increasingly contested waters.
India’s Emerging Indian Ocean Strategy
The Changing Tides of Taiwanese Politics
December 28, 2015
The Changing Tides of Taiwanese Politics
As election day approaches, what’s behind the DPP’s rising popularity and the KMT’s stagnation?
The Changing Tides of Taiwanese Politics
The Asia-Pacific in 2016: What to Expect.
December 28, 2015
The Asia-Pacific in 2016: What to Expect.
The Diplomat’s authors look at the trends to watch across the region in the coming year.
The Asia-Pacific in 2016: What to Expect.
Why COP21 Matters to Asia
November 30, 2015
Why COP21 Matters to Asia
Asia is particularly vulnerable to climate change, and key to a deal at the Paris conference.
Why COP21 Matters to Asia
How Japan Views History
November 30, 2015
How Japan Views History
Japan’s memorials and museums shape national narratives on how to remember the war, honor the dead, and ensure peace.
How Japan Views History
The Sino-Indian Conflict Scenario
November 30, 2015
The Sino-Indian Conflict Scenario
Armed confrontation between China and India is a low probability but high risk contingency worth examining.
The Sino-Indian Conflict Scenario
Asia’s Political Dynasties
November 30, 2015
Asia’s Political Dynasties
Postwar dynasties in Asia have been remarkably persistent.
Asia’s Political Dynasties
The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities
October 29, 2015
The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities
The same process that produces currently underpopulated new areas has created some of the world’s most successful cities
The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities
John F. Kennedy’s Forgotten Crisis
October 29, 2015
John F. Kennedy’s Forgotten Crisis
1962 is remembered for the Cuban Missile Crisis, but the U.S. almost got involved in another war.
John F. Kennedy’s Forgotten Crisis
Myanmar’s Big Moment
October 29, 2015
Myanmar’s Big Moment
The forthcoming elections are a critical step into a somewhat uncertain future. 
Myanmar’s Big Moment
What Next for the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
October 29, 2015
What Next for the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
With the TPP, the Asia-Pacific has the opportunity to shape the future of international commerce.
What Next for the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
Pakistan and the Taliban: Past as Prologue?
September 30, 2015
Pakistan and the Taliban: Past as Prologue?
After riding the Islamist militancy tiger for decades, Pakistan now has a problem.
Pakistan and the Taliban: Past as Prologue?
Nepal and the Politics of Earthquakes
September 30, 2015
Nepal and the Politics of Earthquakes
Plans are in place, the government knows what needs to be done, the money is there, and the survivors are waiting.
Nepal and the Politics of Earthquakes
Singapore’s Surprisingly Predictable Election Result
September 30, 2015
Singapore’s Surprisingly Predictable Election Result
Most analysts were surprised that the ruling PAP did so well. They shouldn’t have been.
Singapore’s Surprisingly Predictable Election Result
Australia: Change at the Top
September 30, 2015
Australia: Change at the Top
In yet another political knifing in Canberra, a very different prime minister takes over.
Australia: Change at the Top
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