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Modi: Time for a Reboot?
March 01, 2016
Modi: Time for a Reboot?
India's dynamic prime minister needs to reboot his policy plans if he wants to achieve real progress.
Modi: Time for a Reboot?
China’s Never-Ending Military Reforms
March 01, 2016
China’s Never-Ending Military Reforms
The implications of the recent large-scale restructuring of the PLA will take time to fully unfold.
China’s Never-Ending Military Reforms
Vietnam’s 12th Party Congress
March 01, 2016
Vietnam’s 12th Party Congress
A tale of two goals: maintaining a monopoly of power and sustaining economic growth.
Vietnam’s 12th Party Congress
South Korea’s Nuclear Temptation
March 01, 2016
South Korea’s Nuclear Temptation
Should South Korea develop its own nuclear weapons capability?
South Korea’s Nuclear Temptation
Oceania: The Key And Turnbull Show
February 01, 2016
Oceania: The Key And Turnbull Show
The leaders of Australia and New Zealand are enjoying a political bromance.
Oceania: The Key And Turnbull Show
Malaysia After the Scandal
February 01, 2016
Malaysia After the Scandal
The 1MDB scandal has drawn attention to corruption in Malaysia, but is it enough to spark reform?
Malaysia After the Scandal
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
February 01, 2016
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
Can it last?
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
Taiwan’s Elections, China’s Response and America’s Policy
February 01, 2016
Taiwan’s Elections, China’s Response and America’s Policy
In the wake of the election, the future of cross-strait relations is even more uncertain.
Taiwan’s Elections, China’s Response and America’s Policy
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
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