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Asia-3 Key to Syria Crisis
May 10, 2012
Asia-3 Key to Syria Crisis
If there is to be a lasting diplomatic solution to the Syria crisis it will need to involve China, Iran and Russia.
Asia-3 Key to Syria Crisis
May 07, 2012
Beijing Under Siege?
Beijing is faced with a raft of policy challenges. What will the current leadership leave for the next this year?
Beijing Under Siege?
How Australia Sees America (Pt II)
May 04, 2012
How Australia Sees America (Pt II)
Washington Correspondent Eddie Walsh talks defense, diplomacy, and trade issues with Australia’s U.S. Ambassador.
How Australia Sees America (Pt II)
Japan, India Edge Closer
May 02, 2012
Japan, India Edge Closer
There’s more to a Japan-India partnership than China. There are plenty of reasons for them to move closer.
Japan, India Edge Closer
Is U.S-China Distrust Inevitable?
May 01, 2012
Is U.S-China Distrust Inevitable?
Some argue mistrust between the U.S. and China stems from lack of awareness. Maybe they just don’t agree.
Is U.S-China Distrust Inevitable?
North Korea’s Resource Headache
May 01, 2012
North Korea’s Resource Headache
North Korea has trillions of dollars worth of natural resources by some estimates. But could that be a curse?
North Korea’s Resource Headache
Singapore’s Military Modernization
April 27, 2012
Singapore’s Military Modernization
Singapore has the most technologically advanced military in ASEAN. But its defense planning needs a rethink.
Singapore’s Military Modernization
April 26, 2012
Deciphering North Korea
China will likely keep backing North Korea. But with a leadership transition, Pyongyang shouldn’t push too hard.
Deciphering North Korea
Creating a New International Order
April 25, 2012
Creating a New International Order
The lowest common denominator is no longer a good starting point for meaningful coordinated global action.
Creating a New International Order
Making Baghdad Talks a Success
April 20, 2012
Making Baghdad Talks a Success
Iran nuclear talks in Istanbul were a step in the right direction. But there’s much to thrash out before Baghdad.
Making Baghdad Talks a Success
Understanding North Korea
April 17, 2012
Understanding North Korea
The past month has seen a number of key developments in North Korea. So why isn’t anything clearer?
Understanding North Korea
How Australia Sees America
April 14, 2012
How Australia Sees America
Australia is happy for a closer alliance with the U.S. But it will always be based on Canberra’s best interests.
How Australia Sees America
Why Iran Will Compromise
April 11, 2012
Why Iran Will Compromise
Pessimists argue little will come of the latest Iran talks. But a regime struggling for survival may compromise.
Why Iran Will Compromise
The Real Pakistan Danger
April 10, 2012
The Real Pakistan Danger
The real danger from Pakistan isn’t its nuclear arsenal falling into terrorist hands. It’s an economic collapse.
The Real Pakistan Danger
April 05, 2012
Can Japan, South Korea Connect?
Sovereignty and historical issues don’t have to destroy cooperation between Japan and South Korea.
Can Japan, South Korea Connect?
Can Japan Firms Woo Foreigners?
April 02, 2012
Can Japan Firms Woo Foreigners?
Japanese firms are increasingly looking overseas for new markets. But can they woo foreign talent?
Can Japan Firms Woo Foreigners?
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