Is This Japan’s New Challenge to China’s Infrastructure Bank?
May 23, 2015
Is This Japan’s New Challenge to China’s Infrastructure Bank?
There is more nuance to Tokyo’s approach than some of the headlines suggest.
Is This Japan’s New Challenge to China’s Infrastructure Bank?
In Bangladesh, BNP Is Derailing Democracy
May 22, 2015
In Bangladesh, BNP Is Derailing Democracy
Bangladesh’s ambassador to the U.S. on the recent elections in Dhaka and Chittagong.
In Bangladesh, BNP Is Derailing Democracy
Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
May 22, 2015
Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
Jakarta is well placed to mediate a resolution.
Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
May 21, 2015
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
China’s grand plans for the region could be derailed without a change in approach.
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
Amos Yee, Free Speech and Lessons from Singapore
May 21, 2015
Amos Yee, Free Speech and Lessons from Singapore
Why we should think carefully before criticizing Singapore’s stance on Amos Yee.
Amos Yee, Free Speech and Lessons from Singapore
The US Position on the ‘1992 Consensus’: Why it Matters
May 19, 2015
The US Position on the ‘1992 Consensus’: Why it Matters
Amid the discourse on Taiwan's future, it's important to be clear on the 1992 consensus.
The US Position on the ‘1992 Consensus’: Why it Matters
Constructing the ‘Terrorist’ Identity
May 19, 2015
Constructing the ‘Terrorist’ Identity
A Melbourne arrest “exemplifies the hysteria that permeates Australia’s anti-terror climate.”
Constructing the ‘Terrorist’ Identity
Making Smart Sanctions Smarter
May 18, 2015
Making Smart Sanctions Smarter
Sanctions can be a powerful tool, provided there is thought applied to their implementation and scope.
Making Smart Sanctions Smarter
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
May 16, 2015
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
The tragedy unfolding in the Andaman Sea can no longer be ignored.
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
The Dangerous Japan-U.S. Defense Guidelines Revisions
May 13, 2015
The Dangerous Japan-U.S. Defense Guidelines Revisions
A Japanese opposition leader on what is wrong with the changes to The Guidelines for Japan-U.S. Defense Cooperation.
The Dangerous Japan-U.S. Defense Guidelines Revisions
The Question That Is Never Asked: What Do the Taiwanese Want?
May 13, 2015
The Question That Is Never Asked: What Do the Taiwanese Want?
When debating Taiwan's fate, consider what the Taiwanese want.
The Question That Is Never Asked: What Do the Taiwanese Want?
Sure, TPP Is 'Win-Win'... Unless You Care About Human Rights
May 12, 2015
Sure, TPP Is 'Win-Win'... Unless You Care About Human Rights
The Trans-Pacific Partnership won't do much to improve the human rights situation in Asia.
Sure, TPP Is 'Win-Win'... Unless You Care About Human Rights
Playing 'Telephone' With ISIS Central Asia Estimates
May 12, 2015
Playing 'Telephone' With ISIS Central Asia Estimates
No, there are probably not 4,000 Tajiks in Syria.
Playing 'Telephone' With ISIS Central Asia Estimates
Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz
May 11, 2015
Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz
Given very different positions and provocative actions, Iran and the U.S. need a buffer to prevent escalation.
Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz
Japan’s Generational Opportunity
May 10, 2015
Japan’s Generational Opportunity
Japan has a compelling story to tell, and a new generation of Americans is ready to listen.
Japan’s Generational Opportunity
98-1: The US Senate Wants a Say in the Iran Deal
May 08, 2015
98-1: The US Senate Wants a Say in the Iran Deal
With the Senate's 98-1 backing, it looks like Congress will have a say in any final Iran deal.
98-1: The US Senate Wants a Say in the Iran Deal
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