The EU Should Rethink Its SAARC Approach
October 29, 2014
The EU Should Rethink Its SAARC Approach
After reaching out to ASEAN, the EU should improve its ties with the SAARC.
The EU Should Rethink Its SAARC Approach
Rand Paul to Obama: Finish TPP Trade Deal
October 28, 2014
Rand Paul to Obama: Finish TPP Trade Deal
“Instead of just talking about a so-called ‘pivot to Asia,’ the Obama administration should prioritize negotiating the” TPP.
Rand Paul to Obama: Finish TPP Trade Deal
Why the Iran Nuke Talks Might Fail
October 28, 2014
Why the Iran Nuke Talks Might Fail
International and domestic politics make it increasingly likely that the Iran-P5+1 negotiations will fail.
Why the Iran Nuke Talks Might Fail
America in Northeast Asia: Credibility and Deterrence
October 27, 2014
America in Northeast Asia: Credibility and Deterrence
Why the United States should close the credibility gap in a tense region.
America in Northeast Asia: Credibility and Deterrence
U.S. Should Not Neglect Europe in China Policy
October 25, 2014
U.S. Should Not Neglect Europe in China Policy
Europe still has an important role to play in Washington's policy for East Asia.
U.S. Should Not Neglect Europe in China Policy
Interview: The Stateless Rohingya
October 25, 2014
Interview: The Stateless Rohingya
The growing persecution of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar.
Interview: The Stateless Rohingya
Beijing Should Let Hong Kong ‘Go Democratic First’
October 24, 2014
Beijing Should Let Hong Kong ‘Go Democratic First’
China could do well to follow Deng Xiaoping’s advice.
Beijing Should Let Hong Kong ‘Go Democratic First’
The Future of China and Russia: Can a David Fracture a Goliath?
October 23, 2014
The Future of China and Russia: Can a David Fracture a Goliath?
Proponents of democracy have reason to hope that history is on their side.
The Future of China and Russia: Can a David Fracture a Goliath?
U.S. Pivot to ASEAN: Where Are We Now?
October 22, 2014
U.S. Pivot to ASEAN: Where Are We Now?
With a new ambassador in place, can Washington sustain its commitment to a key region?
U.S. Pivot to ASEAN: Where Are We Now?
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
October 22, 2014
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
"China as a liberal democracy would be a much more nationalist, much more dangerous country."
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
How to Save China-UK Relations
October 20, 2014
How to Save China-UK Relations
It will take more imagination and more passion to unlock the potential of U.K.-China relations.
How to Save China-UK Relations
Time to Reinterpret Nobel Peace Prize Criteria
October 18, 2014
Time to Reinterpret Nobel Peace Prize Criteria
In the modern world, there is reason to expand the interpretation of what the prize represents.
Time to Reinterpret Nobel Peace Prize Criteria
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
October 17, 2014
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
The country brings some baggage of its own to the Council.
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
3 Lessons for Asian Development from Francis Fukuyama
October 15, 2014
3 Lessons for Asian Development from Francis Fukuyama
Francis Fukuyama's latest book has some important lessons on Asia's political development.
3 Lessons for Asian Development from Francis Fukuyama
Does Kim Really Run North Korea? Find Out with Military Diplomacy
October 15, 2014
Does Kim Really Run North Korea? Find Out with Military Diplomacy
The time has come to begin engaging diplomatically with North Korea’s military.
Does Kim Really Run North Korea? Find Out with Military Diplomacy
The Jihadist Popularity Contest
October 13, 2014
The Jihadist Popularity Contest
The battle of ideology and allegiance between Islamic State and al-Qaeda is changing the face of jihad in Asia and the world.
The Jihadist Popularity Contest
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