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Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
September 23, 2017
Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
If we want to understand China, the recent televised trial of a Taiwanese human rights advocate is a good place to start.
Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
Should China Now Lead UNESCO?
September 22, 2017
Should China Now Lead UNESCO?
The move would represent a step in the wrong direction for the organization.
Should China Now Lead UNESCO?
The Calculated Logic Behind North Korea’s Missile Tests
September 21, 2017
The Calculated Logic Behind North Korea’s Missile Tests
North Korea's nuclear tests have strategic and technical purpose.
The Calculated Logic Behind North Korea’s Missile Tests
Pakistan’s Rohingya Hypocrisy
September 20, 2017
Pakistan’s Rohingya Hypocrisy
What tolerance can Pakistan expect in Myanmar for its Muslim minorities when it is unwilling to apply similar concepts itself?
Pakistan’s Rohingya Hypocrisy
Working to Preserve the Stability of Cyberspace
September 20, 2017
Working to Preserve the Stability of Cyberspace
What can we do to encourage responsible nation-state behavior and restraint in cyberspace?
Working to Preserve the Stability of Cyberspace
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
September 17, 2017
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
Cambodia’s “strongman” culture and history continues to haunt its present.
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
What Trump Left Out of His Afghanistan Strategy: China
September 15, 2017
What Trump Left Out of His Afghanistan Strategy: China
Trump's vision of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan came off as myopic, ignoring a role for other regional powers.
What Trump Left Out of His Afghanistan Strategy: China
Democracy in Asia: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
September 15, 2017
Democracy in Asia: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
How has democracy fared in Asia over the last decade – and what can help in pushing the agenda forward?
Democracy in Asia: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Not One More Child: Dealing with Sex Crimes Against Children in Malaysia
September 13, 2017
Not One More Child: Dealing with Sex Crimes Against Children in Malaysia
The government has rolled out laudable measures but the public understanding of such heinous crimes remains woefully inadequate.
Not One More Child: Dealing with Sex Crimes Against Children in Malaysia
Najib’s US Visit Sends a Troubling Message on Rule of Law
September 13, 2017
Najib’s US Visit Sends a Troubling Message on Rule of Law
The visit sends a clear message that the White House is not an ally against graft but a friend of kleptocracy.
Najib’s US Visit Sends a Troubling Message on Rule of Law
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
September 12, 2017
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
Why do Washington's attempts to push for interdiction make other countries uneasy?
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
North Korea: In Deterrence We Trust
September 12, 2017
North Korea: In Deterrence We Trust
Time to choose the less dangerous option.
North Korea: In Deterrence We Trust
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
September 11, 2017
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
China's economic and political sway over the North Korean regime is limited.
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
Calm Down About Taiwan’s New Premier
September 08, 2017
Calm Down About Taiwan’s New Premier
If a tree falls in a Taiwanese forest, cross-Strait relations are tense.
Calm Down About Taiwan’s New Premier
Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific
September 07, 2017
Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific
This week sees the first-ever Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment.
Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific
2017 BRICS Declaration Casts a Light on Pakistan's Use of Cross-Border Terror
September 07, 2017
2017 BRICS Declaration Casts a Light on Pakistan's Use of Cross-Border Terror
The BRICS declaration at Xiamen showed Pakistan that its isolation is growing.
2017 BRICS Declaration Casts a Light on Pakistan's Use of Cross-Border Terror
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