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The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
January 21, 2017
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
"The pivot failed to achieve key goals in Asia while inattention made matters worse in Europe and the Middle East."
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
Understanding Islamic Radicalization in Central Asia
January 20, 2017
Understanding Islamic Radicalization in Central Asia
An open letter from Central Asia scholars to the International Crisis Group.
Understanding Islamic Radicalization in Central Asia
Why China's Supporters in Hong Kong are Divided
January 20, 2017
Why China's Supporters in Hong Kong are Divided
The pro-establishment camp is just as diverse, if not more fractious, than the pro-democracy one.
Why China's Supporters in Hong Kong are Divided
Can Japan Lead Asia's Economic Order?
January 20, 2017
Can Japan Lead Asia's Economic Order?
Tokyo can be a champion of the economic order if Abe is prepared to lead.
Can Japan Lead Asia's Economic Order?
Rafsanjani and Me
January 19, 2017
Rafsanjani and Me
A victim of state-sponsored terrorism has a different take on the death of the Iranian leader.
Rafsanjani and Me
Trump, Putin, Xi, and the Return of Kingship
January 19, 2017
Trump, Putin, Xi, and the Return of Kingship
A global surge in populist and strongman leadership may herald the return of a more "natural" state of politics.
Trump, Putin, Xi, and the Return of Kingship
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
January 18, 2017
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
The disappearance of prominent online voices has a chilling effect on other nonconforming bloggers.
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
Asia-Pacific: Time for New Energy Solutions
January 17, 2017
Asia-Pacific: Time for New Energy Solutions
Regional solutions will be key for the Asia-Pacific’s transition to sustainable energy.
Asia-Pacific: Time for New Energy Solutions
Trump and Offensive Cyber Warfare
January 16, 2017
Trump and Offensive Cyber Warfare
What will be President-elect Donald Trump’s policy on the use of offensive cyber weapons?
Trump and Offensive Cyber Warfare
Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea Proposal Won’t Work
January 14, 2017
Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea Proposal Won’t Work
Rex Tillerson's plan for the South China Sea is unworkable.
Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea Proposal Won’t Work
A Lesson for the West From Central Asia
January 14, 2017
A Lesson for the West From Central Asia
Discontent will never disappear, but dissent may become dangerous.
A Lesson for the West From Central Asia
The Trouble With Trump's Taiwan Approach
January 14, 2017
The Trouble With Trump's Taiwan Approach
Trump's remarks about the 'one China' policy misread the psychological aspect of the Taiwan issue.
The Trouble With Trump's Taiwan Approach
US-China Underwater Drone Incident: Legal Grey Areas
January 11, 2017
US-China Underwater Drone Incident: Legal Grey Areas
The legal case against China's actions is not as clear cut as some U.S. scholars argue.
US-China Underwater Drone Incident: Legal Grey Areas
Democracy and Human Rights Shouldn’t Take a Backseat in US Southeast Asia Policy
January 10, 2017
Democracy and Human Rights Shouldn’t Take a Backseat in US Southeast Asia Policy
"As the world’s most powerful democracy, the United States can and should do more to support Southeast Asia’s democracies."
Democracy and Human Rights Shouldn’t Take a Backseat in US Southeast Asia Policy
The Foolishness of Strategic Decapitation in North Korea
January 10, 2017
The Foolishness of Strategic Decapitation in North Korea
Plans to 'solve' the Korea issue by taking out key leaders are tragically oversimplified.
The Foolishness of Strategic Decapitation in North Korea
The Many Faces of Climate Change Migration in Asia
January 07, 2017
The Many Faces of Climate Change Migration in Asia
In the Asia-Pacific, climate change migration is already happening, sometimes by government fiat.
The Many Faces of Climate Change Migration in Asia
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