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Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth – Fact or Fiction?
July 31, 2012
Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth – Fact or Fiction?
Afghanistan’s mineral deposits hold promise, but bringing such wealth to market will be a challenge.
Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth – Fact or Fiction?
Canada’s Asia 'Pivot'?
July 27, 2012
Canada’s Asia 'Pivot'?
Through free trade and energy Canada is establishing a long-term Asia strategy.
Canada’s Asia 'Pivot'?
Kim Jong-un Married?
July 25, 2012
Kim Jong-un Married?
Is change the new constant in North Korea? Reports suggest Kim Jong-un has married Ri Sol Ju.
Kim Jong-un Married?
“Winner Take All” - A China Story?
July 23, 2012
“Winner Take All” - A China Story?
Dr. Elizabeth C. Economy reviews “Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for the World”.
“Winner Take All” - A China Story?
Can Japan Break Its 'Nuclear' Addiction?
July 20, 2012
Can Japan Break Its 'Nuclear' Addiction?
Japan’s past suggests it must renounce nuclear power, as must other nations, notes John W. Traphagan.
Can Japan Break Its 'Nuclear' Addiction?
Texas to Ban Critical Thinking Skills?
July 12, 2012
Texas to Ban Critical Thinking Skills?
Texas Republicans have doubts about doubt, writes Dr. John W. Traphagan. They should look to Japan.
Texas to Ban Critical Thinking Skills?
Could 'Obamacare' Emulate Japan?
July 03, 2012
Could 'Obamacare' Emulate Japan?
Dr. John W. Traphagan explains what American healthcare can learn from Japan
Could 'Obamacare' Emulate Japan?
Asia and America in the Mirror
June 29, 2012
Asia and America in the Mirror
The Diplomat is handing over to a new editor. It’s been a fascinating few years for the current one.
Asia and America in the Mirror
U.S. Eyes Bioterrorism Threat
June 25, 2012
U.S. Eyes Bioterrorism Threat
As Congressional progress stalls, the U.S. moves to tackle the bioterrorism threat from Asia.
U.S. Eyes Bioterrorism Threat
China's Rare Earth Warning
June 20, 2012
China's Rare Earth Warning
China has warned of declining stocks of rare earth metals. The world may have to get used to less.
China's Rare Earth Warning
A Bad Year for Climate Talk?
June 15, 2012
A Bad Year for Climate Talk?
Climate change has been in the news this week. But don’t expect U.S. presidential candidates to make a fuss.
A Bad Year for Climate Talk?
North Korea and Food Security
June 13, 2012
North Korea and Food Security
A new report by the U.N. highlights how desperate the plight of millions of North Korean children has become.
North Korea and Food Security
Talking South Korea
June 07, 2012
Talking South Korea
U.S. relations are often overshadowed by North Korea. But there’s plenty else to Washington’s ties with Seoul.
Talking South Korea
To Tweet, or Not to Tweet?
June 05, 2012
To Tweet, or Not to Tweet?
The Chinese government wants the U.S. to stop announcing its own air pollution readings. Should it?
To Tweet, or Not to Tweet?
May 28, 2012
Iran Surprises on Uranium
A new IAEA report says Iran has enriched uranium to a higher level than expected. Should the West worry?
Iran Surprises on Uranium
Where China Slows, Others Follow
May 25, 2012
Where China Slows, Others Follow
China’s economic growth seems to be slowing. Can its leaders revive the economy and help others in the region?
Where China Slows, Others Follow
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