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The Big Winner of Timor-Leste's Parliamentary Elections? The Country Itself
June 16, 2017
The Big Winner of Timor-Leste's Parliamentary Elections? The Country Itself
Whatever the result of Timor-Leste’s elections, the outcome will be unity. Here’s why.
The Big Winner of Timor-Leste's Parliamentary Elections? The Country Itself
Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)
June 16, 2017
Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)
We need to devise a plan for the containment of the next revolutionary Islamic State.
Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)
An Environmental Protection Area in the South China Sea? Not Likely
June 16, 2017
An Environmental Protection Area in the South China Sea? Not Likely
It's a worthy idea, but completely unrealistic.
An Environmental Protection Area in the South China Sea? Not Likely
Brazil’s Shameful Silence About Kashmir
June 16, 2017
Brazil’s Shameful Silence About Kashmir
Brazil needs to take India to task for human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region.
Brazil’s Shameful Silence About Kashmir
Why Abe Still Loves Trump
June 15, 2017
Why Abe Still Loves Trump
The Japanese leader’s cultivation of the U.S. president is part of a broader strategy that seems to be working so far.
Why Abe Still Loves Trump
Time to End US Strategic Ambiguity on Taiwan
June 14, 2017
Time to End US Strategic Ambiguity on Taiwan
Trump should be clear: the U.S. will come to Taiwan's aid if it is attacked.
Time to End US Strategic Ambiguity on Taiwan
The Pacific Fleet: Russia’s Diminutive White Fleet?
June 14, 2017
The Pacific Fleet: Russia’s Diminutive White Fleet?
Recent missions of Russia's Pacific Fleet are reminiscent of the 1907-08 voyage of the U.S. Navy’s Great White Fleet.
The Pacific Fleet: Russia’s Diminutive White Fleet?
Winning the Elusive Peace Against Terrorism in Afghanistan
June 12, 2017
Winning the Elusive Peace Against Terrorism in Afghanistan
Bringing peace to Afghanistan will require renewed commitment from partners and neighbors.
Winning the Elusive Peace Against Terrorism in Afghanistan
The Trouble With South Asian Regionalism
June 10, 2017
The Trouble With South Asian Regionalism
The prospects for collective action remain as dim as ever.
The Trouble With South Asian Regionalism
Trump Reneges on Paris Climate Change Agreement: Options for India
June 09, 2017
Trump Reneges on Paris Climate Change Agreement: Options for India
Trump's withdrawal is a blow to the agreement, but could provide opportunities for India.
Trump Reneges on Paris Climate Change Agreement: Options for India
I Am Uyghur and I Will Protest
June 08, 2017
I Am Uyghur and I Will Protest
One member of the Uyghur diaspora explains why Uyghurs abroad raise their banners outside Chinese embassies.
I Am Uyghur and I Will Protest
Center of the World: This Week in Astana, Kazakhstan
June 07, 2017
Center of the World: This Week in Astana, Kazakhstan
The SCO summit, the opening of EXPO 2017 and Syrian peace talks are bringing the world to Kazakhstan.
Center of the World: This Week in Astana, Kazakhstan
The Shangri-La Dialogue: Lots of Talk, Few Answers
June 07, 2017
The Shangri-La Dialogue: Lots of Talk, Few Answers
Rather than “building confidence,” the Dialogue exacerbated relations between China and the United States and its allies.
The Shangri-La Dialogue: Lots of Talk, Few Answers
Japan’s Mistaken South Sudan Withdrawal
June 07, 2017
Japan’s Mistaken South Sudan Withdrawal
The withdrawal harms Japan's operational readiness and its international reputation.
Japan’s Mistaken South Sudan Withdrawal
Rouhani's Reelection Means Continued Iran-China Engagement
June 07, 2017
Rouhani's Reelection Means Continued Iran-China Engagement
Rouhani's reelection will result in the continuation and possibly intensification of Sino-Iranian relations.
Rouhani's Reelection Means Continued Iran-China Engagement
Try As It Might, Ballistic Missile Defense Won't Solve the United States' North Korea Problem
June 06, 2017
Try As It Might, Ballistic Missile Defense Won't Solve the United States' North Korea Problem
Americans should not breathe easy just because of one successful ground-based midcourse defense (GMD) system test.
Try As It Might, Ballistic Missile Defense Won't Solve the United States' North Korea Problem
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