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Australia Must Lift Its Game If It Wants to Lead on the Human Rights Council
July 26, 2017
Australia Must Lift Its Game If It Wants to Lead on the Human Rights Council
Australia now looks certain to take a seat at the UN’s Human Rights Council, but will it be constructive or a spoiler?
Australia Must Lift Its Game If It Wants to Lead on the Human Rights Council
Imagining a 'Finlandized' Korea
July 24, 2017
Imagining a 'Finlandized' Korea
A recent proposal sparked controversy, but it's more feasible than it appears at first glance.
Imagining a 'Finlandized' Korea
Cyclone Mora: Bangladesh’s Natural Disaster Warning System Saved Thousands
July 24, 2017
Cyclone Mora: Bangladesh’s Natural Disaster Warning System Saved Thousands
The country has made real strides in reducing its exposure to catastrophe.
Cyclone Mora: Bangladesh’s Natural Disaster Warning System Saved Thousands
Did Aung San Lead at Panglong – or Follow?
July 21, 2017
Did Aung San Lead at Panglong – or Follow?
Myanmar's ethnic minorities have a different view on Aung San's place in history.
Did Aung San Lead at Panglong – or Follow?
Where Is China's Corruption Crackdown?
July 21, 2017
Where Is China's Corruption Crackdown?
The campaign continues despite a somewhat rocky road.
Where Is China's Corruption Crackdown?
Time for Nawaz Sharif to Resign
July 20, 2017
Time for Nawaz Sharif to Resign
It is the prime minister's refusal to resign that will damage democracy in Pakistan.
Time for Nawaz Sharif to Resign
The Doklam Standoff Is The Beginning of a Troubling New Era in India-China Ties
July 20, 2017
The Doklam Standoff Is The Beginning of a Troubling New Era in India-China Ties
The Doklam standoff is just the beginning of challenging times for India.
The Doklam Standoff Is The Beginning of a Troubling New Era in India-China Ties
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
July 19, 2017
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
Worries about Timor-Leste are understandable, but analysts shouldn't overlook signs of progress.
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
The Chinese Cult of Cairo and the Status of Taiwan
July 17, 2017
The Chinese Cult of Cairo and the Status of Taiwan
After World War II, Taiwan was never formally returned to China -- whether the ROC or the PRC.
The Chinese Cult of Cairo and the Status of Taiwan
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
July 17, 2017
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
Beijing's behavior continues to flout the July 12 ruling, but it'll stand as a historical fact.
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
Doi Moi II: Rule of Law and State Legitimacy in Vietnam
July 14, 2017
Doi Moi II: Rule of Law and State Legitimacy in Vietnam
“Vietnam has the opportunity to define a next-generation model of liberalized development.”
Doi Moi II: Rule of Law and State Legitimacy in Vietnam
Will TPP's Death Kill Labor Rights Reform in Vietnam?
July 13, 2017
Will TPP's Death Kill Labor Rights Reform in Vietnam?
Hanoi should push on with planned reforms, even without the TPP as an incentive.
Will TPP's Death Kill Labor Rights Reform in Vietnam?
World Bank and ILO Whitewash One of the World’s Most Brutal Regimes
July 13, 2017
World Bank and ILO Whitewash One of the World’s Most Brutal Regimes
The ILO’s fieldwork was undertaken hand-in-glove with Uzbek state minders, undermining its veracity.
World Bank and ILO Whitewash One of the World’s Most Brutal Regimes
Mongolia’s Military Marvel
July 13, 2017
Mongolia’s Military Marvel
The country is becoming known for its use of military diplomacy.
Mongolia’s Military Marvel
Learning From South Korea's Energy Breakthrough
July 12, 2017
Learning From South Korea's Energy Breakthrough
Public pressure is helping move South Korea away from coal and toward renewable energy.
Learning From South Korea's Energy Breakthrough
Taking a Global Stand Against North Korea’s Hostage Diplomacy
July 11, 2017
Taking a Global Stand Against North Korea’s Hostage Diplomacy
It's time to address North Korea's detention of foreigners at the UN.
Taking a Global Stand Against North Korea’s Hostage Diplomacy
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