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US-Japan Relations and Obama’s Visit to Japan
April 23, 2014
US-Japan Relations and Obama’s Visit to Japan
Both countries face some delicate tasks during the US president’s stopover.
US-Japan Relations and Obama’s Visit to Japan
India-Japan Relations: A Fillip on the Cards?
April 23, 2014
India-Japan Relations: A Fillip on the Cards?
The two countries have been enjoying stronger ties. Will that get a boost under a new Indian government?
India-Japan Relations: A Fillip on the Cards?
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
April 23, 2014
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
Officials nonetheless remain committed to introducing the harsh penalties.
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
Bangladesh: Cheap T-Shirts and Fundamentalism
April 23, 2014
Bangladesh: Cheap T-Shirts and Fundamentalism
The presence of Islamic hardliners among the rescuers at Rana Plaza last year raised some interesting questions.
Bangladesh: Cheap T-Shirts and Fundamentalism
Debunking the Iran-North Korea Nuclear Axis Myth
April 23, 2014
Debunking the Iran-North Korea Nuclear Axis Myth
A new report from a congressional think tank casts further doubt on alleged Iranian-North Korean nuclear cooperation.
Debunking the Iran-North Korea Nuclear Axis Myth
Why Obama's Asia Tour Is Bad News for China
April 23, 2014
Why Obama's Asia Tour Is Bad News for China
Obama's trip to Asia will increase perceptions in Beijing that the U.S. seeks to contain China's rise.
Why Obama's Asia Tour Is Bad News for China
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
April 23, 2014
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
Following Afghanistan's elections, the U.S. is considering leaving fewer than 10,000 troops in the country.
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
April 23, 2014
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
North Korea tested its weapons in 2006, 2009, and 2013 at Punggye-ri. Is another test in the works?
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
Building 'A Bridge Between China and Europe'
April 23, 2014
Building 'A Bridge Between China and Europe'
While the U.S. revitalizes East Asian alliances, China looks for new partners in Europe.
Building 'A Bridge Between China and Europe'
India Prepares Long-Range Missile Defense Test
April 23, 2014
India Prepares Long-Range Missile Defense Test
In the coming weeks, India will test its anti-ballistic missile system as well as new two missiles.
India Prepares Long-Range Missile Defense Test
China's Aircraft Carrier Stars in New Music Videos
April 23, 2014
China's Aircraft Carrier Stars in New Music Videos
Two official music videos show off the Liaoning, its aircraft, and its sailors.
China's Aircraft Carrier Stars in New Music Videos
Bangladesh: One Year After Rana Plaza, Problems Linger
April 22, 2014
Bangladesh: One Year After Rana Plaza, Problems Linger
Fashions change, life moves on, but the problems with the apparel industry endure.
Bangladesh: One Year After Rana Plaza, Problems Linger
The Risks of Asia-Pacific Multilateralism
April 22, 2014
The Risks of Asia-Pacific Multilateralism
Those who would call for U.S.-led multilateral institutions in Asia need to consider the potential pitfalls.
The Risks of Asia-Pacific Multilateralism
Can Cambodia’s Media Reform?
April 22, 2014
Can Cambodia’s Media Reform?
Without sweeping reform, traditional media in Cambodia is at risk of becoming irrelevant.
Can Cambodia’s Media Reform?
Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account
April 22, 2014
Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account
An independent observer of the 2014 Afghan general elections offers his impressions of Afghanistan's historic election day.
Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account
Engaging China on Human Rights
April 22, 2014
Engaging China on Human Rights
China is bound to act in its national interest. Upholding human rights is one of those interests.
Engaging China on Human Rights
The Myth of Chinese Assertiveness
April 22, 2014
The Myth of Chinese Assertiveness
Frequent claims that China has grown more assertive since 2009 ignore the historical record.
The Myth of Chinese Assertiveness
The Midterm Elections and the Asia Pivot
April 22, 2014
The Midterm Elections and the Asia Pivot
The Republican Party taking the Senate in the 2014 elections could be a boon for the Asia Pivot.
The Midterm Elections and the Asia Pivot
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