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Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
June 07, 2017
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
China hopes to create its own military-industrial complex, but it won't be easy.
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins
June 06, 2017
The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins
A horse-breeder, a judoka and a feng shui practitioner walk into a Mongolian polling station...
The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
June 05, 2017
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
Xinjiang's removal of the added points policy for university entrance is not all bad news for its ethnic minorities.
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
Japan's Path to Constitutional Amendment
May 26, 2017
Japan's Path to Constitutional Amendment
The steps Shinzo Abe must take to achieve constitutional revision, and the political implications.
Japan's Path to Constitutional Amendment
The Day After the Second Korean War
May 17, 2017
The Day After the Second Korean War
The greatest threat to U.S. victory in a Korean war scenario isn't the North Korean military. It's postwar insurgency.
The Day After the Second Korean War
South Korea’s 19th Presidential Election: Lessons Learned
May 13, 2017
South Korea’s 19th Presidential Election: Lessons Learned
Four lessons to be learned from the results that brought Moon Jae-in to the presidency.
South Korea’s 19th Presidential Election: Lessons Learned
Dealing With Chinese Sanctions: South Korea and Taiwan
May 12, 2017
Dealing With Chinese Sanctions: South Korea and Taiwan
Seoul can take some lessons from Taipei’s experience of living with Beijing’s displeasure.
Dealing With Chinese Sanctions: South Korea and Taiwan
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
May 09, 2017
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
The strange story of a 17th century feud and its relevance for Tibetan geopolitics today.
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
May 05, 2017
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
A biography of Li Zhanshu, the right-hand man to Xi Jinping.
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
May 04, 2017
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
A testing site for weapons systems, missiles, and rockets in the middle of the Pacific.
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
North Korea’s Mysterious New Islands
May 01, 2017
North Korea’s Mysterious New Islands
China isn’t the only country with suspicious island construction sites.
North Korea’s Mysterious New Islands
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
April 19, 2017
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
The first 24 hours of war on the Korean peninsula could cost hundreds of thousands of lives.
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
Mongolia's Democracy Under Stress
April 14, 2017
Mongolia's Democracy Under Stress
A wave of protests (and lack of any government response) is challenging Mongolia's political system.
Mongolia's Democracy Under Stress
The Case for Engaging North Korea
April 12, 2017
The Case for Engaging North Korea
The best path to long-term stability is encouraging economic reform and growth in the DPRK.
The Case for Engaging North Korea
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
April 12, 2017
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
Beijing’s use of commercial actors to carry out Party-state objectives requires a coordinated response.
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
April 06, 2017
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
As China's massive population begins to spend more, the world will take notice.
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
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