A Brief History of the Coup d'État in the Asia-Pacific
July 18, 2016
A Brief History of the Coup d'État in the Asia-Pacific
Across Asia in the 20th and 21st centuries, the coup d'etat has been a well-documented phenomenon.
A Brief History of the Coup d'État in the Asia-Pacific
A Friend of the Dead: Finding Justice in Cambodia
July 01, 2016
A Friend of the Dead: Finding Justice in Cambodia
Luke Hunt speaks with academic Craig Etcheson, who played a key role in the establishment of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.
A Friend of the Dead: Finding Justice in Cambodia
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
June 24, 2016
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
What kind of power will India become?
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
June 21, 2016
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
The current understanding of "historic rights" in the South China Sea in China can be traced back to a U.S. diplomat.
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
June 15, 2016
Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
Contrary to popular perception, some Islamic cultures have a long, vibrant history of tolerance for homosexual behavior.
Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
India and the Gulf States Share a Long History
June 10, 2016
India and the Gulf States Share a Long History
India's prime minister recently visited Qatar, emphasizing long-standing cultural ties.
India and the Gulf States Share a Long History
South Asia or India: An Old Debate Resurfaces in California
May 24, 2016
South Asia or India: An Old Debate Resurfaces in California
Should the subcontinent be referred to South Asia or India, especially in the historical sense?
South Asia or India: An Old Debate Resurfaces in California
What the US Can Learn From Its Own History About a Naval Logistics Agreement With India
May 23, 2016
What the US Can Learn From Its Own History About a Naval Logistics Agreement With India
How would the United States have seen LEMOA 69 years out from its independence?
What the US Can Learn From Its Own History About a Naval Logistics Agreement With India
What If the United States Had Told the Soviet Union About the Bomb?
May 18, 2016
What If the United States Had Told the Soviet Union About the Bomb?
In 1945, U.S. nuclear scientists urged the government to talk to the Soviets about the bomb--of course, they didn't know the Soviets knew.
What If the United States Had Told the Soviet Union About the Bomb?
A Choice in Uzbekistan: Freshly Hatched Chicks or Cash?
May 13, 2016
A Choice in Uzbekistan: Freshly Hatched Chicks or Cash?
In modern and ancient Asia alike, food and consumable products have been stores of wealth.
A Choice in Uzbekistan: Freshly Hatched Chicks or Cash?
The Big Nuking of 1959: How the US Would Have Nuked East Asia
May 06, 2016
The Big Nuking of 1959: How the US Would Have Nuked East Asia
A recently declassified nuclear target list shows how the U.S. planned to use its nuclear weapons in the late-1950s.
The Big Nuking of 1959: How the US Would Have Nuked East Asia
When George HW Bush Met Zhao Ziyang...
May 05, 2016
When George HW Bush Met Zhao Ziyang...
A newly declassified transcript provides insight into a fascinating point in U.S.-China relations.
When George HW Bush Met Zhao Ziyang...
Is it Obvious Why India Cares About Nuclear Weapons?
April 29, 2016
Is it Obvious Why India Cares About Nuclear Weapons?
Was India looking for prestige? Was it looking for security? What about both?
Is it Obvious Why India Cares About Nuclear Weapons?
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
April 22, 2016
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
India has acknowledged that there may not be a good legal case for the return of the diamond.
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
How Mao Zedong Benefited From the Cuban Missile Crisis
April 08, 2016
How Mao Zedong Benefited From the Cuban Missile Crisis
The Chinese role in Cuba during the Cold War paid dividends domestically for Mao Zedong.
How Mao Zedong Benefited From the Cuban Missile Crisis
The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
March 29, 2016
The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
Discovering how most Muslims see their holy book means treading between the two extremes of radical Islam and liberal Western scholarship.
The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
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