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Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
July 09, 2017
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
A tradition of cooperation is giving way to a much more complicated relationship
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
Qatar Crisis Spells Big Trouble for Asia
July 03, 2017
Qatar Crisis Spells Big Trouble for Asia
Asian countries depend on Qatar as a resource supplier and labor destination.
Qatar Crisis Spells Big Trouble for Asia
Summits, Roads and Suspended Disbelief in Central Asia
June 27, 2017
Summits, Roads and Suspended Disbelief in Central Asia
Can Beijing untie the Pamir Knot?
Summits, Roads and Suspended Disbelief in Central Asia
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
June 14, 2017
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
Thanks in part to U.S. neglect, China's footprint in Sudan has grown exponentially over the past 20 years.
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
China’s Southeast Asia Gambit
May 31, 2017
China’s Southeast Asia Gambit
"China paradoxically presents both threats and opportunities to Southeast Asia."
China’s Southeast Asia Gambit
U.S. Ratification of the Law of the Sea Convention
May 24, 2017
U.S. Ratification of the Law of the Sea Convention
Measuring the raison d'État in the Trump era.
U.S. Ratification of the Law of the Sea Convention
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
Trump’s First 100 Days in Asia
April 28, 2017
Trump’s First 100 Days in Asia
Continuities and discontinuities in Trump’s Asia policy.
Trump’s First 100 Days in Asia
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
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
April 11, 2017
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
What's Beijing’s regional strategy in 2017, how should Washington respond, and where did the Xi-Trump summit fit in?
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
The New Cold War Politics in Afghanistan
April 10, 2017
The New Cold War Politics in Afghanistan
Regional rivalries involving Pakistan, India, Russia, and China complicate an already dire security situation.
The New Cold War Politics in Afghanistan
Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
March 30, 2017
Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
How the new administration should approach Southeast Asia and ASEAN.
Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
Nepal's India-China Balancing Act Put to the Test
March 28, 2017
Nepal's India-China Balancing Act Put to the Test
Prachanda's recent outreach to China is his latest attempt to balance ties with both Nepal's neighbors.
Nepal's India-China Balancing Act Put to the Test
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
March 01, 2017
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
Morocco is actively courting more Chinese investment and closer ties.
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
February 23, 2017
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
Officially, both sides have tried to forget the bloody conflict. Unofficially, bitterness still runs deep.
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
February 15, 2017
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
Border fences are not particularly effective, but they are enormously expensive.
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
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