Kazakhstan Opposition Fears Ukraine's
Central Asia
Kazakhstan Opposition Fears Ukraine's "Russian Spring"
Many Kazakhs worry about Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and what it means for their own country’s relations with Russia.
Kazakhstan Opposition Fears Ukraine's "Russian Spring"
The Regional Implications of Indonesia's Rise
Southeast Asia
The Regional Implications of Indonesia's Rise
As it tallies votes from Wednesday’s election, Indonesia’s economic outlook is strong. What does that mean for the region?
The Regional Implications of Indonesia's Rise
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
East Asia
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
Keen to boost its presence in the Pacific, Canada is well placed to help soothe tensions in East Asia.
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
Unintended Consequences of US Alliances in Asia
East Asia
Unintended Consequences of US Alliances in Asia
The benefits of US alliances in Asia are often touted, but what about the costs?
Unintended Consequences of US Alliances in Asia
Abe’s Diplomatic Backtrack
East Asia
Abe’s Diplomatic Backtrack
Japan’s nationalist prime minister tries to ease tensions with his East Asian neighbors.
Abe’s Diplomatic Backtrack
Mongolia: More Than Just a Courtesy Call
Central Asia
Mongolia: More Than Just a Courtesy Call
The significance of US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s visit to Ulan Bator this month should not be overlooked.
Mongolia: More Than Just a Courtesy Call
U.S.-Japan Relations: Not So Sweet Caroline
East Asia
U.S.-Japan Relations: Not So Sweet Caroline
After a rapturous welcome, Japanese enthusiasm for Ambassador Caroline Kennedy has cooled noticeably.
U.S.-Japan Relations: Not So Sweet Caroline
China: A Major Power in the Middle East?
April 01, 2014
China: A Major Power in the Middle East?
U.S. policy is creating an opening for China in the Middle East, which Beijing is exploiting skillfully.
China: A Major Power in the Middle East?
Crimea and South China Sea Diplomacy
Southeast Asia
Crimea and South China Sea Diplomacy
Russia’s big move shows both the limits and importance of diplomacy in territorial disputes.
Crimea and South China Sea Diplomacy
North Korea & Human Rights: Tolerating the Intolerable
East Asia
North Korea & Human Rights: Tolerating the Intolerable
With all its provocations and abuses, there is still only one realistic option for dealing with North Korea.
North Korea & Human Rights: Tolerating the Intolerable
Sri Lanka: Waffling India Faces Tough Decision
South Asia
Sri Lanka: Waffling India Faces Tough Decision
Whichever way it votes on an upcoming UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka, India will offend key constituents.
Sri Lanka: Waffling India Faces Tough Decision
Indian Foreign Policy: The Cold War Lingers
South Asia
Indian Foreign Policy: The Cold War Lingers
India’s support for Russia during the Crimea crisis should be a wake-up call for Washington.
Indian Foreign Policy: The Cold War Lingers
Could China and Japan Work Together in East Africa?
East Asia
Could China and Japan Work Together in East Africa?
Despite troubled relations at home, the two countries have a shared interest in Africa.
Could China and Japan Work Together in East Africa?
Japan’s Strategic Push with Turkey
East Asia
Japan’s Strategic Push with Turkey
With few diplomatic openings in East Asia, Tokyo has been busy forging ties with Ankara.
Japan’s Strategic Push with Turkey
Chinese Foreign Policy: A New Era Dawns
East Asia
Chinese Foreign Policy: A New Era Dawns
As its economic clout grows, Beijing is forging its own path in international relations.
Chinese Foreign Policy: A New Era Dawns
Three Hypotheses on Korea’s Intense Resentment of Japan
East Asia
Three Hypotheses on Korea’s Intense Resentment of Japan
Another perspective on the troubled relations of the East Asian neighbors.
Three Hypotheses on Korea’s Intense Resentment of Japan
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