What You Need to Know About Obama's Trip to India
South Asia
What You Need to Know About Obama's Trip to India
Recapping Barack Obama's historic trip to India.
What You Need to Know About Obama's Trip to India
China: Embracing Africa, But Not Africans
East Asia
China: Embracing Africa, But Not Africans
The next step for Beijing in its Africa relations is better people-to-people relations.
China: Embracing Africa, But Not Africans
The Return of Realpolitik
January 27, 2015
The Return of Realpolitik
Geopolitics was back with a vengeance last year.
The Return of Realpolitik
A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka?
South Asia
A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka?
India may be celebrating the election result in Sri Lanka, but China is in the region for the long haul.
A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka?
Nepal and the Great Power Courtship
South Asia
Nepal and the Great Power Courtship
No longer treated as a peripheral concern, Nepal is receiving overtures from both China and India.
Nepal and the Great Power Courtship
Kachin and China’s Troubled Border
East Asia
Kachin and China’s Troubled Border
The Kachin conflict is a thorn in China’s side as it tries to manage its relations with Myanmar.
Kachin and China’s Troubled Border
2015 Predictions for East Asia
January 13, 2015
2015 Predictions for East Asia
It looks set to be another year of repetitive, uninspiring status quo.
2015 Predictions for East Asia
Russia’s Waning Soft Power in Central Asia
Central Asia
Russia’s Waning Soft Power in Central Asia
The Russian language is fading in the region, and there seems little Moscow can do about it.
Russia’s Waning Soft Power in Central Asia
What To Do About – Or With – Russia?
January 09, 2015
What To Do About – Or With – Russia?
Each of the options has its own problems.
What To Do About – Or With – Russia?
Russian Sanctions, China, and the Arctic
January 03, 2015
Russian Sanctions, China, and the Arctic
Russia’s souring relations with the West have given China an Arctic opening.
Russian Sanctions, China, and the Arctic
China: 2014 Year in Review
East Asia
China: 2014 Year in Review
A look back on the key trends and events for the past 12 months.
China: 2014 Year in Review
Fixing America’s Aid to Afghanistan and Pakistan
South Asia
Fixing America’s Aid to Afghanistan and Pakistan
The US needs a more strategic approach in providing assistance to the two troubled countries.
Fixing America’s Aid to Afghanistan and Pakistan
The Asia-Pacific in 2015: What to Expect
December 23, 2014
The Asia-Pacific in 2015: What to Expect
The Diplomat looks at the trends to watch across the region in the coming year.
The Asia-Pacific in 2015: What to Expect
The Case for Stronger Bhutanese-American Ties
South Asia
The Case for Stronger Bhutanese-American Ties
There is a compelling argument for strengthening ties with the tiny kingdom of Bhutan.
The Case for Stronger Bhutanese-American Ties
China’s Big Diplomacy Shift
East Asia
China’s Big Diplomacy Shift
China signals a change in priorities, raising the risk of tension with the developed world.
China’s Big Diplomacy Shift
Fixing the Senkaku/Diaoyu Problem Once and For All
East Asia
Fixing the Senkaku/Diaoyu Problem Once and For All
In fact, international law does provide an achievable solution to the China-Japan dispute.
Fixing the Senkaku/Diaoyu Problem Once and For All
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