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The Rise of Chinese Space Junk
September 16, 2013
The Rise of Chinese Space Junk
Most orbital debris is U.S. or Russian in origin. But China’s space program exacerbates an urgent issue.
The Rise of Chinese Space Junk
History Wars: A Long View of Asia's Territorial Disputes
September 15, 2013
History Wars: A Long View of Asia's Territorial Disputes
The Diplomat takes a look at the long and complex background to some of the region’s most intractable disputes.
History Wars: A Long View of Asia's Territorial Disputes
North Korea: To Talk or To Provoke?
East Asia
North Korea: To Talk or To Provoke?
Trustpolitik may be a start, but all parties need to return to the table at some point.
North Korea: To Talk or To Provoke?
China’s Developing World Edge
East Asia
China’s Developing World Edge
The IMF and World Bank should take a leaf from China’s focus on developing world infrastructure.
China’s Developing World Edge
North Korea Changes Its Tune (Again)
East Asia
North Korea Changes Its Tune (Again)
A look at how Pyongyang backed away from its latest provocation, and what that might mean for the future.
North Korea Changes Its Tune (Again)
Do We Still Need Embassies?
September 04, 2013
Do We Still Need Embassies?
Modern technology and cost pressures prompt some to argue they are irrelevant. But embassies still have a role.
Do We Still Need Embassies?
The Shanghai Ballet: A Model for Chinese Cultural Diplomacy?
East Asia
The Shanghai Ballet: A Model for Chinese Cultural Diplomacy?
A successful U.K. debut may have some useful lessons for Beijing.
The Shanghai Ballet: A Model for Chinese Cultural Diplomacy?
Asia Eyes The Arctic
August 26, 2013
Asia Eyes The Arctic
The admission this year of six new permanent observers to the Arctic Council was a pivotal moment, in more ways than one.
Asia Eyes The Arctic
Interview: Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr
Oceania
Interview: Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr
“Australia’s experience – our multiculturalism, economic strength and political stability – has much to offer the world.”
Interview: Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr
The Future of American Diplomacy
August 25, 2013
The Future of American Diplomacy
Is not doubling down on its great-power past, but in response to the “rise of the rest” is something more inclusive.
The Future of American Diplomacy
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