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Iranian Energy and Japanese Technology
East Asia
Iranian Energy and Japanese Technology
The Panama Papers shed light on Iran’s plans for self-sufficiency and Japan’s role in tech development.
Iranian Energy and Japanese Technology
How to Create a United Southern Asia
South Asia
How to Create a United Southern Asia
A blueprint for integrating BIMSTEC and ASEAN through a Southern Asian Multi-Sectoral Regional Agreement.
How to Create a United Southern Asia
Kyrgyzstan: Putin’s Eurasian Economic Union and Its Discontents
Central Asia
Kyrgyzstan: Putin’s Eurasian Economic Union and Its Discontents
At Dordoi Bazaar, the economic promise of the EEU appears remote.
Kyrgyzstan: Putin’s Eurasian Economic Union and Its Discontents
Afghanistan’s Addiction to Foreign Aid
South Asia
Afghanistan’s Addiction to Foreign Aid
Foreign aid has been counterproductive for the country. It’s time for Kabul to wean itself off.
Afghanistan’s Addiction to Foreign Aid
Russia's Economy in 2016
Central Asia
Russia's Economy in 2016
Falling oil prices and sanctions drive home the need for structural economic reform in Russia.
Russia's Economy in 2016
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
South Asia
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
The Colombo Port City project was conceived by Sri Lanka, but is now an almost 100 percent Chinese undertaking.
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
Masela: Indonesia’s Odd LNG Plan
Southeast Asia
Masela: Indonesia’s Odd LNG Plan
Indonesian PM Joko Widodo has accepted some strange advice for the giant gas block.
Masela: Indonesia’s Odd LNG Plan
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
Central Asia
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
Kazakhstan and China hope to make Khorgos Eastern Gate the new crossroads of Eurasia.
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
Iran, China and the Silk Road Train
Central Asia
Iran, China and the Silk Road Train
The Yiwu-Tehran train is a significant part of Beijing’s plans for regional integration.
Iran, China and the Silk Road Train
India's Place in the Sun: The International Solar Alliance
March 23, 2016
India's Place in the Sun: The International Solar Alliance
India is set to lead the International Solar Alliance, but its task is not without challenges.
India's Place in the Sun: The International Solar Alliance
Pakistan’s Ailing National Airline
South Asia
Pakistan’s Ailing National Airline
After years of neglect, could privatization finally rescue Pakistan International Airlines?
Pakistan’s Ailing National Airline
Can Kazakhstan’s Privatization Plan Succeed?
Central Asia
Can Kazakhstan’s Privatization Plan Succeed?
Kazakhstan’s plan to privatize its state industries is ambitious, but it faces some major barriers.
Can Kazakhstan’s Privatization Plan Succeed?
Japan's Economic Prospects in 2016
East Asia
Japan's Economic Prospects in 2016
Tamim Bayoumi of the PIIE on Japan's economic state and what's next for Abenomics
Japan's Economic Prospects in 2016
Malaysia After the Scandal
Southeast Asia
Malaysia After the Scandal
The 1MDB scandal has drawn attention to corruption in Malaysia, but is it enough to spark reform?
Malaysia After the Scandal
JCPOA: A New Dawn for Iran’s Oil and Gas Industry
January 29, 2016
JCPOA: A New Dawn for Iran’s Oil and Gas Industry
Sanctions relief will breathe fresh air into Iran’s dilapidated oil and gas industry.
JCPOA: A New Dawn for Iran’s Oil and Gas Industry
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
December 28, 2015
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
The EEU’s first year has raised serious questions about its economic rationale, institutional effectiveness, and geopolitical underpinnings.
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
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