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The Unsinkable Najib Razak
June 19, 2017
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
Even as 1MDB and other scandals claim further scalps, Malaysia's prime minister is expected to win the next election.
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
Can Nepal's New Prime Minister Avert a Crisis?
June 08, 2017
Can Nepal's New Prime Minister Avert a Crisis?
Sher Bahadur Deuba's return to the premiership will not be easy.
Can Nepal's New Prime Minister Avert a Crisis?
The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins
June 06, 2017
The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins
A horse-breeder, a judoka and a feng shui practitioner walk into a Mongolian polling station...
The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins
Japan's Path to Constitutional Amendment
May 26, 2017
Japan's Path to Constitutional Amendment
The steps Shinzo Abe must take to achieve constitutional revision, and the political implications.
Japan's Path to Constitutional Amendment
Nepal: Elections at the Epicenter
May 19, 2017
Nepal: Elections at the Epicenter
Two years after major earthquakes rocked the country, a Nepali family makes a 30-hour journey to cast their ballots.
Nepal: Elections at the Epicenter
What Iran's Election Means for the World
May 18, 2017
What Iran's Election Means for the World
On May 19, Iran's choice is simple: engagement or isolation.
What Iran's Election Means for the World
Vietnam: The Curious Fall of a Communist Leader
May 16, 2017
Vietnam: The Curious Fall of a Communist Leader
Questions have arisen about the anti-corruption campaign that saw the first firing of a Politburo member in 21 years.
Vietnam: The Curious Fall of a Communist Leader
South Korea’s 19th Presidential Election: Lessons Learned
May 13, 2017
South Korea’s 19th Presidential Election: Lessons Learned
Four lessons to be learned from the results that brought Moon Jae-in to the presidency.
South Korea’s 19th Presidential Election: Lessons Learned
It’s Good to Be the Tatmadaw
May 11, 2017
It’s Good to Be the Tatmadaw
Formerly a global pariah, the Burmese military now enjoys a growing embrace by the West and public support at home.
It’s Good to Be the Tatmadaw
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
May 05, 2017
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
A biography of Li Zhanshu, the right-hand man to Xi Jinping.
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
Presidential Elections Put France’s Influence in the Asia-Pacific At Risk
May 04, 2017
Presidential Elections Put France’s Influence in the Asia-Pacific At Risk
Why the French elections will be important for the Asia Pacific region as a whole.
Presidential Elections Put France’s Influence in the Asia-Pacific At Risk
Exiled Tajik Opposition Leader Speaks
May 01, 2017
Exiled Tajik Opposition Leader Speaks
“When the repression machine begins to work, it destroys everyone."
Exiled Tajik Opposition Leader Speaks
No Sunset for Pakistan’s Secret Military Courts
April 24, 2017
No Sunset for Pakistan’s Secret Military Courts
A failure of justice and a black mark on Pakistan’s global image.
No Sunset for Pakistan’s Secret Military Courts
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
April 21, 2017
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Ahok's defeat says less about the rise of Islamism and more about the strength of entrenched political interests.
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
April 20, 2017
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
Will the Dalai Lama reincarnate in Tawang?
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
A Fresh Crisis in the Kashmir Valley
April 18, 2017
A Fresh Crisis in the Kashmir Valley
The recent by-poll in Srinagar was marked by violence and abysmally low voter turnout.
A Fresh Crisis in the Kashmir Valley
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