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Kazakhstan at 25
December 01, 2016
Kazakhstan at 25
The last Soviet republic to declare independence has come a long way since 1991, but challenges remain.
Kazakhstan at 25
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
December 01, 2016
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
The Congress will do far more than determine China’s next leaders. It will decide the fate of the Communist Party itself.
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
Khrushchev’s Fate and China’s Future 
East Asia
Khrushchev’s Fate and China’s Future 
What Xi Jinping can learn from Khrushchev's struggles with reform in the Soviet Union.
Khrushchev’s Fate and China’s Future 
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
East Asia
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
Frustration with corrupt and inept local authorities in Shanxi fuels support for Xi Jinping’s push to be core leader.
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
Oceania
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
Elections in the two countries could determine their future interactions with ASEAN neighbors.
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
Southeast Asia
Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
The Philippines' president has little regard for human rights as he cracks down on drugs.
Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
South Korea's Most Bizarre Corruption Scandal Yet
East Asia
South Korea's Most Bizarre Corruption Scandal Yet
The South Korean presidential scandal is unique for its sheer weirdness.
South Korea's Most Bizarre Corruption Scandal Yet
Why the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte Hates America
Southeast Asia
Why the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte Hates America
A deeper look at the Philippine president’s anti-American views.
Why the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte Hates America
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
Southeast Asia
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
Much of the speculation about the recent attacks miss a simple truth about the plight of the Rohingya.
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
‘Hidden Hands’ in Pakistan
South Asia
‘Hidden Hands’ in Pakistan
RAW, India’s external spy agency, is routinely charged with all sorts of machinations in Pakistan. What’s really at work?
‘Hidden Hands’ in Pakistan
The Darker Side of Thai Royalism 
Southeast Asia
The Darker Side of Thai Royalism 
While most Thais mourn their late king with decorum, a sinister ultra-royalism rears its ugly head.
The Darker Side of Thai Royalism 
The Limits of Duterte’s US-China Rebalance
Southeast Asia
The Limits of Duterte’s US-China Rebalance
A deeper look at Rodrigo Duterte's effort to 'rebalance' ties between the United States and China.
The Limits of Duterte’s US-China Rebalance
The Race to China’s 19th Party Congress
East Asia
The Race to China’s 19th Party Congress
Next fall, China's leaders will kick off the 19th Party Congress. Start your engines.
The Race to China’s 19th Party Congress
Judges and Rice: Cambodia's Expanding Reliance on China
Southeast Asia
Judges and Rice: Cambodia's Expanding Reliance on China
Is there a limit to Beijing's largesse for its southern ally?
Judges and Rice: Cambodia's Expanding Reliance on China
Thailand Mourns King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Southeast Asia
Thailand Mourns King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Millions of Thai citizens mourn the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died on October 13, 2016.
Thailand Mourns King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Commemorating the Thammasat University Massacre in Thailand
Southeast Asia
Commemorating the Thammasat University Massacre in Thailand
Forty years after a student massacre, some in Thailand are trying to keep memories alive through art.
Commemorating the Thammasat University Massacre in Thailand
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