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Tule Lake: Memories of Japanese Internment
September 16, 2016
Tule Lake: Memories of Japanese Internment
As discussion of internment rises in America, the most fortified city in the Americas during WWII risks being forgotten.
Tule Lake: Memories of Japanese Internment
Thailand's Deepening Fractures
Southeast Asia
Thailand's Deepening Fractures
Thailand faces two legitimacy crises at its peripheries — and the junta is only making them worse.
Thailand's Deepening Fractures
Cambodia's Anti-Vietnam Obsession
Southeast Asia
Cambodia's Anti-Vietnam Obsession
Anti-Vietnamese sentiment dominates Cambodia, even among otherwise progressive NGOs and political groups.
Cambodia's Anti-Vietnam Obsession
A Post-Karimov Uzbekistan
Central Asia
A Post-Karimov Uzbekistan
What does the future hold without the only leader Uzbekistan has ever known?
A Post-Karimov Uzbekistan
The Bizarre World of Karachi Politics
South Asia
The Bizarre World of Karachi Politics
Anti-Pakistan rhetoric and a mayor ruling from jail – under MQM control, Pakistan’s largest city is never boring.
The Bizarre World of Karachi Politics
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
Southeast Asia
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
“You can bend the rules of political physics in Malaysia, not forever but for awhile.”
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
Guam: Where the US Military Is Revered and Reviled
Oceania
Guam: Where the US Military Is Revered and Reviled
As the U.S. military plans to nearly double its presence on Guam, indigenous people say "no more."
Guam: Where the US Military Is Revered and Reviled
Kyrgyzstan: Corrupt, Anarchic – and Stable?
Central Asia
Kyrgyzstan: Corrupt, Anarchic – and Stable?
Despite its problems, Kyrgyzstan may be Central Asia's most stable state. Here's why.
Kyrgyzstan: Corrupt, Anarchic – and Stable?
An Uphill Climb for Nepal's Prachanda
South Asia
An Uphill Climb for Nepal's Prachanda
Nepal's new prime minister faces a host of internal and external challenges.
An Uphill Climb for Nepal's Prachanda
Cambodia’s Facebooker-in-Chief
Southeast Asia
Cambodia’s Facebooker-in-Chief
How Hun Sen and his Cambodian People’s Party came to adopt social media.
Cambodia’s Facebooker-in-Chief
Nepal's Unending Political Instability
South Asia
Nepal's Unending Political Instability
Nepal’s power tussle is overshadowing pressing national issues.
Nepal's Unending Political Instability
A Brief History of the Coup d'État in the Asia-Pacific
July 18, 2016
A Brief History of the Coup d'État in the Asia-Pacific
Across Asia in the 20th and 21st centuries, the coup d'etat has been a well-documented phenomenon.
A Brief History of the Coup d'État in the Asia-Pacific
Iran: One Year After the Nuclear Deal
July 11, 2016
Iran: One Year After the Nuclear Deal
A year after the nuclear deal, a climate of insecurity in the Islamic Republic remains and Iran stays unpredictable.
Iran: One Year After the Nuclear Deal
Pakistan's Black Day
South Asia
Pakistan's Black Day
How the military engineered its July 5, 1977 coup, leading to 11 years of martial law.
Pakistan's Black Day
Australia’s Election Cliffhanger
Oceania
Australia’s Election Cliffhanger
The final outcome is uncertain, but either way the result looks likely to be disappointing for PM Malcolm Turnbull.
Australia’s Election Cliffhanger
Mongolia Votes
July 01, 2016
Mongolia Votes
The Diplomat's Peter Bittner provides a first-hand look at election day in Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar.
Mongolia Votes
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