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Obama and Indonesia: Strong Progress But an Uncertain Future
Southeast Asia
Obama and Indonesia: Strong Progress But an Uncertain Future
The U.S. has done its part to deepen relations; the ball is now in Indonesia's court.
Obama and Indonesia: Strong Progress But an Uncertain Future
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
East Asia
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
The discreet temptation for a national nuclear deterrent has persisted for decades.
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
Does More Aid Mean More Corruption in Afghanistan? 
South Asia
Does More Aid Mean More Corruption in Afghanistan? 
Looking ahead to the Brussels conference, and back to the Kabul Bank scandal.
Does More Aid Mean More Corruption in Afghanistan? 
Laos: Reform or Revolution
Southeast Asia
Laos: Reform or Revolution
What is the likelihood that political change will come to Laos?
Laos: Reform or Revolution
Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism
East Asia
Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism
Japan and China have more in common than they realize -- including their particular strain of nationalism.
Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism
How the UN Failed West Papua
Oceania
How the UN Failed West Papua
The UN no longer considers West Papua to be "colonized," leaving activists hard pressed to find solutions.
How the UN Failed West Papua
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
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