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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
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
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