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Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
April 03, 2017
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
The scandal could serve as a political turning point for President Joko Widodo.
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
Saudi Arabia Pivots to Asia (For Now)
March 30, 2017
Saudi Arabia Pivots to Asia (For Now)
The Kingdom is looking east, but don’t count out relations with the US.
Saudi Arabia Pivots to Asia (For Now)
A Temple Under Siege: Wat Phra Dhammakaya
March 23, 2017
A Temple Under Siege: Wat Phra Dhammakaya
The fate of a notorious Thai cult hangs in the balance.
A Temple Under Siege: Wat Phra Dhammakaya
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
March 20, 2017
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
Despite the massive 1MDB scandal, Malaysia's ruling party might be in an even better position than in 2013.
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
China's Urbancide in Tibet
March 17, 2017
China's Urbancide in Tibet
China's urbanization policies have a particularly telling impact on Tibet.
China's Urbancide in Tibet
Is the North Korea Crisis a Gift for Malaysia’s Najib?
March 13, 2017
Is the North Korea Crisis a Gift for Malaysia’s Najib?
Despite the scandals, Malaysian prime minister has the moral high ground.
Is the North Korea Crisis a Gift for Malaysia’s Najib?
Student Activism Rears Its Head in India
March 07, 2017
Student Activism Rears Its Head in India
A spike in politically-motivated incidents has India asking: how much activism is too much?
Student Activism Rears Its Head in India
Local Elections: The Coming Test for Nepal's Constitution
March 04, 2017
Local Elections: The Coming Test for Nepal's Constitution
Nepal holds local elections for the first time in two decades.
Local Elections: The Coming Test for Nepal's Constitution
On Taiwan, the Honeymoon Is Over
March 02, 2017
On Taiwan, the Honeymoon Is Over
Tsai Ing-wen's popularity is falling amid pressure from Beijing and economic uncertainty.
On Taiwan, the Honeymoon Is Over
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
February 22, 2017
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
South Korea’s ongoing political crisis is making it difficult to respond effectively to North Korean provocations.
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
February 18, 2017
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
The political future of the Jakarta governor isn’t quite the litmus test some are claiming.
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
February 11, 2017
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
Cory Bernardi's defection from the Liberal Party is a significant moment in Australian politics.
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
Is ASEAN Really Worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize?
February 01, 2017
Is ASEAN Really Worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize?
Public faith in government and institutions are at a very low ebb.
Is ASEAN Really Worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize?
On Indian Republic Day, Remember Kashmir
January 26, 2017
On Indian Republic Day, Remember Kashmir
Insurgency in Kashmir has largely been militarily crushed, yet Indian policies have failed to secure a stable peace.
On Indian Republic Day, Remember Kashmir
The History of a Scandal: How South Korea's President Was Impeached
January 24, 2017
The History of a Scandal: How South Korea's President Was Impeached
The biggest scandal in South Korean history almost never made it to light.
The History of a Scandal: How South Korea's President Was Impeached
Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksas Rise Again
January 20, 2017
Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksas Rise Again
Disillusionment with the Sirisena regime is running high, giving the Rajapaksa clan a chance to reclaim lost glory.
Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksas Rise Again
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