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Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
January 12, 2017
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
No one embodied the travails and contradictions of Iran’s Revolution as deeply as the late Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
Duterte, One Step Closer to 'The Punisher'
December 28, 2016
Duterte, One Step Closer to 'The Punisher'
Duterte’s Presidential Office is using a comic book to back his war on drugs in the Philippines.
Duterte, One Step Closer to 'The Punisher'
Five Decades of ASEAN: The History of a Political Miracle
December 27, 2016
Five Decades of ASEAN: The History of a Political Miracle
Fifty years after its founding, ASEAN remains central to prosperity in Southeast Asia.
Five Decades of ASEAN: The History of a Political Miracle
Is Indonesia’s Vaunted Secularism Under Threat?
December 21, 2016
Is Indonesia’s Vaunted Secularism Under Threat?
Do protests against Jakarta's Chinese-Christian governor signal a turn toward Islam's far right?
Is Indonesia’s Vaunted Secularism Under Threat?
Australia Tightens Security as US Begins Vetting Refugee Claims
December 19, 2016
Australia Tightens Security as US Begins Vetting Refugee Claims
Immigration chief heads to the United States to ensure a resettlement deal holds under Donald Trump.
Australia Tightens Security as US Begins Vetting Refugee Claims
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
December 17, 2016
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
Sanctions don't scare Kim Jong-un. The thought of his own people, educated and awakened, does.
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
After President's Impeachment, a Stress Test for South Korea
December 14, 2016
After President's Impeachment, a Stress Test for South Korea
Park Geun-hye's impeachment heralds prolonged limbo and potential crisis.
After President's Impeachment, a Stress Test for South Korea
The Tsai-Trump Call: The Dynamics in Taiwan
December 09, 2016
The Tsai-Trump Call: The Dynamics in Taiwan
Most analysis of the call overlooks a crucial component: Tsai's own calculations and the domestic reaction on Taiwan.
The Tsai-Trump Call: The Dynamics in Taiwan
Farewell <i>Amma</i>: Chennai Mourns Jayalalithaa
December 08, 2016
Farewell Amma: Chennai Mourns Jayalalithaa
Grief rocked the capital of Tamil Nadu after the death of the state's long-time chief minister.
Farewell Amma: Chennai Mourns Jayalalithaa
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
December 05, 2016
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
What is Taiwan looking for from Donald Trump?
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
December 03, 2016
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
Buddhism in Mongolia has always had a strong connection to geopolitics.
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
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 
November 24, 2016
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
November 22, 2016
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
November 14, 2016
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
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