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Cambodia's Anti-Vietnam Obsession
September 06, 2016
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
September 03, 2016
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
September 01, 2016
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
August 31, 2016
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
August 29, 2016
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?
August 16, 2016
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
August 05, 2016
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
August 03, 2016
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
July 26, 2016
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
July 08, 2016
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
July 03, 2016
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
Duterte and the Global Rise of Strongmen
June 30, 2016
Duterte and the Global Rise of Strongmen
Duterte is far from the only populist politician to rise to power in recent years.
Duterte and the Global Rise of Strongmen
Australia’s Election: Turnbull’s Time?
June 30, 2016
Australia’s Election: Turnbull’s Time?
After years of political instability, Australians go to the polls again on July 2.
Australia’s Election: Turnbull’s Time?
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