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Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
November 09, 2016
Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
The Philippines' president has little regard for human rights as he cracks down on drugs.
Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
South Korea's Most Bizarre Corruption Scandal Yet
November 04, 2016
South Korea's Most Bizarre Corruption Scandal Yet
The South Korean presidential scandal is unique for its sheer weirdness.
South Korea's Most Bizarre Corruption Scandal Yet
Why the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte Hates America
November 01, 2016
Why the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte Hates America
A deeper look at the Philippine president’s anti-American views.
Why the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte Hates America
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
October 30, 2016
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
October 28, 2016
‘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 
October 26, 2016
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
October 24, 2016
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
October 17, 2016
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
October 14, 2016
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
October 14, 2016
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
October 12, 2016
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
October 09, 2016
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
October 07, 2016
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? 
September 30, 2016
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
September 28, 2016
Laos: Reform or Revolution
What is the likelihood that political change will come to Laos?
Laos: Reform or Revolution
Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism
September 28, 2016
Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism
Japan and China have more in common than they realize -- including their particular strain of nationalism.
Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism
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