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Who Will Be Iran’s Next Parliament Speaker?
May 23, 2016
Who Will Be Iran’s Next Parliament Speaker?
Mohammad Reza Aref and Ali Larijani are in the running for Iran's parliamentary speakership.
Who Will Be Iran’s Next Parliament Speaker?
Tsai Ing-wen’s Limited Options on Cross-Strait Relations
East Asia
Tsai Ing-wen’s Limited Options on Cross-Strait Relations
Domestic, economic, and geopolitical realities will hamper Tsai's ability to craft cross-strait policy.
Tsai Ing-wen’s Limited Options on Cross-Strait Relations
Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
Southeast Asia
Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
The saintly status surrounding Suu Kyi has led to tunnel vision in the NLD and the international community.
Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
The Philippines Under President Duterte
Southeast Asia
The Philippines Under President Duterte
Duterte rode a wave of anti-establishment sentiment to victory. But how he will actually govern?
The Philippines Under President Duterte
The Khmer Rouge’s Last Stronghold in Cambodia
Southeast Asia
The Khmer Rouge’s Last Stronghold in Cambodia
A closer look at the remnants of Cambodia's brutal regime.
The Khmer Rouge’s Last Stronghold in Cambodia
President Trump: The View From China
East Asia
President Trump: The View From China
Trump's overall policies are a mixed bag for China, but his stance on U.S. leadership opens doors for Beijing.
President Trump: The View From China
The Rohingya and Suu Kyi’s Myanmar
Southeast Asia
The Rohingya and Suu Kyi’s Myanmar
The democratic icon’s party won a major victory last year. Will it help a beleaguered minority?
The Rohingya and Suu Kyi’s Myanmar
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
Southeast Asia
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
General Prayut's power may be unlimited on paper, but in reality he is curtailed on several fronts.
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
China’s Cultural Revolution at 50
East Asia
China’s Cultural Revolution at 50
Conventional thinking on one of Communist China’s seminal events is often too simplistic.
China’s Cultural Revolution at 50
Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
Southeast Asia
Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
On the two-year anniversary of the 2014 coup, Thais wonder if it's brought the security and prosperity promised.
Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
Japan and the Panama Papers
East Asia
Japan and the Panama Papers
A deeper insight into Japanese businessmen’s offshore deals.
Japan and the Panama Papers
China's Maritime Courts: Defenders of 'Judicial Sovereignty'
East Asia
China's Maritime Courts: Defenders of 'Judicial Sovereignty'
A closer look at China's maritime courts and how they bolster China's sovereignty claims.
China's Maritime Courts: Defenders of 'Judicial Sovereignty'
The Politics Of Yoga
South Asia
The Politics Of Yoga
India’s PM has been aggressively promoting the practice. Not everybody is happy about it.
The Politics Of Yoga
The Philippines: the Elections, the Alliance, and a Rising Power
Southeast Asia
The Philippines: the Elections, the Alliance, and a Rising Power
How will the upcoming Philippine elections impact the country’s foreign policy trajectory?
The Philippines: the Elections, the Alliance, and a Rising Power
Will Myanmar Backslide on Human Rights?
Southeast Asia
Will Myanmar Backslide on Human Rights?
History is not encouraging.
Will Myanmar Backslide on Human Rights?
Understanding Kazakhstan’s Politics, Again
Central Asia
Understanding Kazakhstan’s Politics, Again
The people of Kazakhstan have made their preferences clear.
Understanding Kazakhstan’s Politics, Again
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