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Who Will Lead Vietnam?
Southeast Asia
Who Will Lead Vietnam?
The country faces a particularly difficult choice.
Who Will Lead Vietnam?
Vietnam’s Leadership Succession Struggle
Southeast Asia
Vietnam’s Leadership Succession Struggle
A pressure-packed political succession has entered its final stages.
Vietnam’s Leadership Succession Struggle
On the Campaign Trail in Taiwan
East Asia
On the Campaign Trail in Taiwan
A first-hand look at Taiwan's political campaigning ahead of the 2016 elections.
On the Campaign Trail in Taiwan
Taiwan's Elections: What to Watch For
January 06, 2016
Taiwan's Elections: What to Watch For
A look at the potential implications a DPP victory could have for Taiwan, mainland China, and the United States.
Taiwan's Elections: What to Watch For
The Rise of Taiwan’s ‘Third Force’
East Asia
The Rise of Taiwan’s ‘Third Force’
Taiwan's liberals are poised to win big, thanks in part to a new political dynamic born from the Sunflower Movement.
The Rise of Taiwan’s ‘Third Force’
Thailand and the Specter of ‘International Standards’
Southeast Asia
Thailand and the Specter of ‘International Standards’
Standing with the world’s more developed nations has long been an obsession for Thai elites – and a source of anxiety.
Thailand and the Specter of ‘International Standards’
The Changing Tides of Taiwanese Politics
December 28, 2015
The Changing Tides of Taiwanese Politics
As election day approaches, what’s behind the DPP’s rising popularity and the KMT’s stagnation?
The Changing Tides of Taiwanese Politics
Malaysia: Najib Doubles Down
Southeast Asia
Malaysia: Najib Doubles Down
The government is close to introducing a controversial new security law.
Malaysia: Najib Doubles Down
Narendra Modi: The Limits of a Political Rock Star
South Asia
Narendra Modi: The Limits of a Political Rock Star
After a soaring 2014, this was the year the Indian prime minister and the BJP fell to earth.
Narendra Modi: The Limits of a Political Rock Star
Fear and Loathing in the Maldives
South Asia
Fear and Loathing in the Maldives
Things can get a little tense on the idyllic Indian Ocean archipelago.
Fear and Loathing in the Maldives
China-Myanmar Relations Under the NLD
Southeast Asia
China-Myanmar Relations Under the NLD
Yun Sun talks with The Diplomat about the future of China-Myanmar relationship.
China-Myanmar Relations Under the NLD
Cambodia: A Generation Gap Divides a Struggling Nation
Southeast Asia
Cambodia: A Generation Gap Divides a Struggling Nation
Recent surveys offer some interesting insights into Cambodian life and politics.
Cambodia: A Generation Gap Divides a Struggling Nation
Australia’s Controversial Asylum Policies
Oceania
Australia’s Controversial Asylum Policies
The country’s brutal policies are leaving it increasingly isolated.
Australia’s Controversial Asylum Policies
Constitutional and Electoral Reform in South Korea
East Asia
Constitutional and Electoral Reform in South Korea
Despite broad consensus about the need, parties bicker over the rules.
Constitutional and Electoral Reform in South Korea
How Japan Views History
East Asia
How Japan Views History
Japan’s memorials and museums shape national narratives on how to remember the war, honor the dead, and ensure peace.
How Japan Views History
Asia’s Political Dynasties
November 30, 2015
Asia’s Political Dynasties
Postwar dynasties in Asia have been remarkably persistent.
Asia’s Political Dynasties
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