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U.S. PGA Championship: An Asia-Pacific Winner?
August 08, 2013
U.S. PGA Championship: An Asia-Pacific Winner?
Many Asia-Pacific golfers have a shot at the U.S. PGA Championship. We consider their odds here.
U.S. PGA Championship: An Asia-Pacific Winner?
Fukushima’s Next Emergency: Radioactive Water Reaches Pacific Ocean
August 07, 2013
Fukushima’s Next Emergency: Radioactive Water Reaches Pacific Ocean
Radiation from the Fukushima plant is flowing into the ocean at a rate of 300 tons per day.
Fukushima’s Next Emergency: Radioactive Water Reaches Pacific Ocean
The Burka Becomes Her
August 07, 2013
The Burka Becomes Her
Is the Burka Avenger a new role model for Pakistani girls?
The Burka Becomes Her
Is Bangladesh’s Ban on Jamaat-e-Islami Democratic?
August 07, 2013
Is Bangladesh’s Ban on Jamaat-e-Islami Democratic?
The banning of a controversial Islamic party has sparked heated debate over democratic principles.
Is Bangladesh’s Ban on Jamaat-e-Islami Democratic?
Japan’s Unveils “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise”
August 07, 2013
Japan’s Unveils “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise”
China is unnerved by Japan’s 22DDH-class (Izumo) helicopter destroyer, which is a destroyer in name only.
Japan’s Unveils “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise”
Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
August 07, 2013
Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
Protestors are filling Bangkok’s streets, calling for justice for past political bloodshed.
Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
Islamic Cult, Dressed as Ninjas, Attempt to Claim Malaysian Throne
August 07, 2013
Islamic Cult, Dressed as Ninjas, Attempt to Claim Malaysian Throne
Ten unarmed cult members carried black flags, documents to the national palace.
Islamic Cult, Dressed as Ninjas, Attempt to Claim Malaysian Throne
Geopolitics Trump Religion in Iran-Azerbaijan Relations
August 07, 2013
Geopolitics Trump Religion in Iran-Azerbaijan Relations
Despite Iran’s sizeable Azeri population, and their shared Shi’a faith, bilateral relations remain fraught.
Geopolitics Trump Religion in Iran-Azerbaijan Relations
Chinese Street Vendor Staged Death Foiled when “Corpse” Had to Get a Drink
August 07, 2013
Chinese Street Vendor Staged Death Foiled when “Corpse” Had to Get a Drink
A plot to get compensation for a death unraveled in China’s Hubei province.
Chinese Street Vendor Staged Death Foiled when “Corpse” Had to Get a Drink
China’s Second Artillery Has a New Missile
August 07, 2013
China’s Second Artillery Has a New Missile
With 1,600 missiles aimed at Taiwan, the M20 will complicate Taipei’s missile defense efforts.
China’s Second Artillery Has a New Missile
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
August 06, 2013
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
Do AirSea Battle and A2/AD make the U.S.-China military balance more or less stable?
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
Attack on Indian Consulate in Afghanistan Highlights Geopolitical Tensions
August 06, 2013
Attack on Indian Consulate in Afghanistan Highlights Geopolitical Tensions
The attack on the Indian consulate in Jalalabad suggests rough times ahead.
Attack on Indian Consulate in Afghanistan Highlights Geopolitical Tensions
Why Do Some Chinese Still Love Bo Xilai?
August 06, 2013
Why Do Some Chinese Still Love Bo Xilai?
Much of Bo’s popularity derives from discontent with governance issues.
Why Do Some Chinese Still Love Bo Xilai?
Chinese Tourists Offend North Koreans
August 06, 2013
Chinese Tourists Offend North Koreans
Chinese tourists anger North Koreans by tossing candy to children “like they’re feeding ducks.” Tuesday China links.
Chinese Tourists Offend North Koreans
Singapore Unemployment on the Rise, Hits 2.1 Percent
August 06, 2013
Singapore Unemployment on the Rise, Hits 2.1 Percent
Plus, the Philippines’ new three-tier defense system responds to U.S. travel warnings. Tuesday ASEAN links.
Singapore Unemployment on the Rise, Hits 2.1 Percent
Chinese Tourists Make Noise in North Korea
August 06, 2013
Chinese Tourists Make Noise in North Korea
Bringing candy and noise, Chinese tourists have made their presence known in North Korea.
Chinese Tourists Make Noise in North Korea
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