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China’s New 8,000-Ton South China Sea Supply Ship
August 22, 2019
China’s New 8,000-Ton South China Sea Supply Ship
It might not make headlines like missile tests, but the Sansha 2 is a major boost for China’s capabilities.
China’s New 8,000-Ton South China Sea Supply Ship
How Misconceptions Brought China-West Relations to the Breaking Point
August 22, 2019
How Misconceptions Brought China-West Relations to the Breaking Point
A perilous cycle of misunderstanding means Beijing could react to world events in panic for the first time since 1989.
How Misconceptions Brought China-West Relations to the Breaking Point
School Curriculum Changes Ramp up Racial Tensions in Malaysia
August 22, 2019
School Curriculum Changes Ramp up Racial Tensions in Malaysia
Outrage erupts from Malaysia’s minorities as the government tries to add Arabic calligraphy to the primary school curriculum.
School Curriculum Changes Ramp up Racial Tensions in Malaysia
Afghanistan's Terror Threat Is Much Bigger Than the Taliban
August 22, 2019
Afghanistan's Terror Threat Is Much Bigger Than the Taliban
Even if peace is reached with the Taliban, terrorism will remain a serious problem in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's Terror Threat Is Much Bigger Than the Taliban
Japanese Students Call out Universities Over Lagging Attitudes Toward Sex Crimes
August 22, 2019
Japanese Students Call out Universities Over Lagging Attitudes Toward Sex Crimes
Students ramp up pressure on universities to address sexual violence during job hunting.
Japanese Students Call out Universities Over Lagging Attitudes Toward Sex Crimes
Australia to Join US, UK, and Bahrain in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz
August 22, 2019
Australia to Join US, UK, and Bahrain in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz
Security experts argue Australia should be prioritizing its efforts in the Indo-Pacific instead of the Middle East.
Australia to Join US, UK, and Bahrain in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz
South Korea Just Made a Big Mistake
August 22, 2019
South Korea Just Made a Big Mistake
Pulling out of the intelligence sharing agreement with Japan will only hurt Korea's security.
South Korea Just Made a Big Mistake
Mine Countermeasure Exercise Puts Indonesia-Singapore Military Ties into Focus
August 22, 2019
Mine Countermeasure Exercise Puts Indonesia-Singapore Military Ties into Focus
The interaction spotlighted the defense aspect of the relationship between the two Southeast Asian states.
Mine Countermeasure Exercise Puts Indonesia-Singapore Military Ties into Focus
Can Prayutnomics Help Thailand’s Economy?
August 22, 2019
Can Prayutnomics Help Thailand’s Economy?
A look at what the prime minister’s tenure may mean for the country’s economic prospects.
Can Prayutnomics Help Thailand’s Economy?
Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh
August 22, 2019
Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh
Bangladesh authorities need to stop feigning ignorance to the horrific experiences of those who have been forced to disappear.
Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh
Guaranteeing Peace With North Korea
August 22, 2019
Guaranteeing Peace With North Korea
If North Korea is serious about giving up its nukes for security guarantees, here's how the US should proceed.
Guaranteeing Peace With North Korea
Safety Not Guaranteed: Time Not Right for Rohingya Returns
August 21, 2019
Safety Not Guaranteed: Time Not Right for Rohingya Returns
Yet again, Myanmar and Bangladesh are ready to begin repatriations. But little has changed to make that possible.
Safety Not Guaranteed: Time Not Right for Rohingya Returns
Australia Risks Losing Allies in Pacific Over Climate Policies
August 21, 2019
Australia Risks Losing Allies in Pacific Over Climate Policies
The Pacific Islands Forum ended with island leaders frustrated – and furious – over Australia's intransigence on coal.
Australia Risks Losing Allies in Pacific Over Climate Policies
China’s Grand Plans for Shenzhen
August 21, 2019
China’s Grand Plans for Shenzhen
The new plan for Shenzhen also shines a light on China's long-term strategy toward Hong Kong.
China’s Grand Plans for Shenzhen
Islamabad's Old Books Collection
August 21, 2019
Islamabad's Old Books Collection
A bookstore has become a legacy to another time in Pakistan's capital.
Islamabad's Old Books Collection
New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy
August 21, 2019
New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy
Uzbekistan’s change of foreign policy course has its roots in a 2012 concept that recognized changing regional dynamics.
New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy
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