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Duterte-Backed Candidates Win Big in Philippines' Midterm Elections
May 22, 2019
Duterte-Backed Candidates Win Big in Philippines' Midterm Elections
Not only did Duterte's allies dominate the Senate races, but the opposition was completely shut out.
Duterte-Backed Candidates Win Big in Philippines' Midterm Elections
The Domestic Dividends of Modi’s Look West Policy
May 22, 2019
The Domestic Dividends of Modi’s Look West Policy
Modi broke with BJP precedent to pursue Arab states. The foreign policy rationale is obvious, but there's a domestic political logic as well.
The Domestic Dividends of Modi’s Look West Policy
China's Latest Economy Data Calls for Caution
May 22, 2019
China's Latest Economy Data Calls for Caution
China's economic data for April came in below expectations, in sharp contrast to rosy data from 2019's first quarter.
China's Latest Economy Data Calls for Caution
The Cold Reality of Tiananmen at 30
May 22, 2019
The Cold Reality of Tiananmen at 30
The world may care about the anniversary on June 4, but the Chinese public has moved on.
The Cold Reality of Tiananmen at 30
Navy Chief Introductory Visit Puts Brunei-Singapore Relations Into Focus
May 22, 2019
Navy Chief Introductory Visit Puts Brunei-Singapore Relations Into Focus
A recent defense interaction highlighted some of the ongoing activity within that aspect of bilateral ties.
Navy Chief Introductory Visit Puts Brunei-Singapore Relations Into Focus
Destroyer Visit Highlights Japan-Philippines Military Ties
May 22, 2019
Destroyer Visit Highlights Japan-Philippines Military Ties
The interaction spotlighted some of the ongoing activity in the bilateral defense relationship between the two sides.
Destroyer Visit Highlights Japan-Philippines Military Ties
China Overhauls Pakistan Air Force JF-17 Fighter Jet
May 22, 2019
China Overhauls Pakistan Air Force JF-17 Fighter Jet
The fighter aircraft was reportedly returned to the Pakistan Air Force in March.
China Overhauls Pakistan Air Force JF-17 Fighter Jet
Iran’s Uranium Stockpile and the Future of the JCPOA
May 22, 2019
Iran’s Uranium Stockpile and the Future of the JCPOA
A spokesperson for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization clarified Tehran’s plans in the next days and weeks.
Iran’s Uranium Stockpile and the Future of the JCPOA
Even as Talks Stall, the Korean DMZ Continues to Rebrand
May 22, 2019
Even as Talks Stall, the Korean DMZ Continues to Rebrand
New peace trails show small signs of progress in inter-Korean relations.
Even as Talks Stall, the Korean DMZ Continues to Rebrand
Central Asia and Japan: 15 Years of Multilateral Cooperation
May 22, 2019
Central Asia and Japan: 15 Years of Multilateral Cooperation
Issues of trade, transport, investment, tourism, and security topped the agenda at the 7th Central Asia + Japan dialogue.
Central Asia and Japan: 15 Years of Multilateral Cooperation
South Korea Opens Bid for 12 Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters
May 22, 2019
South Korea Opens Bid for 12 Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters
The South Korean defense ministry has kicked off a bid for the country’s second batch of anti-submarine warfare helicopters.
South Korea Opens Bid for 12 Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters
Indonesia Officially Awards Election to Jokowi
May 21, 2019
Indonesia Officially Awards Election to Jokowi
The official count released Tuesday confirmed earlier projections that Joko Widodo would be re-elected as president.
Indonesia Officially Awards Election to Jokowi
Trump and Abe: The Odd Couple
May 21, 2019
Trump and Abe: The Odd Couple
There's a clear strategic rationale for Abe's over-the-top efforts to cultivate a relationship with Trump.
Trump and Abe: The Odd Couple
What Does China Want From WTO Reforms?
May 21, 2019
What Does China Want From WTO Reforms?
Within China, arguments rage about how to shape the future of the World Trade Organization.
What Does China Want From WTO Reforms?
Reforming the Chiang Mai Initiative
May 21, 2019
Reforming the Chiang Mai Initiative
Can East Asia come together to strengthen its financial system?
Reforming the Chiang Mai Initiative
US, Japan Conduct Cooperative Naval Deployment in Strait of Malacca
May 21, 2019
US, Japan Conduct Cooperative Naval Deployment in Strait of Malacca
The exercise placed the spotlight on one of the region’s most important strategic chokepoints.
US, Japan Conduct Cooperative Naval Deployment in Strait of Malacca
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