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Is Japan Closer to Recognizing Indigenous Ainu Rights?
February 13, 2019
Is Japan Closer to Recognizing Indigenous Ainu Rights?
After more than a century of forced assimilation, the Ainu are set to be recognized as Indigenous for the first time.
Is Japan Closer to Recognizing Indigenous Ainu Rights?
US Navy Attack Sub to Participate in Japanese Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
February 13, 2019
US Navy Attack Sub to Participate in Japanese Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
A U.S. Navy submarine will participate in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Submarine Competition this week.
US Navy Attack Sub to Participate in Japanese Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
How ‘Three Billboards’ Inspired China’s Gay Rights Activists
February 13, 2019
How ‘Three Billboards’ Inspired China’s Gay Rights Activists
Trucks painted with slogans – mobile billboards – are the center of a campaign against homosexual conversion therapy.
How ‘Three Billboards’ Inspired China’s Gay Rights Activists
Pakistan Must Embrace, Not Collide With, PTM
February 13, 2019
Pakistan Must Embrace, Not Collide With, PTM
Securitizing the movement has put the state in an impossible situation. It’s time to de-escalate.
Pakistan Must Embrace, Not Collide With, PTM
Why China’s Younger Generation (Sort of) Loves Jiang Zemin
February 13, 2019
Why China’s Younger Generation (Sort of) Loves Jiang Zemin
Meet China’s “toad worshipers.”
Why China’s Younger Generation (Sort of) Loves Jiang Zemin
U.S. Navy Supercarrier’s Integrated Combat System Undergoes First Ever Live Fire Test
February 13, 2019
U.S. Navy Supercarrier’s Integrated Combat System Undergoes First Ever Live Fire Test
The integrated combat system of the USS Gerald R. Ford underwent its first ever live fire test this month.
U.S. Navy Supercarrier’s Integrated Combat System Undergoes First Ever Live Fire Test
The Alliance of Indian Kings: Can a Coalition Defeat Modi’s BJP in the 2019 Elections?
February 13, 2019
The Alliance of Indian Kings: Can a Coalition Defeat Modi’s BJP in the 2019 Elections?
A few regional parties could potentially tip the scales in India’s upcoming elections.
The Alliance of Indian Kings: Can a Coalition Defeat Modi’s BJP in the 2019 Elections?
The Mysterious Case of the Missing Kazakh-Chinese Refugee
February 13, 2019
The Mysterious Case of the Missing Kazakh-Chinese Refugee
A Chinese-born Kazakh was fighting deportation in Uzbekistan. Now no one is sure where he is.
The Mysterious Case of the Missing Kazakh-Chinese Refugee
Uzbek Foreign Minister on Reforms: ‘There Is No Way Back‘
February 13, 2019
Uzbek Foreign Minister on Reforms: ‘There Is No Way Back‘
The foreign minister was clear that Uzbekistan’s ongoing reforms are irreversible.
Uzbek Foreign Minister on Reforms: ‘There Is No Way Back‘
Will India and the UK Co-Develop a Sixth-Generation Fighter Aircraft?
February 13, 2019
Will India and the UK Co-Develop a Sixth-Generation Fighter Aircraft?
The UK is set to invite India to collaborate on a sixth-generation fighter aircraft, according to Indian media reports.
Will India and the UK Co-Develop a Sixth-Generation Fighter Aircraft?
Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
February 12, 2019
Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
The risks for Taiwan and the U.S. far outweigh the benefits.
Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
Malaysia-Brunei Military Relations in the Headlines With Air Force Chief Visit
February 12, 2019
Malaysia-Brunei Military Relations in the Headlines With Air Force Chief Visit
A recent interaction highlighted some ongoing efforts by both sides to enhance defense ties into 2019 and beyond.
Malaysia-Brunei Military Relations in the Headlines With Air Force Chief Visit
Thailand-Russia Security Ties in the Headlines With Foreign Ministers Meeting
February 12, 2019
Thailand-Russia Security Ties in the Headlines With Foreign Ministers Meeting
A recent interaction by the two countries highlighted some of the ongoing and potential defense cooperation between them.
Thailand-Russia Security Ties in the Headlines With Foreign Ministers Meeting
Just How Much Does the Maldives Owe China?
February 12, 2019
Just How Much Does the Maldives Owe China?
The new government of the Maldives is learning just how far the previous government had pursued Chinese financing.
Just How Much Does the Maldives Owe China?
Where did Indians Come From, Part 4: How Unique is Indian Society?
February 12, 2019
Where did Indians Come From, Part 4: How Unique is Indian Society?
The human diversity of the Indian subcontinent is truly amazing.
Where did Indians Come From, Part 4: How Unique is Indian Society?
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
February 12, 2019
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
Prime Minister Prayut eyes an extended tenure ahead of the general election due to take place on March 24.
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
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