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Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
February 13, 2018
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
Despite Duterte’s drams of federalism, the establishment of a Bangsamoro Autonomous Region has stalled.
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
Securing the Future of Afghanistan: The Diaspora’s Debt of Service
February 13, 2018
Securing the Future of Afghanistan: The Diaspora’s Debt of Service
Do Afghans abroad ever think about their debt of service to Afghanistan and what they can do about it?
Securing the Future of Afghanistan: The Diaspora’s Debt of Service
Where Is Rural Rejuvenation Leading China?
February 13, 2018
Where Is Rural Rejuvenation Leading China?
Rather than addressing market distortions, China's government is turning to a more comfortable strategy.
Where Is Rural Rejuvenation Leading China?
Sun Zhengcai Charged With Bribery
February 13, 2018
Sun Zhengcai Charged With Bribery
The indictment shows that Sun had been taking advantage of his posts to seek profits for years.
Sun Zhengcai Charged With Bribery
US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
February 13, 2018
US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
This is the largest nominal budget request from the Missile Defense Agency ever.
US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
February 13, 2018
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
The J-20 fighter is using an improved variant of the WS-10 engine in use on China's fourth-generation J-10 and J-11 fighters.
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
What’s Next for Japan-Brunei Relations in 2018?
February 13, 2018
What’s Next for Japan-Brunei Relations in 2018?
A recent visit offered some indications as to what we might expect for ties for the rest of the year and beyond.
What’s Next for Japan-Brunei Relations in 2018?
What a Dead Philippines-Canada Military Helicopter Deal Would Mean
February 13, 2018
What a Dead Philippines-Canada Military Helicopter Deal Would Mean
With a key acquisition now in trouble, a deeper look at the broader potential significance of its impending death.
What a Dead Philippines-Canada Military Helicopter Deal Would Mean
Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
February 13, 2018
Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
China has long spoken of a 'war on poverty,' but recent signs suggest it might be even more of a focus in 2018.
Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
What Did the Uzbek Foreign Minister's Iran Visit Achieve?
February 13, 2018
What Did the Uzbek Foreign Minister's Iran Visit Achieve?
Uzbek Foreign Minister Kamilov just made his second visit to Iran in less than six months, this time to talk regional issues like Afghanistan.
What Did the Uzbek Foreign Minister's Iran Visit Achieve?
US Speaks Its Mind on China’s Strengthening Relationship With Latin America
February 13, 2018
US Speaks Its Mind on China’s Strengthening Relationship With Latin America
The United States must rethink its relationship with Latin America if it wants to respond to China's influence.
US Speaks Its Mind on China’s Strengthening Relationship With Latin America
The Pashtun Long March: Reviving the Nonviolent Creed of Bacha Khan
February 13, 2018
The Pashtun Long March: Reviving the Nonviolent Creed of Bacha Khan
What could Bacha Khan teach Pakistan in light of the Pashtun Long March?
The Pashtun Long March: Reviving the Nonviolent Creed of Bacha Khan
China and Ethiopia, Part 1: The Light Railway System
February 13, 2018
China and Ethiopia, Part 1: The Light Railway System
Time is ticking to repay Ethiopia's light rail debt, which is not going to be easy without making sufficient profit.
China and Ethiopia, Part 1: The Light Railway System
The #MeToo Movement Finally Arrives in South Korea
February 13, 2018
The #MeToo Movement Finally Arrives in South Korea
South Korea has a subdued history of failed efforts against sexual harassment.
The #MeToo Movement Finally Arrives in South Korea
A New Reality Confronts India in the Middle East
February 13, 2018
A New Reality Confronts India in the Middle East
India is still stuck in the age-old debates of the Israel-Arab rivalry whereas the Middle East has moved on. Can Modi change that?
A New Reality Confronts India in the Middle East
ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
February 13, 2018
ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
A visit this week reinforced the importance of Southeast Asia in Japan’s regional vision.
ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
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