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Is the EU Wrong on Rights in Cambodia?
May 17, 2019
Is the EU Wrong on Rights in Cambodia?
The EU's approach risks undermining Cambodia's development and harming its own image in the country.
Is the EU Wrong on Rights in Cambodia?
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
May 17, 2019
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
May 18 is an important reminder that while the country’s armed conflict may have ended, the search for elusive justice continues.
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
Belt and Road Brings Chinese Finance to the Gulf
May 17, 2019
Belt and Road Brings Chinese Finance to the Gulf
The Gulf is emerging as an important center in China's efforts to internationalize its currency and financial dealings.
Belt and Road Brings Chinese Finance to the Gulf
It's Official: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Taiwan
May 17, 2019
It's Official: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Taiwan
Two years after a landmark court decision, Taiwan has finally passed legislation allowing same-sex couples to wed.
It's Official: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Taiwan
The Heisei Paradox: Emperor Akihito and Japan’s Nationalist Regression
May 17, 2019
The Heisei Paradox: Emperor Akihito and Japan’s Nationalist Regression
The paradox of a pacifist emperor amid rising nationalism politically is likely to continue in the Reiwa era.
The Heisei Paradox: Emperor Akihito and Japan’s Nationalist Regression
US Navy Chief: US Hasn't Stepped up Sea Patrols to Confront China
May 17, 2019
US Navy Chief: US Hasn't Stepped up Sea Patrols to Confront China
The U.S. says it has not stepped up maritime patrols to challenge China's territorial claims in the South China Sea.
US Navy Chief: US Hasn't Stepped up Sea Patrols to Confront China
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
May 17, 2019
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
The US and its allies must engage more directly with Myanmar, lest China's influence derail its democratic potential.
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
5-18 and the Forgotten Lesson on Anti-Americanism in South Korea
May 17, 2019
5-18 and the Forgotten Lesson on Anti-Americanism in South Korea
May 18, 1980 crystallized anti-US sentiments in Korea. Now Trump is laying the foundation for another anti-American backlash.
5-18 and the Forgotten Lesson on Anti-Americanism in South Korea
After US Places Huawei on Blacklist, China Formally Arrests 2 Canadians for Spying
May 17, 2019
After US Places Huawei on Blacklist, China Formally Arrests 2 Canadians for Spying
The triangular row between China, the United States, and Canada over Huawei is getting even more dramatic.
After US Places Huawei on Blacklist, China Formally Arrests 2 Canadians for Spying
Huawei, China, and Trump’s Trade War
May 17, 2019
Huawei, China, and Trump’s Trade War
What to make of a Huawei ban as trade tensions between the U.S. and China soar.
Huawei, China, and Trump’s Trade War
Huawei in the Trump Administration’s Crosshairs as US-China Economic Warfare Escalates
May 17, 2019
Huawei in the Trump Administration’s Crosshairs as US-China Economic Warfare Escalates
Huawei is in trouble.
Huawei in the Trump Administration’s Crosshairs as US-China Economic Warfare Escalates
Australian Prime Minister Predicts Close Election Result
May 17, 2019
Australian Prime Minister Predicts Close Election Result
The odds are in favor of the opposition, but incumbent Scott Morrison remains hopeful.
Australian Prime Minister Predicts Close Election Result
Pakistan’s Undeclared Censorship
May 16, 2019
Pakistan’s Undeclared Censorship
Pakistan's media environment is under increasing control -- but some journalists are fighting back.
Pakistan’s Undeclared Censorship
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
May 16, 2019
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
A key part of China's campaign against Uyghur identity is a crackdown on the Uyghur language.
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
China and Japan’s Rapprochement Continues – For Now
May 16, 2019
China and Japan’s Rapprochement Continues – For Now
Yang Jiechi is set to travel to Japan this week, the latest high-level exchange in the thawed relationship.
China and Japan’s Rapprochement Continues – For Now
South Korea Is Key to Improving Asia’s Financial Safety Net
May 16, 2019
South Korea Is Key to Improving Asia’s Financial Safety Net
Seoul has played a key role in formulating and improving the regional currency swap deal designed to offset another financial crisis.
South Korea Is Key to Improving Asia’s Financial Safety Net
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