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Hankering for North Korean Food? You Might Want to Reconsider.
May 11, 2018
Hankering for North Korean Food? You Might Want to Reconsider.
South Koreans are clamoring for North Korea food and products, but subpar safety standards call for caution.
Hankering for North Korean Food? You Might Want to Reconsider.
How China Could Become a Global Leader in Sustainable Infrastructure
May 11, 2018
How China Could Become a Global Leader in Sustainable Infrastructure
Through the Belt and Road Initiative, China could help make a vital contribution toward addressing climate change.
How China Could Become a Global Leader in Sustainable Infrastructure
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
May 11, 2018
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
Should China’s expanding naval footprint in the Indian Ocean be a cause for concern?
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
Fissures in the North Korea Peace Process?
May 11, 2018
Fissures in the North Korea Peace Process?
Alongside the diplomacy, Trump has maintained a hard line. Notably, Pyongyang has responded in kind.
Fissures in the North Korea Peace Process?
June 12 in Singapore: Time and Place of Trump-Kim Summit Set
May 11, 2018
June 12 in Singapore: Time and Place of Trump-Kim Summit Set
Singapore will host the first-ever meeting between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader.
June 12 in Singapore: Time and Place of Trump-Kim Summit Set
Japan’s US Air Base Safety Probe in Deadlock
May 11, 2018
Japan’s US Air Base Safety Probe in Deadlock
After a series of U.S helicopter safety mishaps, plans to inspect the U.S. marine base have been met with resistance.
Japan’s US Air Base Safety Probe in Deadlock
China’s J-20 Fighter Undergoes First Over-the-Sea Combat Training
May 11, 2018
China’s J-20 Fighter Undergoes First Over-the-Sea Combat Training
The J-20 fighter jet recently conducted its first over-the-sea combat exercise, according to the Chinese military.
China’s J-20 Fighter Undergoes First Over-the-Sea Combat Training
Kazakhstan's Small Lenders Suffer Financial Crunch
May 11, 2018
Kazakhstan's Small Lenders Suffer Financial Crunch
Strongly criticized by the president, some small banks in Kazakhstan are asking for help from the state to withstand a liquidity crisis.
Kazakhstan's Small Lenders Suffer Financial Crunch
Did the OIC’s Dhaka Declaration Snub the Kashmir Problem?
May 11, 2018
Did the OIC’s Dhaka Declaration Snub the Kashmir Problem?
Kashmir barely rated a mention in the document, while host Bangladesh called for India to gain observer status in the OIC.
Did the OIC’s Dhaka Declaration Snub the Kashmir Problem?
What Will India-Pakistan Peace Take?
May 11, 2018
What Will India-Pakistan Peace Take?
Is a genuine normalization of relations between India and Pakistan possible?
What Will India-Pakistan Peace Take?
Malaysia’s Election: A Surprise Win For Reform
May 11, 2018
Malaysia’s Election: A Surprise Win For Reform
Putting aside the political fall-out, the economic implications could be huge.
Malaysia’s Election: A Surprise Win For Reform
Central Asia Opens the Door to Afghanistan
May 10, 2018
Central Asia Opens the Door to Afghanistan
Central Asia is actively engaging Afghanistan on several fronts, but it will take discipline to realize those plans.
Central Asia Opens the Door to Afghanistan
In Discussing North Korea, Recall Mongolia’s Peaceful Revolution and End to One-Party Rule
May 10, 2018
In Discussing North Korea, Recall Mongolia’s Peaceful Revolution and End to One-Party Rule
Is a “Mongolian model” practical for North Korea?
In Discussing North Korea, Recall Mongolia’s Peaceful Revolution and End to One-Party Rule
How 'Toxic Masculinity' Is Killing Mongolian Men
May 10, 2018
How 'Toxic Masculinity' Is Killing Mongolian Men
Mongolia’s unusually large life-expectancy gap has a lot to do with harmful gender norms.
How 'Toxic Masculinity' Is Killing Mongolian Men
Russia Completes Delivery of 1st S-400 Missile Defense Regiment to China
May 10, 2018
Russia Completes Delivery of 1st S-400 Missile Defense Regiment to China
Delivery of the first S-400 regimental set including missiles and launchers has reportedly been completed.
Russia Completes Delivery of 1st S-400 Missile Defense Regiment to China
Saudi Arabia's New Taliban Strategy
May 10, 2018
Saudi Arabia's New Taliban Strategy
By embracing a hardline anti-Taliban strategy, Saudi Arabia hopes to force the Taliban to abandon its military ambitions.
Saudi Arabia's New Taliban Strategy
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