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Why Did the Tatmadaw’s ‘War Fighters’ Seize Power?
February 24, 2021

Why Did the Tatmadaw’s ‘War Fighters’ Seize Power?

By Arthur Swan Ye Tun
To understand what motivated this month's coup in Myanmar, you need to understand the army's history and cloistered worldview.

Can the US and China Cooperate in Africa?
February 23, 2021

Can the US and China Cooperate in Africa?

By R. Maxwell Bone & Ferdinando Cinotto
Competition aside, Washington and Beijing have many shared interests on the African continent, from security to economics to public health.
A 1936 Coup Attempt in Japan Holds Lessons for the US
February 22, 2021

A 1936 Coup Attempt in Japan Holds Lessons for the US

By John D. Van Fleet
The February 26 Incident in Japan may prove a prescient parallel to the insurrection attempt at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Past Imperfect: The Future of India’s Farmer Protests
February 19, 2021

Past Imperfect: The Future of India’s Farmer Protests

By Monika Mondal
After the violence on January 26, many had claimed the months-long protest would die out. That seems unlikely.

An End in Sight for the Philippines’ Maoist Insurgency?
February 19, 2021

An End in Sight for the Philippines’ Maoist Insurgency?

By Jack Broome
The Philippine military claims that a breakthrough is around the corner, but a continuation of the conflict is convenient for many.

The FC-31, China’s ‘Other’ Stealth Fighter
February 18, 2021

The FC-31, China’s ‘Other’ Stealth Fighter

By Rick Joe
A look at the jet with many names – and its carrier-based future.

Did China Build a Spy Network in Kabul?
February 17, 2021

Did China Build a Spy Network in Kabul?

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Amid murky allegations of contact with the Haqqani Network, the life of one Chinese national in Kabul comes under scrutiny.
What Happened to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?
February 16, 2021

What Happened to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
Six months after a supposed revival, the project has been in headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Journey to the East: The Hindu-Buddhist Making of Southeast Asia
February 15, 2021

Journey to the East: The Hindu-Buddhist Making of Southeast Asia

By Amitav Acharya
Part 2 of “The Nirvana Route”: How early encounters between India, China, and Southeast Asia shaped Asian civilization.

Are the Uyghurs Safe in Turkey?
February 13, 2021

Are the Uyghurs Safe in Turkey?

By Nicholas Muller
Many in the Uyghur diaspora feel they have a target on their back.

Myanmar Coup: The View From Yangon
February 12, 2021

Myanmar Coup: The View From Yangon

By Hugh Bohane
Residents in Myanmar express their alarm, anger, and sense of deja vu over the February 1 coup.
A Dream Deferred? The ‘Equitization’ of Vietnam’s State-Owned Enterprises
February 11, 2021

A Dream Deferred? The ‘Equitization’ of Vietnam’s State-Owned Enterprises

By James Guild
Vietnam’s progress toward a more liberal, market-friendly economy has proceeded in fits and starts.

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