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Why Is Papua New Guinea Still Hunting Witches?
January 17, 2018
Why Is Papua New Guinea Still Hunting Witches?
A six-year-old girl tortured for 'witchcraft' sparks international outrage.
Why Is Papua New Guinea Still Hunting Witches?
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
January 16, 2018
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
Like so many of South Asia's flashpoints, the Rohingya crisis has roots in the bloody Partition of 1947.
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
Cambodia and China: Rewriting (and Repeating) History
January 15, 2018
Cambodia and China: Rewriting (and Repeating) History
With China as his main patron, Hun Sen has conveniently forgotten its role in propping up the Pol Pot regime.
Cambodia and China: Rewriting (and Repeating) History
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
January 12, 2018
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
What happens when Indian movie stars enter politics?
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
Why North Korea Is Likely Planning a Satellite Launch in 2018
January 12, 2018
Why North Korea Is Likely Planning a Satellite Launch in 2018
It's certainly looking like Kim Jong-un may look to launch a new satellite or two in 2018.
Why North Korea Is Likely Planning a Satellite Launch in 2018
How Will Malaysia’s Najib Razak Fare in 2018?
January 11, 2018
How Will Malaysia’s Najib Razak Fare in 2018?
Looming polls will test what is left of the legitimacy of the country’s scandalized premier.
How Will Malaysia’s Najib Razak Fare in 2018?
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
January 10, 2018
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
The end of the Kim regime would spell trouble for the Taiwan Strait.
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
What Does Zimbabwe’s Leadership Change Mean to China?
January 09, 2018
What Does Zimbabwe’s Leadership Change Mean to China?
With Mugabe gone, China will face a new set of challenges in Zimbabwe.
What Does Zimbabwe’s Leadership Change Mean to China?
Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
January 08, 2018
Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
Dissatisfaction with the government's approach to peace talks could lead to renewed conflict in Myanmar's north.
Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
January 04, 2018
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
The integration of China’s Belt and Road and Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union will have major implications.
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
When a North Korean Missile Accidentally Hit a North Korean City
January 03, 2018
When a North Korean Missile Accidentally Hit a North Korean City
Early last year, a North Korean IRBM crashed in a populated area. What does that tell us?
When a North Korean Missile Accidentally Hit a North Korean City
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
January 02, 2018
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
Afghanistan's capital is not even half as dangerous as everyone thinks.
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
January 01, 2018
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
A report card on Modi’s “neighborhood first” approach to foreign policy.
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
2017: The Best of The Diplomat
December 29, 2017
2017: The Best of The Diplomat
The Diplomat is joining the self-reflection party here at the end of 2017 for the first time.
2017: The Best of The Diplomat
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
December 28, 2017
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
What Zhang Yang’s suicide reveals about Xi Jinping’s political situation.
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
Mongolia’s Modernizing Military  
December 27, 2017
Mongolia’s Modernizing Military  
Mongolia's military has an expanding role at home and abroad.
Mongolia’s Modernizing Military  
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