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Resetting India-Nepal Relations
April 10, 2018
Resetting India-Nepal Relations
In his first visit to India, Nepal's prime minister focused on the economy rather than thorny political issues.
Resetting India-Nepal Relations
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
April 10, 2018
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
China is developing a nuclear-capable air-launched ballistic missile, likely based off the DF-21.
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
Afghan-Pakistani Cross-Border Terrorism Cuts Both Ways
April 09, 2018
Afghan-Pakistani Cross-Border Terrorism Cuts Both Ways
Exploring on-the-ground reports of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan presence in Afghanistan.
Afghan-Pakistani Cross-Border Terrorism Cuts Both Ways
Is the US Suffering a ‘War Gap’?
April 06, 2018
Is the US Suffering a ‘War Gap’?
Why American decision-makers continue to fail to understand the true nature of military conflict.
Is the US Suffering a ‘War Gap’?
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
April 05, 2018
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
The military junta, despite promises, has made little progress in weeding out corruption.
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
April 03, 2018
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
To understand Japan's security priorities, we have to consider more than the total defense budget.
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
March 30, 2018
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
With all the quiet chaos beneath the surface in Moscow, Beijing seems poised to benefit.
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
March 29, 2018
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
Difficult geography helped Timorese survive colonization and invasion. But now, it's a roadblock to growth.
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
March 28, 2018
Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
The Afghan government will struggle to jump-start economic growth while political uncertainty is perhaps at its height.
Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
March 28, 2018
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
If things don’t change, the world’s most ignored big emitter could be the one that dooms the global climate.
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
March 23, 2018
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
Whether it's breakfast cereal or Anwar, old rivals monopolize Malaysian politics.
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery
March 22, 2018
After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery
Amid decentralization, Nepal has been slow to recover from the devastating 2017 floods.
After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery
China’s Forced Labor Problem
March 21, 2018
China’s Forced Labor Problem
Forced labor in China receives remarkably little attention despite decades as the world’s factory floor.
China’s Forced Labor Problem
The Human Cost of India-Pakistan Conflict
March 20, 2018
The Human Cost of India-Pakistan Conflict
Villagers living near the Line of Control in Kashmir are bearing the brunt of a recent uptick in shelling.
The Human Cost of India-Pakistan Conflict
Learning From the Battle of the Spratly Islands
March 20, 2018
Learning From the Battle of the Spratly Islands
Vietnam fought China in the South China Sea before and it should be ready to do so again.
Learning From the Battle of the Spratly Islands
Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
March 16, 2018
Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
Pressure on the press has increased in Central Asia’s so-called island of democracy.
Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
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