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The Diplomat Magazine | October 2018
The Thai Sting:
A Fishing Raid in the South China Sea
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Japan’s Increasingly Tough Defense Choices
December 01, 2017
Japan’s Increasingly Tough Defense Choices
With the North Korean threat reaching unparalleled levels, Tokyo is facing difficult choices about self-defense.
Japan’s Increasingly Tough Defense Choices
Andaman and Nicobar: Vital Islands, Vanishing Tribes
December 01, 2017
Andaman and Nicobar: Vital Islands, Vanishing Tribes
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are crucial for Indian security. Indigenous populations are paying the price.
Andaman and Nicobar: Vital Islands, Vanishing Tribes
The Resurgence of Central Asian Connectivity
December 01, 2017
The Resurgence of Central Asian Connectivity
Can the world’s most dis-integrated region rebuild connectivity from within?
The Resurgence of Central Asian Connectivity
Michał Lubina on China-Russia Relations
December 01, 2017
Michał Lubina on China-Russia Relations
What makes the China-Russia relationship tick?
Michał Lubina on China-Russia Relations
Willy Lam on China's 19th Party Congress
October 30, 2017
Willy Lam on China's 19th Party Congress
“The well-known axiom – the more power a dictator has accumulated, the less secure he feels – is applicable to Xi.”
Willy Lam on China's 19th Party Congress
Climate Change: The New Asian Drama
October 30, 2017
Climate Change: The New Asian Drama
The global fight against climate change will be won or lost in Asia.
Climate Change: The New Asian Drama
Vietnam: A Tale of Two APECs
October 30, 2017
Vietnam: A Tale of Two APECs
As Asia comes back to Vietnam to talk economics, Hanoi navigates its own rough economic waters.
Vietnam: A Tale of Two APECs
China-India Relations After Doklam
October 30, 2017
China-India Relations After Doklam
After a bitter military standoff in the Himalayas, where are relations between Asia’s two rising giants headed?
China-India Relations After Doklam
Can Australia’s Economic Luck Hold?
October 30, 2017
Can Australia’s Economic Luck Hold?
After 26 years of growth, external shocks could knock the Lucky Country back into recession.
Can Australia’s Economic Luck Hold?
Mayhem in Marawi
October 29, 2017
Mayhem in Marawi
Is the Philippines up to the task of handling the latest wave of Islamist terrorism?
Mayhem in Marawi
Pakistan in the Middle East: A Cautious Balance
October 04, 2017
Pakistan in the Middle East: A Cautious Balance
What is Pakistan looking for in the modern Middle East as tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran grow more pronounced?
Pakistan in the Middle East: A Cautious Balance
New King, Deep State: Thailand
October 03, 2017
New King, Deep State: Thailand
A year after King Bhumibol's passing, Thailand’s deep state thrives.
New King, Deep State: Thailand
Trump Comes to Asia
October 01, 2017
Trump Comes to Asia
American priorities remain clear, but questions linger about the administration's aims in Asia.
Trump Comes to Asia
The Murder of Amjad Sabri
September 05, 2017
The Murder of Amjad Sabri
How the death of a Sufi singer lays bare Pakistan’s violent contradictions.
The Murder of Amjad Sabri
China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism
September 04, 2017
China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism
The pragmatic approach preferred by environmental activists is put to the test by the crisis of climate change.
China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism
Malaysia’s Reckoning With the Islamic State
September 03, 2017
Malaysia’s Reckoning With the Islamic State
With ISIS being pushed out of Iraq and Syria, is Malaysia ready?
Malaysia’s Reckoning With the Islamic State
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