January 17, 2012
Nepal Balances Interests
The Diplomat speaks with Nepal’s ambassador to the United States about Tibet, India and ties with China.
January 16, 2012
A Path for North Korean Reform?
The time might be ripe for other nations to encourage Chinese-style economic reforms in North Korea. Maybe.
January 11, 2012
Asia’s Nuclear Footprints
Asia’s ability to ensure the region’s nuclear arms are properly managed will depend on the actions of 3 nations.
January 04, 2012
The Danger of Monotone Asia
Asia needs competing voices and ideas if it is to prosper. No single nation should be seen as speaking for it.
January 02, 2012
India, Japan Ties Blossom
Ties between India and Japan have started to blossom this past year. There’s plenty of space for more growth.
December 27, 2011
Indonesia's CTBT Step
Indonesia’s decision to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty should be seen as a small but welcome step.
December 22, 2011
Why World Should Watch Rason
The North Korean free trade zone of Rajin-Sonbong isn’t sparking a revolution. But it’s a key starting point.
December 21, 2011
Can Kim Muddle Through?
The death of Kim Jong-il has left the Asia-Pacific in a state of flux. Expect things to get complicated next year.
December 21, 2011
The U.S.-China Straitjacket
Asia-Pacific nations need to stop seeing their foreign policy through the prism of U.S.-China balance.
December 20, 2011
Handling North Korea 3.0
Kim Jong-un’s biggest challenge in trying to consolidate power could be managing political-military tensions.
December 15, 2011
The West Philippine Sea?
By Javad Heydarian
December 13, 2011
U.S.-Pakistan Ties on Brink
With talk of possible coup swirling around Pakistan, the U.S. looks close to losing a key strategic partner.