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The Mekong in US Asia Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges 
July 08, 2019
The Mekong in US Asia Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges 
The subregion is arguably where freedom and openness are under the greatest challenge.
The Mekong in US Asia Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges 
Japanese Tech Export Controls on South Korea?
July 02, 2019
Japanese Tech Export Controls on South Korea?
Japan seems to be taking a cue from the Trump administration.
Japanese Tech Export Controls on South Korea?
France Trumpets Renewed Commitment to Stability in Indo-Pacific
June 06, 2019
France Trumpets Renewed Commitment to Stability in Indo-Pacific
Paris sees a responsibility to the region in face of “building blocks of a global confrontation.”
France Trumpets Renewed Commitment to Stability in Indo-Pacific
Russia's Falling Out With Kabul
June 06, 2019
Russia's Falling Out With Kabul
Russia's embrace of the Taliban is increasingly coming at the expense of Afghan President Ghani's government.
Russia's Falling Out With Kabul
China’s US Travel Alert: Weaponizing Tourism Amid the Trade War?
June 05, 2019
China’s US Travel Alert: Weaponizing Tourism Amid the Trade War?
So far, the indicators that China is weaponizing tourism to the United States remain limited.
China’s US Travel Alert: Weaponizing Tourism Amid the Trade War?
Huawei’s Long Road to Global Tech Leadership
May 02, 2019
Huawei’s Long Road to Global Tech Leadership
Can Huawei become a global leader in the tech sector? It’s possible, but obstacles remain.
Huawei’s Long Road to Global Tech Leadership
What’s in the EU Myanmar Arms Embargo Extension?
May 02, 2019
What’s in the EU Myanmar Arms Embargo Extension?
The development highlighted Europe’s ongoing approach to engaging the country in this realm amid significant challenges.
What’s in the EU Myanmar Arms Embargo Extension?
5 Big Ideas for the Indian Foreign Ministry's New Indo-Pacific Desk
May 01, 2019
5 Big Ideas for the Indian Foreign Ministry's New Indo-Pacific Desk
A new “Indo-Pacific” desk at the Indian Ministry of External Affairs presents opportunities.
5 Big Ideas for the Indian Foreign Ministry's New Indo-Pacific Desk
China May Deploy New Maritime Surveillance Platforms in South China Sea
April 03, 2019
China May Deploy New Maritime Surveillance Platforms in South China Sea
Networked platforms could aid Chinese enforcement against regional fishermen.
China May Deploy New Maritime Surveillance Platforms in South China Sea
Is Malaysia Inching Toward Purchasing the Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Fighter?
March 27, 2019
Is Malaysia Inching Toward Purchasing the Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Fighter?
Malaysia is getting closer to making a final call on the JF-17 as two competitors loom.
Is Malaysia Inching Toward Purchasing the Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Fighter?
Is This the End of the Nazarbayev Era?
March 20, 2019
Is This the End of the Nazarbayev Era?
Not quite, but the denouement has surely begun.
Is This the End of the Nazarbayev Era?
The US GSP Decision: Risks to US-India Relations and Upsides for China
March 06, 2019
The US GSP Decision: Risks to US-India Relations and Upsides for China
Trade tensions between the United States and India have risen to a new level.
The US GSP Decision: Risks to US-India Relations and Upsides for China
First Impressions: Understanding What Happened at the US-North Korea Summit in Hanoi
March 01, 2019
First Impressions: Understanding What Happened at the US-North Korea Summit in Hanoi
North Korea wants sanctions relief—and it wants it before it offers up anything more on denuclearization.
First Impressions: Understanding What Happened at the US-North Korea Summit in Hanoi
How Would Anwar Ibrahim Change Malaysia’s Foreign Policy as Prime Minister?
February 28, 2019
How Would Anwar Ibrahim Change Malaysia’s Foreign Policy as Prime Minister?
While the question may be difficult to answer, it is worth asking given how little we know thus far and how much Malaysia has on its plate.
How Would Anwar Ibrahim Change Malaysia’s Foreign Policy as Prime Minister?
Why Is Turkey Breaking Its Silence on China’s Uyghurs?
February 12, 2019
Why Is Turkey Breaking Its Silence on China’s Uyghurs?
Anger at home has finally forced Ankara to break with its enthusiastic embrace of Beijing.
Why Is Turkey Breaking Its Silence on China’s Uyghurs?
Arresting India's Drift on Afghanistan
February 07, 2019
Arresting India's Drift on Afghanistan
India has been relegated to the status of a reactive power in Afghanistan.
Arresting India's Drift on Afghanistan
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