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Including Taiwan Should Not Be a Troubling Issue for the WHO
April 20, 2018
Including Taiwan Should Not Be a Troubling Issue for the WHO
Despite the new WHO director-general's emphasis on reform and inclusion, Taiwan remains sidelined.
Including Taiwan Should Not Be a Troubling Issue for the WHO
Do US-China Economic Relations Have a Bright Future Under Xi?
April 19, 2018
Do US-China Economic Relations Have a Bright Future Under Xi?
Xi, with his power more secure than ever, might pursue the kind of economic changes that the U.S. has been pushing for.
Do US-China Economic Relations Have a Bright Future Under Xi?
Sharif's Lifetime Ban From Politics Is the Final Blow to Pakistan's Democracy
April 18, 2018
Sharif's Lifetime Ban From Politics Is the Final Blow to Pakistan's Democracy
Nawaz Sharif’s lifetime disqualification has scratched off Pakistan’s façade of democracy.
Sharif's Lifetime Ban From Politics Is the Final Blow to Pakistan's Democracy
What the US-China Struggle for Regional Dominance Means for Southeast Asia
April 17, 2018
What the US-China Struggle for Regional Dominance Means for Southeast Asia
How are Southeast Asian countries responding to growing tensions between the two powers?
What the US-China Struggle for Regional Dominance Means for Southeast Asia
China's Successful Coercion of Vietnam in the South China Sea Deserves US Attention
April 17, 2018
China's Successful Coercion of Vietnam in the South China Sea Deserves US Attention
Washington failed to back up its words with action after Beijing pressured Hanoi into abandoning a South China Sea oil drilling project.
China's Successful Coercion of Vietnam in the South China Sea Deserves US Attention
How Economic Growth Can Help Defeat Terrorism in Afghanistan
April 16, 2018
How Economic Growth Can Help Defeat Terrorism in Afghanistan
The campaign for Afghanistan's economy must stand on equal footing with the counterterrorism campaign.
How Economic Growth Can Help Defeat Terrorism in Afghanistan
The Future of War and a Tale of 2 Conferences
April 13, 2018
The Future of War and a Tale of 2 Conferences
What two conferences that the author recently attended reveal about our understanding of war.
The Future of War and a Tale of 2 Conferences
What Trump's Syria Decision Means for East Asia
April 12, 2018
What Trump's Syria Decision Means for East Asia
China, North Korea, and others will be watching to see how the United States responds.
What Trump's Syria Decision Means for East Asia
Connecting Asia: Uzbekistan Looks to Capitalize on Central Asia’s Transport Potential
April 12, 2018
Connecting Asia: Uzbekistan Looks to Capitalize on Central Asia’s Transport Potential
With new rail projects, Uzbekistan is contributing to the development of transport and trade in Central and South Asia.
Connecting Asia: Uzbekistan Looks to Capitalize on Central Asia’s Transport Potential
What Modi Didn’t Say About India Energy Challenges
April 12, 2018
What Modi Didn’t Say About India Energy Challenges
A closer look at a missing piece in the Indian premier’s address to the IEF Ministerial meeting in New Delhi.
What Modi Didn’t Say About India Energy Challenges
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
April 10, 2018
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
The Chinese president sought to indirectly address concerns in Washington, but his assurances likely won't be sufficient.
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
The Pashtun Nationalist Movement Can Save Pakistan
April 10, 2018
The Pashtun Nationalist Movement Can Save Pakistan
By addressing the Pashtuns' grievances, Pakistan could let go out its outdated self-image as a monolithic state.
The Pashtun Nationalist Movement Can Save Pakistan
US Confirms North Korea Willing to Discuss 'Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'. What Now?
April 09, 2018
US Confirms North Korea Willing to Discuss 'Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'. What Now?
The path ahead with North Korea remains uncertain—even following assurances of "denuclearization" talks.
US Confirms North Korea Willing to Discuss 'Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'. What Now?
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
April 03, 2018
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
The execution of Indonesian migrant workers highlights the need for new protections, both abroad and at home.
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
Xi Jinping Takes Center Stage Ahead of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization Diplomacy
April 01, 2018
Xi Jinping Takes Center Stage Ahead of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization Diplomacy
The Chinese president’s meeting with Kim Jong-un shows he is still a key player in Korean Peninsula diplomacy.
Xi Jinping Takes Center Stage Ahead of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization Diplomacy
What Does a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ Actually Mean?
March 30, 2018
What Does a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ Actually Mean?
A look at the significance and prospects of the new concept.
What Does a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ Actually Mean?
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