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Simple Arithmetic: Sorry Mitt, It's Over
October 05, 2012
Simple Arithmetic: Sorry Mitt, It's Over
At the end of the day, elections are decided by who gets 270 electoral votes. The winner is clear…
Simple Arithmetic: Sorry Mitt, It's Over
October 04, 2012
Why the First Debate Was a Draw
With major outlets calling the first U.S. Presidential debate a win for Mitt Romney, there could be a different conclusion.
Why the First Debate Was a Draw
Why Bo Had To Go
October 02, 2012
Why Bo Had To Go
When Xi Jinping takes office in November he will face serious challenges, but the Bo case is not likely to be one of them.
Why Bo Had To Go
China Eyes Afghan Goldmine
September 28, 2012
China Eyes Afghan Goldmine
As NATO withdraws from Afghanistan, China is moving in. With over $1 Trillion in natural resources, the stakes are huge.
China Eyes Afghan Goldmine
Canada and the EAS: When Showing Up Is Not Enough
September 27, 2012
Canada and the EAS: When Showing Up Is Not Enough
While PM Harper has made engaging Asia a priority, Canada needs added substance to its regional diplomacy.
Canada and the EAS: When Showing Up Is Not Enough
South Korea's Three-Way Tussle
September 26, 2012
South Korea's Three-Way Tussle
South Korea’s Presidential race takes an interesting turn.
South Korea's Three-Way Tussle
Getting Pacific Russia Right
September 21, 2012
Getting Pacific Russia Right
Some analysts have written off Russia’s claim to being an Asia-Pacific power. They do so at their peril.
Getting Pacific Russia Right
Anti-Islam Film Protests Turn Violent in Southeast Asia
September 18, 2012
Anti-Islam Film Protests Turn Violent in Southeast Asia
After protests remained peaceful over the weekend, the first signs of violence erupted on Monday.
Anti-Islam Film Protests Turn Violent in Southeast Asia
Securing Canada’s Place in Asia
September 17, 2012
Securing Canada’s Place in Asia
A new report urges the Harper government to transform Canada’s economic engagement into a comprehensive approach.
Securing Canada’s Place in Asia
Japan Goes Green?
September 14, 2012
Japan Goes Green?
Tokyo’s new plan to focus on alternative energy will have global political and economic consequences.
Japan Goes Green?
Chinese Officials Risk Public Confidence in Xi Jinping Mystery
September 13, 2012
Chinese Officials Risk Public Confidence in Xi Jinping Mystery
The demand for more information on Xi’s disappearance is a small step towards more open government.
Chinese Officials Risk Public Confidence in Xi Jinping Mystery
Where in the World is Xi Jinping?
September 11, 2012
Where in the World is Xi Jinping?
With China’s President-in-waiting cancelling meetings with foreign dignitaries, speculation has run wild.
Where in the World is Xi Jinping?
September 05, 2012
"Established Power" vs. "Rising Power"
While in China, U.S. Secretary of State Clinton dares to ask what may be the 21st century’s toughest question.
"Established Power" vs. "Rising Power"
South Korea's Irresponsible Diplomacy With Japan
September 04, 2012
South Korea's Irresponsible Diplomacy With Japan
President Lee’s island visit was uncalled for given Japan’s repeated apologies over its past.
South Korea's Irresponsible Diplomacy With Japan
Book Review- The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
September 03, 2012
Book Review- The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
Despite some limitations, Victor Cha provides the most comprehensive and current book on this paradoxical state.
Book Review- The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
Vehicle Carrying Japan's Ambassador to China Attacked in Beijing
August 27, 2012
Vehicle Carrying Japan's Ambassador to China Attacked in Beijing
The attack takes place in the backdrop of growing tensions over islands in the East China Sea.
Vehicle Carrying Japan's Ambassador to China Attacked in Beijing
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