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The Debate

The Debate is our home for the best opinions from around Asia. Whether it is negotiating with Iran, responding to North Korean provocations, discussing Japan's looming demographic issues, or considering the new balance of power in the Asia-Pacific, some of the region's leading thinkers offer their take.

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Tracking India’s Imported Uranium
February 06, 2015

Tracking India’s Imported Uranium

By Mark Hibbs
Uranium suppliers should insist that India adhere to international standards for information sharing.
The Prince Philip Knighthood and the Australian Republic
February 05, 2015

The Prince Philip Knighthood and the Australian Republic

By Lisa Singh
The award underscores why the monarchy is an anachronism for Australia.

Sailing Through the 'Fog of Peace'
February 05, 2015

Sailing Through the 'Fog of Peace'

By Ankit Panda
Technology matters, but it isn't all that matters in planning for war.

2016 US Presidential Race: Asia Policy in Play
February 04, 2015

2016 US Presidential Race: Asia Policy in Play

By Mercy A. Kuo and Angie O. Tang
How Asia could inform the foreign policy of the new administration.

Davos and Climate Change: ‘Warning Shots’ From Africa and Pacific
January 31, 2015

Davos and Climate Change: ‘Warning Shots’ From Africa and Pacific

By Maarten van Aalst
While Davos cites the climate change threats, new extreme events underscore the urgency.
Obama’s Climate Diplomacy
January 28, 2015

Obama’s Climate Diplomacy

By Scott Moore
Climate change has been at the forefront of the president's recent diplomatic agenda. It should stay there.

The Battle Over Afghanistan’s Legal System
January 28, 2015

The Battle Over Afghanistan’s Legal System

By Schuyler Moore
When it comes to the rule of law, the international community must account for existing Afghan traditions.
Henry Kissinger and the China-North Korea Reality
January 27, 2015

Henry Kissinger and the China-North Korea Reality

By Joseph A. Bosco
In his latest book, Kissinger offers another explanation of China’s position on North Korea. It is still unsatisfying.

Australia Should Not Lose Sight of the Indo-Pacific Theater
January 27, 2015

Australia Should Not Lose Sight of the Indo-Pacific Theater

By Philipp Ivanov
A year of crises should not divert Canberra’s attention from a vital region.

King Abdullah's Legacy in Asia
January 23, 2015

King Abdullah's Legacy in Asia

By Ankit Panda
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah played a major role in maneuvering the kingdom toward Asia.

Why Should Xi Jinping Get a Raise?
January 22, 2015

Why Should Xi Jinping Get a Raise?

By Ankit Panda
China is increasing compensation for public sector employees to stem corruption.
Mutual Economic Reforms Can Rejuvenate Indo-US ties
January 21, 2015

Mutual Economic Reforms Can Rejuvenate Indo-US ties

By Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar
For a true U.S.-India rapprochement, the two countries will have to reduce trade barriers and strengthen overall economic ties.

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