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If India Rethinks Nuclear No First Use, It Won't Surprise Pakistan or China
August 26, 2019
If India Rethinks Nuclear No First Use, It Won't Surprise Pakistan or China
Islamabad and Beijing have long doubted India's stated nuclear no first use policy.
If India Rethinks Nuclear No First Use, It Won't Surprise Pakistan or China
How Misconceptions Brought China-West Relations to the Breaking Point
August 22, 2019
How Misconceptions Brought China-West Relations to the Breaking Point
A perilous cycle of misunderstanding means Beijing could react to world events in panic for the first time since 1989.
How Misconceptions Brought China-West Relations to the Breaking Point
South Korea Just Made a Big Mistake
August 22, 2019
South Korea Just Made a Big Mistake
Pulling out of the intelligence sharing agreement with Japan will only hurt Korea's security.
South Korea Just Made a Big Mistake
Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh
August 22, 2019
Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh
Bangladesh authorities need to stop feigning ignorance to the horrific experiences of those who have been forced to disappear.
Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh
Indigenous Communities in Myanmar Take Action Against Top-Down Conservation
August 20, 2019
Indigenous Communities in Myanmar Take Action Against Top-Down Conservation
Why the Karen people are fighting against the $21 million UNDP “Ridge to Reef” project.
Indigenous Communities in Myanmar Take Action Against Top-Down Conservation
The EU Call on Hong Kong's Extradition Bill
August 20, 2019
The EU Call on Hong Kong's Extradition Bill
Insights from Sandra Marco Colino.
The EU Call on Hong Kong's Extradition Bill
A Changing India: Caught Between Illiberalism and Social Revolution
August 18, 2019
A Changing India: Caught Between Illiberalism and Social Revolution
Is India on the cusp of a social revolution?
A Changing India: Caught Between Illiberalism and Social Revolution
Realities Clash With Idealism in Today’s Asia
August 18, 2019
Realities Clash With Idealism in Today’s Asia
The reality of what China’s rise means to different regional stakeholders must inform American policy.
Realities Clash With Idealism in Today’s Asia
Taiwan's ‘Silk Road of Democracy’
August 16, 2019
Taiwan's ‘Silk Road of Democracy’
A DPP meeting with the Dalai Lama signals new regional cooperation among groups threatened by Chinese Communist Party.
Taiwan's ‘Silk Road of Democracy’
Hong Kong: The Orchid and the Great Stone Wall
August 15, 2019
Hong Kong: The Orchid and the Great Stone Wall
The more tightly Beijing grasps Hong Kong, the more its control slips.
Hong Kong: The Orchid and the Great Stone Wall
China Has Limited Options in Hong Kong
August 15, 2019
China Has Limited Options in Hong Kong
And Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has even fewer.
China Has Limited Options in Hong Kong
A Pipeline as Lifeline: The Environmental Benefits of TAPI
August 14, 2019
A Pipeline as Lifeline: The Environmental Benefits of TAPI
TAPI would provide an alternative to increased coal use in India and Pakistan.
A Pipeline as Lifeline: The Environmental Benefits of TAPI
The Truth About Asia’s Elephant Tourism
August 13, 2019
The Truth About Asia’s Elephant Tourism
“The notion that all elephants are better off in the wild is sadly ignorant of the current realities of life.”
The Truth About Asia’s Elephant Tourism
How India’s Kashmir Move May Complicate Its Border Dispute With China
August 12, 2019
How India’s Kashmir Move May Complicate Its Border Dispute With China
The Indian government’s move will make border negotiations with China more difficult.
How India’s Kashmir Move May Complicate Its Border Dispute With China
Questioning Yenching Scholars Won't Solve America's China Conundrum
August 09, 2019
Questioning Yenching Scholars Won't Solve America's China Conundrum
The U.S. needs a more comprehensive approach to address concerns about China's soft power.
Questioning Yenching Scholars Won't Solve America's China Conundrum
How Kashmir Fits Into a Dangerous Global Tide of Nationalism
August 09, 2019
How Kashmir Fits Into a Dangerous Global Tide of Nationalism
The unilateral way in which India changed Jammu and Kashmir’s status does not auger well for future peace.
How Kashmir Fits Into a Dangerous Global Tide of Nationalism
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