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Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
May 17, 2019
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
The US and its allies must engage more directly with Myanmar, lest China's influence derail its democratic potential.
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
May 16, 2019
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
A key part of China's campaign against Uyghur identity is a crackdown on the Uyghur language.
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
Battling Corruption in Indonesia’s Elections
May 15, 2019
Battling Corruption in Indonesia’s Elections
While the vote was largely free and fair, there are issues that Indonesian authorities must address before the next election.
Battling Corruption in Indonesia’s Elections
China’s Influence Operations in Asia: Minding the Open Door Challenge
May 14, 2019
China’s Influence Operations in Asia: Minding the Open Door Challenge
While attention to Beijing’s conduct is important, addressing the permissive conditions that create an enabling environment for its activities should remain front and center.
China’s Influence Operations in Asia: Minding the Open Door Challenge
Challenges for the US in China’s Military Modernization
May 13, 2019
Challenges for the US in China’s Military Modernization
China’s military modernization continues to be a major challenge for the U.S. in the Indo-Pacific.
Challenges for the US in China’s Military Modernization
Taiwan Seeks to Share Its Advances in Digital Healthcare
May 09, 2019
Taiwan Seeks to Share Its Advances in Digital Healthcare
Taiwan can help countries around the world achieve the goal of universal health coverage by 2030.
Taiwan Seeks to Share Its Advances in Digital Healthcare
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
May 08, 2019
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
Like its totalitarian antecedents, the Chinese regime is willing to break entire cultures in pursuit of artificial conformity.
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
Three Proposals for Kim Jong-un
May 08, 2019
Three Proposals for Kim Jong-un
How might the North Korean leader achieve that elusive breakthrough?
Three Proposals for Kim Jong-un
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
May 08, 2019
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
Was the attack on Sri Lanka an example of the Islamic State's opportunism?
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration?
May 07, 2019
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration?
Though Beijing’s attempt to adjust its BRI approach is notable, the actual extent and impact of this recalibration remains to be seen.
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration?
Might China Withdraw From the UN Law Of The Sea Treaty?
May 03, 2019
Might China Withdraw From the UN Law Of The Sea Treaty?
The move would come with serious costs – but Beijing might come to think the gains are worth it.
Might China Withdraw From the UN Law Of The Sea Treaty?
Southeast Asia, the Frontline for a Free Press
May 03, 2019
Southeast Asia, the Frontline for a Free Press
The battle for a free press is being fought everywhere. One of its most perilous frontlines is Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia, the Frontline for a Free Press
Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
May 02, 2019
Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
The human rights crisis in Xinjiang foreshadows Taiwan’s future under PRC control, and the island knows it.
Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
30 Years After Tiananmen: Hong Kong Remembers
May 01, 2019
30 Years After Tiananmen: Hong Kong Remembers
An organizer of the 2014 Occupy Central protest explains how Hong Kong keeps the spirit of Chinese democracy alive.
30 Years After Tiananmen: Hong Kong Remembers
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
April 30, 2019
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
Religious repression is one of the most important motivators of faith-based terrorism.
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
What Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, and Theresa May Have in Common
April 30, 2019
What Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, and Theresa May Have in Common
One-person leadership is not just a Chinese characteristic.
What Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, and Theresa May Have in Common
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