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China Must Join the War on Illegal Fishing
November 22, 2018
China Must Join the War on Illegal Fishing
Beijing’s no-show at the recent Our Ocean Conference was a missed opportunity for it to be part of the solution.
China Must Join the War on Illegal Fishing
Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi
November 19, 2018
Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi should emphasize the importance of celebrating diversity rather than stoking the flames of prejudice.
Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi
Don't Let APEC Overshadow the Manus Island Debacle
November 16, 2018
Don't Let APEC Overshadow the Manus Island Debacle
Will APEC leaders stand by while Australia condemns hundreds to indefinite offshore detention – including in PNG?
Don't Let APEC Overshadow the Manus Island Debacle
The US and China Are Talking Again, But 'Competition' Is Set to Continue
November 12, 2018
The US and China Are Talking Again, But 'Competition' Is Set to Continue
It'll take more than a reconvened Diplomatic and Security Dialogue to get the U.S. and China off their current trajectory.
The US and China Are Talking Again, But 'Competition' Is Set to Continue
Exit Night, Enter Light: Lighting up North Korea
November 12, 2018
Exit Night, Enter Light: Lighting up North Korea
The promise of commercial nuclear energy may induce North Korea toward restraint.
Exit Night, Enter Light: Lighting up North Korea
A Grim Reality for Internet Freedom in Asia
November 10, 2018
A Grim Reality for Internet Freedom in Asia
The region is a driving force behind annual declines at the global level.
A Grim Reality for Internet Freedom in Asia
Neighborhood Watch: Will Asian Countries Turn a Blind Eye to Uyghur Issues in China?
November 07, 2018
Neighborhood Watch: Will Asian Countries Turn a Blind Eye to Uyghur Issues in China?
Will any of China's neighbors speak out against its abuses at home? A major UN review offers a sobering assessment.
Neighborhood Watch: Will Asian Countries Turn a Blind Eye to Uyghur Issues in China?
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
November 06, 2018
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
The historic 2015 meeting between Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou made a third alternative, beyond unification or separation, more likely.
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Crisis and the Right to Press Freedom
November 06, 2018
Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Crisis and the Right to Press Freedom
Journalists should not have to fear for their lives in reporting in the interest of the Sri Lankan public.
Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Crisis and the Right to Press Freedom
US INF Withdrawal: Weighing the Costs in Europe and the Benefits in Asia
November 05, 2018
US INF Withdrawal: Weighing the Costs in Europe and the Benefits in Asia
Yes, withdrawing from the INF Treaty opens up options in Asia, but are they worth it?
US INF Withdrawal: Weighing the Costs in Europe and the Benefits in Asia
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present
November 03, 2018
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present
The island nation’s democracy is in big trouble.
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present
The Dangerous Naivety of ICAN
November 02, 2018
The Dangerous Naivety of ICAN
Should Japan sign the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which ICAN champions?
The Dangerous Naivety of ICAN
The New US Hard Line Toward China Is Worrying Southeast Asia
November 01, 2018
The New US Hard Line Toward China Is Worrying Southeast Asia
As U.S. policy toward China becomes more confrontational, its soft power in Asia is waning.
The New US Hard Line Toward China Is Worrying Southeast Asia
Thucydides and US Politics Revisited
October 31, 2018
Thucydides and US Politics Revisited
The Greek historian’s lessons for contemporary politics are not as straightforward as some commentators suggest.
Thucydides and US Politics Revisited
The Dalai Lama and China’s Quest for Buddhist Soft Power
October 29, 2018
The Dalai Lama and China’s Quest for Buddhist Soft Power
China is trying to woo Buddhists around the world to support the Belt and Road -- and, eventually, a CCP-approved Dalai Lama.
The Dalai Lama and China’s Quest for Buddhist Soft Power
Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, and the New Era of Great Power Competition
October 29, 2018
Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, and the New Era of Great Power Competition
How will Sri Lanka manage a new era in the Indian Ocean?
Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, and the New Era of Great Power Competition
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