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Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
December 15, 2017
Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
The United States may not like the result of forcing countries to make a choice between it and China.
Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
Can Asia Escape the Malthusian Trap?
December 15, 2017
Can Asia Escape the Malthusian Trap?
The region’s governments need to think seriously about developmental and demographic issues as part of their grand strategies.
Can Asia Escape the Malthusian Trap?
With the Liberal West in Decline, Will China Be Given Free Rein?
December 14, 2017
With the Liberal West in Decline, Will China Be Given Free Rein?
A leaderless liberal West seems increasingly willing to defer to China, even if it compromises liberal values at home.
With the Liberal West in Decline, Will China Be Given Free Rein?
Is the US Foreign Policy Establishment a Dead Man Walking?
December 14, 2017
Is the US Foreign Policy Establishment a Dead Man Walking?
Will backers of the 2003 invasion of Iraq suffer the same fate as supporters of doomed appeasement policies in France and Great Britain in the 1930s?
Is the US Foreign Policy Establishment a Dead Man Walking?
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
December 14, 2017
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
Dissident convictions and acts of censorship seem timed to avoid lumps of coal from international observers.
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
Does Xi Jinping Thought Really Matter?
December 14, 2017
Does Xi Jinping Thought Really Matter?
The move to codify Xi Jinping thought may not be as important as analysts have been suggesting.
Does Xi Jinping Thought Really Matter?
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
December 12, 2017
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
The mainland should go beyond its carrot-and-stick strategy and seek a new consensus with Taiwan.
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
North Korea's Nuclear Threat Reaches New Heights, But US Policy Remains Unchanged
December 12, 2017
North Korea's Nuclear Threat Reaches New Heights, But US Policy Remains Unchanged
The introduction of the Hwasong-15 probably will do little to cause the United States to change its policy course.
North Korea's Nuclear Threat Reaches New Heights, But US Policy Remains Unchanged
Ghani’s Revealing Slip of The Tongue
December 12, 2017
Ghani’s Revealing Slip of The Tongue
The Afghan president accidentally makes a sexist comment, revealing the depths of gender inequality in Afghanistan.
Ghani’s Revealing Slip of The Tongue
Why North Korea Sanctions are Failing in Africa
December 08, 2017
Why North Korea Sanctions are Failing in Africa
The region's experience offers a cautionary tale about the limits of the tool.
Why North Korea Sanctions are Failing in Africa
Did Canada's Trudeau Really Fail in His Trip to China?
December 08, 2017
Did Canada's Trudeau Really Fail in His Trip to China?
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been mocked for failing to move forward a free trade deal with China.
Did Canada's Trudeau Really Fail in His Trip to China?
Sri Lanka Doesn’t Need More American Bear Hugs
December 06, 2017
Sri Lanka Doesn’t Need More American Bear Hugs
Washington’s current approach actually discourages reform.
Sri Lanka Doesn’t Need More American Bear Hugs
Bangladesh Empowers Women
December 05, 2017
Bangladesh Empowers Women
Under South Asia's only female prime minister, the country is investing heavily in its women and girls.
Bangladesh Empowers Women
Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend
December 05, 2017
Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend
The Afghan government is working to turn the country's landlocked location into an asset.
Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend
In Afghanistan, a Struggle to Leave No Woman or Child Behind
December 04, 2017
In Afghanistan, a Struggle to Leave No Woman or Child Behind
Gender-based violence is pervasive in Afghanistan, but activists see a change in the wind.
In Afghanistan, a Struggle to Leave No Woman or Child Behind
Can China Look to Carbon Capture for its Climate Pledges?
December 02, 2017
Can China Look to Carbon Capture for its Climate Pledges?
A look at one way Beijing can bridge the gap.
Can China Look to Carbon Capture for its Climate Pledges?
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