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Not One More Child: Dealing with Sex Crimes Against Children in Malaysia
September 13, 2017
Not One More Child: Dealing with Sex Crimes Against Children in Malaysia
The government has rolled out laudable measures but the public understanding of such heinous crimes remains woefully inadequate.
Not One More Child: Dealing with Sex Crimes Against Children in Malaysia
Najib’s US Visit Sends a Troubling Message on Rule of Law
September 13, 2017
Najib’s US Visit Sends a Troubling Message on Rule of Law
The visit sends a clear message that the White House is not an ally against graft but a friend of kleptocracy.
Najib’s US Visit Sends a Troubling Message on Rule of Law
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
September 12, 2017
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
Why do Washington's attempts to push for interdiction make other countries uneasy?
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
North Korea: In Deterrence We Trust
September 12, 2017
North Korea: In Deterrence We Trust
Time to choose the less dangerous option.
North Korea: In Deterrence We Trust
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
September 11, 2017
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
China's economic and political sway over the North Korean regime is limited.
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
Calm Down About Taiwan’s New Premier
September 08, 2017
Calm Down About Taiwan’s New Premier
If a tree falls in a Taiwanese forest, cross-Strait relations are tense.
Calm Down About Taiwan’s New Premier
Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific
September 07, 2017
Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific
This week sees the first-ever Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment.
Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific
2017 BRICS Declaration Casts a Light on Pakistan's Use of Cross-Border Terror
September 07, 2017
2017 BRICS Declaration Casts a Light on Pakistan's Use of Cross-Border Terror
The BRICS declaration at Xiamen showed Pakistan that its isolation is growing.
2017 BRICS Declaration Casts a Light on Pakistan's Use of Cross-Border Terror
Finally, Strategic Clarity in the South China Sea. Is the Taiwan Strait Next?
September 07, 2017
Finally, Strategic Clarity in the South China Sea. Is the Taiwan Strait Next?
Routine FONOPS in the South China Sea are long overdue -- as are Taiwan Strait passages.
Finally, Strategic Clarity in the South China Sea. Is the Taiwan Strait Next?
North Korea is Clearly Not Feeling the Pain
September 06, 2017
North Korea is Clearly Not Feeling the Pain
Real economic pressure remains the only real option to curb Pyongyang's proliferation.
North Korea is Clearly Not Feeling the Pain
America, China and the South China Sea: False Premises and Wishful Thinking
September 06, 2017
America, China and the South China Sea: False Premises and Wishful Thinking
Like other rising great powers before it, China wants to bend the international system to further its national interests.
America, China and the South China Sea: False Premises and Wishful Thinking
China’s Quiet Drive to Normalize Repression
September 05, 2017
China’s Quiet Drive to Normalize Repression
Leaders in Beijing have avoided opprobrium for appalling actions on their behalf.
China’s Quiet Drive to Normalize Repression
What Twitter Taught Me About (Nuclear) War With North Korea
September 03, 2017
What Twitter Taught Me About (Nuclear) War With North Korea
Are social scientists trivializing nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula?
What Twitter Taught Me About (Nuclear) War With North Korea
India Should Reach Out to the People of Gilgit-Baltistan
September 01, 2017
India Should Reach Out to the People of Gilgit-Baltistan
Last year, Modi remarked that the people of Gilgit had thanked him. Now it’s time to reach out to them.
India Should Reach Out to the People of Gilgit-Baltistan
China and India: A Lesson in Conflict Resolution
September 01, 2017
China and India: A Lesson in Conflict Resolution
In a violent world, the two behemoths offer a welcome respite.
China and India: A Lesson in Conflict Resolution
What China Learned About India at Doklam
August 31, 2017
What China Learned About India at Doklam
What comes after the Doklam saga will matter greatly for the relationship between China and India.
What China Learned About India at Doklam
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