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Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
July 26, 2018
Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
As Washington dials up pressure on Beijing, it should not view Taiwan simply as a lever in its diplomatic toolkit.
Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
Doing More Harm Than Good: International Election Aid to Cambodia
July 25, 2018
Doing More Harm Than Good: International Election Aid to Cambodia
International election aid to Cambodia will only lend legitimacy to a sham vote.
Doing More Harm Than Good: International Election Aid to Cambodia
National Ambitions Meet Local Opposition Along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
July 24, 2018
National Ambitions Meet Local Opposition Along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Pakistan's central government is all-in on CPEC. But at key points, local communities are resisting.
National Ambitions Meet Local Opposition Along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Amid the Election Fanfare, How Are Pakistan’s Minorities Faring?
July 21, 2018
Amid the Election Fanfare, How Are Pakistan’s Minorities Faring?
The role of minorities in 21st century Pakistan and the issues they face has been absent from public discourse.
Amid the Election Fanfare, How Are Pakistan’s Minorities Faring?
Why the Pakistan Army Is Vying to Influence the General Elections
July 20, 2018
Why the Pakistan Army Is Vying to Influence the General Elections
The upcoming election is about more than Nawaz Sharif – or even Pakistani democracy.
Why the Pakistan Army Is Vying to Influence the General Elections
Afghanistan’s Success Story? Its Young Leaders
July 20, 2018
Afghanistan’s Success Story? Its Young Leaders
Afghanistan’s young leaders are uniquely prepared to move Afghanistan toward a better future.
Afghanistan’s Success Story? Its Young Leaders
Sri Lanka’s Strategy for Regional Security
July 19, 2018
Sri Lanka’s Strategy for Regional Security
As geopolitical competition intensifies in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka’s best strategy is to stand for a rules-based order.
Sri Lanka’s Strategy for Regional Security
Even After the Singapore Summit, Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula Might Be a Pipe Dream
July 19, 2018
Even After the Singapore Summit, Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula Might Be a Pipe Dream
North Korea will not give up its nuclear weapons. Successful U.S. diplomacy hinges on that realization.
Even After the Singapore Summit, Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula Might Be a Pipe Dream
China and the Lessons of Modern Surveillance Technology
July 19, 2018
China and the Lessons of Modern Surveillance Technology
Could a model of AI-based surveillance actually be a force for good?
China and the Lessons of Modern Surveillance Technology
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
July 17, 2018
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
As Thailand's investments across ASEAN increase, the country must commit to human rights due diligence that has been lacking.
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
Trust and Leadership: The Art of the US-India Nuclear Deal
July 17, 2018
Trust and Leadership: The Art of the US-India Nuclear Deal
Learning the lessons of 13 years ago.
Trust and Leadership: The Art of the US-India Nuclear Deal
‘Acquiescence’ and the Senkaku Island Debate
July 15, 2018
‘Acquiescence’ and the Senkaku Island Debate
China’s long postwar silence undermines its claim to sovereignty.
‘Acquiescence’ and the Senkaku Island Debate
The Challenges of Pakistan's Female Journalists
July 13, 2018
The Challenges of Pakistan's Female Journalists
Less than 5 percent of journalists in Pakistan are women and those in the profession face substantial risks and hurdles.
The Challenges of Pakistan's Female Journalists
China Is Standing in the Way of North Korea Negotiations
July 13, 2018
China Is Standing in the Way of North Korea Negotiations
The solution involves realistic goals, trust building, and the willingness to walk away.
China Is Standing in the Way of North Korea Negotiations
Nixon’s China Sell-Out
July 10, 2018
Nixon’s China Sell-Out
Nixon’s China opening had little regards for American and allied troops in Vietnam.
Nixon’s China Sell-Out
Could the China-EU High Summit Preserve the Global Trade Order?
July 09, 2018
Could the China-EU High Summit Preserve the Global Trade Order?
China and Europe have converging interests in upholding the legitimacy of international trade.
Could the China-EU High Summit Preserve the Global Trade Order?
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