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Beware the War Against ASEAN’s Atheists
August 19, 2017
Beware the War Against ASEAN’s Atheists
A look at the ongoing persecution of a minority group that continues to be under assault in some parts of the region.
Beware the War Against ASEAN’s Atheists
The Russia Factor in China's North Korea Challenge
August 18, 2017
The Russia Factor in China's North Korea Challenge
A closer look at a less obvious but potentially crucial variable.
The Russia Factor in China's North Korea Challenge
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
August 17, 2017
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
Meanwhile, the Presidents of South Korea and Taiwan are trying to ride the tiger of Trumpian uncertainty .
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
A Tragic and Avoidable Death on Manus Island
August 17, 2017
A Tragic and Avoidable Death on Manus Island
The recent death of Hamed Shamshiripour highlights Australia’s vicious policies toward asylum seekers.
A Tragic and Avoidable Death on Manus Island
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
August 16, 2017
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
Beijing clearly understands its maritime rights, but does not necessarily tolerate and accept the same rights for others.
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
Why the US Has to Take the First Step in Deescalating Tensions With North Korea
August 16, 2017
Why the US Has to Take the First Step in Deescalating Tensions With North Korea
How to get out of the North Korea morass.
Why the US Has to Take the First Step in Deescalating Tensions With North Korea
North Korea Could Determine the Future of US-China Relations…Again
August 15, 2017
North Korea Could Determine the Future of US-China Relations…Again
North Korea is once again the variable that could most determine the future course of U.S.-China relations in the 21st Century.
North Korea Could Determine the Future of US-China Relations…Again
Is America Losing the Soft Power Contest in Southeast Asia?
August 12, 2017
Is America Losing the Soft Power Contest in Southeast Asia?
The recent ASEAN meetings capped an alarming trend of eroding U.S. influence.
Is America Losing the Soft Power Contest in Southeast Asia?
Climate Change and Food Security in Nepal: Why the Developed World Must Step Up
August 12, 2017
Climate Change and Food Security in Nepal: Why the Developed World Must Step Up
The developed world must show moral leadership in assisting Nepal.
Climate Change and Food Security in Nepal: Why the Developed World Must Step Up
North Korea’s Nukes: Time for The Pentagon’s Philosopher-in-Chief to Step In?
August 11, 2017
North Korea’s Nukes: Time for The Pentagon’s Philosopher-in-Chief to Step In?
The North Korean crisis prompts the need for a philosopher in chief at the Pentagon.
North Korea’s Nukes: Time for The Pentagon’s Philosopher-in-Chief to Step In?
Sending an Ultimatum to Kim Jong-un
August 11, 2017
Sending an Ultimatum to Kim Jong-un
It's time to separate the Kim family from the North Korean people in crafting North Korea policy.
Sending an Ultimatum to Kim Jong-un
The China Wildcard in the Qatar Crisis
August 09, 2017
The China Wildcard in the Qatar Crisis
A closer look at the stakes for Beijing and what that might mean.
The China Wildcard in the Qatar Crisis
Why Resilient Cities Are Important to ASEAN's Future
August 09, 2017
Why Resilient Cities Are Important to ASEAN's Future
To sustain ASEAN’s economic progress over the next 50 years, its leaders must commit to focusing on climate change.
Why Resilient Cities Are Important to ASEAN's Future
No, India’s Army Did Not Play a ‘Significant Role’ at Dunkirk
August 08, 2017
No, India’s Army Did Not Play a ‘Significant Role’ at Dunkirk
When discussing India’s role in World War II, let’s stick to the historical facts.
No, India’s Army Did Not Play a ‘Significant Role’ at Dunkirk
Duterte's Latest Target: The Commission on Human Rights
August 08, 2017
Duterte's Latest Target: The Commission on Human Rights
The Philippine president threatened to abolish Southeast Asia's oldest National Human Rights Institution.
Duterte's Latest Target: The Commission on Human Rights
Asia’s Exceptional Neoliberalism
August 07, 2017
Asia’s Exceptional Neoliberalism
Asian countries are not truly embracing neoliberalism, just selectively adopting elements that best suit their needs.
Asia’s Exceptional Neoliberalism
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