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Grappling With Parliament Limiting His Powers, Mongolian President Moves to Dissolve Ruling Party
April 20, 2021

Grappling With Parliament Limiting His Powers, Mongolian President Moves to Dissolve Ruling Party

By Marissa Smith, Bulgan Batdorj, and Julian Dierkes
Political maneuvering ahead of June's presidential election may post a general threat to Mongolia's democracy.

Mongolia Starts Its COVID-19 Vaccinations
February 26, 2021

Mongolia Starts Its COVID-19 Vaccinations

By Uranbileg Tumurkhuyag
New Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene became the first to get his shot, kicking off Mongolia's vaccine campaign.
With New PM, a New Generation Taking Charge in Mongolia
January 27, 2021

With New PM, a New Generation Taking Charge in Mongolia

By Bolor Lkhaajav and Julian Dierkes
Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene represents a new type of Mongolian leader: a younger, Western-educated professional with a strong policy focus.

Mongolia’s Prime Minister Offers Shock Resignation Amid Protests
January 22, 2021

Mongolia’s Prime Minister Offers Shock Resignation Amid Protests

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Instability roils Mongolia’s political apparatus in the midst of a global pandemic.

Is Mongolia Ready for a Female President?
January 05, 2021

Is Mongolia Ready for a Female President?

By Manduul Bat-Orshikh
Ts. Oyungerel has announced she will seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for this year's presidential election, sparking controversy before the race even starts.

Mongolia Grapples With Its First Real COVID Wave
December 08, 2020

Mongolia Grapples With Its First Real COVID Wave

By Anandsaikhan Nyamdavaa
After recording the first locally transmitted case in November, Mongolia’s local cases of COVID-19 have surpassed imported cases.

How Changing US Administrations Shape Mongolia-US Relations
December 03, 2020

How Changing US Administrations Shape Mongolia-US Relations

By Bolor Lkhaajav
The U.S. approach to Mongolia has historically been heavily shaped by different administrations.
Mongolia Imposes Curfew Amid COVID-19 Scare
November 17, 2020

Mongolia Imposes Curfew Amid COVID-19 Scare

By Anandsaikhan Nyamdavaa
The first cases of local transmission in Mongolia have sparked a decisive response from the government.

Pandemics and the Post: Mongolia’s Pony Express
October 16, 2020

Pandemics and the Post: Mongolia’s Pony Express

By William Taylor
The most famous horse-based postal relay came with the rise of the great Mongol Empire in the 13th century.

Why the World Should Care About Language in Inner Mongolia
October 16, 2020

Why the World Should Care About Language in Inner Mongolia

By Sonam Ongmo and Saglar Bougdaeva
At stake is an 800-year-old script with a multicultural lineage emanating from the golden era of the Silk Route.

The Cost of Pompeo’s Cancelled Trips to South Korea and Mongolia
October 06, 2020

The Cost of Pompeo’s Cancelled Trips to South Korea and Mongolia

By Shannon Tiezzi
President Trump’s COVID-19 infection threw a wrench into U.S. Asia diplomacy.
Mongolia’s E-Governance Quest
September 18, 2020

Mongolia’s E-Governance Quest

By Bolor Lkhaajav
In the last decade, Mongolia showed progress in e-governance, but there’s more yet to do.

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