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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.

As Mongolia Welcomes China’s Foreign Minister, Citizens Protest
September 16, 2020

As Mongolia Welcomes China’s Foreign Minister, Citizens Protest

By Shannon Tiezzi
Mongolians are pushing their government to speak out about the treatment of ethnic Mongolians in China.

China’s Crackdown on Mongolian Culture
September 04, 2020

China’s Crackdown on Mongolian Culture

By Antonio Graceffo
A new policy promoting Mandarin-language education has sparked protests in Inner Mongolia and outrage across the border.

Mongolia’s Sumo Champions
August 12, 2020

Mongolia’s Sumo Champions

By Antonio Graceffo
How a sparsely populated nation came to dominate Japan’s most well-known traditional sport – including an epic comeback story.
Mongolia’s Virtual Naadam
July 10, 2020

Mongolia’s Virtual Naadam

By Antonio Graceffo
Mongolia shifts its centuries-old festival online due to coronavirus.

Mongolia Securing an Energy Alliance with Russia and China 
July 02, 2020

Mongolia Securing an Energy Alliance with Russia and China 

By Bolor Lkhaajav
The Power of Siberia 2 project involves Russia, Mongolia, and China.

Mongolia’s New Parliament: Familiar Party, Fresher Faces
June 25, 2020

Mongolia’s New Parliament: Familiar Party, Fresher Faces

By Julian Dierkes and Marissa Smith
The MPP retains its supermajority, but there is more to the results than simply a consolidation of power by the ruling party.

Economic Concerns High as Mongolia Holds National Elections
June 24, 2020

Economic Concerns High as Mongolia Holds National Elections

By Associated Press
Mongolia is the second country after South Korea to hold national elections during the coronavirus pandemic.
Why Is Russia Moving Closer to Mongolia?
June 23, 2020

Why Is Russia Moving Closer to Mongolia?

By Shahid Hussain
Russia's approach to Mongolia is about more than countering China's influence.

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