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What COIN Teaches Thailand
June 25, 2010
What COIN Teaches Thailand
The Thai Red Shirts have the hallmarks of an insurgency. Does a book written by David Petraeus show how to resolve the issue?
What COIN Teaches Thailand
June 22, 2010
Twitter Wars in Asia
Conservative and liberal Muslims in Indonesia are taking their fight for hearts and minds to Twitter. Is that good or bad?
Twitter Wars in Asia
Red, Yellow Blur in Thailand
June 17, 2010
Red, Yellow Blur in Thailand
Thailand’s Red and Yellow Shirts act like sworn enemies. But there are more similarities than they’d be willing to admit.
Red, Yellow Blur in Thailand
Indonesia and Free Speech
June 11, 2010
Indonesia and Free Speech
With Thailand’s woes, eyes have turned to Indonesia as a democracy model for South-east Asia. The censors could change that.
Indonesia and Free Speech
Last Philippine President?
May 26, 2010
Last Philippine President?
Noynoy Aquino looks set to be the Philippines’ next president, says Filipino lawmaker Mong Palatino. But will he be the last?
Last Philippine President?
Thailand - The Real Story
May 20, 2010
Thailand - The Real Story
There’s more to the unrest than a rural poor revolt. Aubrey Belford finds a complex picture in the red shirt heartland.
Thailand - The Real Story
Vietnam, China’s 'Little Sister'
May 11, 2010
Vietnam, China’s 'Little Sister'
Vietnamese hate the moniker, reports Luke Hunt. But their feelings about their big neighbor are a lot more complicated.
Vietnam, China’s 'Little Sister'
May 07, 2010
US Meddling in Filipino Poll?
No Philippine president has ever won without US backing. So, who’s the secret US candidate this year, asks Mong Palatino.
US Meddling in Filipino Poll?
Can You Teach Democracy?
April 21, 2010
Can You Teach Democracy?
Ben Bland reports that at last week’s assembly of the World Movement for Democracy, in Jakarta, it depends on who you ask.
Can You Teach Democracy?
April 09, 2010
Rise and Fall of a Terror Cell
The jungles of Indonesia’s Aceh Province seem fertile ground for Islamic militants. But not this time, reports Aubrey Belford.
Rise and Fall of a Terror Cell
March 27, 2010
Burma's Bleak Election Plans
The junta’s election preparations have a depressingly familiar ring to them. Phil Thornton reports from the Thai-Burma border.
Burma's Bleak Election Plans
March 23, 2010
Obama’s Snub? No Problem
Barack Obama will find Indonesia a surprisingly tolerant and vibrant host, says Joe Cochrane. When he finally gets there.
Obama’s Snub? No Problem
Thailand’s Blood Red Protest
March 21, 2010
Thailand’s Blood Red Protest
The sometimes gruesome protests by the country’s red shirts have certainly grabbed international attention. But what now?
Thailand’s Blood Red Protest
March 04, 2010
E-mailing in Political Change
Can a political party change an oppressive system from abroad? Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, hopes so.
E-mailing in Political Change
February 22, 2010
The ‘A’ Word
Malaysia’s has carefully crafted an image as a multi-cultural home for the world’s races and religions. But this picture of harmony is being challenged from all sides–by the government, in the courts and from the pulpit. Luke Hunt travels across the country to report on why.
The ‘A’ Word
Violence Looms over Upcoming Poll
February 02, 2010
Violence Looms over Upcoming Poll
The massacre of dozens of journalists in The Philippines last November grabbed international headlines and shone a light on long-simmering tensions in the country’s south, reports Luke Hunt, who says clan rivalries, terrorist links and corruption have created a combustible mix ahead of May’s general election.
Violence Looms over Upcoming Poll
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