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A Murder in Yunnan: The Margary Affair
October 09, 2018
A Murder in Yunnan: The Margary Affair
A trade war, an unsolved murder, and the founding of the Chinese Embassy in London.
A Murder in Yunnan: The Margary Affair
Kipling as Mowgli: One View of <em>The Jungle Book</em>
August 06, 2018
Kipling as Mowgli: One View of The Jungle Book
Both Mowgli and Kim represent Kipling as a child, raised at the intersection of two civilizations.
Kipling as Mowgli: One View of The Jungle Book
Who Is Responsible for the Gilgit-Baltistan Dispute?
March 29, 2017
Who Is Responsible for the Gilgit-Baltistan Dispute?
A recent British motion to condemn Pakistani control of the territory forgets that London made that control possible.
Who Is Responsible for the Gilgit-Baltistan Dispute?
Review - India’s War: World War II and the Making of Modern South Asia
March 27, 2016
Review - India’s War: World War II and the Making of Modern South Asia
India's contributions during WWII have often been overlooked. A new book by Srinath Raghavan helps redress that.
Review - India’s War: World War II and the Making of Modern South Asia
Winston Churchill in India
March 29, 2015
Winston Churchill in India
The great statesman’s literary career was shaped by fighting in some familiar territory.
Winston Churchill in India
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
July 11, 2014
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
As Beijing and Moscow make nice, how should Washington respond?
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
The Anatomy of Peaceful Power Transitions
April 10, 2014
The Anatomy of Peaceful Power Transitions
World War I provides a nice contrast to the violent power transitions of Thucydides’ day.
The Anatomy of Peaceful Power Transitions
The Fall of Singapore and Railway of Death
February 11, 2014
The Fall of Singapore and Railway of Death
A new film remembers the end of Britain’s Asian Empire and a 'complacent supremacy.'
The Fall of Singapore and Railway of Death
February 08, 2012
The West’s First War with China
China has a long and impressive tradition of warcraft. Studying it properly would do the West a world of good.
The West’s First War with China
February 08, 2012
The West’s First War with China
China has a long and impressive tradition of warcraft. Studying it properly would do the West a world of good.
The West’s First War with China
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