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Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
May 14, 2016
Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
Will the Afghanistan’s government be able to overcome in-fighting and truly tackle corruption?
Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
2015 Gujarat Protests: Caste, Reform, and Governance in India
August 28, 2015
2015 Gujarat Protests: Caste, Reform, and Governance in India
As recent riots in Gujarat show, India's reservation system continues to pose political challenges.
2015 Gujarat Protests: Caste, Reform, and Governance in India
Tajikistan Uses Laws to Crush Islamist Opposition
July 10, 2015
Tajikistan Uses Laws to Crush Islamist Opposition
Dushanbe is dismantling the Islamic Renaissance Party, hewing to the letter, but not the spirit, of the law.
Tajikistan Uses Laws to Crush Islamist Opposition
Nepal: Lessons from Disaster
May 01, 2015
Nepal: Lessons from Disaster
Last week's earthquake is a tragic reminder of the perils of outdated practices and failures of governance.
Nepal: Lessons from Disaster
Why Should Xi Jinping Get a Raise?
January 22, 2015
Why Should Xi Jinping Get a Raise?
China is increasing compensation for public sector employees to stem corruption.
Why Should Xi Jinping Get a Raise?
3 Lessons for Asian Development from Francis Fukuyama
October 15, 2014
3 Lessons for Asian Development from Francis Fukuyama
Francis Fukuyama's latest book has some important lessons on Asia's political development.
3 Lessons for Asian Development from Francis Fukuyama
Why Are South Asian States So Weak?
July 22, 2014
Why Are South Asian States So Weak?
Can South Asia’s states overcome the legacy of their histories?
Why Are South Asian States So Weak?
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
May 29, 2014
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
After decades of greater democratization, a new report says that democracy is in retreat throughout ASEAN.
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
Indonesia: The Downside of Decentralization
September 05, 2012
Indonesia: The Downside of Decentralization
As a new ICG report documents, devolution can heighten corruption. Overall, it was a net gain for Indonesia.
Indonesia: The Downside of Decentralization
Lao Government Strikes Back
August 25, 2012
Lao Government Strikes Back
Prime Minister Thongsing’s recent tirades suggest a shakeup is coming.
Lao Government Strikes Back
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