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Beware the War Against ASEAN’s Atheists
August 19, 2017
Beware the War Against ASEAN’s Atheists
A look at the ongoing persecution of a minority group that continues to be under assault in some parts of the region.
Beware the War Against ASEAN’s Atheists
The Day After the Second Korean War
May 17, 2017
The Day After the Second Korean War
The greatest threat to U.S. victory in a Korean war scenario isn't the North Korean military. It's postwar insurgency.
The Day After the Second Korean War
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
December 15, 2016
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
Ishchi's allegations are serious and shocking; Kabul says it plans to investigate.
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
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?
Bangladesh's Democratic Backsliding: Time to Act Before It's Too Late
November 11, 2015
Bangladesh's Democratic Backsliding: Time to Act Before It's Too Late
Time to stop the executions of political opponents and restore the rule of law.
Bangladesh's Democratic Backsliding: Time to Act Before It's Too Late
What Justice? Afghan Court Overturns Death Sentences in Farkhunda Murder
July 09, 2015
What Justice? Afghan Court Overturns Death Sentences in Farkhunda Murder
The U.S. spent over $1 billion since 2003 on rule of law programs in Afghanistan and has little to show for it.
What Justice? Afghan Court Overturns Death Sentences in Farkhunda Murder
A Bleak Outlook for Democracy in the Maldives
June 22, 2015
A Bleak Outlook for Democracy in the Maldives
Months after Mohamed Nasheed's show trial, democracy and the rule of law show no signs of recovery in the Maldives.
A Bleak Outlook for Democracy in the Maldives
What Does Rule of Law Look Like in Central Asia?
June 04, 2015
What Does Rule of Law Look Like in Central Asia?
Heavy focus on order and security, perhaps more aptly called rule by law.
What Does Rule of Law Look Like in Central Asia?
Turkmenistan Pardons 1200 Prisoners for Constitution Day
May 19, 2015
Turkmenistan Pardons 1200 Prisoners for Constitution Day
Such mass amnesty decrees are routine in the country.
Turkmenistan Pardons 1200 Prisoners for Constitution Day
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
October 20, 2014
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
The CCP is focusing on the rule of law because it wants to reign in local officials.
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
Bo Xilai: A Poor Test of Rule of Law in China
August 25, 2013
Bo Xilai: A Poor Test of Rule of Law in China
The process and outcome of Bo Xilai’s trial is not a good case to judge the CCP’s commitment to rule of law.
Bo Xilai: A Poor Test of Rule of Law in China
The Curious Case of Sombath Somphone
January 09, 2013
The Curious Case of Sombath Somphone
Many are demanding answers regarding Sombath Somphone’s disappearance in Laos.
The Curious Case of Sombath Somphone
End of 30-Year Hunt for Marcos Billions?
January 08, 2013
End of 30-Year Hunt for Marcos Billions?
The Philippines may conclude its effort to retrieve the former dictator’s fortune — with less than half recovered.
End of 30-Year Hunt for Marcos Billions?
Commission Created as Rape Victim's Health Declines
December 27, 2012
Commission Created as Rape Victim's Health Declines
As the victim of a terrible tragedy battles for her life, India’s government promises action.
Commission Created as Rape Victim's Health Declines
China's Failure in Tibet
October 27, 2012
China's Failure in Tibet
“To our knowledge most of the self-immolation cases in the Tibetan-inhabited regions are related to the instigation of the Dalai clique.”
China's Failure in Tibet
Model’s Murder Still Haunts Malaysia
October 26, 2012
Model’s Murder Still Haunts Malaysia
The mystery surrounding Altantuya Shaariibuu’s death continues to plague Malaysia— and its Prime Minister.
Model’s Murder Still Haunts Malaysia
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