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Why India Should 'Look West' Instead
March 07, 2016
Why India Should 'Look West' Instead
India's 'Look East' policy is based on realistic aspirations, but there are limitations to India's outreach.
Why India Should 'Look West' Instead
South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
March 07, 2016
South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
Historically and culturally, the Middle East and Southeast Asia have been tethered to India and China respectively.
South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
How Will Myanmar's Elections Affect Relations With China?
November 17, 2015
How Will Myanmar's Elections Affect Relations With China?
How will Myanmar's new government affect relations between it and China?
How Will Myanmar's Elections Affect Relations With China?
Vietnam and New Zealand Aim to Double Trade By 2020
November 16, 2015
Vietnam and New Zealand Aim to Double Trade By 2020
New Zealand and Vietnam plan to hit a trade volume of $2.2 billion by 2020.
Vietnam and New Zealand Aim to Double Trade By 2020
Pol Pot's Surviving Lieutenants Held to Account
October 08, 2015
Pol Pot's Surviving Lieutenants Held to Account
The Diplomat chats with senior figures from the Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia.
Pol Pot's Surviving Lieutenants Held to Account
Interview: Chasing A River's Tail
October 07, 2015
Interview: Chasing A River's Tail
Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright have set out on a journey to follow the Mekong river from sea to source.
Interview: Chasing A River's Tail
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
September 23, 2015
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
As Myanmar approaches a historic election, things appear stable, though uncertainty persists.
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
Watch Out China: Vietnam's Coast Guard Will Fight Back
September 11, 2015
Watch Out China: Vietnam's Coast Guard Will Fight Back
A new Vietnamese regulation will allow its coast guard to use weapons to deter and repel ships.
Watch Out China: Vietnam's Coast Guard Will Fight Back
As Cambodia Approaches China Over the US, It Should Remember Machiavelli's Lessons
August 11, 2015
As Cambodia Approaches China Over the US, It Should Remember Machiavelli's Lessons
Cambodia approaches China, leaving the United States in the dust. Can it retain its freedom?
As Cambodia Approaches China Over the US, It Should Remember Machiavelli's Lessons
India and Myanmar Deepen Defense Cooperation
July 18, 2015
India and Myanmar Deepen Defense Cooperation
India and Myanmar will expand defense cooperation and work on monitoring insurgent activity along their border.
India and Myanmar Deepen Defense Cooperation
Cambodia’s Strategic China Alignment
July 08, 2015
Cambodia’s Strategic China Alignment
A number of factors are driving Cambodia's strategic convergence with China.
Cambodia’s Strategic China Alignment
No, China Is Not Reclaiming Land in the South China Sea
June 07, 2015
No, China Is Not Reclaiming Land in the South China Sea
Rather, China is slowly excising the maritime heart out of Southeast Asia.
No, China Is Not Reclaiming Land in the South China Sea
Glimpses of Cambodia's French Past
May 05, 2015
Glimpses of Cambodia's French Past
Cambodia's foremost filmmaker discusses his new documentary about colonialism.
Glimpses of Cambodia's French Past
Post-Censorship, Myanmar’s Literary World Awakens
April 03, 2015
Post-Censorship, Myanmar’s Literary World Awakens
In Mandalay, hundreds gathered to hear talks by Burmese and international authors.
Post-Censorship, Myanmar’s Literary World Awakens
Singapore's Defense Budget Climbs 5.7 Percent
March 19, 2015
Singapore's Defense Budget Climbs 5.7 Percent
Singapore's defense minister is worried about hybrid warfare and wants to remake the military.
Singapore's Defense Budget Climbs 5.7 Percent
Australia and Vietnam Enhance Their Comprehensive Partnership
March 17, 2015
Australia and Vietnam Enhance Their Comprehensive Partnership
Both sides also agreed to raise bilateral relations to a strategic partnership in the future.
Australia and Vietnam Enhance Their Comprehensive Partnership
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