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The Folly of UNCLOS
May 28, 2012
The Folly of UNCLOS
The U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea is as much as anything else about fundamental disagreements between the U.S. and China. The U.S. shouldn’t sign up.
The Folly of UNCLOS
North Korea Hijacks China Plans?
May 09, 2012
North Korea Hijacks China Plans?
China’s public is growing increasingly frustrated with North Korea. It doesn’t want to be sucked into disputes.
North Korea Hijacks China Plans?
Ban in Burma
May 03, 2012
Ban in Burma
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon seems to be having a better visit to Burma than last time he was there.
Ban in Burma
Romney Seals Deal
April 26, 2012
Romney Seals Deal
Mitt Romney swept the five states holding primary contests Tuesday. His campaign shares its reaction.
Romney Seals Deal
Taiwan’s Pointless Toe Treading?
April 25, 2012
Taiwan’s Pointless Toe Treading?
The Republic of China maintains sweeping claims to the South China Sea. But is it needlessly alienating much-needed potential friends?
Taiwan’s Pointless Toe Treading?
April 06, 2012
Burma’s Misguided Drug War
Keen to impress the West and get sanctions lifted, Burma is cracking down on opium production. But hundreds of thousands may be left in poverty.
Burma’s Misguided Drug War
How to Avoid Disaster With Iran
April 06, 2012
How to Avoid Disaster With Iran
If the West wants to turn the screws on Iran’s regime it must do more to ensure that it isn’t hurting the Iranian people.
How to Avoid Disaster With Iran
India Backs Sri Lanka Reminder
March 27, 2012
India Backs Sri Lanka Reminder
India’s support of a U.N. resolution calling for Sri Lanka to investigate rights violations is a welcome a move.
India Backs Sri Lanka Reminder
March 17, 2012
Timor-Leste Heads to Polls
Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta faces a tough reelection battle Saturday as the country votes.
Timor-Leste Heads to Polls
Vietnam Engages the World
March 14, 2012
Vietnam Engages the World
As Vietnam steps fully onto the international stage, economic development will be a key to success.
Vietnam Engages the World
A North Korean Refugee Dilemma
March 08, 2012
A North Korean Refugee Dilemma
China says they are migrants, and the U.N. refers to them as detained. Either way, fleeing North Koreans could face forced labor or execution if sent back.
A North Korean Refugee Dilemma
South Korea’s Haiti Soft Power
February 22, 2012
South Korea’s Haiti Soft Power
A peacekeeping mission and new industrial park underscore the progress South Korea is making with soft power.
South Korea’s Haiti Soft Power
South Korea’s Haiti Soft Power
February 22, 2012
South Korea’s Haiti Soft Power
A peacekeeping mission and new industrial park underscore the progress South Korea is making with soft power.
South Korea’s Haiti Soft Power
February 16, 2012
China's Troubling Syria Veto
China’s U.N. veto over Syria was striking because of how internationally isolated it is. So why did it do it?
China's Troubling Syria Veto
China, Russia in Risky Syrian Game
February 14, 2012
China, Russia in Risky Syrian Game
Chinese and Russian vetoes over condemning Syria have infuriated Western capitals. But the reasons for them are more complex than some realize.
China, Russia in Risky Syrian Game
Santorum and Foreign Policy
February 09, 2012
Santorum and Foreign Policy
Rick Santorum shook the Republican primary race with three wins Tuesday. What would his foreign policy look like?
Santorum and Foreign Policy
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