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Grand Strategy of the Authoritarian Axis: How Will the West Respond?
July 24, 2012
Grand Strategy of the Authoritarian Axis: How Will the West Respond?
Recent events – like those in Syria – show increasing coordination among some of the world’s most dangerous states.
Grand Strategy of the Authoritarian Axis: How Will the West Respond?
America’s ‘Rebalance’ Finds its Footing
July 17, 2012
America’s ‘Rebalance’ Finds its Footing
With a watchful eye towards China, the nations of Southeast Asia seem receptive to America’s charms, Luke Hunt reports.
America’s ‘Rebalance’ Finds its Footing
Why Making China ‘The Boogeyman’ Won’t Work
July 17, 2012
Why Making China ‘The Boogeyman’ Won’t Work
U.S. lawmakers advocated burning the U.S. Olympic team’s Chinese-made uniforms. Minxin Pei separates political grandstanding from hard reality.
Why Making China ‘The Boogeyman’ Won’t Work
The 'Great Game' 2.0
July 11, 2012
The 'Great Game' 2.0
Russia’s plan to use regional organizations as levers in Central Asia has some flaws, argues Richard Weitz.
The 'Great Game' 2.0
After Olympus, Can Japan Inc Reform?
July 05, 2012
After Olympus, Can Japan Inc Reform?
Corporate Japan has been rocked in recent months with a spate of major scandals, writes Anthony Fensom. Will it be enough to trigger meaningful reforms?
After Olympus, Can Japan Inc Reform?
Why U.S. Must Get Over Renminbi
June 22, 2012
Why U.S. Must Get Over Renminbi
U.S. politicians are tempted to blame Chinese currency manipulation for the country’s economic woes. But doing so is unhelpful.
Why U.S. Must Get Over Renminbi
Southeast Asia and the Grexit Danger
June 13, 2012
Southeast Asia and the Grexit Danger
Southeast Asian economies should prepare for the worst in Europe. If not, they risk finding themselves overwhelmed by the gathering storm.
Southeast Asia and the Grexit Danger
Easy Part Over for Vietnam
June 10, 2012
Easy Part Over for Vietnam
The optimism during Vietnam’s pre-2008 economic boom is over. The Communist Party knows it must take action. But it doesn’t seem to know what.
Easy Part Over for Vietnam
China's Economy: Seizure or Cancer?
May 30, 2012
China's Economy: Seizure or Cancer?
The sharp slowdown in China’s economy has policy makers around the world watching carefully. Will the government have the courage to change course?
China's Economy: Seizure or Cancer?
How China’s Economy Must Change
May 16, 2012
How China’s Economy Must Change
China sailed through the global economic downturn. But with its export strategy now in jeopardy, China’s leaders must make push through reforms to maintain growth.
How China’s Economy Must Change
Who’s Afraid of Huawei?
April 10, 2012
Who’s Afraid of Huawei?
The U.S. and Australia have made clear their distrust of one of the world’s biggest telecoms companies. But their lack of transparency over their concerns does no one any favors.
Who’s Afraid of Huawei?
April 07, 2012
The Rise of Global Feudalism
Economies need to get back basics – education, access to capital, rule of law, and labor mobility. Slowing growth in China and India makes clear that consumers are the key to prosperity.
The Rise of Global Feudalism
Is Africa the Next Asia?
April 06, 2012
Is Africa the Next Asia?
Africa was once dismissed by some as the “hopeless continent.” But healthy economic growth has had some nations’ leaders looking east for inspiration.
Is Africa the Next Asia?
Burma: Asia’s Next Tiger Economy?
March 31, 2012
Burma: Asia’s Next Tiger Economy?
Burma is at a crossroads, politically and economically. Will it become Asia’s new economic tiger or remain isolated from the global economy?
Burma: Asia’s Next Tiger Economy?
March 27, 2012
Obama Drops the Ball on India
Indian firms should be a boon for American workers. So why has the administration been dragging its feet on trade deals?
Obama Drops the Ball on India
Canada’s Asia Fixation
March 25, 2012
Canada’s Asia Fixation
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper can’t seem to keep away from Asia these days. He has a decade of relative neglect to make up for.
Canada’s Asia Fixation
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