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The US Must Help Bring Democracy Back to Cambodia
November 10, 2022

The US Must Help Bring Democracy Back to Cambodia

By Sam Rainsy
During his visit to Phnom Penh this week, U.S. President Joe Biden must hold Prime Minister Hun Sen accountable for the country's steep democratic decline.
Why Elon Musk’s Twitter Purchase Is a National Security Concern
November 09, 2022

Why Elon Musk’s Twitter Purchase Is a National Security Concern

By Charles Mok
Elon Musk’s Twitter deal reveals loopholes in U.S. national security oversight.

Universal Social Protection in Asia Is Within Reach – If We Have the Will
November 08, 2022

Universal Social Protection in Asia Is Within Reach – If We Have the Will

By Olivier De Schutter and Zina Nimeh
The global community could slash poverty in Asia at the click of a finger. We have the numbers to prove it.

US Global Economic Assistance Should Not Mimic China’s. Just Ask Sri Lanka. 
November 04, 2022

US Global Economic Assistance Should Not Mimic China’s. Just Ask Sri Lanka. 

By Sean Cairncross
China may require little from recipient countries on the front end. But choosing to engage with China is far from cost-free. 

Hanoi’s Beijing Syndrome
November 04, 2022

Hanoi’s Beijing Syndrome

By Duy Hoang
The “Vietnamese street” and especially the activist community is known to be anti-China, but the Vietnamese Communist Party is keen to cultivate closer ties.
Kyrgyzstan’s Move to Block Radio Azattyk Is a Sign of Trouble — For the Government
November 03, 2022

Kyrgyzstan’s Move to Block Radio Azattyk Is a Sign of Trouble — For the Government

By Eldiyar Arykbaev
Democratic values like freedom of the press are a bulwark that keeps Kyrgyzstan from sliding into authoritarianism.

Taiwan Injects Momentum Into Global Transition to Net-Zero Emissions 
November 03, 2022

Taiwan Injects Momentum Into Global Transition to Net-Zero Emissions 

By Chang Tzi-chin
Taiwan is already making strides on emissions reduction. Imagine what it could accomplish if allowed into global climate discussions.
In Post-Coup Myanmar: ‘Death Squads’ and Extrajudicial Killings
November 03, 2022

In Post-Coup Myanmar: ‘Death Squads’ and Extrajudicial Killings

By Manny Maung
Pro-junta armed groups that have claimed responsibility for of extrajudicial killings have faced no consequences in Myanmar.

Thailand’s Troubling History With the Uyghurs
November 02, 2022

Thailand’s Troubling History With the Uyghurs

By Mark S. Cogan
Out of fear of destabilizing its relations with Beijing, the Thai government has failed to protect Uyghur civilians who have sought political asylum in the country.

To Withstand Global Shocks, Uzbekistan Needs to Continue Reforms and Build an Inclusive Market Economy
November 01, 2022

To Withstand Global Shocks, Uzbekistan Needs to Continue Reforms and Build an Inclusive Market Economy

By Anna Bjerde
Uzbekistan has made impressive development gains over the past five years by relentlessly pursuing the path of market-oriented reforms. 

Why ASEAN Must Strengthen Its Institutions and Networks
October 27, 2022

Why ASEAN Must Strengthen Its Institutions and Networks

By Teh Lip Li
The Southeast Asian bloc still lacks the intellectual resources necessary to meet the region's growing social and strategic challenges.
Hun Sen Knows What is Going on Under His Watch
October 26, 2022

Hun Sen Knows What is Going on Under His Watch

By Kasit Piromya
Donor countries mustn’t be fooled by the Cambodian leader’s claims that he knows nothing about the country’s rampant cyber-scam human trafficking operations.

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