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Vietnam Bans Animated Movie Over South China Sea Map
October 17, 2019

Vietnam Bans Animated Movie Over South China Sea Map

By Associated Press
The country has pulled the film “Abominable’ from theaters because the movie shows a map supporting China’s South China Sea claims.

Xi’s Visit Exposes the Limits of China-Nepal Strategic Convergence
October 17, 2019

Xi’s Visit Exposes the Limits of China-Nepal Strategic Convergence

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Despite the interests both sides have for better ties, there are real limits and challenges to this.
Kim Jong Un’s Horseback Stunt Is No Laughing Matter
October 17, 2019

Kim Jong Un’s Horseback Stunt Is No Laughing Matter

By Ankit Panda
Kim Jong Un's latest photo-op might inspire laughs, but it's an important sign.

South Korea’s Cho Kuk Saga Ends
October 16, 2019

South Korea’s Cho Kuk Saga Ends

By Jenna Gibson
Justice Minister Cho Kuk stepped down after months of controversy and weeks of protests.

Sri Lanka Presidential Hopeful Says Won’t Honor Deal with UN
October 15, 2019

Sri Lanka Presidential Hopeful Says Won’t Honor Deal with UN

By Associated Press
Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he won’t recognized an agreement to investigate alleged war crimes

Inside Afghanistan’s Online Battlefield
October 15, 2019

Inside Afghanistan’s Online Battlefield

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Social media provides another front for battle between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

NATO-China Council: Now is the Time
October 15, 2019

NATO-China Council: Now is the Time

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Ian Brzezinski
China’s Xi Visits Nepal, Elevating Ties to ‘Strategic Partnership of Cooperation’
October 15, 2019

China’s Xi Visits Nepal, Elevating Ties to ‘Strategic Partnership of Cooperation’

By Ankit Panda
The visit marked the highest-level China-Nepal interaction in 23 years.

The NBA, Blizzard, and Beyond: Free Expression, Censorship, and China’s Global Reach
October 12, 2019

The NBA, Blizzard, and Beyond: Free Expression, Censorship, and China’s Global Reach

By Ankit Panda
Are we at a tipping point for popular American perceptions of the Chinese Communist Party?

Japan Mulls Mass Pardon of Petty Crimes to Mark New Emperor’s Enthronement
October 11, 2019

Japan Mulls Mass Pardon of Petty Crimes to Mark New Emperor’s Enthronement

By Thisanka Siripala
The tradition of pardoning crimes in light of major imperial events brings into question the need for amnesty in the criminal justice system.

India Releases 3 Low-Ranking Kashmiri Politicians
October 11, 2019

India Releases 3 Low-Ranking Kashmiri Politicians

By Associated Press
The three released leaders are Yawar Mir, Noor Mohammed, and Shoiab Lone.
Behind the Second Modi-Xi Informal Summit, the Wuhan Spirit Is Fraying
October 10, 2019

Behind the Second Modi-Xi Informal Summit, the Wuhan Spirit Is Fraying

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The state of the bilateral relationship has gotten rockier since the two leaders last met.

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