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Can US Legislation Halt INTERPOL Abuse by Central Asian Autocrats?
September 13, 2019
Can US Legislation Halt INTERPOL Abuse by Central Asian Autocrats?
Bipartisan legislation introduced this week seeks to tackle abuse of INTERPOL by autocracies.
Can US Legislation Halt INTERPOL Abuse by Central Asian Autocrats?
A Lockdown in Central Beijing
September 13, 2019
A Lockdown in Central Beijing
The Chinese capital locked up tourists and business travelers will little advance notice, all for a parade rehearsal.
A Lockdown in Central Beijing
Why is West Papua in Constant Turmoil?
September 12, 2019
Why is West Papua in Constant Turmoil?
The Indonesian territory has struggled for independence for more than 50 years.
Why is West Papua in Constant Turmoil?
Unclear Boundaries in a Changing Uzbekistan
September 11, 2019
Unclear Boundaries in a Changing Uzbekistan
In Uzbekistan, a growing gap between the rhetoric of change and continued police discomfort with activism.
Unclear Boundaries in a Changing Uzbekistan
Will Sam Rainsy’s Promised Cambodia Return Bring People Power Or Something Else?
September 11, 2019
Will Sam Rainsy’s Promised Cambodia Return Bring People Power Or Something Else?
Despite the opposition figure’s optimistic assessment, the outlook following his possible return to Cambodia remains unclear.
Will Sam Rainsy’s Promised Cambodia Return Bring People Power Or Something Else?
Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote
September 10, 2019
Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote
The September 28 election couldn’t happen at a more difficult time.
Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote
GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’
September 10, 2019
GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’
A tale of political revenge?
GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’
Taiwan President Sues Scholars for Alleging Her Doctorate Degree is Fake
September 07, 2019
Taiwan President Sues Scholars for Alleging Her Doctorate Degree is Fake
Tsai Ing-wen is taking legal action against unsubstantiated questioning of the veracity of her diploma as she heads into her bid for re-election.
Taiwan President Sues Scholars for Alleging Her Doctorate Degree is Fake
South Korean Government and Prosecutors Clash Over Justice Minister Nominee
September 07, 2019
South Korean Government and Prosecutors Clash Over Justice Minister Nominee
The nominee for justice minister -- Cho Kuk -- is at the center of a growing list of allegations.
South Korean Government and Prosecutors Clash Over Justice Minister Nominee
Timor-Leste: Between Dreadful Past and Hopeful Future
September 06, 2019
Timor-Leste: Between Dreadful Past and Hopeful Future
20 years after the holding of a UN-backed referendum, there remains much work to do in Timor-Leste.
Timor-Leste: Between Dreadful Past and Hopeful Future
Why the Mutually Assured Destruction Rhetoric in Hong Kong Is Dangerous
September 06, 2019
Why the Mutually Assured Destruction Rhetoric in Hong Kong Is Dangerous
To pull Hong Kong back from the edge, all potentially influential parties must act – with strategic savvy.
Why the Mutually Assured Destruction Rhetoric in Hong Kong Is Dangerous
Duterte’s Fifth China Visit: Heavy on Promise, Light on Results
September 05, 2019
Duterte’s Fifth China Visit: Heavy on Promise, Light on Results
Duterte’s latest trip to China did little to ease concerns about his approach to Beijing.
Duterte’s Fifth China Visit: Heavy on Promise, Light on Results
Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
September 05, 2019
Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
The president fired the government’s top prison official amid outcry over a mass prisoner release.
Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
Why Does a Pakistani Islamist Party Want Imran Khan to Resign?
September 05, 2019
Why Does a Pakistani Islamist Party Want Imran Khan to Resign?
Why the JUI-F’s dissent movement against the government is likely to fail.
Why Does a Pakistani Islamist Party Want Imran Khan to Resign?
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests
September 04, 2019
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests
Is it too little, too late?
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests
What’s Next for Kem Sokha and Cambodia’s Opposition?
September 04, 2019
What’s Next for Kem Sokha and Cambodia’s Opposition?
The anniversary of the Cambodian opposition leader’s detention this week raises questions about his future.
What’s Next for Kem Sokha and Cambodia’s Opposition?
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