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Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan’s Geopolitical Loophole
February 16, 2019
Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan’s Geopolitical Loophole
The disputed territory remains caught in limbo: neither a province nor self-administered.
Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan’s Geopolitical Loophole
The Alliance of Indian Kings: Can a Coalition Defeat Modi’s BJP in the 2019 Elections?
February 13, 2019
The Alliance of Indian Kings: Can a Coalition Defeat Modi’s BJP in the 2019 Elections?
A few regional parties could potentially tip the scales in India’s upcoming elections.
The Alliance of Indian Kings: Can a Coalition Defeat Modi’s BJP in the 2019 Elections?
The Migrants Indian Democracy Forgot
February 07, 2019
The Migrants Indian Democracy Forgot
The government wants Indians who live overseas to be able to vote. What about Indians who migrated within the country?
The Migrants Indian Democracy Forgot
Suharto’s Shadow Still Lingers in Indonesian Museums
February 06, 2019
Suharto’s Shadow Still Lingers in Indonesian Museums
“New Order” history is a sensitive topic as Indonesia’s presidential election approaches.
Suharto’s Shadow Still Lingers in Indonesian Museums
Peace, Politics, & Afghanistan's Next President
February 05, 2019
Peace, Politics, & Afghanistan's Next President
Afghanistan's presidential race heats up amid peace talks with Taliban insurgents.
Peace, Politics, & Afghanistan's Next President
Mongolia's Crisis of Democracy Continues
January 31, 2019
Mongolia's Crisis of Democracy Continues
The parliamentary speaker has been forced out, the latest twist in Mongolia's long-simmering political scandals.
Mongolia's Crisis of Democracy Continues
How Direct Democracy Went Nuclear in Taiwan
January 18, 2019
How Direct Democracy Went Nuclear in Taiwan
A contentious vote on Taiwan’s nuclear future showed how the country’s public referendums went haywire.
How Direct Democracy Went Nuclear in Taiwan
Rajapaksa’s Town: A Visit to Hambantota
January 09, 2019
Rajapaksa’s Town: A Visit to Hambantota
A look at developments in the stronghold of Mahinda Rajapaksa’s southern region of Hambantota.
Rajapaksa’s Town: A Visit to Hambantota
Sri Lanka: After the Crisis, What Next?
January 07, 2019
Sri Lanka: After the Crisis, What Next?
The immediate political crisis is over, but the underlying fire is still smoldering.
Sri Lanka: After the Crisis, What Next?
Hun Sen's Monument to Himself
December 31, 2018
Hun Sen's Monument to Himself
The Cambodian prime minister inaugurated a monument celebrating his own achievements.
Hun Sen's Monument to Himself
The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
December 28, 2018
The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
What does Hero Alom’s candidacy say about the state of Bangladesh's politics?
The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
Bangladesh’s Deadly Election
December 24, 2018
Bangladesh’s Deadly Election
On December 30, Bangladesh goes to the polls. There is a real danger of political regression.
Bangladesh’s Deadly Election
India’s Criminal Politicians
December 19, 2018
India’s Criminal Politicians
Why are so many people facing criminal charges still elected to India's legislative bodies?
India’s Criminal Politicians
China’s Crisis of Overconfidence
December 18, 2018
China’s Crisis of Overconfidence
A culture of inflated praise rapidly becomes corrosive, as China knows only too well from its own history.
China’s Crisis of Overconfidence
Cambodia’s Opposition Begins to Crack
December 12, 2018
Cambodia’s Opposition Begins to Crack
After 2018’s election, Cambodia’s once united opposition veers toward a split.
Cambodia’s Opposition Begins to Crack
The Deep Roots of Sri Lanka's Political Crisis
December 11, 2018
The Deep Roots of Sri Lanka's Political Crisis
The current crisis is just the latest round of fighting over the powers of the president.
The Deep Roots of Sri Lanka's Political Crisis
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