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How Torture Is Institutionalized in Sri Lanka
September 20, 2019
How Torture Is Institutionalized in Sri Lanka
Many alleged torturers remain in senior police positions.
How Torture Is Institutionalized in Sri Lanka
In Taiwan, Hong Kongers Call for Attention
September 19, 2019
In Taiwan, Hong Kongers Call for Attention
Hong Kongers in Taipei lead a call for Taiwanese to pay attention and be wary.
In Taiwan, Hong Kongers Call for Attention
Citizenship, Identity and Nepal’s Contested 2015 Constitution
September 19, 2019
Citizenship, Identity and Nepal’s Contested 2015 Constitution
The 2015 Constitution failed to address the demands of Madhesi and indigenous populations.
Citizenship, Identity and Nepal’s Contested 2015 Constitution
High Noon in Hong Kong
September 19, 2019
High Noon in Hong Kong
Hong Kong continues to convulse and cry out, “Five demands! Not one less!”
High Noon in Hong Kong
Taiwan Warns Against Travel to China, Hong Kong After Detention of Taiwanese Nationals
September 18, 2019
Taiwan Warns Against Travel to China, Hong Kong After Detention of Taiwanese Nationals
Over 1 million Taiwanese nationals could be living or working in China, which remains Taiwan’s largest trading partner.
Taiwan Warns Against Travel to China, Hong Kong After Detention of Taiwanese Nationals
UMNO and PAS: A Frenemy Marriage?
September 18, 2019
UMNO and PAS: A Frenemy Marriage?
The new Malay-Muslim alliance between two major opposition forces could accelerate further polarization of Malaysian politics.
UMNO and PAS: A Frenemy Marriage?
Japan’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle Plagued by Bribery Scandal
September 18, 2019
Japan’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle Plagued by Bribery Scandal
The ruling party’s cabinet reshuffle has been overshadowed by a cash for influence scandal.
Japan’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle Plagued by Bribery Scandal
US Exit from Afghanistan: The Pakistan Factor
September 17, 2019
US Exit from Afghanistan: The Pakistan Factor
Insights from M. Nazif Shahrani
US Exit from Afghanistan: The Pakistan Factor
India Arrests Senior Kashmiri Leader Farooq Abdullah Under Controversial Law
September 17, 2019
India Arrests Senior Kashmiri Leader Farooq Abdullah Under Controversial Law
Abdullah is the first pro-India Kashmiri politician to be detained under the Public Safety Act.
India Arrests Senior Kashmiri Leader Farooq Abdullah Under Controversial Law
South Korea Divided Over Nomination of Controversial Justice Minister
September 14, 2019
South Korea Divided Over Nomination of Controversial Justice Minister
The polarization from Cho Kuk's nomination threatens to hang over Korean politics for a while.
South Korea Divided Over Nomination of Controversial Justice Minister
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
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