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Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE
March 01, 2018
Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE
The hidden military pact was meant to seal the UAE-ROK nuclear power plant deal.
Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE
The Ablyazov Affair: ‘Fraud on an Epic Scale’
February 23, 2018
The Ablyazov Affair: ‘Fraud on an Epic Scale’
New rounds of litigation add to the opaque case of fugitive ex-Kazakh minister Mukhtar Ablyazov.
The Ablyazov Affair: ‘Fraud on an Epic Scale’
The (Re)Birth of the Nepal Communist Party
February 21, 2018
The (Re)Birth of the Nepal Communist Party
Nepal’s Left Alliance takes a step toward formal unification, but is it just a marriage of convenience?
The (Re)Birth of the Nepal Communist Party
Nepal Has a New Prime Minister. Now Comes the Hard Part.
February 17, 2018
Nepal Has a New Prime Minister. Now Comes the Hard Part.
Will the second time be the charm for K.P. Sharma Oli?
Nepal Has a New Prime Minister. Now Comes the Hard Part.
Pakistan's Troubled Frontier Justice
January 18, 2018
Pakistan's Troubled Frontier Justice
Opposition is growing to the outdated colonial law governing Pakistan's tribal areas.
Pakistan's Troubled Frontier Justice
Indonesia's New Military Commander
January 17, 2018
Indonesia's New Military Commander
Hadi Tjahjanto will face both political and security challenges as Indonesia gears up for elections.
Indonesia's New Military Commander
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
January 12, 2018
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
What happens when Indian movie stars enter politics?
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
How Will Malaysia’s Najib Razak Fare in 2018?
January 11, 2018
How Will Malaysia’s Najib Razak Fare in 2018?
Looming polls will test what is left of the legitimacy of the country’s scandalized premier.
How Will Malaysia’s Najib Razak Fare in 2018?
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
December 28, 2017
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
What Zhang Yang’s suicide reveals about Xi Jinping’s political situation.
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
Pakistan's State Under Siege
December 21, 2017
Pakistan's State Under Siege
The future of Islamists in Pakistani politics.
Pakistan's State Under Siege
Controversial Indian Salafist a Litmus Test for Malaysia on Counterterrorism
December 08, 2017
Controversial Indian Salafist a Litmus Test for Malaysia on Counterterrorism
India wants Zakir Naik extradited on terror charges.
Controversial Indian Salafist a Litmus Test for Malaysia on Counterterrorism
Can India Jumpstart the Kashmir Peace Process?
November 29, 2017
Can India Jumpstart the Kashmir Peace Process?
Kashmiris are skeptical about the appointment of a new interlocutor by the Indian government.
Can India Jumpstart the Kashmir Peace Process?
Cambodian Treason Case Highlights Cold War Rivalries
November 27, 2017
Cambodian Treason Case Highlights Cold War Rivalries
The case against Kem Sokha and the CNRP hearkens back to rivalries forged during Cold War proxy warfare.
Cambodian Treason Case Highlights Cold War Rivalries
Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
November 17, 2017
Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
Rising Islamic conservatism, especially among youths, is a worrying trend for Indonesia.
Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
Can Nepal Find Political Stability?
November 16, 2017
Can Nepal Find Political Stability?
As Nepal gears up for parliamentary elections, its citizens want two things: stability and development.
Can Nepal Find Political Stability?
Strange Bedfellows Down Under
November 15, 2017
Strange Bedfellows Down Under
New Zealand's new coalition government is likely to have a short shelf life.
Strange Bedfellows Down Under
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