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September 13, 2019

A Lockdown in Central Beijing

By Bonnie Girard
The Chinese capital locked up tourists and business travelers will little advance notice, all for a parade rehearsal.
September 12, 2019

Why is West Papua in Constant Turmoil?

By Bilveer Singh
The Indonesian territory has struggled for independence for more than 50 years.

September 11, 2019

Unclear Boundaries in a Changing Uzbekistan

By Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska
In Uzbekistan, a growing gap between the rhetoric of change and continued police discomfort with activism.

September 11, 2019

Will Sam Rainsy’s Promised Cambodia Return Bring People Power Or Something Else?

By David Hutt
Despite the opposition figure’s optimistic assessment, the outlook following his possible return to Cambodia remains unclear.

September 10, 2019

Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote

By Cara Anna
The September 28 election couldn’t happen at a more difficult time.
September 10, 2019

GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’

By Brian Kim
A tale of political revenge?

September 07, 2019

Taiwan President Sues Scholars for Alleging Her Doctorate Degree is Fake

By Nick Aspinwall
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.
September 07, 2019

South Korean Government and Prosecutors Clash Over Justice Minister Nominee

By Tae-jun Kang
The nominee for justice minister -- Cho Kuk -- is at the center of a growing list of allegations.

September 06, 2019

Timor-Leste: Between Dreadful Past and Hopeful Future

By Luke Hunt
20 years after the holding of a UN-backed referendum, there remains much work to do in Timor-Leste.

September 06, 2019

Why the Mutually Assured Destruction Rhetoric in Hong Kong Is Dangerous

By Brian Wong
To pull Hong Kong back from the edge, all potentially influential parties must act – with strategic savvy.

September 05, 2019

Duterte’s Fifth China Visit: Heavy on Promise, Light on Results

By Erin Cook
Duterte’s latest trip to China did little to ease concerns about his approach to Beijing.
September 05, 2019

Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief

By Jim Gomez
The president fired the government’s top prison official amid outcry over a mass prisoner release.

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