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How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
May 01, 2018
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
Can Beijing really care for 57 million former members of the People’s Liberation Army?
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
Could Facebook Data Leaks Impact Pakistan’s Elections?
May 01, 2018
Could Facebook Data Leaks Impact Pakistan’s Elections?
In Pakistan the spread of misinformation is a much graver problem than the impact it might have on polling.
Could Facebook Data Leaks Impact Pakistan’s Elections?
Malaysia’s Election and Southeast Asia: Issues and Implications
April 23, 2018
Malaysia’s Election and Southeast Asia: Issues and Implications
As a leading member of ASEAN, Malaysia’s foreign policy in Southeast Asia will have implications for GE14 and vice versa. 
Malaysia’s Election and Southeast Asia: Issues and Implications
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
April 13, 2018
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
In his final stronghold, the Khmer Rouge leader is remembered differently.
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
April 05, 2018
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
The military junta, despite promises, has made little progress in weeding out corruption.
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
Ahead Of Elections, Malaysians Protest Controversial Laws
April 02, 2018
Ahead Of Elections, Malaysians Protest Controversial Laws
The opposition accuses the ruling party of “stealing” upcoming elections.
Ahead Of Elections, Malaysians Protest Controversial Laws
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
March 30, 2018
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
With all the quiet chaos beneath the surface in Moscow, Beijing seems poised to benefit.
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
March 23, 2018
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
Whether it's breakfast cereal or Anwar, old rivals monopolize Malaysian politics.
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery
March 22, 2018
After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery
Amid decentralization, Nepal has been slow to recover from the devastating 2017 floods.
After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery
Trump’s Trade War
March 14, 2018
Trump’s Trade War
A Contest for the Future of the President ... and the World
Trump’s Trade War
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
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