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The Seditious Ahmadinejad?
July 27, 2010
The Seditious Ahmadinejad?
Ultra conservative criticism of Ahmadinejad is growing and Khamenei’s fatwa looks desperate. Will regime in-fighting boil over?
The Seditious Ahmadinejad?
Australian Election Special
July 25, 2010
Australian Election Special
The Diplomat speaks with John Roskam, head of the Institute of Public Affairs, about immigration, climate change and taxes.
Australian Election Special
War Crimes and Bangladesh
July 22, 2010
War Crimes and Bangladesh
Is a war crimes tribunal being used to settle political scores? If so, it may unleash social chaos reports Sebastian Strangio.
War Crimes and Bangladesh
Beijing's Fragile Swagger
July 22, 2010
Beijing's Fragile Swagger
The US should be more ready to stand its ground with China. It won’t get any respect in Beijing for trying to appease it.
Beijing's Fragile Swagger
Another India-Pak Impasse
July 20, 2010
Another India-Pak Impasse
The latest talks between India and Pakistan haven’t gone anywhere. They won’t while Pakistan’s military holds sway over policy.
Another India-Pak Impasse
China’s Political Awakening?
July 14, 2010
China’s Political Awakening?
The current labour unrest isn’t as apolitical as it looks. But don’t expect an early change in China’s autocratic leadership.
China’s Political Awakening?
Japan's Meaningless Election
July 10, 2010
Japan's Meaningless Election
The DPJ’s triumph last year was meant to mean a bright new future. A year later, Japanese don’t know what they’re voting for.
Japan's Meaningless Election
Abhisit's Filipino Lesson
June 30, 2010
Abhisit's Filipino Lesson
Will the visiting Thai leader be inspired by Benigno Aquino’s smooth accession to the presidency in the Philippines?
Abhisit's Filipino Lesson
Iran’s Next Rival: Turkey
June 18, 2010
Iran’s Next Rival: Turkey
For decades Iran has tried to be an Islamic world leader. With Turkey stealing its thunder, is a clash looming between them?
Iran’s Next Rival: Turkey
Red, Yellow Blur in Thailand
June 17, 2010
Red, Yellow Blur in Thailand
Thailand’s Red and Yellow Shirts act like sworn enemies. But there are more similarities than they’d be willing to admit.
Red, Yellow Blur in Thailand
Korea After Kim Has Gone
June 15, 2010
Korea After Kim Has Gone
Kim Jong-il’s youngest son is favourite to succeed him. But his prospects once installed are bleak—unless China steps in.
Korea After Kim Has Gone
'Japan a US Protectorate'
June 11, 2010
'Japan a US Protectorate'
Veteran Japan watcher Karel van Wolferen talks to The Diplomat about the fall of Hatoyama and what to expect from Naoto Kan.
'Japan a US Protectorate'
India Lost on Top Power Path
June 08, 2010
India Lost on Top Power Path
Manmohan Singh’s lacklustre leadership is hurting India and scuppering chances of great power status, says NV Subramanian.
India Lost on Top Power Path
ROK Voters Snub Ruling Party
June 04, 2010
ROK Voters Snub Ruling Party
Young voters helped deliver South Korea’s ruling party a wake up call. And a rebuke for playing up the Cheonan incident.
ROK Voters Snub Ruling Party
Flotilla Fiasco Boon for Iran
June 01, 2010
Flotilla Fiasco Boon for Iran
Israel fell into a trap with its decision to raid the flotilla bound for Gaza, says Meir Javedanfar. And Iran will reap the benefits.
Flotilla Fiasco Boon for Iran
Last Philippine President?
May 26, 2010
Last Philippine President?
Noynoy Aquino looks set to be the Philippines’ next president, says Filipino lawmaker Mong Palatino. But will he be the last?
Last Philippine President?
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