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Japan’s Political Grim Reaper
August 27, 2010
Japan’s Political Grim Reaper
By running to become Democratic Party of Japan leader, Ichiro Ozawa risks tearing the country’s ruling party apart.
Japan’s Political Grim Reaper
Will India’s Military Revolt?
August 25, 2010
Will India’s Military Revolt?
Dispirited by a government that seems soft on the intifada in Kashmir, Madhav Nalapat says trouble is brewing in the military.
Will India’s Military Revolt?
How to Fix US-India Ties
August 20, 2010
How to Fix US-India Ties
The honeymoon between the US and India seems to be over. But there’s plenty that both sides can do to get things back on track.
How to Fix US-India Ties
Fiji - Future of the Pacific?
August 20, 2010
Fiji - Future of the Pacific?
Is a spat between regional power Australia and Pacific island Fiji an early indication of China’s future role in the Pacific?
Fiji - Future of the Pacific?
Alexander Downer on the Poll
August 20, 2010
Alexander Downer on the Poll
The Diplomat speaks with the former Australian foreign minister about the election and what a Liberal government might do.
Alexander Downer on the Poll
Coalition Out for the Count?
August 15, 2010
Coalition Out for the Count?
Australia’s ruling Labor Party has recovered its opinion poll lead. Can the opposition Coalition still land a knockout blow?
Coalition Out for the Count?
India’s Shameful Burma Ploy
August 12, 2010
India’s Shameful Burma Ploy
The red carpet welcome India offered Burma’s leader is aimed at countering China’s influence. He’s holding the two to ransom.
India’s Shameful Burma Ploy
Revisiting the Killing Fields
August 04, 2010
Revisiting the Killing Fields
The trial of the first Khmer Rouge leader by the Cambodia Tribunal leaves Cambodians with a mix of relief and frustration.
Revisiting the Killing Fields
Australian Election Special
August 02, 2010
Australian Election Special
The Diplomat speaks with John Warhurst, deputy chair of the Australian Republic Movement, about Australia’s election campaign.
Australian Election Special
Gillard Election Gloss Fades
August 01, 2010
Gillard Election Gloss Fades
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s campaign has been hit by a series of leaks. Is predecessor Kevin Rudd to blame?
Gillard Election Gloss Fades
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?
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