January 26, 2013
Pakistan's Battle for Democracy
Democratic forces in Pakistan continue to fight an uphill battle despite a multitude of national challenges.
January 24, 2013
Asia's Other Island Spat...Between Japan and Russia
As tensions mount in the East and South China Seas, a dispute over islands between Tokyo and Moscow has also been left unresolved.
January 19, 2013
Justice or Politics in Thailand?
Some say former PM Abhisit is rightfully being charged for supressing the red shirts; other see the case as business as usual.
January 18, 2013
The Key To Asia's Future
With Western economies facing serious challenges, regional cooperation, greater intra-Asia trade and development will define the region’s future.
January 17, 2013
Political Jockeying Ahead of Malaysia's Elections
This month the government of Najib Razak broke with precedent by allowing the opposition to stage a rally as election season kicks into gear.
January 12, 2013
Japan and India's Growing Embrace
With Shinzo Abe’s return in Japan, expect Tokyo and Delhi’s already strong ties to reach new heights.
January 11, 2013
Pakistan's Next Generation of Political Leaders
A youth bulge is being accompanied by the emergence of young politicians from old political families. Can they gain power?
January 05, 2013
Kim Jong-un’s New Year’s Speech
While many made note of a recent speech by N. Korea’s leader, it maybe what Pyongyang wants to hear from S. Korea that might be of real interest.
January 02, 2013
New Year, New Problem? Pakistan's Tactical Nukes
Pakistan is developing a new generation of smaller “tactical” nuclear weapons. The dangers and challenges such arms present are very real.
December 23, 2012
China's Other Territorial Dispute: Baekdu Mountain
With disputes brewing in the East and South China Seas, there is another piece of territory in Asia that could pose some serious problems…
December 21, 2012
Could South Korea "Save" America's Relations with Pakistan?
While imperfect, America’s experience with South Korea could provide important lessons on how to develop stronger ties with Pakistan.
December 20, 2012
Peace in Afghanistan: Will Pakistan Play Ball?
A leaked peace plan sees Pakistan replacing the United States as kingmaker. Can the different sides come together?