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Taiwan Seeks to Join Fight Against Global Warming:

October 25th, 2016

The Paris Agreement on climate change, was signed in New York on April 22 by world leaders of 175 countries at the largest, single-day signing ceremony in history. What once seemed unthinkable, is now unstoppable. Every nation has been encouraged to join the chorus of voices combating climate change. So why has Taiwan, who is ready and willing, with vast experience to share, been left on the sidelines?


Myanmar: Transition Within Transition:

February 4th, 2016

The elections are over and the transition towards a democratic government in Myanmar is currently underway. However, the sailing isn't smooth.


Minigrids: The Next Energy Beacon:

January 18th, 2016

Village-scale solar-powered minigrids are the most promising path for India to meet its linked aims of GDP growth and access to electricity for all.


Viewpoints: North Korea Tests Nuclear Bomb:

January 11th, 2016

North Korea conducted its fourth hydrogen bomb test last week, and reactions from around the world have ranged from outrage and alarm to dismissiveness.


Falling Price of Solar Affects India-U.S. Nuclear Deal:

November 9th, 2015

Solar power is now priced competitively with traditional forms of energy, which makes new nuclear power plants financially unviable.


Germany's Energy Model for India:

September 8th, 2015

Germany has been acting as an international leader in reducing its carbon footprint, and India can learn a lot from the example Germany is setting.


The Tibetan People's Limited Options:

June 16th, 2015

For 65 years China has been taking over Tibet, abusing Tibetans and destroying their culture, and no one's doing anything about it.


Could Iran Emerge as the Middle East Superpower?:

April 17th, 2017



Taiwan's Participation in the WHO Annual Assembly Is Vital to Ensuring Global Health Security:

May 21st, 2016

Taiwan accepts World Health Organization invitation despite political caveat from China


China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank:

April 8th, 2015

The AIIB is a game changer for China in multilateral financial architecture. The Bank presents both a challenge and an opportunity for India.


Business Underpins India-U.S. Defense Deal:

February 2nd, 2015

In its recent defense technology deal with the U.S., India has laid the groundwork for creating a robust long-term defense industrial base.


Australia: Fanning the Flames of Warming and Warfare:

January 17th, 2015

Australia is a case study for how the West prioritizes fossil fuels and military intervention over developing alternative energy and regional accord.


Multilateral Test for India's Modi:

November 7th, 2014

At upcoming multilateral summits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an opportunity to expand India's regional position and economic links, and address issues such as terrorism and a rising China.


India's Imperatives in Sri Lanka:

October 27th, 2014

India has tried to address the concerns of Sri Lankan Tamils through development projects, but now faces a political dilemma with regional consequences.


India-China: Evolving Geoeconomics:

September 24th, 2014

Bilateral business and financial engagement is growing between India and China, with India taking advantage of China's favorable financing terms.


Fiji Goes to the Polls:

August 25th, 2014

In September Fiji will have its first democratic election since the Qarase government was deposed in a bloodless coup in December 2006 by military forces.


Afghanistan's Upcoming Presidential Elections:

March 19th, 2014

On April 5, the Afghan people will vote in the country's third-ever presidential elections, but corruption and security pose significant obstacles.


Viewpoints: Thailand's State of Emergency:

January 23rd, 2014

Escalating protests and violence in Thailand have led the government to institute a state of emergency.


The International Criminal Court in Afghanistan:

December 23rd, 2013

Transitional justice efforts have failed in Afghanistan. The ICC has become one of the few serious accountability options still available to this war-torn country.


Bo Xilai: Anti-Corruption Failure in China:

August 31st, 2013

At the root of Bo Xilai's fall from a shining political career is a chronic, systemic problem of corruption in China's single-party political system.


Japan: Playing with Fire?:

August 6th, 2013

With his party now controlling the legislature, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to alter the Constitution and possibly rearm Japan.


Australia-Fiji Relations Deteriorate:

July 31st, 2013

As Fiji continues its efforts to reinstitute democratic institutions, its relations with Australia continue to frustrate and complicate the process.


Singapore: from Bilingualism to Biculturalism:

May 29th, 2013

Singapore's bilingual policy has been the cornerstone of its development. It is time for the country to take the next step and embrace biculturalism.


Portraying the Xinjiang Attack: Ethnic Conflict or Terrorism?:

May 5th, 2013

While the Chinese government has made clear that the Xinjiang attack was an act of terrorism, Western media has misreported it as an incident related to ethnic conflict.


U.S. Response to North Korea's Threats:

April 12th, 2013

North Korea's blustering comes as no surprise, but what does the U.S. response mean for geostrategic maneuvering in the Asia-Pacific region.


Minorities Unsafe in Pakistan:

March 13th, 2013

Extremist violence has been escalating in Pakistan, with minorities of all stripes being targeted. Even Islamic sects are not spared.


Beijing's Pollution Alarms Neighbors:

February 19th, 2013

China's rapid growth has come with a price. The pollution that hangs over the country is now so thick that it is spilling over into parts of Japan.


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