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Lessons for Uzbekistan from ROK’s Development
Lessons for Uzbekistan from ROK’s Development

This paper explores whether the development miracle of the Republic of Korea holds any lessons that can be applied to the development of Uzbekistan in the post-Soviet era.  By Khumoyun Ak... Read More...



Why is the Korean Reunification not to Work anytime soon?
Why is the Korean Reunification not to Work anytime soon?

Denuclearization of the Far East is a long way ahead.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/24/2018)

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The North Korean Femme Fatale Duo As a Ma-Kim-avellian Strategy: Beware!
The North Korean Femme Fatale Duo As a Ma-Kim-avellian Strategy: Beware!

A closer look at Kim Jong-un’s charismatic younger sister, Kim Yo Jong.  By April Xiaoyi Xu. (05/08/2018)

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Airports, Air Traffic and Global Power Transition
Airports, Air Traffic and Global Power Transition

Air traffic measured by passenger volume could be a concrete proxy measure for ‘soft power’. By Mitali Patel. 05/01/2018

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Unified Korea – A stepchild of Asia
Unified Korea – A stepchild of Asia

Renewed diplomatic initiative in the Far East, and eventual geopolitical implication of eventual reunification of Koreas.By Prof. Joseph H. Chung. (04/24/2018)

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Sino-Indian Space Deterrence in South Asia: An Asymmetrical Paradox
Sino-Indian Space Deterrence in South Asia: An Asymmetrical Paradox

What lies ahead for space security in South Asia? By Adarsh Vijay. (02/26/2018)

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China’s Global Ambitions: The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
China’s Global Ambitions: The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Implications of China's Belt Road Initiative (BRI). By Prof. Sohail Mahmood. (02/18/2018)

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Will President Joko Widodo Lead Indonesia for Another 5 Years?
Will President Joko Widodo Lead Indonesia for Another 5 Years?

A look at President Joko Widodo and his future prospects as leader of Indonesia. By Adritho Zaifar. (01/27/2018) 

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Is China being aggressive with India? A case study on Doklam
Is China being aggressive with India? A case study on Doklam

Analysis of China-India security relations, seen through the lens of Doklam. By Ashna Joy. (10/20/2017)

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Regional Security Architectures: Comparing Asia and Europe
Regional Security Architectures: Comparing Asia and Europe

Interview with Dr. Anis Bajrektarevic. (07/11/2017) First published by The Diplomat.

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Democratic Transitions: Narrated by the Elite
Democratic Transitions: Narrated by the Elite

A brief exploration of the ways elitist corruption undermines democratic transitions in Indonesia and the Philippines. By Sam Brooks. (06/29/2017)

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An “Asian Democracy” or a Quality Democracy?

Paper examines the divergence between the governments of Singapore and Malaysia and meaningful democracy. (06/08/2017)

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Spring 2017 IA Forum - Populism in the Digital Age and Cyber Security
Spring 2017 IA Forum - Populism in the Digital Age and Cyber Security

The Spring 2017 issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. This issue focuses on two topics: Populism in the Digital Age and Cyber Security, with interviews and essays from contributors... Read More...



Excerpt from Spring 2017 issue of IA Forum: Interview with Dr. Peter W. Singer
Excerpt from Spring 2017 issue of IA Forum: Interview with Dr. Peter W. Singer

In this excerpt from the Spring 2017 issue of International Affairs Forum, Dr. Peter W. Singer (New America Foundation) discusses cyber security issues including the Russian hack during the U.S. el... Read More...



South China Sea Ruling: The Need for a Firm Stance
South China Sea Ruling: The Need for a Firm Stance

Essay provides an analysis of the South China Sea dispute, focusing on the developments throughout the years. By Apala Chaturvedi. (05/31/2017)

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The Plight of Minority Groups
The Plight of Minority Groups

Essay analyzes human rights issues in Sri Lanka and Bhutan. By Sooyoung Hu. (05/29/2017)

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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): The Political Economy Analyzed
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): The Political Economy Analyzed

Analysis of CPEC and its implications to the political economy. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/08/2017)

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Methods of Manipulation: How Militant regimes control the masses
Methods of Manipulation: How Militant regimes control the masses

Essay focuses on Indonesia and Burma to examine how militant regimes seek to control the masses. By Juli Adhikari. (03/08/2017)

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Religious Freedom in Southeast Asia
Religious Freedom in Southeast Asia

Focusing on Philippines and Vietnam, a look at religious freedom in Southeast Asia. By Sooyoung Hu. (03/02/2017)

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Trouble to the East: The threat to American security from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Trouble to the East: The threat to American security from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Paper seeks to determine what, if any, threat is posed to the security of the United States by the activities of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. By Aaron Pultman. (03/01/2017)

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Accelerating Change in North Korea
Accelerating Change in North Korea

An alternative approach to ending the ongoing crisis on the Korean Peninsula. By Peter Murphy. (02/24/2017)

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Misguided Guidance and Self -Serving Leaders:Evaluating Politics and Leadership in Southeast Asia
Misguided Guidance and Self -Serving Leaders:Evaluating Politics and Leadership in Southeast Asia

Short paper examines politics and leadership in the Philippines and Indonesia. By Juli Adhikari. (02/10/2017)

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Democratic Transitions in Southeast Asia
Democratic Transitions in Southeast Asia

Paper examines democratic transitions in the Philippines and Indonesia. By Sooyoung Hu. (01/27/2017)

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Jakarta Gubernatorial Election 2017: Who Will Be Eliminated?
Jakarta Gubernatorial Election 2017: Who Will Be Eliminated?

Analysis of the upcoming Jakarta Jakarta gubernatorial election. By Igor Dirgantara. (01/14/2016)

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Why is Europe Able to Manage its Decline, While Asia is (still) Unable to Capitalize on its Success?
Why is Europe Able to Manage its Decline, While Asia is (still) Unable to Capitalize on its Success?

Author offers several policy incentives why the largest world’s continent must consider creation of the comprehensive pan-Asian institution. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (12/30/2016)<... Read More...



Boiling Frogs of the ASEAN
Boiling Frogs of the ASEAN

Chinese economic and military power strategies in the South China Sea.  By Eric Szandzik. (12/16/2016)

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Interview with Dr. Luke S. Bearup: Human Trafficking
Interview with Dr. Luke S. Bearup: Human Trafficking

In this interview, Dr. Luke S. Bearup discusses human trafficking reintegration and justice as it relates to human trafficking. (11/28/2016)

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Interview with Professor Kelly M. Greenhill
Interview with Professor Kelly M. Greenhill

Professor Kelly M. Greenhill discusses human trafficking, migrant trafficking, and related corruption issues.  (11/23/2016)

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Organ Trafficking During Times of War and Political Conflict
Organ Trafficking During Times of War and Political Conflict

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Nancy Scheper-Hughes, provides an... Read More...



The Female Burden and the International Political Economy of Sex Trafficking
The Female Burden and the International Political Economy of Sex Trafficking

In this runner-up essay in the International Affairs Forum Student Writing Content, an analysis of sex trafficking and the North-South political economic gap. By Layla Abi-Falah.

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