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How US- North Korean Diplomacy Should Have Really Worked
How US- North Korean Diplomacy Should Have Really Worked

Making the summit counterfactual case. By Carlos Ramirez. (07/02/2018)

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Revisiting Dictatorship: Democracy is Worst Form of Government, Indeed
Revisiting Dictatorship: Democracy is Worst Form of Government, Indeed

Moving past failures of democracy in Indonesia By Endy Bayuni. (12/14/2017)

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Advocating for a Regulatory Framework for Sustainable Microfinance Systems
Advocating for a Regulatory Framework for Sustainable Microfinance Systems

The lessons from Bolivia and the Philippines. By Daiki Mochizuki. (03/19/2017)

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Chinese Foreign Policy in East Asia: A 2016 Assessment of Strategy and Goals
Chinese Foreign Policy in East Asia: A 2016 Assessment of Strategy and Goals

An analysis of China’s strategy and policy goals for advancing its interests in East Asia and its potential impacts. By Daniel Urchick. (01/09/2016)

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Battle Against The Tiger
Battle Against The Tiger

Runner-up essay in the IA Forum Student Writing Competition analyzes corruption in Mainland China and anti-corruption strategies with Hong Kong. By ZHAO Lingbo (Harry). (11/07/2016)

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The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes
The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes

What does the threat of instability in Kazakhstan mean for her two largest neighbors: China and Russia?  By Justin Cheung. (09/13/2016)

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Post-Umbrella, Pre-2017 and 2047 - the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election
Post-Umbrella, Pre-2017 and 2047 - the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election

Essay maps the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election in relation to the HKSAR’s past, present, and future. By Xiaoyi Xu. (07/04/2016)

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The Uighur Issue
The Uighur Issue

Impacts of the Uighur actions. By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (05/17/2016)

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Rise of New Centrist Politics in South Korea
Rise of New Centrist Politics in South Korea

Analysis of South Korea’s 20th legislative election held on April 13th.  By Mark(Won Min) Seo. (05/11/2016)

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North Korean Submarine Conducts Ballistic Missile Test
North Korean Submarine Conducts Ballistic Missile Test

A dangerous development that dampens Korean relations. By Seth Berman. (05/02/2016)

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Migrant Issues in Australia: IA Forum Interview with Dr. Claudia Tazreiter
Migrant Issues in Australia: IA Forum Interview with Dr. Claudia Tazreiter

In this excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Dr. Claudia Tazreiter, discusses mig... Read More...



Poles Saving Jews in Bangkok: History Lesson for Humanity
Poles Saving Jews in Bangkok: History Lesson for Humanity

What can Thailand learn from World War II humanitarian acts by the Poles? By Rattana Lao. (03/24/2016)

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The North Korean Nuclear Issue
The North Korean Nuclear Issue

What's behind North Korea's claim of a hydrogen bomb test? By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (01/13/2016)

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Japan’s Strain Over Island Dispute
Japan’s Strain Over Island Dispute

Japan's dispute with China over Senkaku Islands putting pressure on its defense stance. By Marian Fakhry. (11/20/2015)

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The meeting between the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of China of November 2015
The meeting between the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of China of November 2015

Factors impacting the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of China meeting. By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (11/19/2015)

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Rise of China: The Debate and a Theoretical Analysis
Rise of China: The Debate and a Theoretical Analysis

Paper analyzes different viewpoints about the rise of China and whether it will do so peacefully. By Zeyu Peng. (01/15/2014)

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Neutralize Yasukuni Visits: A Step towards Resolving  the Yasukuni Controversy
Neutralize Yasukuni Visits: A Step towards Resolving the Yasukuni Controversy

Paper explores the Yasukuni Controversy between Japan and China and proposes steps to resolve the dispute. By Mengjia Wan (06/18/2014)

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Should China Declare a War On Terror?
Should China Declare a War On Terror?

China is experiencing a growing number of terrorists incidents.  How should it respond? By Barclay Bram Shoemaker. (06/17/2014)

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Indonesia: Elections 2014
Indonesia: Elections 2014

Author provide analysis of Indonesian Presidential candidates and their parties. By Igor Dirgantara. (03/10/2014)

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The Ongoing Public Debt Crisis in the European Union: Impacts on and Lessons for Vietnam
The Ongoing Public Debt Crisis in the European Union: Impacts on and Lessons for Vietnam

Paper analyzes causes of public debt crisis, its impacts on the economy of Vietnam, and how to avoid a potential public debt crisis in Vietnam and guarantee sustainable development. By Dr. Nguyen A... Read More...



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The Korean Peninsula: Flirting with Conflict
All sides need to issue more reassuring statements, exercise caution during planned military exercises and, especially, the North must avoid further blatant disregard of its international obligations.... Read More...


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East Asia’s Turning Point
Political transitions in East Asia promise to mark a defining moment in the region’s jittery geopolitics, writes Brahma Chellaney (12/17/2012, Project Syndicate) Read More...


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An Army of Un
Is North Korea's new leader putting the country's powerful military in its place? By Ken E Gause (07/18/2012) Read More...


Frictions in the South China Sea - Chinese strategic mistake
Frictions in the South China Sea - Chinese strategic mistake
Author argues Chinese military buildup will only strengthen existing bilateral security deals of neighboring countries and open new ones, primarily with the US. By Dr. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/20/... Read More...


China’s Security Policy in Africa and the Western Indian Ocean
China’s Security Policy in Africa and the Western Indian Ocean
Former Ambassador David H. Shinn looks at Chinese security policy developments in Africa and the western Indian Ocean. By David H. Shinn. (05/01/2012) Read More...


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The United States in the New Asia
The Obama administration has an opportunity to help define new roles for the United States in this changing Asia. But to sustain its position in the region, Washington will need to move beyond its tra... Read More...


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Testing Time for U.S.-China Relations
President Obama’s conciliatory approach just postponed the already existing friction in U.S.-China relations. But like the times before, this rough patch will pass, too. The tone may have changed, but... Read More...


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Can an Unfree China Be Green?
President Obama has chosen to downplay the lack of freedom in China. By doing so, he gives up on a vital prerequisite for an effective, credible emission-control regime. By Lee Lane. (The American Ent... Read More...


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The U.S.-China Economic Relationship: Separating Facts from Myths
Re-examining typical assumptions of this bi-lateral relationship. Read More...


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Out of the Cold
Visits by US officials suggest formal dialogue with Burma is possible. By David I. Steinberg (Yale Global, 11/04/2009) Read More...


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