Fault Lines in a Rising Asia
While Asia has been an unparalleled economic success, it is also home to some of the world’s most dangerous, diverse, and divisive challenges.
While Japan is not a party to the Iran nuclear deal, it played an important role in its conclusion and could prove influential in its implementation.
Reducing oil consumption will not only benefit the European nations in the short term; it will put the EU in a strong global leadership position on the road out of the Paris climate talks and beyond.
India must begin to take Trump seriously and assess the sources and consequences of America’s changing worldview.
Despite uncertainties, the latest developments show the Sadrist movement could be a positive force in the Iraqi political scene.
A series of essays by leading scholars and activists on the future of the movement for transparency and accountability in governance.
The last quarterly survey by the Labour Bureau showed that India has not created so few jobs since the survey started in 2009.
President Obama’s recent trip to Saudi Arabia has come at a time of strained ties, raising questions about the state of U.S. relationships in the region.
People need to invest in arts education, along with science and tech education.
On an issue that should evoke broad support from Washington to Warsaw, the transatlantic partners have utterly failed to come up with a joint strategy.
Achieving progress on reforming Ukraine’s economy would send the strongest possible message to critics who doubt the country’s ability to operate as a modern state.
The Syrian opposition cannot rely on outside intervention and must solve its leadership and structural problems to overcome future challenges.
Ukraine is in danger of repeating its experience after the 2004 Orange Revolution, when reformers won the vote in national elections but failed to govern effectively.
Algeria might be more stable because of Bouteflika’s policies, but it still faces significant domestic and regional challenges.
North Korea’s nuclear test led some South Koreans to renew calls for a nuclear option. Interpreting Seoul’s signals will be challenging for U.S. policymakers.
China's interests are best served by opening a dialogue with the United States on the possible deployment of a missile-defense system in South Korea.
In today’s complex world the United States should focus less on making its allies happy and more on making them actually behave like allies.
Splits among certain factions have provided a window into the world of the Syrian opposition and its enduring structural problems, internal rivalries, and ties to foreign states.
The upheavals in the Middle East and North Africa have only just begun, and the hopes of Arab regimes and Western policymakers to retreat to old habits of authoritarian stability are doomed to fail.
Regional disorder and domestic challenges threaten the stability of Algeria’s economic heartland.
The idea that India must unilaterally cede a veto to China over its partnership with America reveals an enduring strategic diffidence in Delhi. It also shows little awareness of either China’s geopolitical tradition or of modern India’s diplomatic practice.
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