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January 18, 2017

Japan
duterte-abe Abe’s Mission Impossible in Manila

Richard Javad Heydarian is an assistant professor in political science at De La Salle University in Manila, and, most recently, the author of Asia’s New Battlefield: The U.S., China, and the Struggle…

December 15, 2016

Asia
duterte-3 Duterte and the Incoming U.S. Administration

Richard Javad Heydarian is an assistant professor in political science at De La Salle University in Manila, and, most recently, the author of Asia’s New Battlefield: The U.S., China, and the Struggle…

November 4, 2016

China
scarborough-shoal-philippines-china Scarborough Shoal Games and Deals

Richard Javad Heydarian is an assistant professor in political science at De La Salle University in Manila, and, most recently, the author of Asia’s New Battlefield: The U.S., China, and the Struggle…

October 27, 2016

China
duterte-china-japan Duterte and China

Richard Javad Heydarian is an assistant professor in political science at De La Salle University in Manila, and, most recently, the author of Asia’s New Battlefield: The U.S., China, and the Struggle…

October 3, 2016

Asia
duterte-foreign-policy-2 Duterte Shakes Up Philippine Foreign Policy

Richard Javad Heydarian is an assistant professor in political science at De La Salle University in Manila, and, most recently, the author of Asia’s New Battlefield: The U.S., China, and the Struggle…

October 21, 2016

Philippines
U.S.-Philippines-Def-BGR.jpg The U.S.-Philippines Defense Alliance

A long-lasting security alliance with the Philippines remains at the heart of U.S. strategy in the Asia-Pacific, a region that includes the disputed South China Sea.

November 20, 2017

Climate Change
Play Reforestation The Foreign Policy of Cities and States: Municipalities Take the Lead on Climate

Following the U.S. federal government’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, individual cities and states are actively seeking to shape their own climate policies. 

March 26, 2012

Human Rights
Senegalese waiting in line to vote. Bravo Senegal!

Yesterday Senegal went to the polls and struck a powerful blow on behalf of democracy in Africa and in the Islamic world. President Abdoulaye Wade has held power for twelve years, and changed the co…

March 30, 2017

Global
Podcast RTX329UJ_EC.jpg Automation, Job Loss, and the Welfare State

Experts explore the potential for mass job loss created by technological advances and, in turn, the possible need for a large welfare state to care for an increasingly underemployed population.

February 23, 2017

Iran
Play RTX22IVA_EC.jpg The Iran Nuclear Deal: The Future of the JCPOA

Experts evaluate the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear program, the issues that have arisen in the past year, and what the new administration should consider …