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June 3, 2016

Politics and Government
Duterte’s Policies Take Shape

The new president-elect of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, came into office without a clear policy platform. On the campaign trail, Duterte had vowed to get tough on crime, duplicating his efforts …

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June 24, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of June 24, 2016

Rachel Brown, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Smoldering discontent rekindles protests in Wukan, China. Nearly five years ago, popular protests eru…

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July 11, 2016

Diplomacy and International Institutions
International (Non-)Cooperation in a Changing World Order

The following is a guest post by Terrence Mullan, program coordinator of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. No individual country can i…

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July 22, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of July 22, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Justice Department announces action against 1MDB. The ongoing scandal s…

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July 11, 2016

Asia
Decision Imminent on China-Philippines South China Sea Dispute

Tomorrow, an international tribunal in The Hague is expected to deliver its verdict on the Philippines’ legal case against China’s claims in the South China Sea. Under the previous Aquino administrat…

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June 30, 2016

Asia
Duterte Isn’t Going to Change

It doesn’t look like there is going to be a more presidential Rodrigo Duterte. The former mayor of Davao made his name on the campaign trail for his blunt rhetoric, which often offended many civil so…

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August 4, 2016

Regional Organizations
An Ever Closer (African) Union

Coauthored with Drew D’Alelio, intern in the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. The rise of populism has been widely interpreted as a globa…

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August 1, 2016

Philippines
A Debate on the New Philippine Administration

Over email, Professor Richard Javad Heydarian of De La Salle University in Manila and CFR Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia Joshua Kurlantzick discussed some of the potential effects—both positive and…

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September 23, 2016

Greece
A Conversation With Nikos Kotzias

Nikos Kotzias discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Greece.

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September 9, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of September 9, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Theresa Lou, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. North Korea conducts fifth nuclear test. Pyongyang celebrated the sixty-eigh…

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