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December 9, 2016

Elections and Voting
Ten Elections to Watch in 2017

Millions of people around the world went to the polls this year. The results provided plenty of surprises. British voters defied the pollsters and voted to leave the European Union. Colombians did mu…

Iranian woman holding her daughter casts her ballot during elections for the parliament and Assembly of Experts, in Tehran

September 28, 2016

North Korea
Four Ways to Unilaterally Sanction North Korea

It has been almost three weeks since North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test, but China and the United States have not yet reached agreement on the text of a new UN Security Council resolution c…

December 5, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
The Pivot to Asia is a Success

The pivot to Asia is a great success. Trade with China and India has risen rapidly and relations keep improving. No, not the U.S. pivot, which is imaginary. Israel’s. Consider this report in The Di…

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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July 29, 2016

Russia
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of July 29, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Theresa Lou, and Gabriella Meltzer look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. China and Russia to hold “routine” naval exercises in the Sout…

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July 6, 2016

China
How Much Should We Read Into China’s New “Core Socialist Values”?

Bochen Han is an intern for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Driving through any Chinese city, town, or village today it’s hard to miss the 24-character set of “core socialist val…

Propaganda Bike China Beijing

February 11, 2016

China
Critics of China Vanish Outside China’s Borders

Gui Minhai, by most accounts, appeared quite happy with his life in Pattaya, a seedy seaside report east of Bangkok. The writer and editor, born in China and holding a Swedish passport, had been livi…

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June 3, 2015

Cybersecurity
OceanLotus: China Hits Back With Its Own Cybersecurity Report

Last week, SkyEye, Qihoo 360’s threat intelligence service, released a report entitled OceanLotus. The report describes the working of an APT (Advanced Persistent Threat) group engaged for at least t…

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April 10, 2015

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of April 10, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, William Piekos, and Ariella Rotenberg look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. U.S. Secretary of Defense wraps up inaugural visit to Northeast Asia. R…

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January 16, 2015

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of January 16, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, William Piekos, Ariella Rotenberg, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Pope Francis visits Sri Lanka and the Philippines. The …

Pope Francis waves to the Catholic faithful as he arrives for a meeting with Filipino families in Manila January 16, 2015. Pope Francis called on the Philippine government on Friday to tackle corruption and hear the cries of the poor suffering from "scandalous social inequalities" in Asia's most Catholic country. The Pope arrived the Philippines on Thursday for a five-day visit, the second and last leg of his week-long Asian tour. REUTERS/ Stefano Rellandini ( PHILIPPINES - Tags: RELIGION POLITICS SOCIETY)