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2017 and Beyond
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Dodging and Hedging in Southeast Asia

Those worried about Trump’s Southeast Asia policy should study how the region really works.

China's Game of Thrones
A World Transforming

As China and the United States contemplate how to shape their mutual relations, each is bound to learn something discomfiting about itself.

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ASEAN-China Relations: Building a Common Destiny?

Strengthened ties between China and Southeast Asian countries have inspired much optimism, but fundamental asymmetries between them still threaten these new relationships.

Dangerous Ideas
A Nuclear Weapon Free World and Other Delusions

Some high-minded ideals really aren’t worth fighting for.

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Disunion

Trump voters were right that the nation needs change and that the “best and the brightest” are failing the nation the way they did during the Vietnam War.

Mullah Mismanagement

Many multi-ethnic states have broken down over the past 150 years, and Iran risks going the same way.

Presidents' Day

Presidents’ Day is a holiday about nobody that teaches nothing.

Crude Economics

They’re cutting consumption at home to keep exports up.

Infowar

Europe’s elections may not offer the fertile ground for “fake news” that is commonly assumed.

the trillion dollar question

A massive infrastructure package is high on the administration’s list of priorities, but actually bringing this idea to fruition will be harder than it looks.

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