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Hong Kong Elections
Beijing Ratcheting Up Pressure on Hong Kong

Loyalty tests and taboo topics are creeping into Hong Kong’s politics.

Pivot to Asia
Obama’s Dictatorship Tour Goes to Hanoi

The President fails to understand that security and values are mutually reinforcing, not an either/or proposition.

Asia's Game of Thrones
Mr. Isa’s Visa

India denies that it caved to pressure from China in cancelling a prominent Uighur activist’s visa, but its explanations don’t stand up to scrutiny.

Asia's Game of Thrones
Hong Kong’s Umbrella Soldiers

Veterans of Hong Kong’s 2014 street demonstrations are founding new political parties to demand a voice in the city’s government.

Asia's Game of Thrones
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Why the US Should Stand Up for Hong Kong

The UK’s Foreign Secretary has accused Beijing of a “serious breach” of its agreement over Hong Kong.

Putin's Russia
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Betraying Magnitsky

When will the U.S. see the connection between Putin’s repression at home and aggression abroad?

Free Tibet
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A More Ambitious Approach

American interests would be better served by a broader, more ambitious policy on Tibet—one that brings democracy and strategic issues into the mix.

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

TAI elsewhere

Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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