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Asia's Game of Thrones
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Central Asia: All Together Now

The region that isn’t, and how it may be reclaiming itself.

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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Death of a Generation

Environmentalists, take note.

American Balkanization

The Golden States’s self-righteous “travel ban” sets a dangerous and destructive precedent.

Up in the air

The much-criticized fighter jet program now appears to be a stealthy success story.

The French Will Be French

Emmanuel Macron has a large mandate on paper to push through far-reaching reforms in France, but the relatively low turnout and the threat of strikes and protests from unions opposed to what he campaigned on appear to be pushing him towards protectionism.

Power Play

Fuel trucks roll into Gaza from Egypt, keeping Hamas’ electricity running despite attempts by Abbas and the PA to shut it down.

Obamacare Repeal

The Democratic line of attack against the law is powerful—but it also highlights Obamacare’s underperformance.

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