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Hong Kong Democracy
Beijing To Intervene In Hong Kong Dispute

Beijing’s decision to intervene in a dispute about pro-independence legislators in Hong Kong could have far-reaching consequences.

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Cyber Insecurity
Inside the Surkov Leaks—and the Surkov “Fakes”

Hacked emails of a top Putin aide show Moscow’s role in the Ukraine conflict, but an apparent forgery has also muddied the waters.

Farewell to Arms
Senator Blocks Weapons Sale, and Duterte Fires Back

Duterte is capitalizing on a cancelled U.S. weapons sale to argue that Washington is an unreliable partner.

Watch The Throne
Thai Succession Set to Strengthen Military’s Hand

The military junta is poised to strengthen its control over Thailand, belying American confidence in an inevitably democratizing Asia.

Asia's Game of Thrones
Duterte Threatens to Scrap Defense Pact (Again)

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

Frozen Ukraine
In Ukraine Peace Talks, “Road Map” But No Breakthrough

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones
Duterte Breaks Up with Washington

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

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