Yevgen Sautin
Asia's Game of Thrones
Getting North Korea Wrong

The leadership in Pyongyang may be inscrutable, but its actions are far from irrational.

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Hong Kong's Vote
China’s Hong Kong Problem Is Not Going Away

Hong Kong’s democracy activists just scored a big win against Beijing. Will it turn out to be a pyrrhic victory?

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Occupy Central
Hong Kong’s Generational Divide

Hong Kong’s student protest movement may be simmering down for now, but it’s likely to flare up again. Both the protestors and the government realize that Hong Kong is inextricably bound to China. The question is: on whose terms?

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Invade A Little or Invade A Lot
Russia’s Next Move in Ukraine

Carefully thinking through Russia’s different tactical options for invading Ukraine would have seemed unnecessarily alarmist as little as a few weeks ago. Today, it seems downright prudent.

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