Joshua Kurlantzick

Joshua Kurlantzick is Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Exceptional Malaysia

Malaysia achieved an impressive democratic victory. Just don’t expect its success to spread to the rest of Southeast Asia.

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Trump’s Playing Loose with the Law: A Global Perspective

Trump might seem pro-business, but he could do great harm to U.S. corporations and their worldwide interests.

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Democracy Goes into Reverse

Western leaders more or less unthinkingly assume that democracy will eventually triumph worldwide. Are they correct?

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Chinese Soft Power in Southeast Asia (Part II)

Will China’s growing clout in the developing world eventually create blowback against it?

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Chinese Soft Power in Southeast Asia (Part I)

How has China portrayed itself as the natural guardian of developing countries?

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