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Philippines Vs. Political Dynasties

The Philippines badly needs a constitutional requirement for a law against political dynasties.

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How China Castrates Hong Kong

Hong Kong is increasingly subject to the demands of the boss in Beijing.

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When China Rules the World

Chinese journalists and diplomats increasingly act as enforcers of rampant displays of Chinese nationalism abroad.

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The Supreme Court of India Has Decriminalized Homosexuality

For 157 years, Indians have lived under a tyrannical colonial law that was contrary to our country’s ancient spirit.

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Party Vs. Faith: China Drafts Restrictions for All Religions

UN and U.S. criticism put pressure on the Islamic world to speak out against China’s actions to rein in Islam at home.

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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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Why Singapore?

Strategic reflections from the North Korean, U.S. and Singaporean perspectives on the location of the Trump-Kim summit meeting.

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US: Headless on China

The United States’ greatest failing is the inability to fashion a strategic conception that accommodates the rise of China as a superpower.

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Malaysia’s Big Surprise

Last week’s election result is a major milestone in the racial politics of Malaysia. They point to a mature democracy based on the rule of law.

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The Xi-Modi Summit: A New “Pacific” Asian Century Without America?

The “Chindia reset” may gradually have a transformative effect on China—leaving the founding vision of America for a “Pacific” Asia behind.

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