Tag Archives: Philippines

Land of the Increasingly Non-Free

Many young democracies with flawed institutions are struggling not to slide backward. Turkey has failed.

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Duterte: The Making of a Philippines President

What can be expected of a prizefighter-turned-death-squad-mayor in the country’s top job?

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Adapt to Survive: Urban Flooding in the Philippines

Unable to afford relocation, residents of the flooded village of Artex are forced to adapt to survive.

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Trade as a Confidence-Building Measure in East Asia

The future of East Asia depends upon the ability of its nations to jump over the shadows of the past.

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Filipino Climate Bonds, Here We Come

Bridging the gap between capital-rich and capital-needing countries.

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President Obama’s Pirouettes in Asia

Did Japan, Korea et al. see any signs of U.S. President Obama’s Asia “pivot” in his recent trip?

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Climate Change as Terrorism Against the People

In view of the typhoon in the Philippines, has the United States misplaced its global priorities?

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China, Oil and the South China Sea

Why is control of the South China Sea resources increasingly important to Southeast Asia’s economies?

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The Day President Kennedy (Almost) Broke the Embargo on Cuba

How President Kennedy almost took his love of Cuban cigars too far.

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Labor Markets: The Unexploited Frontier of Globalization

How can international labor mobility be improved to help raise incomes around the world?

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