Politics

Washington Sleeps While China Makes Waves in South China Sea

White House Washington, cc Cezary P, modified, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:White_House_Washington.JPG

The US needs to play a stabilizing role in the SCS as China seeks to impose its hegemonic control of the region and beyond.

No Way Out in Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong sit-in airport protest, cc Wpcpey, modified, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HK_airport_sit-in_protest_20190726.jpg

Signs abound that the crisis is reaching its boiling point.

Point Counterpoint: Turkey Belongs in NATO

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NATO needs Turkey, and Turkey needs NATO.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Landmines and Instability in Myanmar

Minefield warning sign, cc dimitrisvetsikas1969 (pixabay.com), modified.

Renewed violence and a stalling peace process are delaying the start of much-needed mine clearance in Myanmar.

How India Attempts to Internalize the Indo-Naga Conflict

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Despite the official line from New Delhi, history shows that the Indo-Naga conflict is no internal matter.

Point Counterpoint: Turkey Should Be Expelled from NATO

cc Flickr Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, modified, 170819-N-QR145-042 BLACK SEA (Aug. 19, 2017) Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78)look out to Turkish replenishment oiler TCG YB. Kudret (A 595) while making an approach to conduct a replenishment-at-sea in the Black Sea Aug. 19, 2017. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Krystina Coffey/ Released)

Turkey’s purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system is just the latest of many transgressions against the Atlantic Alliance. It’s time for Ankara to go.

Glacier Watch: Indus Basin

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Pakistan’s water issues will go from bad to worse after glaciers in the Indus Basin pass the peak water mark later this century.

India’s Water Crisis: Beyond Chennai

A water truck in Kolhapur, Maharashtra; author: Arne Hückelheim, modified, https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:WaterTruckCropped.JPG

For India, the road to great power status is frought with critical water management challenges.

FDI in Ethiopia: Is “Abiymania” Enough?

Ethiopia at the African Union, cc Flickr Office of the Prime Minister - Ethiopia, modified, https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Ethiopia’s new prime minister is popular enough to spawn his own ‘mania.’ But beneath the economic success story of the past year lurks the potential for new conflicts.

The National Register of Citizens in Assam: A Flawed Policy Process

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Flaws in the Assam’s NRC process need to be ironed out before they’re duplicated elsewhere in India.

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