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- Could Iran Emerge as the Middle East Superpower?
- Taiwan Seeks to Join Fight Against Global Warming
The Paris Agreement on climate change, was signed in New York on April 22 by world leaders of 175 countries at the largest, single-day signing ceremony in history. What once seemed unthinkable, is now unstoppable. Every nation has been encouraged to join the chorus of voices combating climate change. So why has Taiwan, who is ready and willing, with vast experience to share, been left on the sidelines?
- Myanmar: Transition Within Transition
The elections are over and the transition towards a democratic government in Myanmar is currently underway. However, the sailing isn't smooth.
- Minigrids: The Next Energy Beacon
Village-scale solar-powered minigrids are the most promising path for India to meet its linked aims of GDP growth and access to electricity for all.
- Viewpoints: North Korea Tests Nuclear Bomb
North Korea conducted its fourth hydrogen bomb test last week, and reactions from around the world have ranged from outrage and alarm to dismissiveness.
- Falling Price of Solar Affects India-U.S. Nuclear Deal
Solar power is now priced competitively with traditional forms of energy, which makes new nuclear power plants financially unviable.
- Germany's Energy Model for India
Germany has been acting as an international leader in reducing its carbon footprint, and India can learn a lot from the example Germany is setting.
- The Tibetan People's Limited Options
For 65 years China has been taking over Tibet, abusing Tibetans and destroying their culture, and no one's doing anything about it.
- Countries North Korea Can Currently Hit With Their Missiles
Should North Korea ever have the capacity to launch a nuclear missile that could reach the U.S. mainland, Trump would have approximately ten minutes to react and make a decision to counterattack.
- Taiwan's Participation in the WHO Annual Assembly Is Vital to Ensuring Global...
Taiwan accepts World Health Organization invitation despite political caveat from China
- China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
The AIIB is a game changer for China in multilateral financial architecture. The Bank presents both a challenge and an opportunity for India.
- Business Underpins India-U.S. Defense Deal
In its recent defense technology deal with the U.S., India has laid the groundwork for creating a robust long-term defense industrial base.
- Australia: Fanning the Flames of Warming and Warfare
Australia is a case study for how the West prioritizes fossil fuels and military intervention over developing alternative energy and regional accord.
- Multilateral Test for India's Modi
At upcoming multilateral summits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an opportunity to expand India's regional position and economic links, and address issues such as terrorism and a rising China.
- India's Imperatives in Sri Lanka
India has tried to address the concerns of Sri Lankan Tamils through development projects, but now faces a political dilemma with regional consequences.
- India-China: Evolving Geoeconomics
Bilateral business and financial engagement is growing between India and China, with India taking advantage of China's favorable financing terms.
- Fiji Goes to the Polls
In September Fiji will have its first democratic election since the Qarase government was deposed in a bloodless coup in December 2006 by military forces.
- Afghanistan's Upcoming Presidential Elections
On April 5, the Afghan people will vote in the country's third-ever presidential elections, but corruption and security pose significant obstacles.
- Viewpoints: Thailand's State of Emergency
Escalating protests and violence in Thailand have led the government to institute a state of emergency.
- The International Criminal Court in Afghanistan
Transitional justice efforts have failed in Afghanistan. The ICC has become one of the few serious accountability options still available to this war-torn country.