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Cops of the Pacific? The U.S. Military’s Role in Asia in the Age of Trump
Despite the attention being given to America’s roiling wars and conflicts in the Greater Middle East, crucial decisions about the global role of U.S. military power may be made in a region where, as yet, there are no hot wars: Asia. Donald Trump will arrive in the Oval Office in January at a moment...
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China Rejects Hague's South China Sea Ruling as "US-Led Conspiracy"
Ruling in favor of the Philippines, tribunal court "cut the legal heart out of China’s claim" to the disputed marine region
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Three Ideas for a Fairer and Cleaner Asia
People powered solutions that protect the environment and empower communities show a pathway to change; our challenge is to scale them up.
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A Year Ago, I Crossed the DMZ in Korea. Here’s Why.
Until women get a place in the peace process, we'll take our calls for an end to the Korean War to public streets all over the globe — and even across the DMZ.
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Gripped by Climate Disruption, World on Brink of Global Water Crisis
Rising demand combined with increasingly 'erratic and uncertain' supply could reduce water availability in cities by as much as two thirds by 2050
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US Draws Ire with Dispatch of 'Small Armada' into South China Sea
Critics warn that continued military build-up in East Asia could lead to war between global powers
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Push for Controversial Trade Deal Continues With Pitch From Defense Secretary
Carter says TPP is 'as important to me as another aircraft carrier'
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Is the Mekong at a Tipping Point?
A dam building rush 'threatens the ecological integrity of the entire basin,' and poses consequences for present and future generations
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East vs. Rest: China's Eurasian Integration vs. the West's Empire of Chaos
'Go West, Young Han': As Washington "pivots” to Asia, China does the Eurasian Pirouette
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Climate Change Doubles Probability of Freezing Winters in Eurasia: Study
Researchers find trend of icy winters likely to last decades before being overtaken by warming planet
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