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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:02:38 UTC

India Approves Procurement of 464 T-90MS Main Battle Tanks

The approval by India’s Committee on Security, however, is coming with a catch. … read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:14:25 UTC

What Does the New Submarine Deal Mean for South Korea-Indonesia Relations?

A closer look at the broader significance of a recent development.… read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:02:07 UTC

Will Russia Build Borei B-Class Ballistic Missile Subs?

The head of the Rubin Design Bureau says Russia will begin building more advanced subs than the current two Borei-class variants. … read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:12:46 UTC

It’s Official: Kim Jong Un Is Heading to Russia

The Kremlin says North Korea’s leader will visit Russia to meet with Vladimir Putin this month, making good on years of rumors.… read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:10:27 UTC

On Looming US-China Trade Deal, Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Talk without the support of action means nothing. Enforcement will be the key to any deal.… read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:00:51 UTC

Chinese Culture Gradually Penetrates Indonesia

Cultural activities are also a key part of the BRI, even though their influence remains limited so far.… read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:59:47 UTC

China and Russia Pose Different Problems for the US. They Need Different Solutions.

One is a resurgent power focused on economic preeminence; the other a declining power fomenting chaos.… read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:48:05 UTC

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou Says a Sea Goddess Has Told Him to Run for President

Gou’s entry into Taiwan’s 2020 presidential race further clutters a field packed with larger-than-life personalities.… read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:37:33 UTC

Is the Taliban’s Former Capital Ready to Welcome Them Back?

Kandahar has come a long way since Taliban rule. What do its residents think about the peace talks?… read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:25:40 UTC

Uzbekistan: It’s Time Look Beyond Repression or Radicalism

There are better responses than repression or radicalism to points of friction in Uzbek society.… read more
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00:28 UTC

Why are we so moved by the plight of the Notre Dame?

SCROLLING through news of the Notre Dame fire on social media feeds was like watching a real-time archive of grief in the making, as people expressed their dismay and sorrow at the damage wrought. Why is it that some heritage places publicly elicit more emotions than others? There is no simple answer to this question.... Read more »

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