Asia-Pacific


The Wild West of the Far East: Uyghurs in Xinjiang

In Xinjiang, attacks on religious expression have long been seen as one dimension of a larger government campaign to repress Uyghur ethnic identity.


Protest: The South Korean Weapon of Choice

The ability to organize mass protest in a non-violent manner can be accredited to South Korea’s history and experiences in its fight for democracy.


Urban Visions: The Rising Cities of a New China

As China’s economy and population continue to grow, new housing patterns have emerged to address its urban housing needs.


How Trump’s “America-First” Policy Strengthens China’s Global Standing

As China transforms into an increasingly service-based, first-world economy, a less involved United States will only accelerate China’s process of geopolitical and economic expansion.


Prodding Pyongyang: China’s Coal Ban and Future North Korean Policy

China’s ban on North Korean coal marks a major shift in its strategy for dealing with the country, but not necessarily a change in its core interests.


Understanding Aung San Suu Kyi’s Silence on the Rohingya

While Rohingya Muslims are oppressed in Myanmar, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has stayed silent.