Sunday, February 14, 2016
  1. The Dark Heart of ASEAN

    Joshua Kurlantzick

    The Dark Heart of ASEAN

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     is concerned about America's deepening engagement with Southeast Asian autocrats.

    Air Force One on tarmac in Malaysia surrounded by royal-looking guards Lawrence Jackson/Planet Pix via ZUMA Wire

    Next week's meeting between US President Barack Obama and the leaders of the ten ASEAN countries – the first US-ASEAN meeting on American soil – signifies America’s growing interest in Southeast Asia. The question is whether, by engaging with all members of ASEAN, the US is allowing its interests to overwhelm its principles. READ MORE

  2. El regreso del autoritarismo a Europa del este

    Shlomo Ben-Ami
  3. El reino del miedo en China

    Minxin Pei
  4. The Limits of German Power

    Volker Perthes

    The Limits of German Power

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     pins hope of a greater global role on a strong, unified European foreign and defense policy.

    Darts with French, German, and British flag designs

    In the last two years, Germany has adopted leadership roles regarding the conflict in Ukraine, the civil war in Syria, and the refugee crisis. While this is a welcome development, German leaders must bear in mind that their country's EU membership remains its most potent source of power. READ MORE

  5. Los próximos dictadores petroleros que caerán

    Bill Emmott

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