November 8, 2016 | NHK World
This is the day that America decides on its new president. This is the day that ends the long election campaign which was marred by scandals, allegations of corruption and inflammatory remarks. -snip-
November 8, 2016 | Bangkok Post
Brian Eyler, Courtney Weatherby, and Richard Cronin op-ed in Bangkok Post on the call for Mekong basin-wide energy plans
Preparatory work for the next big dam on the Mekong -- Pak Beng -- in northern Laos has begun. This news supports the widespread narrative that the current rapid pace of dam construction on the Mekong River will continue until the entire river is turned into a series of reservoirs. Certainly the
November 8, 2016 | Politico
THE ELECTION DAY OUTCOMES THAT COULD AFFECT TPP: Tonight’s election results may be about offices that aren’t going to change hands until early next year, but their outcomes could heavily influence what happens to the TPP before the end of this administration.
November 8, 2016 | World Politics Review
As the U.S. presidential campaign finally wraps up, the Middle East is taking away some very negative messages about American culture that will diminish America’s ability to be a model for good governance and to influence outcomes in the region. Iran’s media has even used a broadcast of the U.S.
November 7, 2016 | Radio Free Asia
Millions of people living along the Mekong River face a possibly irreversible depletion of key food supplies resulting from dam building and other diversions of its waters.
November 7, 2016 | The Diplomat
After months of championing the cause of accountability for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family over revelations that emerged earlier this year in the so-called Panama Papers, Pakistanis will now brace for the final verdict over the leaks from the country’s apex court in Islamabad.
November 7, 2016 | Politico
After Obama the negotiator, get ready for Clinton the enforcer.
November 6, 2016 | Arms Control Wonk
Early drafts of the Nuclear Ban Treaty green-lighted by the UN First Committee seek to prohibit the development, production, testing, acquisition, stockpiling, transfer, deployment, threat of use and use of nuclear weapons.
November 5, 2016 | Sputnik News
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — With just a few days remaining until the November 8 presidential election, Trump is narrowing the gap with Clinton, according to the latest opinion polls.
November 5, 2016 | The National
WASHINGTON DC // The politicisation of religion is deeply damaging to our societies, a meeting of leading analysts and policymakers heard last week.