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Yuki Tatsumi interviewed in NHK World on the US election

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-

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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

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Bill Reinsch quoted in Politico on the election's impact on the TPP

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.

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Ellen Laipson op-ed in World Politics Review on the US as a model of state-religion relations

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.

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Brian Eyler quoted in Radio Free Asia on the Mekong River

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.

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Stimson's South Asian Voices Visiting Fellows Program cited in 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.

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Bill Reinsch quoted in Politico on Hillary Clinton's new "trade prosecutor"

After Obama the negotiator, get ready for Clinton the enforcer.

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Michael Krepon op-ed in Arms Control Wonk on the practice of banning in the UN

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.

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Bill Reinsch quoted in Sputnik News on Chinese Americans' support of Trump

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.

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Stimson's "Politicizing Islam: Exploring Means and Objectives" event cited in The National

WASHINGTON DC // The politicisation of religion is deeply damaging to our societies, a meeting of leading analysts and policymakers heard last week.

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