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Ing Wen Tsai

Prospects for Cross-Strait Relations as Tsai Ing-wen Assumes the Presidency in Taiwan

By Bonnie S. Glaser

25 April 2016

On May 20, Tsai Ing-wen from the Democratic People’s Progressive Party (DPP) will be inaugurated president in Taiwan. A key concern of the United States is whether relations between Taiwan and China will remain stable or see a resurgence of tensions. During the presidential campaign, Tsai pledged that she would “maintain the status quo” in crossStrait relations. Beijing’s precondition for preserving the status quo is that she accept the “core” of the 1992 Consensus, which is that the two sides of the Taiwan Strait belong to one and the same China. Although Tsai has taken steps to provide reassurances to Beijing, she has not yet satisfied Chinese demands.

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summit

Cutting the Gordian knot? - Assessing the outcomes of the March EU-India Summit

By Andrea Frontini and Susanna Mocker

8 April 2016

After a four-year suspension, the 13th EU-India Summit took place in Brussels on 30 March 2016. While several deep-rooted constraints could not be overcome, the Summit’s deliverables reflect a gradually changing and cautiously optimistic mood in the historically challenging interaction between Brussels and Delhi.

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Jokowi

Quo vadis, Indonesia? - Foreign Policy under Jokowi

By Susanna Mocker

24 March 2016

Indonesia has been described as "the most important country we know least about." With the upcoming Brussels visit of President Joko Widodo ("Jokowi") in April, it is timely to address this shortcoming. In the 15 months of his presidency the way Indonesia relates to the world has changed markedly in several areas.

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Mahathir

Mahathir & Anwar vs Najib: How Will It End?

By Yang Razali Kassim

7 March 2016

Malaysia's rambunctious politics has entered an even more unpredictable phase with political foes Mahathir Mohamad and jailed Anwar Ibrahim joining hands to unseat Prime Minister Najib Razak and push for systemic change. Where will all this lead?

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Thailand Junta

Calm in Thailand Hides Problems

By Fraser Cameron, Director

4 February 2016

Visiting Thailand last month I was struck by the superficial calm in Bangkok as well as other cities. Most people go about their daily business without army or police interference. Tourists still come in their thousands to enjoy the many delights of the country. But although there are few visible signs of unrest many Thais wonder when they are going to have an elected government again. There is growing dissatisfaction with the military even among its initial supporters.

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