The Leaderboard: Priyanka Gandhi

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Who is she? Ms. Priyanka Vadra Gandhi is the daughter of late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and Indian National Congress’ president Sonia Gandhi. She is a key advisor to both Ms. Sonia Gandhi and her brother, Mr. Rahul Gandhi –…

North Korean UAVs Likely of Chinese Origin

By Sang Jun Lee On April 11, South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense released an interim investigation report on three unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) discovered in Paju, Baengnyeong Island, and Samcheok in March 2014. The report indicated three crashed UAVs…

A “Weak” America is Making Asia Uneasy

By Ernest Bower & Derwin Pereira Chinese actions in maritime Asia are raising questions about American willingness and ability to act decisively in the region. That ambiguity is bad news for members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN),…

The Leaderboard: Nay Phone Latt

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Who is he? Nay Phone Latt is a Myanmar poet, blogger, and activist best known for his role in helping bring the 2007 monk-led Saffron Revolution and subsequent government crackdown to international attention. In 2008, he was arrested and sentenced…

President Park Geun-hye’s Dresden Declaration

By Ellen Kim   President Park Geun-hye made an official visit to Germany from March 25-28 and unveiled her government’s vision of Korean unification. This was the first official stage where she laid out a concrete roadmap of her unification…