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The Leaderboard: U Aung Lynn

Who is he? U Aung Lynn most recently served as the permanent secretary of Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and, since 2011, as director-general of the ministry’s ASEAN Affairs Department. Aung Lynn began his career in government in 1982, joining…

Japan’s Upper House Election

By Michael J. Green & Nicholas Szechenyi — On July 10, Japan’s ruling coalition won a comfortable victory in elections for the Upper House of the Diet (parliament), solidifying Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s political power as he seeks to implement…