The Fading of the Anti-Coup Norm

January 2017

Following the end of the Cold War, an international norm against coups began gaining strength, but it seems to have lost momentum in recent years. What has happened?

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The Rise of “Localism” in Hong Kong

January 2017

The September 2016 Legislative Council election marked the rise of a new political force that emphasizes the specific interests and identity of Hong Kong. It has especially been championed by many of the young people who swelled 2014’s Umbrella Movement protests.

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Weighing the Asian Model

June 2015

A review of The Nature of Asian Politics by Bruce Gilley.

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Exits from Military Rule: Lessons for Burma

April 2015

Burma’s troubled transition is imperiled by the reluctance of the military to loosen its grip. What lessons can the Burmese learn from other East Asian countries that have emerged from military rule?

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China at the Tipping Point? Foreseeing the Unforeseeable

January 2013

The resilience of the Chinese authoritarian regime is approaching its limits. A breakthrough moment could be triggered by several kinds of events.

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