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Asia Pacific Security

Bangkok attack likely to affect Thailand’s vital tourism industry

Last Monday’s bomb attack in Bangkok is driving tourists away and adding uncertainty to Thailand’s lackluster economy. Obsession with internal stability and a strong response from the junta-led government might

Politics South and Central Asia

Tensions subside in Bangladesh, but is turmoil over?

Bangladesh has been embroiled in a destructive political turmoil for the past three months. Widespread political agitation, sporadic incidents of violence and arson, and breakdown of the societal structure have

Latin America Politics

Growing protests in Venezuela threaten Maduro’s rule

Massive anti-government protests have erupted across Venezuela in what President Nicolas Maduro has called an “evolving coup.” Maduro’s comment might become a self-fulfilling prophecy if protesters and the political opposition continue

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Egypt’s Fresh Start or Coup d’État

A four-day struggle between Egyptian protestors and their first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi started on the 30th of June and ended up with his ouster on the 3rd of July.