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Vietnam Communist Party Secretary General Dies; No Policy Changes Will Occur

On July 19th, Vietnam announced the death of Vietnamese Communist Party (VCP) General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong. The Expert Council for the Health Protection of Central-Level Officials issued an...

Archeological Discovery in India Could Enflame Hindu-Muslim Tensions

The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) on July 15th found that the existing structure of the Bhojshala Temple-Kamal Maula Mosque complex in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar, central India, is constructed on the remains of an older Paramara-era...

Bangladesh Unrest Reopens Old Wounds

Since June, protests have occurred throughout Bangladesh in response to a decision by the country’s High Court that reversed a 2018 ruling canceling the quota system for freedom fighters...

The Taliban’s Qosh Tepa Canal Disguises A New Potential Conflict

When local Taliban fighters living in Kabul were interviewed by the Afghanistan Analysts Network last year, they expressed a general distaste for their new domestic life. Despite the relative...

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