Professor Damien KingsburyJun 21, 20173 Comments
Islamic State will almost certainly lose control of Raqqa. But that will not make the Middle East any less complicated.
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 29, 20174 Comments
Once a military has been involved in domestic politics, they have a demonstrated tendency to repeat such involvement. And that often ends badly.
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 24, 201716 Comments
The West must understand that the type of unchallenged hegemony it enjoyed for a few brief years following the end of the Cold War was but a brief moment in history and has now ended.
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 24, 20176 Comments
News that gay men in Indonesia are being whipped by order of the sharia police has shocked the world, but we should look at politics, not religion.
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 10, 20172 Comments
Foreign aid is intended not only as a humanitarian gesture but is also to help circumvent potential longer term problems of poor governance, instability and potential for conflict.
Professor Damien KingsburyApr 24, 20174 Comments
Yes, tensions are escalating with North Korea. But that does not mean the future is set.
Professor Damien KingsburyApr 20, 20175 Comments
The campaign against "Ahok" based on sectarian arguments shows that Indonesia is moving in a more conservative Muslim direction.
Professor Damien KingsburyApr 12, 201712 Comments
Is there a way for Donald Trump to institute regime change in Syria while still saving face?
Professor Damien KingsburyApr 5, 2017
This latest move pushes the Tibetan issue more firmly out of the spiritual and into the political sphere.
Professor Damien KingsburyMar 22, 20171 Comment
Preliminary polls show the former guerilla fighter seems headed for a resounding victory.