President Sirisena's decision to overthrow the prime minister and install a political rival has thrown the country's fragile democracy in disarray.
The country's eventual transition to liberal democracy once seemed inevitable — but Kevin Rudd argues that the country has redefined what the "end of history" really means.
A conversation with Shadi Hamid on the president's Middle East policy, democracy vs. liberalism, and why impeachment talk makes him uncomfortable.
Richard Bush argues that the growing gulf between the Chinese government and Hong Kong democracy activists could have been avoided.
The world may be turning from democracy — but the alternatives possess serious flaws.
Richard Bush of the Brookings Institute describes how Beijing has "empowered radicals" and "marginalized moderates" in its attempt to control Hong Kong.
In the fourth episode of Asia Society In-Depth, we trace how the Southeast Asian nation went from five decades of hardline military rule to free elections, and explore what could lie ahead.