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Cindy is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley. She studied political science and Asian studies.

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China and India Vie for Influence Amid Crisis in Maldives

A number of Chinese naval warships have sailed into the East Indian Ocean this month amid a political crisis in the Maldives, where President Abdulla Yameen imposed a state of emergency on February 5th in response to a Supreme Court ruling that overturned convictions against several opposition leaders ahead of an upcoming election. Yameen sought and gained parliamentary approval

February 24, 2018 9:55 PM

Cardinal Rebukes Vatican-China Deal

The Vatican and China have held ongoing talks in recent years over the status of the appointment of bishops in the country. A breakthrough was made this month with the Vatican poised to strike a deal with China that would allow the Chinese government to appoint bishops. This development comes after the Vatican agreed at the end of January to replace two of its bishops by those approved

February 11, 2018 9:15 PM

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