China: the external background of constitutional changes
"The main result of the first three months of 2018 was the final institutionalization of XI Jinping's monopoly on political and ideological power, which was authorized by the constitutional amendments passed at the March session of the NPC..."
North Korea's nuclear ambitions and prospects for five-party talks
Commentary by Dr. Alexander Fedorovskiy and Kristina Voda. "In the weeks since North Korea declared its H-bomb test on January 6, not only have international debates on this issue failed to reach any solid conclusions, but diplomatic negotiations between major Asia-Pacific countries have intensified.more...