South Asian and East Asian Geography in the News

Topic 1.  South Asian and East Asian Geography in the News 

For this discussion, find a recent news article (within the past 12 months) that describes the latest developments in a conflict, issue, or other major event in this the South or East Asian realm (not exclusive to Southeast Asia, though, as that’s next week).  Provide a brief summary of the conflict/issue/event that your article describes, and your own analysis of how this issue might affect the realm, and might be resolved. Be sure that the topic of the news article has some connection with the geographical issues and concepts we’ve been discussing, and be sure to highlight these connections in your discussion. 

Remember that your article summary must be in your own words to avoid plagiarism.