Richard Heydarian

Author and Academic


Richard Heydarian is an academic, author, and policy adviser, focusing on Asia-Pacific affairs. He is the author of Asia's New Battlefield: U.S., China & the Struggle for Western Pacific.

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NOV 9, 2017 Podcast

The Rise of Duterte in the Philippines, with Richard Heydarian

Duterte is part of an arc of populism in emerging market democracies such as Turkey and India, says author Haydarian, but unlike populist movements in ...

USS "John S. McCain" and Philippine navy frigates BRP "Gregaorio del Pilar" & "Ramon Alcaraz" (Top to Bottom), South China Sea, 2014. <br>CREDIT: <a href="">U.S. Pacific Fleet</a> <a href="">(CC)</a>

SEP 20, 2016 Podcast

The Philippines, the South China Sea, and the Many Sides of President Duterte

Richard Heydarian, of Manila's De La Salle University, discusses the Philippines' landmark legal victory against China in the South China Sea dispute, and why the ...