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Who Supports China in the South China Sea and Why
July 27, 2016
Who Supports China in the South China Sea and Why
The psychology behind global support for China’s South China Sea position: a desire to avoid war.
Who Supports China in the South China Sea and Why
Should Pakistan Put All Its Eggs in the China Basket?
July 22, 2016
Should Pakistan Put All Its Eggs in the China Basket?
How much is Pakistan really benefiting from its "all weather friendship" with China?
Should Pakistan Put All Its Eggs in the China Basket?
The Future of India's Defense Exports
July 20, 2016
The Future of India's Defense Exports
Can India reach its ambitious target of exporting $2 billion in defense technology per year?
The Future of India's Defense Exports
Abductions and Torture in Jaffna: Can Sri Lanka Change?
July 11, 2016
Abductions and Torture in Jaffna: Can Sri Lanka Change?
A British citizen was abducted and tortured during a recent visit to the island.
Abductions and Torture in Jaffna: Can Sri Lanka Change?
The Edhi Phenomenon and the Modern World
July 11, 2016
The Edhi Phenomenon and the Modern World
Abdul Sattar Edhi's legacy should be a lesson to Pakistan and the world.
The Edhi Phenomenon and the Modern World
The South China Sea Won't Stop China-ASEAN Economic Ties
July 07, 2016
The South China Sea Won't Stop China-ASEAN Economic Ties
The South China Sea issue will not stop China-ASEAN trade -- or cooperation on the "Belt and Road."
The South China Sea Won't Stop China-ASEAN Economic Ties
The Modi Doctrine and India-Africa Ties
July 07, 2016
The Modi Doctrine and India-Africa Ties
Five days, four nations -- Modi's first trip to the African continent begins.
The Modi Doctrine and India-Africa Ties
Lion's Blood: Behind Sri Lanka's Sinha Le Movement
June 29, 2016
Lion's Blood: Behind Sri Lanka's Sinha Le Movement
The rise of Sinhala-Buddhist ultra-nationalism (allegedly with political backing) could threaten reconciliation.
Lion's Blood: Behind Sri Lanka's Sinha Le Movement
June 29, 2016
Interview With Dilanthe Withanage
Interview with Dilanthe Withanage, by Zachary Walko: full transcript
Interview With Dilanthe Withanage
Interview: Dilanthe Withanage on Sinhala-Buddhist Nationalism
June 29, 2016
Interview: Dilanthe Withanage on Sinhala-Buddhist Nationalism
An interview with Dilanthe Withanage, the chief executive officer of Sri Lanka's Bodu Bala Sena (BBS).
Interview: Dilanthe Withanage on Sinhala-Buddhist Nationalism
Indonesia’s Borders Tested by Triple Threats
June 28, 2016
Indonesia’s Borders Tested by Triple Threats
China, the Zika virus, and refugees were all tests for the Southeast Asian state in just a single week.
Indonesia’s Borders Tested by Triple Threats
Is Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister On Autopilot?
June 26, 2016
Is Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister On Autopilot?
The country’s foreign minister keeps talking big, but speeches are not policy.
Is Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister On Autopilot?
How Hybrid Warfare Could Change Asia
June 25, 2016
How Hybrid Warfare Could Change Asia
What the future of warfare might look like in Asia.
How Hybrid Warfare Could Change Asia
Pakistan's Stunted Foreign Policy
June 24, 2016
Pakistan's Stunted Foreign Policy
In an increasingly interconnected world, Pakistan needs to move past India and toward diversification.
Pakistan's Stunted Foreign Policy
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
June 21, 2016
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
40 years ago Australia welcomed refugees. It can do so again.
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
Can Sri Lanka Leverage Its Location as Indian Ocean Hub?
June 20, 2016
Can Sri Lanka Leverage Its Location as Indian Ocean Hub?
To take advantage of its strategic location, Sri Lanka needs to overhaul its transport, logistics, and trade sectors.
Can Sri Lanka Leverage Its Location as Indian Ocean Hub?
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