China's Approach to the Middle East Looks Familiar
East Asia
China's Approach to the Middle East Looks Familiar
Despite repudiating American foreign policy, China now borrows heavily from U.S.-style Middle Eastern diplomacy.
China's Approach to the Middle East Looks Familiar
The Myth of India’s Non-Aligned Boycott
South Asia
The Myth of India’s Non-Aligned Boycott
Why India's media was so ready to buy into the idea that Modi boycotted the Non-Aligned Summit.
The Myth of India’s Non-Aligned Boycott
China and Germany: The Honeymoon Is Over
East Asia
China and Germany: The Honeymoon Is Over
A visit to China by Germany's economics minister highlighted a blunter approach to bilateral relations.
China and Germany: The Honeymoon Is Over
What Will Donald Trump’s Asia Policy Look Like?
East Asia
What Will Donald Trump’s Asia Policy Look Like?
A closer look at what America’s incoming president might do.
What Will Donald Trump’s Asia Policy Look Like?
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
Central Asia
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
Russia realizes the importance of partnership with China, but remains suspicious and cautious.
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
US Asia Policy After Obama: Opportunities and Challenges
November 08, 2016
US Asia Policy After Obama: Opportunities and Challenges
A deeper look at what lies ahead for the next administration.
US Asia Policy After Obama: Opportunities and Challenges
Reviving the India-Indonesia Relationship
November 08, 2016
Reviving the India-Indonesia Relationship
Ties with Indonesia are an under-appreciated part of India's "Act East" policy.
Reviving the India-Indonesia Relationship
In Asia Moscow Trusts? Russia’s Pivot to the East
October 28, 2016
In Asia Moscow Trusts? Russia’s Pivot to the East
The long history and mixed results of Russia’s eastward strategy.
In Asia Moscow Trusts? Russia’s Pivot to the East
BRICS, BIMSTEC, and Anti-Terrorism: What Did India Accomplish?
South Asia
BRICS, BIMSTEC, and Anti-Terrorism: What Did India Accomplish?
India, as the host of the two latest summits, sought to further isolate Pakistan and promote anti-terrorism.
BRICS, BIMSTEC, and Anti-Terrorism: What Did India Accomplish?
Why Indonesia Matters in a Season of Change
Southeast Asia
Why Indonesia Matters in a Season of Change
Indonesia is important to the U.S., in ways that might be unexpected.
Why Indonesia Matters in a Season of Change
China’s Experiment in Djibouti
East Asia
China’s Experiment in Djibouti
China’s role in Africa is changing from resource extractor to long-term strategic partner. Djibouti is a prime example.
China’s Experiment in Djibouti
US Election 2016: The View from Asia
September 30, 2016
US Election 2016: The View from Asia
Either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be the next U.S. president. What does Asia think about the election?
US Election 2016: The View from Asia
Unraveling China-North Korea Relations
East Asia
Unraveling China-North Korea Relations
Two events that elucidate North Korea's relationship with China in the aftermath of the fifth nuclear test.
Unraveling China-North Korea Relations
Countering China's Psychological Warfare
East Asia
Countering China's Psychological Warfare
An American narrative is needed to disarm China's victimization rhetoric.
Countering China's Psychological Warfare
The Trouble With India's Projects in Myanmar
South Asia | Southeast Asia
The Trouble With India's Projects in Myanmar
India has great ambitions for infrastructure construction in Myanmar, but falls short in implementation.
The Trouble With India's Projects in Myanmar
The Changing Face of ASEAN
Southeast Asia
The Changing Face of ASEAN
Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam offer an unlikely breath of fresh air.
The Changing Face of ASEAN
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