US Confirms Iranian Cyber Attack Against Gambling Corporation
By Ankit Panda
Plus, Japan's defense exports, China's J-20 spotted in a video, North Korea's nukes, and more.
Japan and the ‘Counter-Pivot’
By Robert Dujarric
With the U.S. increasingly engaged elsewhere, should Japan do more for regional security itself?
Is Bangladesh’s Crisis About to Get Much Worse?
By Frederic Grare
There seems to be no obvious exit scenario from the current turmoil.
Afghanistan: The Ball Is in Pakistan’s Court
By Aziz Amin Ahmadzai
Afghanistan has made an unprecedented series of goodwill actions. Pakistan must now respond.
The Koreas, Diplomacy, and Regional Autonomy
By Robert E. Kelly
The days of Korea as the geopolitical football of the region are long gone.
Countering China’s Maritime Coercion
By Patrick M. Cronin
How to impose costs on coercion, deter intimidation, and offset unilateral changes to the status quo.
Will Bangladesh’s Democracy Fall Apart?
By Jack Detsch
Former Prime Minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia has a warrant out for her arrest.
Where Is India's Carrier Fleet Going?
By Robert Farley
India should think long and hard about the logistics necessary to operate a nuclear propulsion carrier.
Nadeshiko Sushi: Women Make Inroads in a Traditional Industry
By Kyla Ryan
A new restaurant is challenging a traditionally male-dominated domain.
What’s It Like to Have China Build You a Port? Ask Cameroon.
By Shannon Tiezzi
A Chinese-built port in Cameroon provides an interesting case study with implications for the Maritime Silk Road.
China’s Anti-Corruption Org Seeks ‘Hidden Tigers’
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, China’s travel rush, legal reforms, the South China Sea, and China in the Middle East. Friday China links.
India's Submarine Fleet Faces Further Delays
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Is New Delhi’s submarine fleet in a state of crisis?