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November 2020

US Targets China’s Quest for ‘Military-Civil Fusion’
November 30, 2020

US Targets China’s Quest for ‘Military-Civil Fusion’

By Bonnie Girard
A report indicates the U.S. government will seek to deny sales to 89 major Chinese companies with military links.

Lust Not Lost: Old World of Indian Courtesans Lives on in Popular Culture
November 30, 2020

Lust Not Lost: Old World of Indian Courtesans Lives on in Popular Culture

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The recent English translation of the novel “Phoolsunghi” reminds us of an entire culture that once surrounded Indian courtesans.
A Cow Cabinet in Madhya Pradesh?
November 30, 2020

A Cow Cabinet in Madhya Pradesh?

By Neeta Lal
Amid a pandemic and educational crisis, why is one of India's least developed states focusing political energy on cow welfare?

A Spotlight on Police Brutality in Fiji
November 30, 2020

A Spotlight on Police Brutality in Fiji

By Joshua Mcdonald
The Fiji Law Society voices its concern about mounting reports of police brutality in the country.

Australia Livid as Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tweets Offensive Image
November 30, 2020

Australia Livid as Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tweets Offensive Image

By Abhijnan Rej
Zhao Lijian’s tweet is likely to seriously aggravate tensions between the two countries.

Hong Kong Lawmaker Says Democracy Fight Needs Rethink
November 30, 2020

Hong Kong Lawmaker Says Democracy Fight Needs Rethink

By Associated Press
"We need to reconsider the way to fight in the future," says Democratic Party leader Wu Chi-wai.

UN Highlights Arrests, Killings in Indonesia’s Papua Region
November 30, 2020

UN Highlights Arrests, Killings in Indonesia’s Papua Region

By Sebastian Strangio
Recent tensions have been connected to Jakarta's planned extension of the region's Special Autonomy Law.
Students on the Frontlines: Student Activism in the Disaster-hit Philippines
November 30, 2020

Students on the Frontlines: Student Activism in the Disaster-hit Philippines

By Franz Jan Santos
Student activists have played crucial roles at key junctures in the nation's history.

Foxconn to Shift Some iPad, Macbook Production to Vietnam
November 30, 2020

Foxconn to Shift Some iPad, Macbook Production to Vietnam

By Sebastian Strangio
Vietnam continues to be the big winner of the Trump administration's trade war with China.

Afghan Officials Say 34 Killed in Separate Suicide Bombings
November 30, 2020

Afghan Officials Say 34 Killed in Separate Suicide Bombings

By Associated Press
The attacks were just the latest to have taken place since the beginning of peace talks in September

Colombo Hosts India-Maldives-Sri Lanka Maritime Security NSA Trilateral Meeting
November 28, 2020

Colombo Hosts India-Maldives-Sri Lanka Maritime Security NSA Trilateral Meeting

By Abhijnan Rej
Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval’s history with the island nation and the Rajapaksa brothers is worth keeping in mind.
Senior British Politician Comes Out in Support of Australia in Its Tussle With China
November 28, 2020

Senior British Politician Comes Out in Support of Australia in Its Tussle With China

By Abhijnan Rej
The U.K. desperately wants to join the Indo-Pacific game. But will its material circumstances allow it?

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