8 Accused by the US of Participating in China’s Operation Fox Hunt
By Abhijnan Rej
The case demonstrates the United States’ growing interest in aggressively pursuing illegal Chinese agents in the country.
The Distance Between Moscow and Russia’s Far East Is Growing
By Gabriel Gavin
Tensions in Siberia are growing, fueled by fears around Chinese investment and resentment at being governed from another continent.
Mike Pompeo Visits Sri Lanka and the Maldives in a Bid to Win Friends and Influence People
By Abhijnan Rej
Days before the US presidential election, the U.S. secretary of state soldiers on with the Trump administration’s free and open Indo-Pacific strategy.
Dissolved Thai Party Leaders Warn Against Possible Legal Charges
By Associated Press
The dissolution of the progressive Future Forward Party helped spur the current protests. Now media reports say party leaders face new charges.
Under Trump, the US Strategy for Countering China Is Mimicking China
By Andreea Brînză
The US has begun to copy questionable Chinese behaviors, from aggressive diplomatic criticism to forcing sell-offs and joint ventures.
What Can Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry Learn From Japan?
By Gary Xie and Sophie Grant
Taiwan’s semiconductor industry will require major restructuring if it wishes to maintain its competitive edge in the crowded global market.
Demanding a Loyalty Test From Chinese Australians Will Backfire
By Grant Wyeth
By targeting Chinese Australians for questioning about political loyalties, Australian politicians play right into the CCP’s hands.
Quetta Rally Marks a Turning Point in the Opposition Movement in Pakistan
By Umair Jamal
By repeatedly taking on the country’s security establishment, Pakistan’s opposition may have foreclosed the possibility of future reconciliation.
India’s Flood Problem Runs the Risk of Pouring Over
By Sudha Ramachandran
Poor and haphazard urban planning is compounding problems from excessive rain across the country. Hyderabad’s recent floods are but one example.
Incomplete Kaladan Project May Delay India-Myanmar Connectivity Plans
The COVID-19 pandemic has added to existing challenges when it comes to timely completion of a key Indian connectivity initiative.
US Pacific Presence: The Dark Side of the Compacts of Free Association
By Erin Thomas
In the upcoming COFA negotiations, the U.S. will paint its economic assistance to the North Pacific as purely altruistic. History tells a different story.
Reading the Soy Leaves: What Soybean Imports Say About China’s 2020 US Election Preferences
By Elizabeth Wishnick
China is well aware of the political implications of how it handles agricultural imports from the U.S. – in this case, soybeans.