The Real Strategic End Game in Decoupling From China
By Valbona Zeneli and Joseph Vann
Going all-in on the transatlantic economy is the only serious option for Western democracies seeking to counter China.
Mongolia’s E-Governance Quest
By Bolor Lkhaajav
In the last decade, Mongolia showed progress in e-governance, but there’s more yet to do.
‘Mulan’ Wanted Chinese Money. Taiwan’s Rising Filmmakers Don’t.
By Anthony Kao
As Taiwan decouples from China, its filmmakers are starting to eschew Chinese profits in favor of political expression.
Police Reforms Are Necessary in Punjab Province. Why Won’t PTI Do It?
By Umair Jamal
Why has it become impossible to reform Punjab’s police under the PTI government?
Japan’s Defense Ministry Launches Protocol for UFO Sightings
By Thisanka Siripala
Japan’s Self Defense Force has received instruction on steps to take should a UFO be identified.
US Congressman ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Ongoing India-China Crisis
By Abhijnan Rej
The United States and India are in touch about the ongoing standoff in eastern Ladakh.
The China Climate Challenge
By Scott Moore
What are the prospects for renewed U.S.-China cooperation on climate issues?
LGBT Community Targeted by Police in Indonesia
By Joshua Mcdonald
Homosexuality is legal in most of Indonesia, but attacks on the community have been on the rise in recent years.
Japan: Dealing with North Korea’s Growing Missile Threat
By Koda Yoji
Time for Japan’s political leaders to do their job.
US Defense Secretary’s Recent Speech: Familiar Themes and Unfamiliar Problems
By Abhijnan Rej
The Trump administration’s strategy for the Indo-Pacific could end up working in unpredictable ways for the U.S.
In Southeast Asia, COVID-19 Slowly Tightens Its Grip
By Sebastian Strangio
After weathering the early stages of the pandemic, several Southeast Asian nations are in the midst of worrying spikes of COVID-19.
Economic Security: Vietnam’s Cardinal Policy Goal
By Phuong Pham
As the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, Vietnam needs to take concerted action to shore up the foundations of its economy.