Indonesia Rebuffs US Request to Host Spy Planes: Report
By Sebastian Strangio
The Trump administration’s aborted move highlights the wide gap separating American perceptions from Southeast Asian realities.
Development for Whom? The Omnibus Bill and Jokowi’s Economic Vision
By James Guild
The controversial bill intends to drive a particular type of economic growth, one that prioritizes manufacturing and investment.
Myanmar Elections Set to Exacerbate Erasure of the Rohingya Identity
By Kyaw Win and John Quinley III
A deeply flawed EU-funded election app exemplifies the tone-deaf approach of the international community.
In Vietnam’s Capital, Japanese PM Pushes Indo-Pacific Vision
By Sebastian Strangio
In building on Japan's complementary interests with Vietnam, Suga has signaled a clear continuity with his precedessor's foreign policy approach.
Pakistan Remains in the UN Terror Financing Grey Zone
By Husain Haqqani
Pakistan has failed in letter and spirit to disrupt and dismantle terrorist financial infrastructure despite repeated warnings.
The Taiwan–India ‘Milk Tea Alliance’
By Jassie Hsi Cheng
The stage is set for the expansion of India-Taiwan relations, but how far can ties develop?
Amid Rising Big Power Tensions, Nepal Seeks a New Foreign Policy
By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Kathmandu will have to balance Beijing, New Delhi, and Washington as it seeks a new way forward to advance national interest.
Hollywood Made in China
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Aynne Kokas.
By Other Means
Australia Returns to the Malabar Exercise
By Ankit Panda
The navies of India, Japan, the United States, and Australia will participate jointly in Malabar 2020.
In New York, Protesters Mark ‘Global Day of Action’ Against the CCP
By Wilder Alejandro Sanchez
The October 1 gathering brought together Uyghurs, Mongolians, Tibetans, Kazakhs, and their supporters.
Upcoming Festivities in India Could Create a New COVID-19 Challenge
By Sudha Ramachandran
India seems to be on the mend when it comes to the pandemic. But that could change soon.
What Does the New Asia Power Index Say About the Quad?
By Abhijnan Rej
The Lowy index points to a grim bipolar future for Asia.