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Through Eritrea, China Quietly Makes Inroads Near the Red Sea
January 25, 2020

Through Eritrea, China Quietly Makes Inroads Near the Red Sea

By Austin Bodetti
China is finding an eager partner in Eritrea, an autocratic state generally overlooked entirely by world powers.

Countdown to Doomsday: The Asia Factor
January 23, 2020

Countdown to Doomsday: The Asia Factor

By Jon Letman
We’re now 100 seconds to midnight. How can the Asia-Pacific contribute to (or counter) doomsday?
Addressing Rape in India
January 21, 2020

Addressing Rape in India

By Neeta Lal
7 years after an infamous rape and murder case, India has made little progress in preventing crimes against women.

Has the US Lost Myanmar to China?
January 20, 2020

Has the US Lost Myanmar to China?

By Hunter Marston
Xi’s visit bolstered China-Myanmar ties, but the West can still compete.

Exporting China’s Social Credit System to Central Asia
January 17, 2020

Exporting China’s Social Credit System to Central Asia

By Yau Tsz Yan
Is Beijing building a cross-border social engineering system, one software solution at a time?

Is India’s BJP Government Set to Create a ‘Hindu Pakistan’?
January 16, 2020

Is India’s BJP Government Set to Create a ‘Hindu Pakistan’?

By Sumithra Prasanna
The BJP's recent moves have fanned fears that it is enacting long-held dreams to create a Hindu nation.

James Soong: The End of an (Authoritarian) Era in Taiwan
January 15, 2020

James Soong: The End of an (Authoritarian) Era in Taiwan

By James Baron
Soong’s departure from the political scene signals a break with Taiwan’s authoritarian past.
Japan and Myanmar’s Toxic Friendship
January 15, 2020

Japan and Myanmar’s Toxic Friendship

By Yuzuki Nagakoshi
Japan’s appeasement policy toward Myanmar, driven by geopolitics and disregard for human rights, is supporting the Rohingya genocide.

Privacy in the Age of Big Brother: India
January 14, 2020

Privacy in the Age of Big Brother: India

By Angel L Martínez Cantera 
Current legal protections for data and privacy fail to safeguard citizens from the rapid implementation of mass surveillance programs.

Australian Bushfires: A Government in Disarray
January 13, 2020

Australian Bushfires: A Government in Disarray

By Joshua Mcdonald
PM Morrison has two options: confront the far-right elements within his government or forever be linked to Australia’s climate decline.

The Retreat of the Data Localization Brigade: India, Indonesia and Vietnam
January 10, 2020

The Retreat of the Data Localization Brigade: India, Indonesia and Vietnam

By Arindrajit Basu
The protagonists of the data localization saga in all countries have been similar and the tussle has proceeded along similar lines.
‘I Could Never Trust Them’: The China Factor in Taiwan’s Youth Vote
January 10, 2020

‘I Could Never Trust Them’: The China Factor in Taiwan’s Youth Vote

By Staś Butler
The Hong Kong protests are mobilizing Taiwan’s youth ahead of a pivotal election.

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