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This Is How Duterte Could Declare Martial Law in the Philippines
May 26, 2020

This Is How Duterte Could Declare Martial Law in the Philippines

By Nick Aspinwall
Experts fear the Philippines president is testing the waters for a constitutionally viable declaration of nationwide martial law.

India’s Second Plague: Locusts
May 25, 2020

India’s Second Plague: Locusts

By Neeta Lal
Already hard-hit by the coronavirus, India’s farmers are also battling a massive invasion of locusts.
China’s Growing Political Clout in Nepal
May 22, 2020

China’s Growing Political Clout in Nepal

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
China has, of late, taken an active and quiet interest in Nepal’s domestic politics.

COVID-19: A Reckoning for Russia’s Asian Energy Aims
May 21, 2020

COVID-19: A Reckoning for Russia’s Asian Energy Aims

By Nicholas Trickett
As COVID-19 fundamentally disrupts the energy market, Russia’s economic reliance on China deepens without much prospect for future growth.

Post-Pandemic Central Asia: Moving Beyond ‘Helicopter Money’
May 20, 2020

Post-Pandemic Central Asia: Moving Beyond ‘Helicopter Money’

By Gregory Gleason
Social and economic upheaval at such a scale as experienced amid the COVID-19 pandemic unavoidably entails political effects.

The Invisible Threat to China’s Navy: Corruption
May 19, 2020

The Invisible Threat to China’s Navy: Corruption

By Zi Yang
The arrest of CSIC’s chairman speaks to endemic corruption among China’s military shipbuilders. That spells trouble for the PLAN.

China on the Sideline as Japan Plays Bigger Role in Kosovo 
May 19, 2020

China on the Sideline as Japan Plays Bigger Role in Kosovo 

By Joseph Hammond
Beijing doesn’t recognize Pristina, making the small state a relatively China-free spot in Europe.
How COVID-19 Challenges Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy
May 18, 2020

How COVID-19 Challenges Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy

By Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
The pandemic will inevitably affect Tsai’s signature foreign policy -- but not necessarily for the worse.

What Will the Chinese Navy’s Next Frigate Look Like?
May 15, 2020

What Will the Chinese Navy’s Next Frigate Look Like?

By Rick Joe
The U.S. Navy has chosen its next frigate; what will China’s look like?

Behind Vietnam’s COVID-19 Response, Deep Distrust of China
May 14, 2020

Behind Vietnam’s COVID-19 Response, Deep Distrust of China

By Bac Pham and Bennett Murray
Despite public health cooperation, analysts say the Vietnamese Communist Party has little trust in the word of its Chinese counterparts.

What Do the May 1998 Riots Mean for Young Chinese Indonesians?
May 13, 2020

What Do the May 1998 Riots Mean for Young Chinese Indonesians?

By Antonia Timmerman
With handed-down memories, Generation Z tries to answer a question from the past.
The Strategic Implications of Indian Corruption
May 13, 2020

The Strategic Implications of Indian Corruption

By Cleo Paskal
The massive network of corruption now being unraveled has major geopolitical and security implications that reach far beyond India.

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