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Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion, Part 3: Taiwan's Countermeasures
May 17, 2019
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion, Part 3: Taiwan's Countermeasures
A look at Taiwan's military force posture and procurement amid advances in capability by China's PLA.
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion, Part 3: Taiwan's Countermeasures
Hong Kong and the US-China New Cold War
May 16, 2019
Hong Kong and the US-China New Cold War
Will Hong Kong be a “Free World outpost” or a bastion for “Red China”?
Hong Kong and the US-China New Cold War
Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
May 15, 2019
Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
With the president's allies victorious in the recent elections, Duterte seems set to pursue his desired policies.
Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
Is Sri Lanka Really a Victim of China’s ‘Debt Trap’? 
May 14, 2019
Is Sri Lanka Really a Victim of China’s ‘Debt Trap’? 
Sri Lanka’s debt crisis and Chinese loans – separating myth from reality.
Is Sri Lanka Really a Victim of China’s ‘Debt Trap’? 
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
May 14, 2019
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
An opaque offshoot of the self-declared Islamic State in one Afghan province displaced thousands of civilians.
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
May 10, 2019
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
What can a study of pro-BJP WhatsApp groups tell us about the party’s culpability in rising Islamophobia?
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
Nepal Inching Toward China
May 09, 2019
Nepal Inching Toward China
Warnings of a debt trap aside, there is consensus in Nepal on the benefits to be had from the Belt and Road Initiative.
Nepal Inching Toward China
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
May 08, 2019
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn.
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
To Buru Island: A Journey to the Dark Side of Indonesia’s Past
May 07, 2019
To Buru Island: A Journey to the Dark Side of Indonesia’s Past
Mars Noersmono’s story is a first-person account of a nation’s shame.
To Buru Island: A Journey to the Dark Side of Indonesia’s Past
Bangladesh’s China-India Balance
May 06, 2019
Bangladesh’s China-India Balance
In the energy sector especially, Bangladesh aims to exploit the balance of power between China and India.
Bangladesh’s China-India Balance
Are the Gloves Coming Off in China-Germany Economic Relations?
May 03, 2019
Are the Gloves Coming Off in China-Germany Economic Relations?
As Germany shifts its China approach, Huawei is in the crosshairs.
Are the Gloves Coming Off in China-Germany Economic Relations?
Brunei: When Sharia Meets Social Media
May 02, 2019
Brunei: When Sharia Meets Social Media
The Sultanate’s Sharia law sparked criticism abroad – and at home, where dissent is not often tolerated.
Brunei: When Sharia Meets Social Media
Putin in Beijing: What Drives China-Russia Relations?
May 01, 2019
Putin in Beijing: What Drives China-Russia Relations?
Market complementarity, political pressures, and the old dictum to follow profit shape Sino-Russian economic ties.
Putin in Beijing: What Drives China-Russia Relations?
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
April 30, 2019
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
The recent attacks are part of Islamic State’s global expansion through local ‘franchises.’
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
Why India’s ASAT Test Was Reckless
April 30, 2019
Why India’s ASAT Test Was Reckless
Publicly available data contradicts official Indian assertions about its first anti-satellite test.
Why India’s ASAT Test Was Reckless
Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
April 29, 2019
Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
The opposition needs a miracle, but the Philippine midterm campaign also points to problems ahead for Duterte.
Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
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