December 04, 2020
Philippine Jeepneys Won’t Go Down Without a Fight
By Michael Beltran
Drivers have pushed back against a forced modernization scheme which the government says is needed to bring the iconic vehicles up to modern standards.
December 03, 2020
A Hitch in the Belt and Road in Myanmar
By Gene Ryack
A long-running war and COVID-19 muddle development in Kyaukphyu, Myanmar.
December 01, 2020
Beyond Ideologies: The Many Tehreeks of Pakistan
By Niha Dagia
By offering condolences for Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s death, is the TTP planning to expand its influence into the political realm?
November 30, 2020
A Cow Cabinet in Madhya Pradesh?
By Neeta Lal
Amid a pandemic and educational crisis, why is one of India's least developed states focusing political energy on cow welfare?
November 27, 2020
Thailand Protesters Gather as Government Weaponizes Lese Majeste
By Tyler Roney
Protest groups change venue to keep the peace as authorities resurrect the notorious Article 112.
November 27, 2020
Artificial Intelligence for the Indo-Pacific: A Blueprint for 2030
By Abhijnan Rej
Three AI-related technologies that could further the free, open, resilient, and inclusive character of the Indo-Pacific.
November 25, 2020
Can COVID-19’s Impact on Democracy in Southeast Asia be Reversed?
By Joshua Kurlantzick
As authoritarian leaders in many Southeast Asian countries use the pandemic to consolidate their hold, what needs to be done to buck the trend?
November 24, 2020
Australia and China: It’s Complicated
By Katie Howe
Even amid the current tensions, the state of the relationship is more complex than headlines would suggest.
November 23, 2020
Where Is Uyghur Folklore Expert Rahile Dawut?
By Ruth Ingram
Uyghur scholar Rahile Dawut, missing since 2017, was awarded the 2020 Scholars at Risk “Courage to Think” award.
November 20, 2020
After Criticisms, the Solomon Islands Proposes Facebook Ban
By Edward Cavanough
The proposal follows a wave of online criticism of the Sogavare government, from its COVID-19 stimulus rollout to its relationship with China.
November 19, 2020
Uzbekistan: The Long Struggle for Freedom of Expression
By Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska
Freedom of expression remains partial and fragile in Uzbekistan, but a limited recent opening may be impossible to reverse.
November 18, 2020
How the Descendants of a 1950s Bomber Transformed China’s Strike Reach
By Rick Joe
An overview of the H-6K family and its role in the PLA’s toolbox of strike options.