June 12, 2021
Konfrontasi in the Skies
By Moez Hayat and Ryan Ashley
China’s recent overflight has raised dormant Malaysian fears about the nation’s sovereignty over its Bornean territories.
June 11, 2021
What’s Next in the Meng Wanzhou Extradition Trial?
By Edward Lehman and Jed Rothstein
The controversial case of the Huawei executive sparked a diplomatic crisis. But where do the legal proceedings stand?
June 10, 2021
High-Profile Rape Trial Continues India’s Sordid Tradition of Victim-Blaming
By Sudha Ramachandran
The judge’s report in the case against Tarun Tejpal sparked outrage for its misogynistic scrutiny of the plaintiff.
June 09, 2021
Beijing’s Tried-and-Tested Plan to Hollow out Hong Kong’s Legislature
By Simon Shen
The PRC has a long history of remaking institutions, but keeping up the language and appearance of the past.
June 07, 2021
North Korea’s Isolation Is Deepening
By Daminov Ildar
The last year has seen North Korea seal itself off even more tightly from the world. That could be dangerous.
June 05, 2021
Japan’s Pre-Olympics Vaccine Push Looks To Be Too Late
By Mari Yamaguchi
Even optimistic estimates suggest at least 70 percent of Japan’s population will remain unvaccinated as of the Olympics’ opening day.
June 04, 2021
The Modern China-Russia-US Triangle
By Vu Le Thai Hoang and Huy Nguyen
Why we can’t expect a stable “two vs one” dynamic this time around.
June 03, 2021
China’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Surges Ahead
By Larry Mullin
Despite some concerns and criticisms abroad, most Chinese (and expats) are eager to roll up their sleeves for the jab.
June 02, 2021
Understanding China’s Aerial Incursions Into Taiwan’s ADIZ
By Adrian Ang U-Jin and Olli Pekka Suorsa
China’s incursions are meant more as a signal to the United States than a military threat to Taiwan.
June 02, 2021
‘Conscious’ Hip-Hop Resurfaces in India-Administered Kashmir
By Muheet Ul Islam
Protest-themed rap music is making a comeback in Kashmir – but don’t call its rappers “political.”
May 29, 2021
What Do Chinese People Think Is Happening in Xinjiang?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Conversations about the Uyghurs and Xinjiang with people in China.
May 28, 2021
How the Biden-Moon Summit Reset the South Korea-US Alliance
By Sukjoon Yoon
Both the U.S. and South Korea made compromises that could have long-term ramifications for the region's geopolitical balance.