July 02, 2020
Afghan Media Struggle to Survive the Pandemic
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Fewer ads, COVID-19 restrictions, and falling revenue have media outlets in Afghanistan “on the edge of collapse.”
July 01, 2020
Hong Kong Through Water and Fire
By Sebastian Veg
From the mass protests of 2019 to the national security law of 2020.
June 30, 2020
How CPEC Left Behind the People of Gwadar
By Mariyam Suleman
The locals of Gwadar have little to show from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – except for broken promises.
June 29, 2020
COVID-19: Nepal in Crisis
By Peter Gill
The coronavirus crisis has brought to the fore -- and exacerbated -- a number of the Nepali state’s long-standing weaknesses.
June 26, 2020
After Galwan Valley Standoff, Does the Russia-India-China Trilateral Still Matter?
By Aleksei Zakharov
The latest border clash between China and India highlights that Russia’s dream for the trilateral grouping has always been doomed to failure.
June 25, 2020
‘The War to Resist America’: How China Remembers the Korean War
By Joe Renouard and Woyu Liu
It may be “the forgotten war” in the U.S., but the Korean War is far from forgotten in China.
June 24, 2020
Is South Korea Really a Liberal Country?
By James Park
The liberals’ primacy is unprecedented and likely long-term. But is it permanent?
June 24, 2020
What Does the China-India Standoff in Ladakh Mean for Pakistan?
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
For Islamabad, the Sino-Indian border clash is a chance to press the advantage on the Kashmir issue.
June 23, 2020
Can Pakistan International Airlines Be Saved?
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
A flawed safety record, troubled finances, and lack of transparency: for many, the PIA is a microcosm of all that ails Pakistan.
June 22, 2020
How Brunei Beat COVID-19
By Austin Bodetti
The small Southeast Asian sultanate is one of the few countries to avoid a massive surge in cases and deaths.
June 19, 2020
The Rohingyas and the Elephants: How Humans and Nature Collide in Refugee Camps
By Shah Tazrian Ashrafi
Myanmar’s violent campaign of driving the Rohingya people out of their territory has both human and environmental costs.
June 18, 2020
How America’s Wars in Asia Militarized the Police at Home
By Alireza Ahmadi
American empire and wars in the Far East contributed to the militarization of the U.S. police force.