From Green to Blue: The Political History of Ko Wen-je
By Brian Hioe and Lev Nachman
Who is the third-party candidate shaking up Taiwan's presidential race?
Unforgettable Episodes From a 21-Day Covert Assignment in Myanmar
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Crossing a military camp, smoking a ‘COVID-19 cigarette’ and narrowly escaping being mowed down by a truck: The Diplomat’s Rajeev Bhattacharyya shares his experiences.
Japan’s Intervention in a Taiwan Contingency: It Depends
By William Choong
How a conflict starts, and how the United States responds, would weigh heavily into Tokyo's considerations.
Why Is the Eurasian Economic Union Broken?
By Elvira Aidarkhanova
The EAEU is largely ineffective in terms of economic cooperation and integration, which are paradoxically its very reasons for being.
How China Lost Europe
By Nicholas Bequelin
China’s European diplomacy is on a losing streak. Both sides may come to regret it.
The Cautionary Tale of Georgia’s FTA With China
By Maradia Tsaava and Katarina Baletić
If Georgia's experience is any indication, Serbian winemakers shouldn’t expect much from the new free trade agreement with China.
An Indonesian Constitutional Court Scandal and an Election in Jeopardy
By Aisyah Llewellyn
An October 16 ruling by the Constitutional Court could reshape the upcoming presidential contest, and even the future trajectory of Indonesian democracy.
China and Saudi Arabia: A Partnership Under Pressure
By Duncan Bartlett
As war returns to the Middle East, what are the implications for the relationship between Saudi Arabia and China?
Reclaiming Culture and Identity as a Central Asian Adoptee
By Christopher von Claparede-Niemann
As a generation of Central Asian adoptees enter adulthood in the United States, their personal quests for identity sit side-by-side with discussions of decolonization.
What Do US Indo-Pacific Allies Think of the Biden-Xi Summit?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Views from Australia, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, and Taiwan.
How Will Southeast Asian Terror Groups Capitalize on the Israel-Hamas War?
By Zam Yusa
From recruitment to possible ideological shifts to opportunistic cyberattacks, a prolonged conflict in the Middle East may have serious consequences for the region.
The Long Evolution of India-US Space Relations
By Noiranjana Kashyap
New Delhi and Washington have gone from apprehension to close collaboration on the development of India's space program.