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.
May 27, 2021
School Bombing Latest Tragedy for Afghanistan’s Hazaras
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Afghanistan’s Hazaras have long been persecuted and over the last 20 years targeted in attacks of increasingly cruelty.
May 26, 2021
Why a Taiwan Invasion Would Look Nothing Like D-Day
By Ian Easton
Our natural impulse when thinking about future amphibious operations is to look to the past. Yet the reality is that no good point of comparison for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan exists.
May 25, 2021
Can China’s Israel-Palestine Peace Plan Work?
By William Figueroa
China’s four-point proposal for peace in the Middle East is the same one Beijing has raised, to little effect, for nearly a decade.
May 24, 2021
Indian Government’s ‘Vanity’ Project in New Delhi Invites Public Wrath
By Neeta Lal
Amid a pandemic crisis and decimated economy, many question the government’s insistence on a redevelopment project in the capital.
May 22, 2021
Kashmiris Are Being Arrested for Pro-Palestine Protests
By Qadri Inzamam and Haziq Qadri
At least 20 people have been arrested throughout Kashmir over protests in support of Palestine.
May 21, 2021
Can Sanctions Work in Myanmar?
By Tom Fawthrop
Sanctions and mass boycotts have hurt the junta and driven investors away. Could stronger steps actually bring down the regime?
May 20, 2021
China’s J-15 Carrierborne Fighter: Sizing up the Competition
By Rick Joe
Just how capable is the J-15, and where does its future lie?