November 12, 2020
Bangladesh’s Government Caught in the Crossfire as Its Public Assails France
By Austin Bodetti
Amid COVID-19, the South Asian country needs its economic partnerships with France more than ever. Will public opinion get in the way?
November 11, 2020
Before Trump, South Korean Conservatives Also Claimed a ‘Stolen’ Election
By Dongwoo Kim
Today's right-wing politics has a transnational element, resulting in eerily similar conspiracy theories about voter fraud in the U.S. and South Korea.
November 10, 2020
What Do Chinese People Think of the US Election?
By Aadil Brar
Chinese state media call the U.S. election chaotic and costly, while social media users can't stop talking about it.
November 09, 2020
Aotearoa New Zealand Faces the Future
By Anne-Marie Brady
The appointment of New Zealand’s first Maori foreign minister sends a clear message about its foreign policy priorities.
November 09, 2020
Is China a New Colonial Power?
By Amitai Etzioni
How well do the claims of neocolonialism stand up?
November 07, 2020
Can the UK Achieve Its Naval Ambitions in the Indo-Pacific?
By Ian Storey
The Royal Navy is sending its aircraft carrier to the Pacific. What comes next will be far more telling.
November 06, 2020
The Return of Militancy in Pakistan
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
After a few years of relative peace, militant groups are on the rise again – and at a dangerous time for Pakistan.
November 05, 2020
The PLA’s AI Competitions
By Marcus Clay
Can the new design contests foster a culture of military innovation in China?
November 04, 2020
Myanmar’s Election Marks a Step Away From Peace
By Ben Dunant
Sunday's vote will likely deliver a government with a strong popular mandate – a rarity in mainland Southeast Asia – but ethnic minorities will be left out in the cold.
November 03, 2020
Taiwan’s Overall Defense Concept, Explained
By Lee Hsi-min and Eric Lee
The concept’s developer explains the asymmetric approach to Taiwan’s defense.
November 02, 2020
China’s Multifaceted COVID-19 Diplomacy Across Africa
By R. Maxwell Bone & Ferdinando Cinotto
China's COVID-19 aid to African states comes from a diverse array of actors, with equally diverse motives.
October 30, 2020
What Do Kazakhs Think of Borat?
By Assem Almukhanbetkyzy and Kristi Eaton
With a new film, the satirical character is back in the headlines – and so is Kazakhstan, his supposed home.