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Beyond Alliance Repair: Biden Must Do More in the Indo-Pacific
September 13, 2021

Beyond Alliance Repair: Biden Must Do More in the Indo-Pacific

By Ashley Townshend and Tom Corben
Washington must sharpen its focus on strengthening the regional order-defending agendas of its Indo-Pacific alliances.
Afghanistan: Lessons From Cambodia
September 11, 2021

Afghanistan: Lessons From Cambodia

By Youk Chhang
There have been many references to the U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam as an important historical analogy for today’s Afghanistan. A better analogy is Cambodia.

What Role Will the Taliban’s ‘Supreme Leader’ Play in the New Government?
September 10, 2021

What Role Will the Taliban’s ‘Supreme Leader’ Play in the New Government?

By Sudha Ramachandran
Akhundzada’s word will be final on all matters – political, religious, and military

Malabar 2021 and Beyond: India’s Naval Pushback Against China
September 09, 2021

Malabar 2021 and Beyond: India’s Naval Pushback Against China

By Sreeram Chaulia
Maritime diplomacy is the key to India’s more muscular China strategy.

‘Great Game’ Redux in Afghanistan?
September 08, 2021

‘Great Game’ Redux in Afghanistan?

By Danil Bochkov
As China and Russia align their positions in Afghanistan, the West looks on suspiciously.
Why Is Iran So Keen on Joining the SCO?
September 07, 2021

Why Is Iran So Keen on Joining the SCO?

By Fardin Eftekhari
Iran’s full membership in the Shanghai Corporation Organization has become a perceived necessity for Tehran’s foreign policy goals. But will it actually help?

How Successful Was China’s Poverty Alleviation Drive?
September 06, 2021

How Successful Was China’s Poverty Alleviation Drive?

By Zhuoran Li
China eliminated extreme poverty, a monumental achievement. But the root causes of poverty persist.
Are Yasukuni Shrine Visits a Sign of Rising Nationalism in Japan?
September 03, 2021

Are Yasukuni Shrine Visits a Sign of Rising Nationalism in Japan?

By Gabriel Fung
Conservative politicians have aggressively tried to cultivate nationalism in the Japanese public. Are visits to the Yasukuni Shrine effective in that pursuit?

Who Will Win the Battle for Myanmar’s UN Seat?
September 03, 2021

Who Will Win the Battle for Myanmar’s UN Seat?

By Tom Fawthrop
The stakes are high: the U.N. decision will give either the junta or the NUG the imprimatur of international legitimacy.

The Somaliland Connection: Taiwan’s Return to Africa?
September 02, 2021

The Somaliland Connection: Taiwan’s Return to Africa?

By Jean-Pierre Cabestan
Taiwan's new representative office in Hargeisa not only gives Taipei another connection to the African continent, but also establishes a new model of relations that could be extended to other states.

China’s Hydropower Plan on the Brahmaputra
September 01, 2021

China’s Hydropower Plan on the Brahmaputra

By Hongzhou Zhang and Genevieve Donnellon-May
Climate goals and local interests are driving Tibet’s hydropower boom, which will have implications far beyond China.
Arakan Army Seeks to Build ‘Inclusive’ Administration in Rakhine State
August 31, 2021

Arakan Army Seeks to Build ‘Inclusive’ Administration in Rakhine State

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The armed group's decision to include Muslim Rohingya representatives in local administration marks a sharp break with a succession of central governments.

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