Where the Myanmar Junta Fears To Tread
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Visits to four different locations in Myanmar, all in varying stages of control by resistance groups.
Bangladesh’s Make-or-Break Elections
By Smruti S. Pattanaik
The 2024 election is a matter of political survival for both the ruling Awami League and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
The Evolution of China’s Interference in Taiwan
By Tim Niven
China’s foreign information manipulation and interference targeting Taiwan has been ongoing for decades. Here’s a look at its latest evolution.
Hannah McGlade on Australia’s Shame and the Work to Be Done
By Catherine Putz
“Aboriginal communities have been given a clear message by the majority of Australians that they are not respected, and that Australia remains a racist country.”
Hun Manet’s Cambodia?
By Neil Loughlin
Manet’s path to security in power will be difficult, as he is forced to carefully navigate the system his father built and, to a large degree, still controls.
A Football Game Amid the Sorrows of Life on the Kyrgyz Border
By Emilia Sulek and Danil Usmanov
On a hot summer day, the women of Kök-Tash took a break to play football. It was a rare joy amid a difficult life on the border.
What Does Nepal Want From China?
By Bipin Ghimire
Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s September visit to China demonstrated a clear balancing of aspirations and pragmatic realities, both on the domestic and international fronts.
Indo-Pacific Bidenomics: The Emergence of a New Economic Order
By Erin Murphy
The upcoming APEC summit in San Francisco will be a visible culmination of the work that has gone into making economic engagement the leading edge of diplomacy.
Uzair Younus on Pakistan’s Polycrisis
By Shannon Tiezzi
“Pakistan is facing a polycrisis and it is the convergence of political, economic, social, and security crises that makes the current situation so volatile.”
Mimrah Abdul Ghafoor on Maldives’ Presidential Election
By Shannon Tiezzi
What does Maldives’ new president mean for the country’s future?
How Manipur Caught Fire
By Binalakshmi Nepram
Tracing the historic roots – and immediate chronology – of the violence in the Northeast Indian state.
Can Japan Be a Climate Change Leader?
By Phillip Y. Lipscy and Pinar Temocin
Several factors continue to hamper the formulation of a more ambitious policy, but change might be coming.