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Diplomat Risk Intelligence is the consulting and analysis division of The Diplomat. It offers you dedicated access to an exclusive network of subject matter experts versed in geopolitical, security, economic, and political trends covering the wider Asia-Pacific region.

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A Return to Form in North Korea?
April 04, 2020

A Return to Form in North Korea?

By Ankit Panda
Kim Jong Un gets back to missile testing.

Peace Is Easier Said Than Done in Afghanistan
March 21, 2020

Peace Is Easier Said Than Done in Afghanistan

By Ankit Panda
The U.S.-Taliban ‘leap day’ deal is proving difficult to see through, even as the Afghan government tries to move forward.
‘This Is Not a Drill’: COVID-19’s Economic Fallout
March 09, 2020

‘This Is Not a Drill’: COVID-19’s Economic Fallout

By Ankit Panda
Making sense of COVID-19 and the specter of a global economic crisis.

Duterte’s Gamble on the US-Philippines Alliance
February 21, 2020

Duterte’s Gamble on the US-Philippines Alliance

By Ankit Panda
A reset for the U.S.-Philippines alliance?

Risk Mitigation and Huawei: The UK Makes a Choice
February 10, 2020

Risk Mitigation and Huawei: The UK Makes a Choice

By Ankit Panda
Huawei gets its day in the UK.

Wuhan Coronavirus Panic Grips China and the World
January 25, 2020

Wuhan Coronavirus Panic Grips China and the World

By Ankit Panda
Are China's measures to keep the virus from spreading before the Lunar New Year likely to work?

Indonesia in 2020: A Year of Change or Stagnation Under Jokowi?
January 24, 2020

Indonesia in 2020: A Year of Change or Stagnation Under Jokowi?

By Erin Cook
2020 could be a key year in assessing whether reform takes off or if the country continues to be mired in stagnation on key issues.
Top Risks in Asia in Early 2020
January 10, 2020

Top Risks in Asia in Early 2020

By Ankit Panda
2020 in the Asia-Pacific is off to a busy start. What are the big things to watch for?

No, Pakistan’s Gwadar Port Is Not a Chinese Naval Base (Just Yet)
November 19, 2019

No, Pakistan’s Gwadar Port Is Not a Chinese Naval Base (Just Yet)

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The Pakistani navy is entrenching itself in Gwadar but there is no evidence of the Chinese forces’ presence yet.

Prabowo’s Introductory Visit Highlights Indonesia-Malaysia Defense Relations
November 18, 2019

Prabowo’s Introductory Visit Highlights Indonesia-Malaysia Defense Relations

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The new defense minister’s first overseas trip spotlighted some of the ongoing security collaboration between the two neighboring Southeast Asian states.

What’s Next for Cambodia’s Opposition Politics?
November 14, 2019

What’s Next for Cambodia’s Opposition Politics?

By David Hutt
After a big week for the country’s opposition, a look at what may lie ahead for it as well as Cambodian politics more generally.
How Close Is RCEP to Reality?
October 16, 2019

How Close Is RCEP to Reality?

By Luke Hunt
While progress continues to be touted, challenges remain to be addressed.

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