What Does Huawei’s Homemade Chip Really Mean for China’s Semiconductor Industry?
By Megha Shrivastava
In the end, the breakthrough may be largely symbolic – but that's precisely how it will have the biggest impact.
Will Russia and China Agree to the Power of Siberia 2?
By Joseph Webster
The proposed pipeline has astonishingly poor project economics. It might be built regardless.
Realizing a South Korea-US Defense Partnership in Space
By Sam Wilson
The allies’ wide-ranging level of military cooperation has not typically extended to space. That may be about to change.
The Rise and Fall of China’s Wolf Warrior Diplomacy
By Duan Xiaolin and Liu Yitong
China’s shift toward coercive diplomacy has domestic sources that are important to consider, even as the government signals a new approach.
The Limits of the North Korea-Russia Security Partnership
By Khang Vu
Just how far can Moscow and Pyongyang's revived “militant unity” go?
China and Zambia: A New Chapter Beyond Debt?
By Huiyi Chen
The Zambian president’s visit to China moved the relationship beyond debt and reset to a focus on growth.
South Korean Lawmakers Vote to Lift Opposition Leader’s Immunity to Arrest
By Kim Tong-hyung
Despite the Democratic Party's majority, lawmakers voted to allow the party’s chair, Lee Jae-myung, to be arrested amid several corruption investigations.
Italy Wants to Exit the Belt and Road – But Without Curbing Ties With China
By Nicola Casarini
Even after Italy’s BRIexit, the central government, companies, and local authorities will likely continue, and even boost, relations with China across the board.
China’s Economic Malaise Was Perfectly Predictable
By Donald Low
The China bulls were wrong – but the China declinists may be wrong as well.
What Is the State of the Chinese State?
By Jamie Horsley
Pronouncements of its demise amid a strengthening of CCP control may be premature.
Japan’s Top J-pop Agency Battles Fallout From Sex Abuse Scandal
By Thisanka Siripala
The country's most prestigious talent agency is in damage control amid growing public outrage over sexual abuse.
South Korea’s President Warns Against ‘Illegal and Unjust’ North Korea-Russia Military Cooperation
By Hyung-jin Kim
President Yoon Suk-yeol plans to seek more international support for action against Pyongyang during the U.N. General Assembly.