September 23, 2020
China’s New Carbon Neutrality Commitment Will Affect Global Energy Security
By Niharika Tagotra
President Xi’s announcement yesterday at the U.N. General Assembly will have economic as well as geopolitical ramifications.
September 18, 2019
Taiwan Loses Another Diplomatic Ally: Onward Without the Solomon Islands?
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Is China’s campaign of isolation against Taiwan working?
March 20, 2019
Sri Lanka Will Get a $3.9 Billion Refinery Next to China-Run Hambantota Port
By Bharatha Mallawarachi
Sri Lanka's export earnings may rise as much as $7 billion because of the refinery.
December 13, 2018
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
By Nicholas Trickett
U.S. coercive pressure on Iran works against Uzbekistan’s regional interests and the stability of Afghanistan.
May 14, 2018
Could the US Navy Blockade China in Wartime?
By Robert Farley
Blockading mainland China presents a range of strategic setbacks for the United States.
September 09, 2017
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
By Paul Musgrave and Yu-Ming Liou
Conventional wisdom on the effectiveness of oil embargoes is mistaken.
December 17, 2013
Iran Cancels Major Loan to Pakistan For Gas Pipeline Construction
By Ankit Panda
Iran's Deputy Oil Minister announced that Pakistan would not be receiving a $500 million loan to construct the pipeline.