How Will Southeast Asian Terror Groups Capitalize on the Israel-Hamas War?
By Zam Yusa
From recruitment to possible ideological shifts to opportunistic cyberattacks, a prolonged conflict in the Middle East may have serious consequences for the region.
Israel’s Assault on Gaza Echoes the British Raj’s Response to the Revolt of 1857
By Bilal Ahmad Tantray
From Delhi in 1857 to Gaza in 2023, the colonial playbook remains largely unchanged.
India Once Was a Strong Ally of Palestine. What Changed?
By Jannatul Naym Pieal
India this time around has taken a much stronger pro-Israel stand than is typical during Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.
How Asia-Pacific States Voted on the UN’s Israel-Palestine Resolution
By Shannon Tiezzi
Like the rest of the world, most Asia-Pacific states supported the resolution, making the exceptions especially interesting.
Can Japan Thread the Needle on the Israel-Hamas Conflict?
By William M.Z. Fujii
The geopolitical picture increasingly resembles that of 1973 – a traumatic experience that Japan wants to avoid reliving.
Japan’s Catch-22 Situation Over the Israel-Hamas War
By Takahashi Kosuke
Tokyo is caught between a diplomatic rock and an economic hard place.
India’s Digital Footprint on the Israel-Gaza War
By Antara Chakraborthy and Yasmine Wong
Pro-Israel content – including disinformation – is being widely shared on social media by Indian nationals, more significantly by right-wing Hindu nationalists.
Evidence Shows Hamas Militants Likely Used Some North Korean Weapons in Attack on Israel
By Hyung-jin Kim, Kim Tong-hyung and Jon Gambrell
Video and weapons seized suggest that Hamas using Pyongyang's F-7 rocket-propelled grenade, a shoulder-fired weapon that fighters typically use against armored vehicles.
Where Does South Korea Stand on the Israel-Hamas Conflict?
By Kayla Orta
Seoul is urging the swift and peaceful resolution of the conflict, fearing regional and global spillovers. But the Yoon government is also careful not to take sides.
China’s Attitude Toward the Israel-Gaza War
By Hongda Fan
China's position on the current conflict, and the Israel-Palestine issue more broadly, is not unusual. So why is it attracting so much attention?
The Israel-Palestine Conflagration Is a Cautionary Tale for India’s Global Ambitions
By Chietigj Bajpaee
The eruption of war in Israel and Gaza is a dark reminder that buried conflicts – like India’s disputes with Pakistan and China – can erupt at any time.
The Chinese Public Is Closely Watching the Israel-Hamas War
By Mu Chunshan
Social media posts reveal intense interest, as well as major information gaps.