RIP FOIP? Examining Japan’s New Foreign Policy Mantra
By Kei Hakata
What to make of Prime Minister Kishida’s repeated calls for a “free and open international order based on the rule of law”?
Can China Achieve Its BRICS Ambitions?
By Jacob Mardell
Beijing has so far failed to turn the grouping into an anti-U.S. coalition, but Washington shouldn’t sleep on the bloc’s dissatisfaction with the status quo.
The Myth of Might Makes Right: Ukraine, Korea, and the Failure of Great Power Politics
By Andy Hong
The real lesson to draw from Ukraine’s security-for-denuclearization arrangement should be that multilateral agreements are not enough to guarantee follow-through.
Afghanistan Shows White Privilege in Action on the Geopolitical Stage
By Chandran Nair
Western exceptionalism and privilege have long been entrenched in geopolitics – and war.
Book Review: ‘Trumped: Emerging Powers in a Post-American World’
By Joy Mitra
A new book examines global order in the 21st century.
Is America Seeking to End the Current International System?
By Jin Kai
China is often criticized as revisionist, but the United States under Trump seems more dissatisfied with the international order.
The Return of Biopolarity in World Politics
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Øystein Tunsjø.
When Will Closer China-Russia Cooperation Impact US Policy Debate?
By Robert Sutter
Washington is debating Russia and China policy separately. It needs to consider the emerging Russia-China axis.
In Competing With China, the US Should Realize the Virtues of the Rules-Based Order Speak for Themselves
By Theresa Lou
How can the United States lead without categorically opposing China’s international role and leadership?
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
By Ankit Panda
Trump's behavior on the world stage shows that even his own cabinet secretaries can't speak on his behalf.
India Must Adapt Quickly in the Age of Trump
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
As Trump shapes his foreign policy, India must remain nimble and ready to react.
The End of American World Order
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Amitav Acharya.