What Vietnam Can Learn from the Stalemate in Ukraine
By Khang Vu
The stagnant state of the conflict is likely to make Hanoi even warier of relying on its security partnership with Washington.
China’s Ambivalence on the North Korea-Russia Security Alignment
By Wooyeal Paik
There are both pros and cons for Beijing as Russia and North Korea expand their arms trade and strategic cooperation.
Chinese Strategists Evaluate the Use of ‘Kamikaze’ Drones in the Russia-Ukraine War
By Lyle Goldstein and Nathan Waechter
Both Russia and Ukraine have used loitering munitions successfully in the current war – and China is watching closely.
Lessons From the Korean War for Ukraine
By George Monastiriakos
Russia can’t achieve total victory in Ukraine today for the same reason why the U.S. was unable to defeat the Korean communists decisively in the 1950s: rational and self-imposed restraint.
China’s Food Security After the Collapse of the Black Sea Grain Initiative
By Genevieve Donnellon-May and Zhang Hongzhou
While food supplies remain a priority for Beijing, the impact of Russia's withdrawal from the grain export scheme has been limited.
Russian Military Recruitment Ads Reportedly Target Kazakhstan
By Catherine Putz
Russia is reportedly looking toward its Central Asian neighbor Kazakhstan for manpower as the war in Ukraine lurches toward its 18th month.
What Is Russia Teaching China in Military Drills?
By Ying Yu Lin
The lesson China is most eager to learn from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: how to thwart U.S. reconnaissance.
Harvest of Duds: What Cluster Munitions in Laos Can Teach Ukraine
By Sribala Subramanian
Unexploded cluster munitions in Laos are a reality check for Ukraine.
What Are the Future Implications of Russia-Ukraine Cyber Conflict for East Asia?
By Brandon Valeriano and Jose M. Macias
There is considerable evidence of an uptick in cyber conflict associated with the war, yet few significant cyber operations. Here’s what East Asia can learn from the conflict.
Vietnam War Legacies and America’s Controversial Support for Ukraine
By Phan Xuan Dung
Netizens in Vietnam are pointing out the apparent U.S. hypocrisy on cluster munitions and human rights.
Will Africa Rather Than China Be the Peacemaker in the Russia-Ukraine War?
By Ovigwe Eguegu
Africa's proposal for an end to the war is broadly similar to China's, but there are some important differences.
Will China Change Its Approach to the Ukraine War?
By Zhenze Huang
China's ambivalent stance on Russia's invasion of Ukraine reflects its national interests, and is unlikely to significantly change.