January 29, 2020
John Calabrese on Asia’s Response to the Soleimani Crisis
By Shannon Tiezzi
What are the stakes for Asian powers like China, Japan, India, and South Korea in the latest U.S.-Iran clash?
January 17, 2020
US-Iran Tensions an Opening for Japan’s Leadership in the Middle East
By Adham Sahloul
Abe's personal relationships with the main players in the Middle East give him a unique opportunity to play peacemaker.
January 13, 2020
Japan to the Rescue: Can Abe Defuse Tensions in the Middle East?
By Thisanka Siripala
Acrimonious Iran-U.S relations haven’t deterred Prime Minister Abe, who is on a scheduled tour of the Middle East under the banner of “peace diplomacy.”
January 08, 2020
South Korea Plans for Uncertainty as US-Iran Tensions Rise
By Jenna Gibson
The assassination of Soleimani has South Korea scrambling to balance its ties between the U.S. and Iran.
January 06, 2020
Afghanistan Reacts to Soleimani’s Death
By Sayed Jalal Shajjan
How will the Iranian general’s assassination impact the ongoing U.S.-Taliban peace negotiations?