July 01, 2022
The Disappointment of the Quad Vaccine Partnership
By Sarosh Nagar and Sergio Imparato
Over one year after it was announced, the Quad Vaccine Partnership has underperformed expectations.
March 09, 2022
Lithuania Should Not Have Cancelled Its Vaccine Donation to Bangladesh
By Atif Choudhury
Using COVID-19 vaccines as a tool of coercion is counterproductive and dangerous.
March 01, 2022
Vaccine Diplomacy in Asia
By Alyssa Leng, Roland Rajah, and Herve Lemahieu
If vaccine diplomacy is the new great game, it is being played wrong by all sides, with the risk that no one will be left a winner.
January 28, 2022
China’s Vaccine Diplomacy in Brunei: Boon or Bane?
By Riyani Sidek and Nafisa Halim
If vaccine diplomacy is to pay off, it needs to be based on firm bilateral foundations.
January 20, 2022
It’s Time for a Japan-US Pandemic Partnership
By James Gannon
Beyond their moral responsibility, Japan and the United States have compelling interests in doing more together to battle COVID-19 internationally.
August 10, 2021
Despite COVID-19, Indonesia-China Relations Continue to Develop
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
Bilateral cooperation is slowly beginning to move beyond the economic realm that has long been its foundation.
July 21, 2021
Southeast Asia, Geopolitics, and China’s Vaccine Diplomacy
By Ankit Panda
How has China approached vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia?
July 09, 2021
Returning to Multilateralism to Ensure Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Access
By Chee Leong Lee
Both China and the United States can and should do more to ensure equitable access to vaccines around the world.
May 24, 2021
Don’t Write Off Indian Vaccine Diplomacy Yet
By Krzysztof Iwanek
An alliance between Western technology and Indian manufacturing capabilities may still be crucial to produce cheap vaccines for the world.
May 06, 2021
How Mongolia Made the Most of Vaccine Diplomacy
By Bolor Lkhaajav
Mongolia has received vaccines not only from neighbors China and Russia, but from India and COVAX as well.
April 30, 2021
Japan as an Agenda Setter for the Quad’s Vaccine Diplomacy
By Maiko Ichihara and Atsushi Yamada
Japan has been pushing for Quad efforts to match its own vaccine diplomacy: more inclusive, less strategic.
April 28, 2021
Why Isn’t South Korea Buying Chinese Vaccines?
By Jin Kai
Like many Asian countries, Seoul is having troubling sourcing vaccines. But unlike its neighbors, South Korea has so far refused to turn to a ready supplier: China.