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Solomon Islands PM Manele’s Foreign Visits: More Than a Mere Balancing Act

Solomon Islands PM Manele’s Foreign Visits: More Than a Mere Balancing Act

By Cherry Hitkari
Jeremiah Manele's visits to Australia and China highlight his pressing domestic challenges – and outside powers' longstanding policy failures toward the region.
Pakistan Looks to Leverage SCO for Regional Support on Counterterrorism

Pakistan Looks to Leverage SCO for Regional Support on Counterterrorism

By Umair Jamal
The SCO summit provided Pakistan with an opportunity to bring its concerns to a forum that includes its neighbors, key allies, and adversaries, such as China, Russia, and India.

Myanmar Junta’s No. 2 Visits China Amid ‘Intense’ Fighting

Myanmar Junta’s No. 2 Visits China Amid ‘Intense’ Fighting

By Sebastian Strangio
Vice-Senior Gen. Soe Win's visit comes shortly after the Three Brotherhood Alliance of ethnic armed groups resumed their offensive in Shan State.

A Grand Bargain with the Taliban in Doha

A Grand Bargain with the Taliban in Doha

By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
The Taliban certainly need to be engaged. But it can’t be at the cost of the rights of women and girls.

What Did Chinese Analysts Think of the Kim-Putin Summit in Pyongyang?

What Did Chinese Analysts Think of the Kim-Putin Summit in Pyongyang?

By Hemant Adlakha
Commentators in China have very different takeaways from the Kim-Putin embrace in Pyongyang than their counterparts in the U.S.
Why Modi Made Russia the Destination of the First Bilateral Visit of His Third Term?

Why Modi Made Russia the Destination of the First Bilateral Visit of His Third Term?

By Elizabeth Roche
The likely return of Trump as U.S. president is expected to reduce American support for Ukraine. Modi could be eyeing a peacemaker’s role in that conflict.

What the North Korea-Russia Rapprochement Means for Mongolia’s Transit and Transport Network 

What the North Korea-Russia Rapprochement Means for Mongolia’s Transit and Transport Network 

By Sumiya Chuluunbaatar and Khurelbaatar G
China, Russia, and North Korea have strengthened cooperation, which may solve the dilemmas of the Tumen River corridor and provide historical opportunities for Mongolia to access new seaports.
Why the Mongolian President’s First State Visit to Uzbekistan Matters

Why the Mongolian President’s First State Visit to Uzbekistan Matters

By Sophia Nina Burna-Asefi
Concern has gripped policymakers in Uzbekistan and Mongolia over how to balance Russia, China, and the West amid rising tension over Ukraine and an unstable Afghanistan.

SCO Set Grow in Astana With Addition of Belarus

SCO Set Grow in Astana With Addition of Belarus

By Catherine Putz
The SCO Summit will add Belarus to the roster. Xi and Putin are attending, but Modi is skipping. 

What Modi 3.0 Can Expect from Maldives

What Modi 3.0 Can Expect from Maldives

By Athaulla A Rasheed
The appearance of Maldives President Muizzu alongside Narendra Modi signals the warming of the relationship between the island nation and regional power India.

Modi’s Crackdown on Foreign Journalists Is a Problem for the West

Modi’s Crackdown on Foreign Journalists Is a Problem for the West

By Mohamed Zeeshan
By restricting and even evicting foreign journalists, the government is closing an important channel of dialogue and exchange with the West.
India-US Technology Ties Deepen Amid New Washington Consensus

India-US Technology Ties Deepen Amid New Washington Consensus

By Rahul Jaybhay
While India was uneasy about fully adopting the old Washington consensus in the 1980s, Delhi has embraced the new consensus, engaging in initiatives and collaborations that ensure reduced dependency on China.

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