September 25, 2022
Pakistan’s Floods Are a Man-Made Disaster
By Kiyya Baloch
It's not just climate change – corruption, bad governance, poor planning, and faulty water management are also to blame for the scale of the current disaster.
September 23, 2022
Why the Obvious Geopolitics of the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022 Matter
By Johanna M. Costigan
The bill is more about opposition to China than support for Taiwan, and is part of the broader securitization of Washington's Taiwan policy.
September 21, 2022
Justice at Last for Cambodia’s Killing Fields?
By Alex Hinton
After $350 million, long delays, and just three convictions, many people have asked whether the tribunal was worth the expense and effort.
September 19, 2022
2 Recent Books Provide Different Takes on the Firebombing of Tokyo
By Francis P. Sempa
Malcom Gladwell’s “The Bomber Mafia” and James M. Scott’s “Black Snow” continue the debate over U.S. military actions at the end of World War II.
September 16, 2022
How ASEAN Can Still Help On Myanmar
By Scot Marciel
The Southeast Asian bloc must make it clear that it will not accept the military junta's sham election.
September 16, 2022
Securing Afghanistan Remains SCO’s Neglected Mission Possible
By M. Ashraf Haidari
Crises in Afghanistan directly threaten the entire SCO region, yet the organization has done little to address the problem.
September 15, 2022
Australia Needs a Smarter Strategy for Investing in Vietnam
By Huong Le Thu
Bilateral relations have advanced considerably over the past decade, but Canberra can do a lot more to engage economically with Hanoi.
September 14, 2022
Why ICAO Needs Taiwan
By Wang Kwo-tsai
The ROC transportation minister urges the world to support Taiwan’s participation in the International Civil Aviation Organization.
September 09, 2022
Xi Jinping’s Endgame for America
By Ian Easton
Xi’s speeches make clear that he is committed to spreading China’s model of communism around the world.
September 02, 2022
Can Marriage Equality Become a Reality in Thailand?
By Mookdapa Yangyuenpradorn and Sippachai Kunnuwong
Recent legislative developments have raised hopes, but the Thai government could still sink the LGBTQ dream of equal rights.
August 31, 2022
Michelle Bachelet’s Spectacular Fall From Grace
By Mark S. Cogan
The legacy of the outgoing U.N. human rights chief has been defined by her dithering and inaction over the Chinese government's abuses in Xinjiang.
August 30, 2022
There Is No ‘New Normal’ in the Taiwan Strait – Yet
By Gerrit van der Wees
While Beijing is certainly trying hard to push in the direction of a “new normal,” Taiwan and the United States are pushing back against that notion.