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Diplomat Risk Intelligence is the consulting and analysis division of The Diplomat. It offers you dedicated access to an exclusive network of subject matter experts versed in geopolitical, security, economic, and political trends covering the wider Asia-Pacific region.

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Causes and Consequences of Kazakhstan’s January 2022 Unrest
January 11, 2022

Causes and Consequences of Kazakhstan’s January 2022 Unrest

By Ankit Panda, Catherine Putz, and Ankit Panda
Protests over gas prices have quickly spiraled into nationwide unrest, resulting in the first-ever intervention by the CSTO in one of its member states.

2021 in Asian Geopolitics: A Retrospective
December 18, 2021

2021 in Asian Geopolitics: A Retrospective

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What were the major developments and events that drove geopolitical trends in Asia in 2021?
Taiwan Strait Geopolitics and Violence in the Solomon Islands
December 11, 2021

Taiwan Strait Geopolitics and Violence in the Solomon Islands

By Ankit Panda, Catherine Putz, and Ankit Panda
The hosts discuss the late-2021 violence in the Solomon Islands and the U.S.-hosted Summit for Democracy.

Biden, Xi, and the Importance of Guardrails in the US-China Relationship
November 20, 2021

Biden, Xi, and the Importance of Guardrails in the US-China Relationship

By Ankit Panda, Catherine Putz, and Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
The United States and China aren’t satisfied with their relationship, but both sides appear to be interested in managing their differences.

Continuity and Flux in Central Asia: Elections in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan
November 04, 2021

Continuity and Flux in Central Asia: Elections in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

By Ankit Panda, Catherine Putz, and Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Uzbekistan’s presidential election yielded few surprises. What about Kyrgyzstan’s upcoming parliamentary elections?

The Shifting Nature of India-China Relations
November 01, 2021

The Shifting Nature of India-China Relations

By Ankit Panda
Manoj Kewalramani joins the show to discuss Indian views of China and the bilateral relationship between the two countries.

The Inter-Korean Missile Race Picks Up the Pace
October 15, 2021

The Inter-Korean Missile Race Picks Up the Pace

By Ankit Panda
Both North and South Korea demonstrated a wide range of new missile capabilities in September 2021. What’s driving their arms race?
AUKUS and the Indo-Pacific: Geopolitics, Technology, and Deterrence
September 28, 2021

AUKUS and the Indo-Pacific: Geopolitics, Technology, and Deterrence

By Ankit Panda
What does the new U.S.-UK-Australia trilateral cooperative partnership entail?

The Biden Administration and US-China Relations in 2021
September 09, 2021

The Biden Administration and US-China Relations in 2021

By Ankit Panda
Are U.S.-China relations set to deteriorate further?

The Fight for Afghanistan’s Future
August 06, 2021

The Fight for Afghanistan’s Future

By Ankit Panda
What lies ahead for Afghanistan as the United States withdraws and fighting between the Taliban and the government intensifies?

The Legacy of the South China Sea Arbitral Tribunal Ruling, Five Years On
July 27, 2021

The Legacy of the South China Sea Arbitral Tribunal Ruling, Five Years On

By Ankit Panda
What is the legacy of the landmark 2016 ruling by the Hague-based arbitral tribunal?
Southeast Asia, Geopolitics, and China’s Vaccine Diplomacy
July 21, 2021

Southeast Asia, Geopolitics, and China’s Vaccine Diplomacy

By Ankit Panda
How has China approached vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia?

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