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Making Sense of Japan’s Decision to Scrap Aegis Ashore Missile Defense
June 26, 2020

Making Sense of Japan’s Decision to Scrap Aegis Ashore Missile Defense

By Ankit Panda
James Schoff joins the podcast to discuss Tokyo’s options on missile defense.

No, the ‘Self-Reliant India Campaign’ Is Not About Protectionism
June 23, 2020

No, the ‘Self-Reliant India Campaign’ Is Not About Protectionism

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The campaign is a mixture of an anti-crisis packet and a continuation of liberalization measures.
Japan Suspends Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Plans. What Happens Now?
June 23, 2020

Japan Suspends Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Plans. What Happens Now?

By Ankit Panda
Tokyo scraps plans for two expensive missile defense installations. Will another system replace Aegis Ashore?

How Far Will North Korea’s Military Adventurism Go?
June 23, 2020

How Far Will North Korea’s Military Adventurism Go?

By Jina Kim
The scope and level of North Korea’s next move will be determined by the extent and type of the benefits it expects.

China’s New Digital Industrial Transformation
June 19, 2020

China’s New Digital Industrial Transformation

By Bob Savic
China’s post-COVID rebuild will position the country to weather future pandemics.

A Skirmish in Galwan Valley: India and China’s Deadliest Clash in More Than 50 Years
June 17, 2020

A Skirmish in Galwan Valley: India and China’s Deadliest Clash in More Than 50 Years

By Ankit Panda
After the death of at least 20 Indian soldiers, the Sino-Indian border has heated up to levels unseen in recent years.

The Taliban and al-Qaeda: Enduring Partnership or Liability?
June 16, 2020

The Taliban and al-Qaeda: Enduring Partnership or Liability?

By Saurav Sarkar
Can the Taliban really be expected to sever all ties with al-Qaeda?
South Korean Defense Minister Emphasizes Increased Spending on Indigenous Defense Manufacturers
June 16, 2020

South Korean Defense Minister Emphasizes Increased Spending on Indigenous Defense Manufacturers

By Ankit Panda
The economic difficulties arising from the pandemic have the South Korean government looking for ways to bolster the national defense industry.

Report: US Secretary of State to Meet China’s Top Diplomat in Hawaii
June 15, 2020

Report: US Secretary of State to Meet China’s Top Diplomat in Hawaii

By Ankit Panda
Will Mike Pompeo meet Yang Jiechi in Hawaii?

What Does Hong Kong’s National Security Law Mean for Tech Companies?
June 12, 2020

What Does Hong Kong’s National Security Law Mean for Tech Companies?

By Xiaomeng Lu
The Hong Kong national security law will have implications for privacy, cybersecurity, data, and trade issues.

As Global Value Chains Shift, Will China Lose Its Dominance?
June 11, 2020

As Global Value Chains Shift, Will China Lose Its Dominance?

By Priyanka Pandit
China’s position as a crucial link is likely to remain unaltered even under new patterns of production.
To Reform India, Modi 2.0 Needs to Remember Modi 1.0’s Agenda
June 11, 2020

To Reform India, Modi 2.0 Needs to Remember Modi 1.0’s Agenda

By Kriti Upadhyaya
The Modi government’s reform scorecard: a revived commitment to reforms is what the country needs.

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