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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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Pakistan’s Flooding Underscores Climate Risks in South Asia
August 31, 2022

Pakistan’s Flooding Underscores Climate Risks in South Asia

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Devastating floods have placed a third of the country underwater, underscoring significant climate risks in South Asia.

A Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis or an Inflection Point for the Status Quo?
August 17, 2022

A Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis or an Inflection Point for the Status Quo?

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What do the events of early August 2022 in the Taiwan Strait portend for the future of the Asia-Pacific?
No End in Sight: 18 Months of Military Rule in Myanmar
July 27, 2022

No End in Sight: 18 Months of Military Rule in Myanmar

By Ankit Panda
What is the state of Myanmar’s complex internal insurgency and how has the international response evolved since the January 2021 coup?

Abe Shinzo’s Enduring Legacy on Geopolitics in Asia
July 19, 2022

Abe Shinzo’s Enduring Legacy on Geopolitics in Asia

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Japan’s longest-serving post-war prime minister left a long list of achievements with geopolitical significance.

The Geopolitical Consequences of China’s Solomon Islands Pact
May 18, 2022

The Geopolitical Consequences of China’s Solomon Islands Pact

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What is Beijing up to in the Southern Pacific?

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Lessons for Taiwan
April 29, 2022

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Lessons for Taiwan

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has limited relevance for understanding the risks of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan.

Continuity and Change in Pakistani Politics: The End of Imran Khan and What’s Next
April 16, 2022

Continuity and Change in Pakistani Politics: The End of Imran Khan and What’s Next

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What does the future hold for Pakistan?
North Korea Returns to ICBM Testing
March 26, 2022

North Korea Returns to ICBM Testing

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw his first full-scale ICBM test since November 2017.

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Geopolitical Ripples in Asia
March 10, 2022

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Geopolitical Ripples in Asia

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has had wide-ranging effects across the Indo-Pacific. The hosts discuss the consequences.

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.

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