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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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What Can Asia Expect From Suga’s Japan?
September 16, 2020

What Can Asia Expect From Suga’s Japan?

By Ankit Panda
Abe's successor will represent continuity, but faces a challenging set of internal issues.

India and Japan’s Proactive Convergence Continues: The ACSA and Beyond
September 13, 2020

India and Japan’s Proactive Convergence Continues: The ACSA and Beyond

By Ankit Panda
The conclusion of the ACSA is another milestone in a nearly two decade-long process of strategic convergence.
US-China Techno-Nationalism and the Decoupling of Innovation
September 10, 2020

US-China Techno-Nationalism and the Decoupling of Innovation

By Alex Capri
As the U.S.-China rivalry spreads into the technology sector, it threatens to change the way centers of innovation can operate.

The Resilient Supply Chain Initiative: Reshaping Economics Through Geopolitics
September 10, 2020

The Resilient Supply Chain Initiative: Reshaping Economics Through Geopolitics

By Amitendu Palit
A recent proposal by Australia, India, and Japan could potentially refashion supply chains in the Indo-Pacific.

Assessing Abe Shinzo’s Geopolitical Legacy
September 09, 2020

Assessing Abe Shinzo’s Geopolitical Legacy

By Ankit Panda
A biographer of Japan’s outgoing prime minister discusses Abe’s lasting legacy on foreign affairs and trade.

India-China Tensions Spike in the Himalayas
September 05, 2020

India-China Tensions Spike in the Himalayas

By Ankit Panda
Indian and Chinese troops will likely continue to face off for the long-haul this winter in Eastern Ladakh.

Space Security and Geopolitical Competition in the Asia-Pacific
September 03, 2020

Space Security and Geopolitical Competition in the Asia-Pacific

By Ankit Panda
Between the proliferation of counterspace capabilities and intensifying geopolitical competition, space is a critical domain for Asian powers.
How COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc on South Korea’s Labor Market
August 28, 2020

How COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc on South Korea’s Labor Market

By Vladimir Hlasny
Despite a resolute response by the government, COVID-19 has taken a serious bite out of the South Korean economy.

Rosneft’s Vietnam Exit Hints at Russia Inc.’s Future in Asia 
August 28, 2020

Rosneft’s Vietnam Exit Hints at Russia Inc.’s Future in Asia 

By Nick Trickett
Moscow is going to have to toe Beijing’s line as competition and pressure from Washington ramps up.

Stalemate in the Himalayas: India-China Relations in 2020
August 26, 2020

Stalemate in the Himalayas: India-China Relations in 2020

By Ankit Panda
The two sides remain mired in a standoff with a final agreement still remote.

China’s Science Talent-Recruitment Program Draws Fresh Attention
August 25, 2020

China’s Science Talent-Recruitment Program Draws Fresh Attention

By Abhijnan Rej
Beijing is trying to lure scientists as part of a covert technology-transfer plan. But why are so many of them falling for it?
Is the Time Right for Japan to Become Five Eyes’ ‘Sixth Eye’?
August 15, 2020

Is the Time Right for Japan to Become Five Eyes’ ‘Sixth Eye’?

By Ankit Panda
Tokyo has wanted into the exclusive multilateral intelligence-sharing club for some time.

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