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Global

Clinging to the Conventional: Enduring Presuppositions Can Kill

Thursday 8th April 2021

What is required is a global conversation to address an age-old challenge: the balancing act of modifying or dismantling existing dogma and presupposition.

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Global

To Boost Vaccine Confidence Requires Politics – Alongside Science

Thursday 8th April 2021

These efforts must be pragmatic, holistic and sustainable.

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Global

The South Caucasus at the Crossroads: Great Powers and Regional Conflict

Thursday 1st April 2021

The major issues at play and ways to resolve the tensions and differences among the countries involved.

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ASEAN

The Belt and Road and the Pandemic: Impact on Southeast Asia Amid the US-China Rivalry

Thursday 25th March 2021

Beijing is now seeking to turn the tide in its favor through fresh narratives centering on China’s goodwill in providing public goods for international cooperation.

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ASEAN

The Belt and Road Has Moved China to Center Stage in World Affairs

Thursday 25th March 2021

A look at how the Belt and Road has put China in a more influential and favorable position than its critics would allow.

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ASEAN

Biden’s Indo-Pacific: The Good, the Bad – and the Unwieldy

Thursday 18th March 2021

The pitfalls of a US Indo-Pacific strategy

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Asia Pacific

How Australia Poked the Dragon – and What to Do About the Consequences

Thursday 11th March 2021

Future leaders are likely to build a more modern Australian identity and outlook that engages patiently with, rather than fears, Asia.

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China

A Stare and a Wink: How India Achieved a Chinese Rollback in the Himalayas

Thursday 11th March 2021

The Indian “strategy of hurt” and how New Delhi managed to achieve what appears to be a strategic, diplomatic and economic success.

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ASEAN

An Asian Century Is A Long Way Off

Thursday 4th March 2021

Asia's economies cannot sustain high growth forever, social tensions are increasing and ageing government leaders lack the capacity to cope with critical challenges.

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When the Mob Rallies: The GameStop Stock Rush and Complex Contagions

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

How and why do such complex contagions spread?

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ASEAN

Climate Security: A Growing Military Concern that Policymakers Should Heed

Thursday 25th February 2021

The authors of two reports by the Expert Group of the International Military Council on Climate and Security in Washington, DC, highlight their key findings.

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ASEAN

With Global Warming Driving Malaria’s Spread, Opportunities to Explore the Cancer Connection

Wednesday 24th February 2021

Given the challenge of finding the right drugs to treat malaria and the impact of climate change on its spread, scholars explore the malaria-cancer connection.

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ASEAN

Covid-19, Digital Technology and Ensuring Decent Work for Labor Migrants in Asia

Thursday 18th February 2021

The economic downturn has prompted large-scale layoffs and deportations, and the unprecedented wave of returnees will have dramatic implications for national development.

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Other Regions

Untapped Potential: Lessons from Women-Led Healthcare Innovation in Africa

Wednesday 17th February 2021

The pandemic has accelerated innovation efforts and increased the willingness to conduct higher-risk experimentation. What are some potential lessons for Asia?

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China

Understanding Xi Jinping: Global Leadership with Chinese Characteristics

Wednesday 10th February 2021

Yoshikazu Kato of the Asia Global Institute offers an eight-point analysis of the character, thinking, intentions and behavior of China's leader, Xi Jinping.

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Asia Pacific

How the US and EU are Promoting Their Intellectual Property Interests in Asia

Thursday 4th February 2021

Examining the relationship between EU and US regulatory initiatives on Asia-Pacific IPR – and their apparent unnecessary duplication.

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China

At the WTO, Hopes For a New Dawn

Thursday 4th February 2021

While their main emphasis will be on domestic regeneration, the Biden team will be prepared to work with allies to rebuild international economic cooperation.

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Obstacles to an Indo-Pacific Rules-Based International Order

Thursday 28th January 2021

Challenges include competing interests, friction generated by US-China rivalry, and the abiding importance states place on asserting national interests over common goals.

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