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.
India and Japan are well positioned to shape strategic solutions and to deliver on the shared responsibility of providing global public goods.
Challenges include competing interests, friction generated by US-China rivalry, and the abiding importance states place on asserting national interests over common goals.
While the geopolitical-technological (geo-tech) competition between the US and China will continue, the change of administration in Washington offers new opportunities.
Who will take the lead in ensuring cyber security, privacy and other critical safety factors?
While RCEP is useful and highlights the benefits of lower trade restrictions, it is not a major breakthrough.
The new president’s advantage, according to Mumbai-born journalist and author Salil Tripathi, is his experience and maturity.
A new dangerous kind of nationalism amalgamating underlying global challenges is on the rise: vaccine nationalism.
Apart from collaboration in health and medicine, ASEAN has been inconsistent – even confrontational – in matters where cooperation would be the best course of action.
At stake are who sets the rules for the communications, data and artificial intelligence-driven networks of the future.
The lesser-known International North-South Transport Corridor could prove a rival to the Belt and Road Initiative if it overcomes financing issues and ongoing conflict
Moscow is receptive to the Belt and Road Initiative because it promotes a multipolar world and bolsters China’s global stance in counterbalance to American hegemony
A stable relationship with China may serve the UK well, as its educational institutions could capitalize on a shift of Chinese students away from Australia.
The push-and-pull between China and the US is applying more and more pressure on ASEAN neutrality. Can ASEAN maintain its centrality?