Assessing the enormous challenges for the world’s two biggest economies as they focus on shoring up their global competitiveness.
The motivations and interests of leaders and their revered advisors and experts do not often coincide with those of the country or society.
An analysis of the provincial RCEP action plans which underpin Beijing’s grand strategy.
The tense situation could offer an opportunity for China to show global leadership by mediating between Russia and Ukraine.
What is at stake for the isolated Southeast Asian nation?
Indonesia and its leader Joko Widodo could play an important role in brokering a deal with Naypyidaw.
The pandemic has given rise to an unstable bipolarity that, if left to deteriorate, could pave the way to a multipolar future.
Washington must consider India’s key role in challenging China, both within and outside the emerging Quad framework
Japan could demonstrate how a middle power can successfully set a path through the treacherous terrain of the great power rivalry.
Washington hopes such a deal would be a powerful counterweight to China’s efforts to impose its own digital standards in the region.
There is growing evidence that private Chinese entrepreneurs operating in the continent do benefit from their connections with the Chinese state.
Diplomacy is not working and Myanmar, now under military rule and isolated by the international community, seems disinterested.
How the bloc tackles this difficult diplomatic test as well as related complicated challenges will determine the global role and status of the EU.
How and why the legacy of Chancellor Angela Merkel, the election results and a Social Democrat-led coalition government may change the German and EU approach to East Asia