The Chinese leader appears to be taking a more restrained and pragmatic approach to foreign policy and key domestic challenges
Reviewing the ups and (mostly) downs of 2022, Vasuki Shastry of Chatham House considers the fallout from the Ukraine war, China’s Covid-19 fumbles and more
Journalist Salil Tripathi reflects on Anwar Ibrahim, the firebrand turned reformist politician, and his long and arduous journey to become prime minister of Malaysia
The new Malaysian government has an uphill battle against political corruption and cronyism, write Universiti Malaya's Khairul Saidah Abas Azmi and Rozaimah Zainudin
Vasuki Shastry of Chatham House examines the unappreciated irony of Sunak’s achievement, given the politics and society of India today.
To explain the context of Russian nationalism today, Dmitry Shlapentokh documents how Eurasianism has shifted from ideology and national ideal to geopolitical claim
University of Hong Kong historian Nicolo Ludovice examines the practice of historical distortion, focusing on the case of the Philippines
Key economies must focus on regional integration and promoting greater collaboration in the necessary governance to address pressing global challenges.
The debate in Japan over nuclear power has heated up.
Vietnam has weathered the pandemic storm through strong yet flexible state leadership, rapid and nimble response, and innovative use of technology
Japan’s longest-serving PM underscored the importance of “cultivating one’s own garden” to bolster international credibility, effectiveness and leadership.
A reflection on Abe the politician, what he accomplished and what he failed to do, and what to expect from the country’s current leader Kishida Fumio.
A reflection on Britain’s colonial past, its present political challenges, and its prospects for a global, post-Brexit future.
A look at how the crisis has unfolded.
The promotion of a misogynist agenda is worsening divisions and spurring global campaigns to counter the advancement of women, and the marginalization of other groups.
Australians will make a pivotal choice as they consider the country’s divided society, strained relationships in the region and future-readiness.
The real issue is whether the new leader can find an appropriate balance in dealing with the two major powers in the Indo-Pacific region – China and the United States.
An analysis of the provincial RCEP action plans which underpin Beijing’s grand strategy.