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Environment

Rivers in Peril: Restoring the Lifeblood of Cities

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Many of the earliest of the great civilizations on Earth were centered on life-giving rivers, such as the Yangtze and the Euphrates, the Nile and the Indus. Rivers remain crucial to modern societies, but pollution is choking the life out of them. For humanity’s sake, governments must act to counter this. The good news is that they already have the tools.

Geopolitics

Is There Space for Europe in the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor?

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Spearheaded by India and Japan, the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor aims to improve intercontinental connectivity. But, as of now, this competing plan to China’s Belt and Road Initiative is only a proposition. To make it a reality, India and Japan must enlist the EU.

Geopolitics

China and the Quad: Challenges for Southeast Asia

Thursday, May 10, 2018

As each ASEAN country has its own position on China and the Quad, Southeast Asia risks being torn between great powers. Greater ASEAN unity and higher economic growth are needed to protect the region’s interests.

Geopolitics

India, the Quad, and the China Question

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Given the commonality and contradiction of interests that India shares with China, New Delhi’s participation in the Quad is not a move to antagonize China.

Geopolitics

India Changing Tack on Space Policy

Thursday, March 29, 2018

India steps up its space policy, shifting its position on militarization. Without adequate global governance, this could extend geopolitical tensions to outer space.

Industry

Asia’s Factory Workers in an AI-Driven World

Thursday, February 22, 2018

To help workers navigate the new digital economy, governments and businesses should invest in social safety net programs and education.