A look at Moscow’s relationships in Asia, particularly its growing alignment with Beijing and its skepticism of the emerging “free and open Indo-Pacific” concept.
Neither Moon Jae-in nor Joe Biden would be fully satisfied with the outcomes but their Washington meeting was a welcome return of mature diplomacy.
The major issues at play and ways to resolve the tensions and differences among the countries involved.
The pandemic has accelerated innovation efforts and increased the willingness to conduct higher-risk experimentation. What are some potential lessons for Asia?
The new president’s advantage, according to Mumbai-born journalist and author Salil Tripathi, is his experience and maturity.
The new president will have to “detrumpify” or depoliticize the bureaucracy to restore sobriety, professionalism and expertise to the conduct of foreign policy
A new dangerous kind of nationalism amalgamating underlying global challenges is on the rise: vaccine nationalism.
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.
Covid-19 has thrown UK higher education into crisis, with travel restrictions and public-health concerns causing overseas students to reconsider their study plans.
The diminished prestige of China and the US will prompt Japan to step up engagement with like-minded powers to reinforce stability and the existing rules-based order.
Pyongyang’s increasing assertiveness makes the current confrontation more dangerous to regional and global stability than usual.