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November 8, 2022

India
New Delhi Must Capitalize on ASEAN’s Eagerness to Engage

India and other Quad countries could benefit from increased cooperation with ASEAN. By integrating their economies, ASEAN member countries collectively wield much clout and together can act as an eff…

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and others do the "ASEAN-way handshake" for a group photo during the U.S.-ASEAN ministerial meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on August 4, 2022.

October 3, 2022

China
How China and Pakistan Forged Close Ties

Though ties between China and Pakistan began in the wake of the 1962 Sino-Indian clash, China did not embrace the relationship. By the mid-2000s, the shift in U.S.-India relations and China's own glo…

A Pakistani national flag flies alongside a Chinese national flag in front of the portrait of Chairman Mao Zedong on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

August 25, 2022

China
Taiwan: Tracing the Roots of the U.S.-China Standoff

The United States and China have both accused each other of changing the status quo on Taiwan, leading to a standoff. They are both correct because each country has a different perspective on what th…

Honor guards lower the Taiwan flag during sunset hours at Liberty Square in Taipei.

July 20, 2022

Economics
Global Growth Tracker: World Economies by GDP

This tracker charts the economic growth performance through time of ninety-one countries around the globe.

June 27, 2022

China
Recipient Countries Hold the Key to China’s BRI Success

BRI should not simply be assessed by looking at China’s interests. Recipient countries matter because their geopolitical concerns and domestic interests can intersect to affect how well BRI functions…

A worker walks out of a tunnel at the construction site of East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), a Chinese-invested railway project part of the Beijing 'Belt and Road Initiative'

May 12, 2022

India
How The Ukraine War Will Impact Asian Order

The impact of Ukraine will not be confined to Europe. If this war drags on, economically, politically, and diplomatically, Asia and the Asian political order will change.

Alexander Ermochenko/Mariupol

April 8, 2022

Middle East and North Africa
Why Israel Has Been Slow to Support Ukraine

Israel’s government is grappling with a moral imperative to help Ukraine in a war that recalls its own struggle to maintain sovereignty while acknowledging that cooperation with Russia is vital to it…

Three Orthodox Jewish men walk past a massive Ukrainian national flag that is projected on the walls of Jerusalem's Old City.

March 21, 2022

India
Why the Ukraine War Likely Won't Affect India-U.S. Ties

India’s stance in the Russia-Ukraine war has prompted policymakers and analysts in Washington DC to question the depth of the United States (US)-India strategic partnership. As a member of Quad, Indi…

U.S. Secretary of State Blinken meets with India's Foreign Minister Jaishankar in Rome

February 28, 2022

Middle East and North Africa
A New Iran Deal Means Old Chaos

Rekindling the nuclear deal with Tehran will solve one regional problem—and cause others.

Iranian flag flies in front of the UN office building, housing IAEA headquarters, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Vienna, Austria, May 24, 2021

February 1, 2022

India
India’s Geopolitical Challenges in 2022

American author and journalist Hal Borland once noted, “The year’s end is neither a beginning nor an end but a going on.” As India enters 2022, what are its most challenging geopolitical goings-on, a…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Addressing the United Nations General Assembly in 2014