March 14, 2022Ukraine
Avoiding more crises in Europe and the Middle East is the only way American diplomatic and military might can be shifted to where it’s needed most: the Indo-Pacific.
June 27, 2022China
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…
December 2, 2020Southeast Asia
Although President Donald Trump has not conceded the United States presidential election and is mounting multiple dubious legal challenges to the results, President-elect Joe Biden is moving ahead wi…
October 6, 2021Southeast Asia
Many Southeast Asian leaders’ pandemic responses have sparked public outrage and damaged their legitimacy. This could prompt the biggest political changes across the region since the 1990s.
June 2, 2022Military Operations
A series of troubling incidents within the U.S. Army—including the killing of Specialist Vanessa Guillén in 2020—has prompted the military service to push for major changes to its culture.
January 20, 2021Southeast Asia
This article was first published in the Japan Times. Over the past 15 years, democracy across Asia has regressed. Although the region still has strong democracies like South Korea, Japan and Taiw…
August 11, 2020Southeast Asia
With the exception of Thailand, the five countries of mainland Southeast Asia are some of the poorest in the Asia-Pacific region. According to the World Bank, Cambodia has a per capita GDP of around …