Lacking the mega-projects seen in mainland Southeast Asia, Beijing’s infrastructure plans in the Philippines have been noticeably smaller in scale and focused more on local connectivity.
An apparent coup attempt illustrates ongoing challenges faced by the civilian-military transitional order in realizing the promise of Sudan’s 2019 revolution.
Three geoeconomic factors will determine the future of Taliban-controlled Afghanistan: opium, natural resources, and regional trade networks.
The pact is notable in its shift from style to substance in US-led efforts to counter China in the Indo-Pacific.
The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan reshuffles the geopolitical deck in Central Asia, leaving India with what appears to be a losing hand.
New dreams of an EU army, a humanitarian disaster brews in Ethiopia, and the contest to replace Suga Yoshihide heats up in Japan.
A new proposal from President Tokayev takes aim at one of the most pressing, albeit often understated, issues facing the region.
Next in our series on strategic commodities we examine uranium, a key input in nuclear power generation that was included on the US Interior Department’s list of critical minerals.
Thanks to billions in US-supplied arms, Taliban-controlled Afghanistan is now a preeminent military power in Central Asia.
Two new variants have been identified, one of which has been dubbed a variant of interest by WHO. But can they put a dent in Delta’s global dominance?