Chinas J-20 Stealth Fighter Today and Into the 2020s

Sri Lankans Up in Arms Over US Military Pacts

The Orang Asli: Fighting for Ancestral Land in Malaysia

How Islamic State Infiltrated Kabul University

The Baloch Liberation Armys New US Terrorist Designation: Why Now?

Why has the U.S. Department of State declared the Baloch Liberation Army a terrorist group?

The Mekong in US Asia Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges

The subregion is arguably where freedom and openness are under the greatest challenge.

Japanese Tech Export Controls on South Korea?

Japan seems to be taking a cue from the Trump administration.

The End of Article 370: How Pakistan Surrendered Kashmir

Pakistans long-time approach to the dispute leaves little room for objecting to the Modi governments power play.

Russias New Stealth Bomber to Make Maiden Flight Outside Moscow in 2025-26

Russias PAK DA bomber will reportedly undergo trials at a flight test and development center outside Moscow in the middle of the 2020s.

Japans Economic Restrictions on South Korea Are Overkill

If the forced labor rulings are the hidden motivation, Tokyos actions are wildly disproportionate.

Will China cross the Rubicon by sending its military to Hong Kong?

After 5G, Space Opens a New Frontier in US-China Rivalry

Countries must act now to preserve freedom of choice in the cosmos.

US Says Taiwan Defense Spending to Rise With China Threat

Washington expects Taipei to continue increasing its defense spending as Chinese security threats grow.

The Oil Spill in Indonesia Will Cost PT Pertamina

This is the second oil spill involving PT Pertamina in the last two years, and the legal consequences will be serious.

Will Modi Resume the Battle Against Corruption?

It would be costly not to. So how can Modi 2.0 advance anti-corruption efforts?

Death of North Korean Defector Sparks Concerns About South Korean Policies

Defector groups in South Korea accuse the government of not doing enough to help North Korean arrivals.

Japan Braces for Unprecedented Olympic Gridlock

Ahead of the 2020 Olympics, Tokyos overcrowded transportation networks pose a looming logistical nightmare.

A DPP meeting with the Dalai Lama signals new regional cooperation among groups threatened by Chinese Communist Party.

Former Kyrgyz President Facing Charges of Murder and Orchestrating Mass Unrest

Theres always room for surprises, but Atambayev and his closest allies seem to be on the road to serious prison terms.

The Next Battleground in Trumps Trade War: Vietnam

Vietnam is likely the Trump administrations next trade target. But the calculus differs in key ways from China.

South Asian Countries Overlook Regional Economic Integration at Their Own Risk

Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka find themselves on the outside of regional economic initiatives looking in.

Taiwans New Power Party Faces Crisis After Departure of Heavyweights

Two legislators and the party chairperson have quit the NPP, throwing the third force party into turmoil.

Can the Philippines and Australia Elevate their Partnership to a Strategic Level?

Human rights concerns may limit cooperation, but the cyber domain is an area for collaboration.

How Will Hong Kongs 2019 Pro-Democracy Protests End?

The protest movement in Hong Kong continues amid concerns of a Chinese crackdown.

Whats Up With Buddhist Persecution in Vietnam?

Buddhists in Vietnam may not face violent attacks, but government restrictions on their faith are keenly felt.

Afghanistans mixed martial arts scene in the time of the Taliban.

What has Pakistans iconoclastic new prime minister achieved during his first year in power?

How Pacific Islands Leverage the China-Taiwan Tug of War

The Pacific is a diplomatic battlefield, with the island countries themselves as the main players.

Experts on Singapore, South Korea, India, Japan, and Australia weigh in on the Chinese telecom firms reception.

Can Social Media Help Heal the Wounds of Partition?

72 years after partition, migrants are using social media to reconnect with their ancestral homes.

Aung San Suu Kyis government has not been the game changer for women that many hoped it would be.

Indias First Environmentalists

Since the 15th century, the Bishnoi community in Rajasthan has been devoted to environmental protection.

Smart Cities or Surveillance? Huawei in Central Asia

Chinese surveillance technologies are popular among Central Asias governments.

Whats Up With Buddhist Persecution in Vietnam?

Buddhists in Vietnam may not face violent attacks, but government restrictions on their faith are keenly felt.

The Cyber Dimension of the South China Sea Clashes

Chinas alleged cyberattacks come amid rising sentiments in the Philippines over the South China Sea disputes.

Afghanistans mixed martial arts scene in the time of the Taliban.

A mostly forgotten population has been living as refugees in the Kashmir Valley for 60 years.

What has Pakistans iconoclastic new prime minister achieved during his first year in power?

Bec Strating on the State of Australia-Timor-Leste Ties

A conversation on the past, present, and future dynamics in Australias relationship with Timor-Leste.

: August 11, 2019, Edition

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