Australia Draws a Line on China
Canberra’s had enough of trade embargoes and Chinese grievances—and is ready to draw a line.
China Has Lost the Philippines Despite Duterte’s Best Efforts
Beijing’s growing aggressiveness is forcing Manila back into Washington’s camp.
ASEAN Won’t Save Myanmar
The organization isn’t designed to solve problems—particularly not one as thorny as the post-coup unrest in Myanmar.
Manila’s Images Are Revealing the Secrets of China’s Maritime Militia
Details of the ships haunting disputed rocks show China’s plans.
Myanmar Is on the Precipice of Civil War
Existing conflicts with ethnic groups add fuel to the fire.
Philippines Leaning Toward Allowing U.S. Troops After All
But the Biden administration still faces an unreliable ally in Duterte.
Will Australia’s New Defense Minister Play Bad Cop to China?
Peter Dutton stopped the refugee boats. His next job is stopping Beijing’s maritime militia.
Australia Is Under Pressure to Implement Magnitsky-Style Laws
Both Washington and the Australian public want more sanctions on China.
Are U.S. and Chinese Interests Really Opposed in Iran and Myanmar?
Beijing is making moves to ensure regional dominance in Southeast Asia and oil supplies from the Middle East. It could be shooting itself in the foot.
Romanticizing Dissidents Plays Into the Hands of Repressive Governments
When it comes to Alexei Navalny and Aung San Suu Kyi, we can’t have it both ways.
Protests Unite Myanmar’s Ethnic Groups Against Common Foe
The shared experience of military violence has shifted political objectives among the ethnic majority.
Records Expose China’s Maritime Militia at Whitsun Reef
Beijing claims they are fishing vessels. The data shows otherwise.
Will It Ever Be Anwar Ibrahim’s Turn?
At 73, Malaysia’s embattled opposition leader has had the top job snatched away from him every time.
Myanmar’s Coup Is Devastating for Women
The junta’s patriarchal oppression will cost more lives in Myanmar—unless the international community acts now.
Small Stories in an Age of Giant Monsters
The new Netflix show “Pacific Rim: The Black” finally lives up to the franchise’s internationalist potential.
The Quad Can End the Crisis in Myanmar
Experts are overlooking the powerful influence of New Delhi and Tokyo.
China Finds Itself Under Fire in Myanmar
Attacks on Chinese factories could force Beijing to take a stand on the military coup.
U.S. Seeks to Counter China’s Full-Court Press in Asia
Top U.S. officials on trip to Asia under pressure to push back on Taiwan and maritime disputes.
Myanmar’s Women Are on the Front Lines Against the Junta
Protesters are using the military's fear of women against it.