Analysis/Opinion

Indian Ocean region strategic outlook

By Anit Mukherjee The Indian Ocean Region (IOR) has long been considered a backwater to major power rivalry and global geopolitics. During the Cold War the “action” was in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans—where…


Kim Jong-un’s theory of victory

By Thomas Wright Why is Kim Jong-un pursuing intercontinental ballistic missiles that would give him the capability of hitting the mainland United States with nuclear weapons? Part of the answer is survival—the United States will…








China's M&A curb could yet benefit China Inc

China’s new rule banning irrational overseas acquisitions is set to hurt private companies hoping to diversify their businesses. But that may not necessarily be a bad thing. Source: Finance Asia Read More: China’s M&A…


What Asians Think About Indian Power

In May 2017, a network of Asian think tanks led by the Perth US-Asia Centre released a six-country survey on attitudes towards the changing Asian and international order. Publics in China, Japan, South Korea, Australia,…