Will Nepal’s New Truth and Reconciliation Bill Promote Justice or Impunity?
By Anupa Aryal and Ojaswi K.C
17 years after the civil war ended, Nepal has yet to provide justice for gross human rights violations.
America’s India Problem
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Predictions of the demise of Indian democracy by American media and activists are exaggerated and reflect a narrow understanding of India’s history and complexity.
How the EU’s Security Approach Affects China-Europe Relations
By Dingding Chen and Yingfan Chen
Whether in Germany or the EU as a whole, expanded concepts of security are threatening economic exchanges with China.
Mongolia’s Ulaanbaatar Dialogue Emphasizes the Significance of Cooperation in Northeast Asia
By Bolor Lkhaajav
The country's government wants to see the annual dialogue become the region’s most prominent confidence-building mechanism.
Bollywood Movie Dialogue Riles Nepal’s Nationalists
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
The film ‘Adipurush’ refers to Sita, who is believed to have been born in Nepal, as ‘India’s daughter.’
Japan Will Reinstate South Korea as Preferred Trade Nation as Two Sides Improve Ties
By Mari Yamaguchi
Japan’s tightening of trade controls against Seoul in 2019 was widely seen as retaliation for a South Korean court ruling on World War II-era forced labor.
New York Dreams: Kerala’s Subnational Diplomacy
By Biyon Sony Joseph and Schwn Cyril Sabu
Kerala's state leaders have been actively engaging foreign partners, but such visits can spark controversy at home.
Taiwan’s Will to Fight May Be Stronger Than You Think
By Timothy R. Heath
Should China mount an invasion, Taiwan's political leadership and degree of social cohesion will be the most important factors in its defense.
What the GE Engine Deal Means for India’s Military Diversification
By Rahul Bhatia
American defense technologies can help India reduce its reliance on Russian arms and increase indigenous capacity.
US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in Vietnam For Six-Day Friendship Visit
By Sebastian Strangio
The visit of the USS Ronald Reagan came as Vietnam's Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh embarked on his first visit to Beijing since his appointment in 2021.
Is Indonesia’s New High-Speed Rail Line Worth It?
By James Guild
Whether or not the rail line turns a profit, Jakarta is hoping that the project brings a wider range of subsidiary benefits.
Balochistan Is Stabilizing Despite Challenges
By Umair Jamal
The security situation in this once-restive province has improved, say officials.