Dizzyingly enormous and varied in topography and culture, the Indian Ocean is critical to global trade, security, and geopolitics. As countries jostle for influence in its crowded waterways, how will the new power dynamics play out?
The military’s killing of at least 18 protesters on Sunday in Myanmar has increased pressure on foreign governments to use their influence to push for the release of the country's elected leaders, including Aung San Suu Kyi, from detention, and restore some measure of democratic rule.
All the complexities of trans-Pacific politics are being flattened into an escalating U.S.–China conflict. Just like polarization within a country marginalizes those who identify with neither pole, a polarized Pacific is one where the interests of even major players in Northeast and Southeast Asia get sidelined.
The military of Myanmar has overthrown the elected government, imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, and issued ominous warnings to the country’s citizens to stop protesting the coup. How did the country get to this point?
Myanmar’s military has seized power in a coup after nearly a decade of sharing power with elected lawmakers.
Join us as Celine Gounder, Maria Van Kerkhove, and Leana Wen sit down with Aaron David Miller to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and the year ahead.
In the first of a series of events on “A New Order for the U.S. and Asia,” three veteran policymakers—Chan Heng Chee, Michael Froman, and Shivshankar Menon—sit down with Evan Feigenbaum to explore whether and how Asians are passing America by, and how Washington should adapt.
Join John Ikenberry, Kori Schake, and Thomas Carothers for a conversation on the past, present, and future of the liberal international order, inspired by Ikenberry’s latest work, A World Safe for Democracy: Liberal Internationalism and the Crises of Global Order.
The coronavirus has been a wake-up call for global civil society. It will come out of the pandemic looking very different—and this change will be a significant factor in a now highly fluid international politics.
Widodo is repressing Indonesian student and labor protesters in ways reminiscent of past dictators like Suharto—with a new digital twist.