- Daily Brief
- March 20, 2019
After years of delay, Thais finally have the opportunity to choose their own government again. Sort of.
Peaceful protests forced the president’s resignation. But the ruling party will fight to stay in power.
The disease, which has no known cure, has been spreading throughout the east since August 2018.
The campaign against China for regional influence is beginning to heat up.READ MORE
The broader strategic issues driving competition between the two powers will remain unaddressed.READ MORE
Canberra’s mixed record on human rights has prompted international criticism and accusations of hypocrisy.READ MORE
North Korea’s capacity to target the US with a nuclear-armed ICBM has fundamentally altered the status quoREAD MORE
The country’s meteoric rise to regional powerhouse has come at the cost of civil freedoms.READ MORE
The step change is designed both to ward off and hedge against further Western sanctions.READ MORE
The fresh diplomatic efforts by the region’s traditional heavyweights diverge starkly on substance.READ MORE
For some states, the threat of cyber espionage may be worth the risk to improve social control.READ MORE