- Daily Brief
- January 22, 2020
President Trump may have killed the TPP but support for free trade in the Asia-Pacific is far from dead.
China’s President Xi may use this year’s party congress to make his authority paramount.
Trade, strategy, and elections will all feature prominently in the Asia Pacific in 2017.
Rebels in northeast Myanmar are spoiling for a fight with the military. They may get their wish.
China’s risky economic reorientation could allow it to sustain its economic rise but a botched transition could wreak havoc.
South Korea’s president faces impeachment. How will the vote affect domestic and regional politics?
China has seized Singaporean military assets during transit. What will this do to their relations?
Budget cuts, the distractions of the War on Terror and increasingly outdated doctrine are tipping the military balance towards China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping was recently granted “core” status. What does this mean for China?
India-Pakistan relations are in crisis again. How close to nuclear war will the rivals go?
The Philippines’ new president is leaning away from America and towards China – is he hedging or is this a marked strategic shift?
The increasing disparity between different economic sectors and the regions they call home is a major challenge for Beijing.