- Daily Brief
- June 30, 2022
China’s rapid ascent as a player in the competition for space will likely rebalance the current US-led space order.
The prime minister’s advice to implement restrictions may have cut off his own political oxygen supply.
Clashing incentives risk splintering the Taliban as its leadership seeks an end to decades of conflict.
New legislation may curtail corporate data collection, but state-led collection will likely persist.
The decision likely draws on Mitsubishi’s reliability, economic concerns and China’s military expansion.
Localised violence is spiking in Indonesia’s easternmost provinces amid fresh calls for independence.
Dhaka is exploiting its strategic position to benefit from both Chinese and Indian largesse.
Amid domestic and regional tensions, the choice between Washington and Beijing is becoming starker for Manila.
The Sultanate’s tenure may undermine ASEAN’s momentum on a code of conduct for the South China Sea.
China’s latest fighter jet shows promise as a multirole aircraft but remains reliant on Russian know how.
Canberra plans to add heavy sticks to its diplomatic arsenal, but still lacks carrots to cajole cooperation.
Jakarta’s non-aligned stance is challenged by a maritime dispute with China and the threat of US sanctions.