- Daily Brief
- September 21, 2023
After years of delay, Thais finally have the opportunity to choose their own government again. Sort of.
The campaign against China for regional influence is beginning to heat up.
The broader strategic issues driving competition between the two powers will remain unaddressed.
Canberra’s mixed record on human rights has prompted international criticism and accusations of hypocrisy.
North Korea’s capacity to target the US with a nuclear-armed ICBM has fundamentally altered the status quo
The fresh diplomatic efforts by the region’s traditional heavyweights diverge starkly on substance.
For some states, the threat of cyber espionage may be worth the risk to improve social control.
The ill-timed speech has revitalised the fortunes of the pro-independence party.
The public divide at APEC 2018 is unlikely to be bridged soon.
Pro-independence forces have been rattled by their surprise loss in the ‘midterm’ local elections.
With a lot of players and not much time, concluding negotiations by 2021 is an ambitious goal.
Vietnam’s consensus-based model of communist rule is sliding towards authoritarianism.