- Daily Brief
- December 3, 2022
Despite warming relations with Moscow, Ulaanbaatar will maintain its ‘Third Neighbour Policy’.
The self-ruled island’s position on the international stage has been severely curtailed by Beijing.
Implementation of the US pivot to Asia remains haphazard and piecemeal.
A financial crisis, political instability, and foreign pressure — the new PM has a lot on his plate.
China’s ‘president for life’ may face unexpected resistance at the Beidaihe conference.
The annual discussions occurred amid renewed questions about US commitment to the Indo-Pacific.
The use of plausibly deniable fishing militia to defend sovereign claims is an attractive option.
If China renegotiates Malaysia’s debt, it could cause a cascade of demands from other countries.
The Eid ceasefire demonstrated the viability of peace – but it weighs numerous competing interests.
The question of who got the better deal in Singapore is beyond all reasonable doubt.
Australia’s deceptively low foreign aid budget boost will struggle to achieve Canberra’s goals.
Beijing’s slow-burning ambition to control the strategic sea appears to be a nearing completion.