China

Avoiding the Thucydides Trap

December 7, 2018 0

By Sabena Saddiqui Managing the world’s most important geopolitical relationship is not an easy task, especially when US–China ties have a global influence and trickle-down…

India

Missed opportunities: time is running out for the Indian…

November 7, 2018 0

Written by Carole Spary. India’s next national election is due in summer 2019, when more than 800 million voters will again exercise their power to…

Challenges to Modi

October 8, 2018 0

Pakistan

Karachi Attack Demands a Review of Pakistan’s Security Measures

November 26, 2018 0

Zoha Waseem On 23rd November three armed militants walked into Karachi’s affluent neighbourhood, Clifton. Their target was the Chinese consulate that is protected by barricades,…

Bangladesh

The indigenous tribes of Bangladesh: small voices lost in…

November 8, 2018 0

Written by Tanzia Amreen Haq. Bangladesh, with its broken electoral system, diminishing democracy and neglected human rights, lives in a state of violent peace. The…

Taiwan

The New Battle for the Third Place in 2018:…

December 6, 2018 0

Written by Dafydd Fell. Four years ago on the eve of the last round of local elections in Taiwan I wrote a piece looking at…

Japan

What if North Korean refugees fleeing war land in…

September 27, 2018 0

Written by Anne-Léonore Dardenne. North Korea still Japan’s most serious threat Three months after the symbolic pledge towards peace at the summit meeting in Singapore…

North Korea

President Trump, China has probably done all it can…

December 3, 2018 0

Written by Gregory J. Moore. Despite the hoopla and high expectations surrounding the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore earlier this year,…

Sri Lanka

Project Hope: A charity from Nottingham improving the lives…

November 6, 2018 0

Kilian Bachmair As part of the Rosie May Foundation’s international internship programme, four students from the University of Nottingham spent three weeks at the foundation’s…

Malaysia

Transformations in Malaysia’s higher education landscape

September 20, 2018 0

Written by Martha Puebla On 2-4 May the British Council organized its annual conference Going Global 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This conference was an…

Philippines

Strategic Ambiguity: Deconstructing Duterte’s 2018 National Security Strategy

October 1, 2018 0

Written by Ananda Devi Domingo-Almase. A country’s National Security Strategy (NSS) contains guidelines and action-plans to promote national interests and protect the nation from threats…

Myanmar

Preaching hate and violence: The (militant) Buddhist perspective

June 5, 2018 0

Written by Peter Lehr. When discussing religion and violence in Southeast Asia, the first concept that usually comes to mind is that of jihad or…