Militarization Could Erode the Economic Futures of PH and ASEAN

By Dan Steinbock The Marcos Jr. government is no longer a bystander between the US and China. The risk is that it is sleepwalking into...
The US and the Philippines’ military agreement sends a warning to China – 4 key things to know

The US and the Philippines’ Military Agreement Sends a Warning to China – 4...

By Michael A. Allen, Carla Martinez Machain, and Michael E. Flynn The United States and the Philippines announced on Feb. 2, 2023, that the U.S....
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The War in Ukraine and Defence Procurement: Europe Under Pressure

8 months of war in Ukraine has led to concrete evolutions regarding the management of high-intensity confrontations in strategic thinking and a re-prioritisation of...
Yes, the Chinese protests

Yes, the Chinese Protests Are About Politics and Freedom. But They Are Also About...

By James Chin While a lot of attention has been given to the unprecedented protests in China about the “dynamic zero COVID” policy, not much...
Why did Xi scold Trudeau

Why Did Xi Scold Trudeau? Maybe Because Canada Spent Years Helping China Erode Human...

By David Webster Chinese president Xi Jinping has given Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a well-publicized dressing-down, accusing him of leaking to the media the contents...
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U.S. Big Defense and Australia’s Nuclear Crossroads

By Dan Steinbock Not so long ago, Australia was known for its booming economy and balanced foreign policy. Today its economy is stagnating, while the...
To understand what Xi Jinping’s concentration of power

To Understand What Xi Jinping’s Concentration Of Power Really Means, We Must Turn To...

By Marina Yue Zhang After he secured an unprecedented third term as the leader of both Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the country’s Central Military...
China Xi Jinping Poised for a Third Term with No Plans to Relinquish Power Any Time Soon

China: Xi Jinping Poised for a Third Term with No Plans to Relinquish Power...

By David Law It is a certainty that the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, will be confirmed in office at the 20th Congress of the...
Ukraine war

Ukraine War: China’s Lukewarm Support for Russia is Likely to Benefit Kyiv – Here’s...

By Stefan Wolff and Tatyana Malyarenko Things are not going well for the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. On September 30 he announced the annexation of four Ukrainian...
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Brazil 2022: Lula’s Comeback Looms, Unless…

By Dan Steinbock     Not so long ago, Brazil’s BRIC economy soared as working people and the poor were able to join the labor force and...

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