The COVID-19 crisis has caused unprecedented shocks on human society. The issue here is what influence it will have on the world order.
WAR ON THE ROCKS - Even after Abe steps down, we will not see any major change as long as his security-conscious successors, including the next prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, stay in power.
THE NATIONAL INTEREST - Japan and countries throughout the world all have an interest in the peaceful resolution of North Korea's nuclear program.
NATURE - As tensions mount and treaties totter, fresh thinking is needed — on deterrence, emerging technologies and key players in east Asia.
IPCS - Dr Manpreet Sethi contextualises KAPS-3’s recent criticality in the unique circumstances of India’s energy mix.
INDIAN EXPRESS - An India that comes out of this confrontation with its head held high will find its international political stock rising and its options on China expanding.
CARNEGIE-TSINGHUA - If Beijing’s concerns are left unaddressed, they will likely fuel more intensive Chinese efforts to modernize its nuclear forces and other strategic capabilities.
THE DISPATCH - The author recommends close observation of North Korean behaviour as global attention shifts to more immediate concerns.
OBSERVER RESEARCH FOUNDATION - Looking continuously into the rear-view mirror for assurance that one is on the right road creates a bias that will lead to a crisis, exactly as has happened with China.
KOREA TIMES - Recent Trump-Kim summitry and their amicable relationship provide us a rare historic opportunity to negotiate a new nuclear agreement.