Hun Sen Knows What is Going on Under His Watch
THE DIPLOMAT - APLN member Kasit Piromya argues that donor countries mustn’t be fooled by the Cambodian leader’s claims that he knows nothing about cyber-scam human trafficking operations in Cambodia.
Xi Jinping Is China’s Most Audacious Leader for Decades, Argues Kevin Rudd
THE ECONOMIST - APLN member Kevin Rudd argues that Chinese president Xi Jinping has upended decades-old political conventions and smashed through bureaucratic inertia to achieve his goals for China.
Now, Chairman Xi?
INDIA TODAY - APLN member Shyam Saran points out that a more assertive Chinese posture towards India is likely, even if there are tactical shifts dictated by the G20 and SCO summits.
Why China Must Stop Russia from Using a Nuclear Weapon in Ukraine
SCMP - APLN member Kevin Rudd argues that given Putin’s track record of giving effect to his threats, Xi must act in China’s national interest and intervene to defuse the nuclear threat.
Two Koreas’ Contest of Strength Reaches Fever Pitch
HANKYOREH - APLN member Cheong Wook-Sik argues that while the two Koreas are quickly becoming engulfed in a contest of strength, a different approach is needed.
Under Beijing's Shadow
THE INDIAN EXPRESS - APLN member C Raja Mohan writes on the unfolding China-US conflict and it’s implications for Asia and the Indo-Pacific.
India and New Zealand Improve Ties with Jaishankar Visit
THE DIPLOMAT - APLN member Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan writes on Indian EAM Jaishankar’s visit to New Zealand.
Launch of SLBM and Indian Underwater Deterrent
THE INDIAN EXPRESS - APLN member C Uday Bhaskar writes: Exaggerated claims of India having arrived as a military power must be kept on hold.
Kim Jong-un’s Two Uses of “Idiot” in Final Letter to Trump
HANKYOREH - APLN member Cheong Wook-Sik writes on the final correspondence between the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and then-President Donald Trump of the US.
China Now under One-Man Rule?
FRANCE 24 - APLN member Kevin Rudd discussed China's 20th Party Congress and what it will mean for Xi Jinping's legacy.