Under President Marcos, U.S.-Philippines relations have been revitalized. Manila has given Washington access to four more military bases.
Asia, the world’s largest continent, is now center stage for the battle for the 21st century. It’s here where artificial intelligence matters just as much as artificial islands.
Indonesia should use its chairmanship of ASEAN to preserve multilateralism amid a rising tide of great power rivalry and minilateralism.
A new agreement gives the U.S. access to more military bases in the Philippines, increasing its ability to thwart possible Chinese efforts to seize Taiwan.
Russia is counting on developing Turkmenistan as a transit hub for delivering goods to South Asian markets.
China exported 3.1 million vehicles in 2022 growing by over 50 percent over the previous year.
Chinese development banks made only $3.7 billion in new overseas loan commitments in 2021 — nearly a 96 percent drop from the peak of $87 billion in 2016.
Chinese economists project economic growth at a rate of 5-6% in 2023. But slowing domestic consumption could cause the economy to sputter.
Beijing’s biggest economic challenge in 2023 will be boosting household consumption.
Kyrgyzstan adds to its arsenal of Turkish drones with purchases of the Aksungur and Anka UAVs.
China’s population decline could profoundly impact its economic and social stability. It may also disrupt the global balance of power.