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Like Japan and the United States, China will soon be graying, while India will be brimming over with youthful workers.
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
U.S. efforts to construct an "armed peace" in the Asia-Pacific are only encouraging a cycle of escalation.
As youth movements rise to the fore, Taiwan is undergoing a change of identity.
Today’s conventional wisdom holds that the American effort to integrate China into the international order has only succeeded in generating new threats to U.S. primacy in Asia.
Beijing is only too happy to offer an alternative to Western-dominated international finance. What's more surprising is that leading Western economies are signing up.
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
Like Singapore’s recently deceased Lee Kuan Yew and China’s Deng Xiaoping, Vladimir Putin is establishing a political succession that ensures continuity for his brand of authoritarianism.
One day not so very long from now our children may think of the T. rex and the tiger as co-occupants of a single Lost World
It turns out that that a large-scale conflict in the Asia-Pacific is much more difficult to imagine than China hawks like to pretend.