- Daily Brief
- July 2, 2022
The symbolic demolition of the liaison office does not spell the end to talks on the Korean peninsula.
The re-election of Taiwan’s independence-minded president has collided with Beijing’s Hong Kong crackdown.
New Delhi faces a rebellious population in Kashmir and hostile neighbours on the region’s borders.
Australia’s place in the group risks fraying its ties with key regional partners such as ASEAN.
China is encroaching on the space being vacated by the US in Afghanistan, but familiar challenges remain.
The passage of new security laws threatens to fatally erode the city’s prized autonomy from the mainland.
Beijing’s attempt to control the city reflects the Communist Party’s deep concerns about opposition.
Beijing’s influence over the former Soviet states has grown in parallel with its economic investment.
Beijing has launched a major trial of its state-run digital currency as it moves to lead in fintech.
Hanoi’s effective pandemic response provides it with more strategic freedom than its neighbours.
Beijing worries that an international investigation would discredit its actions early in the outbreak.
The Party’s attempts to reshape the narrative to cast itself as a global saviour have had mixed results.