- Daily Brief
- December 8, 2019
Bomb threats attributed to the country’s ethnic insurgents suggests a new wave of violence is imminent.
The decades-long debate about moving Indonesia’s capital from Jakarta finally looks to have an endpoint.
The embryonic alliance must first resolve its internal disputes before it can present a united front.
Though a repeat of the 2014 poll, electoral conditions have changed in the intervening years.
Misplaced concerns stemming from the Dengvaxia scandal are putting thousands of children at risk.
After years of delay, Thais finally have the opportunity to choose their own government again. Sort of.
For some states, the threat of cyber espionage may be worth the risk to improve social control.
With a lot of players and not much time, concluding negotiations by 2021 is an ambitious goal.
Vietnam’s consensus-based model of communist rule is sliding towards authoritarianism.
The use of plausibly deniable fishing militia to defend sovereign claims is an attractive option.
If China renegotiates Malaysia’s debt, it could cause a cascade of demands from other countries.
Beijing’s slow-burning ambition to control the strategic sea appears to be a nearing completion.