- Daily Brief
- September 23, 2023
Australia is investing heavily in Pacific telecommunication networks in a rivalry with China for regional influence.
The irreconcilability between Sudanese protestors’ demands and those of the military junta will likely complicate international efforts to facilitate a negotiated return to the country’s democratic transition.
Chinese investors cut a secret deal with Congolese officials increasing their profit share of mining revenues while falling behind on promised infrastructure agreements.
Successive attempts by South Korea’s government to rein in the country’s economic titans have been inadequate. As a result, the chaebols have only grown more powerful since the inception of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s latest move to normalize relations with Myanmar’s military junta raises questions as to which diplomatic course of action the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will pursue this year as Cambodia assumes chairmanship of the organization.
Bloody unrest across Kazakhstan may prompt domestic and geopolitical shifts.
WHAT’S HAPPENING? As Sudan’s political crisis deepens and Ethiopia continues to unilaterally operationalize the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Egypt is
Recent incidents involving migrant workers and Singaporean law enforcement call into question Singapore’s treatment of foreign workers in the construction sector.
As the Syrian civil war continues to de-escalate, European and Arab countries are beginning to normalize relations with the Assad regime while current US policy remains unchanged.
China is trying to undo its world’s largest polluter status, but there are obstacles to meeting this goal.
The United States is leaving Afghanistan just as Taliban insurgents make significant land grabs.
China’s rapid ascent as a player in the competition for space will likely rebalance the current US-led space order.