How India Betrayed Mahatma Gandhi
By Safa Ahmed
The ideology of Gandhi’s assassin is now mainstream in the country, while Gandhi himself has been demonized for promoting Hindu-Muslim unity.
Censorship, AI, Disinformation, and Repression Undermine Asia’s Elections
By Mong Palatino
Old forms of repression, fortified by new technologies, have altered the political atmosphere across the region.
Engaging With the Taliban Doesn’t Work
By Lauryn Oates
Observers urging engagement with the Taliban should take direction from those on the ground, who are directly impacted by the Taliban’s discriminatory policies.
What Voice Will We Give to Australia’s Future?
By Lisa Jackson-Pulver
The wellbeing of our nation should be at the forefront of our minds right now – and we need to get the history right.
Mending Pakistan’s Ties With the West – Via the Middle East
By Syed Abdul Ahad Waseem
Pakistan’s relevance in the Middle East theater is natural, and it is about time that Pakistan leverages that relevance to alleviate its isolation.
A First-hand Run-in With Pakistan’s Dangerous Blasphemy Obsession
By Fizza Abbas
A public altercation over a shawl made me confront the blasphemy laws of Pakistan head-on.
Apple Must Clean up Its Polluting Supply Chain – Starting With Foxconn
By Xueying Wu
Apple likes to brand itself as a climate hero, but one of its largest suppliers is a laggard on renewable energy – despite the many green options in China.
Rip off the Blindfold: Let Taiwanese Civil Society Learn From Ukraine
By Wu Min-Hsuan
Taiwan’s new government must encourage civil society groups to visit Ukraine and learn from the country's recent experience.
Why the US Needs to Back Myanmar’s Spring Revolution
By Peter Morris
Recent rebel offensives have the military junta reeling. A little bit of outside support could hasten its collapse.
The Baloch Protest: Why We March
By Mahrang Baloch
“Upon arriving in Islamabad with 300 families, we realized that the state was neither ready to listen nor interested in addressing the issue of missing persons.”
The Local and International Dimensions of Aceh’s Rohingya Crisis
By Virdika Rizky Utama
There are signs that the region's ongoing anti-refugee backlash is being whipped up by domestic actors' quest for political gain.
Making China-US Ties More Resilient
By Jin Kai
Rather than wait and see what “life after Xi” looks like, it is more urgent, practical, and constructive to make Washington’s relationship with Beijing resilient (once again).