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Myanmar is in the midst of a humanitarian crisis dating back to the military coup of February 2021. How are aid providers navigating the ethical and practical dilemmas of humanitarian efforts in Myanmar? And what alternative models and approaches are emerging from local aid workers?
Vietnam pursues a carefully calibrated foreign policy of multi-alignment and hedging to balance its strategic interests and offset China’s military and economic might.
Are China’s economic woes due to the effects of the CCP’s zero-COVID policy and the Party’s overreach or is the reality of the relationship between the CCP, commercial enterprise, and China’s economy is far more nuanced?
Cambodia has for decades been aligning itself ever closer to China, with substantial economic and political consequences for it, the region and beyond.