Indo-Pacific Power Plays

US interests in Asia have been renewed by the Indo-Pacific Economic framework, bringing Asian nations closer to the West. However, China has been expanding its influence in the region as well. In this episode of Modus Operandi, Manila Chan explore why the US has found it harder to dominate Asia, including the relatively small but influential country of Laos … Read More >Indo-Pacific Power Plays

CrossTalk: Rising Global South

Much to the chagrin of the West, China and the Global South have not condemned or isolated Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. In fact, the opposite appears to have happened. The Global South does not embrace the West’s demand of a ‘rules-based order’ or so-called Western values in general. Five hundred years of Western domination is coming to an end. … Read More >CrossTalk: Rising Global South