Burmese Days, Revisited


The (jade) elephant in the elaborate room housing the military coup in Myanmar had to be – what else – China. And the Tatmadaw – the Myanmar Armed Forces – knows it better than anyone.

Papua New Guinea and Multipolarity


Q: What is the context for Papua New Guinea  to China's threat over Australian intervention in the South China Sea islands dispute , and its impact on the China-Australian bilateral relationship  (read: trade)? 

The Militaristic Rituals of North Korea

Source: Pixabay
Source: Pixabay

North Korea fired off some missiles the other day, raising tensions significantly in the Pacific region. They reportedly fired five missiles, with one failing to launch and three of the other four coming provocatively close to Japan.