America’s Debilitating Middle-East Obsession

US President Donald Trump once seemed to recognize that, as long as the US remains mired…

The Illusion of a Rules-Based Global Order

BRAHMA CHELLANEY, Project Syndicate International law today is powerful against the powerless, and powerless against the powerful.…

Why India-Japan ties matter more than ever

Brahma Chellaney, The Hindustan Times Whereas India-China and Japan-China ties are unlikely to become non-adversarial in the…

Japan’s RCEP Dilemma

Brahma Chellaney, The Japan Times  India’s pullout from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), like the…

America’s Feeble Indo-Pacific Strategy

US President Donald Trump’s administration wants to build a rules-based and democracy-led order in the Indo-Pacific,…

Stuck in a haze: New Delhi’s smog is the cost of environmental neglect

Brahma Chellaney, The Globe and Mail Just as German Chancellor Angela Merkel reached New Delhi last…

The End of Sri Lankan Democracy?

At a time of growing international skepticism toward China’s Belt and Road Initiative, the Rajapaksa family’s…