What the two-front war in Ukraine means for the world

Is the war in Ukraine entering a new and, perhaps, even more dangerous phase? The answer to this question depends on seeing Ukraine as a two-front war. There is the battle being fought in Ukraine, where the country has admirably held back Russian power, and cut it to size. But it is still not clear … Read more

Explained: What Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s US visit means for Pakistan’s relations with the West

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Foreign Minister of Pakistan in the new “unity government” of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, is scheduled Monday to leave on a visit to the United States. It is expected that the visit will repair ties between the two countries, which have been in limbo for over a year, and which reached a … Read more

Explained: What the coming to power of Bongbong, son of the infamous President Ferdinand Marcos, means for the Philippines and the region

Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the ousted former dictator of the Philippines, has won the biggest ever landlide in the presidential elections of the country, marking an extraordinary full circle in its modern political history. “To the world: Judge me not by my ancestors, but by my actions,” Marcos Jr was quoted … Read more