A Firsthand Account of Huawei's PR Drive

From infomercials to 5G licensing, Huawei is attempting to win Western hearts. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 1 month ago

A Modern, Advanced PLA: First Takeaways from the 70th Anniversary Parade

The 70th anniversary parade marked the global unveiling of a reformed, modern PLA, with resolve. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 1 month ago

Xi: China Must Never Adopt Separation of Powers or Judicial Independence

The Chinese president calls for strengthening the Communist Party’s leadership over law in China. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 2 months ago

The Significance of the First Ever China-Russia Strategic Bomber Patrol

The impact of the recent flight of four nuclear-capable bombers on regional strategic stability in East Asia should not be underestimated. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 3 months ago

Rare Earths in the US-China Trade War

Insights from Ryan Castilloux. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 3 months ago

China’s Tech Sector Is in Trouble

Chinese tech workers are stuck in the cold as relations with the US freeze. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 3 months ago

Could Hong Kong Become Another Estonia?

The independence of the Baltic states also seemed unthinkable -- until it became reality. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 4 months ago

How Kashmir Keeps Warm

Kangdis are more than a way to survive a bitter winter; they are part of Kashmir's cultural legacy. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 4 months ago


Ahead of elections later this year, Iranian politics remains riven by disagreement over the 2015 nuclear deal. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 4 months ago

US Offers Japan Access to F-35 Code for New Stealth Fighter

Lockheed Martin is reportedly offering Tokyo top secret software as part of its pitch to develop Japan’s next-generation stealth fighter. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 5 months ago

Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters

The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 6 months ago

Why Canada Will Bear the Brunt of the American War on Huawei

The Canadian arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou came at the request of the U.S., but Canada is likely to be the biggest loser. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 10 months ago

Finding Love in China’s Marriage Markets

One man’s experience explaining the search for love in China. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 11 months ago

The Forgotten Soviet-Japanese War of 1939

From May to September 1939, the USSR and Japan fought an undeclared war involving over 100,000 troops. It may have altered world history. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 1 year ago

Revealing Kangson, North Korea’s First Covert Uranium Enrichment Site

For more than a decade, North Korea has operated a uranium enrichment site just outside Pyongyang. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 1 year ago

Indonesia's Unwelcome Eid Tradition: Counterfeit Money

A surge in spending -- especially large this year -- means an increase in the circulation of fake money. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 1 year ago

Why the F-35 Isn’t Good Enough for Japan

Tokyo looks to American and indigenous alternatives as a result of the joint strike fighter’s shortcomings. | Continue reading

@thediplomat.com | 1 year ago