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The liberal order’s illiberal turn: implications for Southeast Asia
The clash of online opinions surrounding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine reveals support for pro-Russia, pro-Putin narratives in Southeast Asia. Untangling why such rhetoric is attractive points to deep dissatisfaction with the existing liberal international order, and, as Lee Sue-Ann writes, Southeast Asia can play a part in helping the world avoid worse alternatives.
The Perils of an Atlantic Outlook
Australia’s embrace of a western – and European – outlook on the war in Ukraine risks being out of touch with sentiment in our own region, writes John McCarthy.
What is India doing in Ukraine?
The war in Ukraine has increased India’s strategic importance writes Shashi Tharoor. But has it used its influence well?
Why China won't mediate an end to the Ukraine war
China has an opportunity to help end the war in Ukraine, but domestic politics mitigate against it, writes Joseph S. Nye.
Vietnam’s mediascape amid the war in Ukraine: Between method and mayhem
The animated and polarised discourse on Vietnam’s social media on the Russia-Ukraine war is in stark contrast to the disciplined and scripted coverage in Vietnam’s mainstream media, and as Hoang Thi Ha writes, this reflects the strong appetite among Vietnamese netizens for alternative sources of information.