BUSINESS STANDARD - APLN member Shyam Saran argues that the US bolstering its alliances in the region to counter China puts India's strategic autonomy to the test.
FOREIGN POLICY - APLN member Kishore Mahbubani co-wrote an article with Tony Chan and Ben Harburg, arguing that America's efforts to block China's rise will be futile.
THE DIPLOMAT - APLN member Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan argues that IMEC is touted as a counter to China’s BRI, but the scale and scope of the latter initiative is much greater.
USIP - APLN member Charadine Pich co-wrote an article with Chhengpor Aun, arguing that Cambodia is preserving its strategic autonomy through ‘smart and flexible diplomacy'.
CNBC - APLN member Neelam Deo joined CNBC TV18 to comment on the absence of Russia’s and China’s leaders from the G20 Summit and what it means for a joint statement.
THE ELDERS - The Elders today welcomed APLN member Helen Clark (former New Zealand Prime Minister and UNDP leader) as the newest member of their group.
THE WASHINGTON TIMES - APLN Vice Chair Moon Chung-in pointed out that current sanctions and pressure may have reached their limits in influencing Russia and DPRK, driving the nations closer together.
BS11 - APLN member Fujiwara Kiichi discussed whether the G20 was able to achieve its stated objectives and how President Xi Jinping’s absence affected the summit.
Foreign Policy - APLN member C. Raja Mohan points out that diverse national interests, threat perceptions, and alignment preferences make a NATO-style binding commitment challenging.
THE DIPLOMAT - APLN member Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan wrote on how the G20 Summit expanded the United States’ and India’s growing partnership when it comes to critical and emerging technologies.