The Lowy Interpreter

Trouble on the Mekong: Climate Change, Overdevelopment Hit Fisheries

[By Mark Tilly] Two reports released last month by The Mekong River Commission (MRC), an inter-governmental organization that w...

Op-Ed: Indonesia Deserves Transparency About China's Research Drones

[By Taufik Rachmat Nugraha] According to the Indonesia Ocean Justice Initiative, between 2018 and January 2021, a lar...

Op-Ed: For Europe, Renewables Would Be Better Than Nord Stream 2

[By Mateo Szlapek-Sewillo] Of the several specters haunting Europe, the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is one of the most pers...

Op-Ed: Why Australia Should Burn Illegal Fishing Boats

[By Aristyo Rizka Darmawan] Last week, the Australian Border Force released photographs of burning Indonesian fishing vess...

India's Answer to Chinese Ports in Sri Lanka

[By Dr. Chulanee Attanayake]  On September 30, Adani Group, India’s largest private port operator, signed what has b...

Op-Ed: Just How Serious is China About Climate Change?

{By Elliott Zaagman] As the leaders of world’s largest carbon emitters meet in Glasgow in the coming days, it is still un...

Op-Ed: The U.S. and China Should Learn to Live With Each Other

[By Ali Wyne] As strategic tensions between the United States and China calcify so too does the conclusion that they have enter...

Ethiopia's Mega-Dam is About to Reshape the Water Politics of the Nile

[By Aly Verjee] Amid an increasingly bitter war and an impending famine in Ethiopia’s northern r...

Is a Nuclear Submarine Really the Right Choice for Australia?

[By Hugh White] Are nuclear-powered submarines better – more cost-effective – for Australia’s operational nee...

Thailand Perseveres with New Vision for Kra Canal

[By Shaun Cameron] In 1677, the Thai monarch Narai the Great had a dream. He sent an engineer south to investigate th...

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