About CogitASIA

CogitASIA is the blog for the Asia Programs at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C.

As a foreign policy and national security think tank, CSIS is constantly monitoring important developments throughout the Indo-Pacific. CogitASIA is our channel for those who are interested in going beyond the headlines and gaining a deeper understanding of the issues.

CogitASIA features contributions from country experts who provide in-depth analysis and interpretations of the problems and opportunities that are shaping the region — from elections to alliance management to suspicious statecraft. Original content from CogitASIA has been featured on the websites of the Economist, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Reuters, the LA Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Time.com.

The CSIS Asia Programs draw on the talent from an institution ranked the World’s #1 Defense and National Security Think Tank for eight years running.

Established in Washington, D.C., over 50 years ago, CSIS is a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to providing strategic insights and policy solutions to help decisionmakers chart a course toward a better world.

CSIS does not take specific policy positions; accordingly, all views, positions, and conclusions expressed in this blog should be understood to be solely those of the author(s).

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