5 mins

Asian governments must escape the ‘state capacity’ trap

21 Jun 2018
7 mins

Is China’s drive for soft power finally paying off in Africa?

04 Jan 2018
China has been investing massively in efforts to improve how it is perceived by the rest of the world. Although generally still regarded with suspicion in the West, its drive for soft power appears to be gaining traction in Africa.
3 mins

Liberal promises, liberal delusions - Emergence of new global powers

10 Apr 2017
5 mins

Can Asia lead the world? Only when it has a winning story to tell

09 Apr 2017
Danny Quah says global leadership will come when the region has amassed enough soft power to weave an Asian narrative that commands respect