This compendium report—as part of the CSIS-Pertamina Southeast Asia Energy Initiative—provides a summary of insights on the role of renewable energy in Southeast Asia and its economic, political, and security importance in the Indo-Pacific region.
A new CSIS report “Defusing the South China Sea Disputes: A Regional Blueprint” presents a workable model agreement to manage the South China Sea disputes, reached by consensus among dozens of top experts from Asia, the United States, and beyond.
Beijing is already on a dangerous path, and Washington should be better prepared for the risks that can result quickly from the disruptions in China’s financial system as CSIS Freeman Chair-affiliated scholars Logan Wright and Dan Rosen write in a new commentary.
President Trump repeated a familiar refrain criticizing OPEC for the current level of elevated oil prices but appeared to walk back on his earlier statement that purchasers of Iranian oil must cut their imports to zero as CSIS Energy and National Security Program experts...
In India, the challenge of electrification is complicated by politics of electricity, which have left state-owned utilities struggling to expand distribution networks and provide reliable power at below-market rates for residential and agricultural needs.