Global Outlook

Curated expert opinion on intractable contemporary issues

At the Global Top Table. Will 2023 Be India's Year?

By Herbert Wulf  |  18 January, 2023

Three developments contribute to the fact that 2023 could indeed become India's global political year: India's chairmanship of the G20 countries, interestingly its role in the war in Ukraine, and the increasingly widespread critical view of China.

Environment, Peace and Conflict Research: The Need for Constructive Dialogue

By Tobias Ide  |  17 January, 2023

Despite the rapid growth in environmental peace and conflict research over the past two decades, the field remains deeply divided, with little (constructive) engagement between the various research streams.

Why Pacific Islanders are Staying Put Even as Rising Seas Flood Their Homes and Crops

By Merewalesi Yee, Annah Piggott-McKellar, Celia McMichael and Karen E. McNamara  |  13 January, 2023

Climate change is forcing people around the world to abandon their homes. In the Pacific Islands, rising sea levels are leaving communities facing tough decisions about relocation. Some are choosing to stay in high-risk areas.

Yoon’s Pursuit of Strong Security Mustn’t Cost Public’s Peace of Mind, Argues Expert

By Cheong Wook-Sik  |  10 January, 2023

Moon Chung-in, a noted expert in the field of international relations and peace affairs, shares his thoughts on where we’re headed in 2023

Fraught Shift From ‘Asia-Pacific’ To ‘Indo-Pacific’

By Chung-in Moon  |  08 January, 2023

How to de-risk a lexical change that represents dangerous trends: fragmentation, decoupling and confrontation.

Security Disorder: Is There a Way Out?

By Herbert Wulf  |  21 December, 2022

Is there a way out of the current constant political, economic and, above all, military escalation? Despite the seeming hopelessness of an end to the power struggle with Putin, despite the escalating situation in East Asia, despite the many wars and conflicts in Yemen, Syria, Mali etc., it is necessary to think about the possibilities for ending these wars on the security, political/diplomatic and economic levels.

The views and opinions expressed in Global Outlook are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Toda Peace Institute.