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The New Cold War’s Evolving Strategic Dynamics in South Asia

The New Cold War will inevitably creep into South Asia, which all regional stakeholders need to be prepared for. This analysis will briefly cover the top strategic dynamics at play. The most critical challenges affecting peace and stability in South Asia are the spread of the US-Chinese New Cold War’s ...


The Growth Engines of the Global South

... partnership has served as the backbone for growth and innovation among the advanced economies in the preceding decades. In this respect, a closer economic partnership between India and China would redound significantly to development areas such as Eurasian connectivity, the growth in the regional partners of the two countries, greater scope for joint innovation projects and the launching of South-South platforms in the financial sector. For Russia the Global South is a rapidly expanding market that ...


The U.S. Intensifies its Asia Diplomacy

The U.S. has intensified diplomatic activities in Asia, which is a matter of concern for regional powers. The U.S. is ganging up and making alliances in this region, a direct threat to regional peace and security. To bully China, the Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman traveled to the People’s ...


Russia, China, and the Indo-Pacific

... Indo-Pacific power? For a perspective on these matters, Jongsoo Lee interviews Dmitri Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center and chair of the Center’s Foreign and Security Policy Program. It is said that the 21st century is the century of China and Asia. How is Russia dealing with the rise of China and Asia? Is there a “pivot” toward China/Asia in Russia’s foreign policy and global priorities? Russia has had to recognize that in the East, as well as in the West, it is now flanked by a power ...


US-Russian Cooperation for a Prosperous and Secure Indo-Pacific Region

... relations between Russia and the United States of America began after the Ukrainian crisis of 2014. Following Western sanctions imposed on Russia, Moscow has an additional incentive to rebalance its foreign policy endeavors, with special focus on the Asia-Pacific. It brings both opportunities and challenges. Russia should make an effort to prevent excessive escalation, given that the US now has a major stake in the Indo-Pacific formation and the growing anxiety between Washington and Beijing. While ...


Nepal-Russia Relations: Strengthening the Cooperation Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs, Kathmandu Nepal


War with China: TX Hammes, CSBA, RAND and CSIS–Thinking through the Unthinkable and rethinking Armaggedon

... Chinese goverment both claim that no side wanted a sinoamerican war and that this event was unlikely.However, both sides and their strategists sometimes point out that misperceptions and miscalculations could trigger such a war. That Obama rebalances his Asian pivot and China at the same time claims territories in the South and East Chinese Sea and expands its spheres of influence in the Pacific steadily make crisis, conflicts and maybe even a war more likely.That this unlikely war seems to be perceived ...


Russia in a Eurasian Triple Entente, with excerpts from Vadim Tsymbursky and Halford Mackinder

... apart. While needing to tread very carefully because of this sad history with strategic partnerships, there may be possibilities for Russia in a new Triple Entente for the next century, this time with partners holding long-term world views – a Eurasian Triple Entente. This is the final part of a three-part series on possible future re-industrialization of Russia, developing hi-tech and oil & gas business with India as a Eurasian balance, and bringing together Russia, China and India. The series ...


Measures Short of War

... arsenal would make a blind bit of difference to either our short or our long-term national security. Despite the occasional burst of shirtfronting, nationalistic, tough talk, Australia is a small to middle level power on the south-eastern periphery of Asia which since first white settlement has been integrally dependent on great and powerful friends. For more than seventy years this has entailed commitment to the US domination of the Western Alliance. Among other things this has meant America has profited ...


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