Search: Asia-Pacific,Indo-Pacific (10 materials)

Towards Dual-Tripolarity: An Indian Grand Strategy for the Age of Complexity

... forecast that its geo-economic structure will be influenced by the Fourth Industrial Revolution while that of geopolitics will disproportionately be shaped by the global competition between the superpowers of the U.S. and China. Ekaterina Arapova: The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity: America’s Answer to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership? The unprecedented U.S.-led Western sanctions against Russia in response to Moscow’s ongoing special military operation in Ukraine ...


The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity: America’s Answer to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership?

... approaches to these issues, and the goal is to promote infrastructure and investment standards that are marked by high barriers to entry and exclusivity and are thus inaccessible to China. Barack Obama’s logic of the rigid institutionalization of the Asia-Pacific is embodied in the flexible format of the U.S. orientation towards the Indo-Pacific, which complements the earlier announced BDN and B3W in a meaningful way. One gets the impression that the United States is trying to promote the same strategically beneficial economic cooperation agenda on a number of levels at the same ...


Taking (Another) Turn to the East: Making Sense of Russia’s Stance in the Asia-Pacific

... robust posture. On a prescriptive note, it would be logical for Russia’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs to devise a full-fledged Asia-Pacific strategy, to help partners get a clear idea of Russia’s priorities. It could also be a document of a different ... ... it should be of operational and performative nature rather than a doctrinal one. Certainly, it might not be as tendentious as Indo-Pacific strategies or guidelines produced by European states. It is imperative, however, to define the unique niches and ...


Assessing the Trend of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

The factors driving the Indo-Pacific strategy forward are clearly stronger than the constraints After the U.S. has put forward its Asia-Pacific strategy in 2017, many commentators believed that the concept was artificial and lacking in political foundation, concluding therefore that it would not take off. However, contrary to this prediction, the development of the Indo-Pacific strategy ...


The Infrastructure Competition Between the West and China: A Co-Prosperous Future?

... principles-based “global infrastructure development”. Similarly, in September 2019, the European Union and Japan, also non-members of the BRI, announced the “Partnership on Sustainable Connectivity and Quality Infrastructure” ( PSCQI ), encompassing the Indo-Pacific, Eastern Europe and Central Asia regions. Yuan Jiang: The Thucydides’ Trap: the Avoidable Destiny Between the US and China Even without mentioning China, it is not difficult to establish that the BDN and PSCQI projects are the Western ...


How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests

Interview with Peter Tesch, Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation What are the features of Australia’s approach to the conception of Indo-Pacific? What perspectives does Australia see for the Quad? Is China mainly a partner or a competitor to Australia? What place should Russia take in world politics? His Excellency Mr Peter Tesch , Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation,...


Meeting with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia Ian Hill

... Zealand to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On March 27, 2019, Ian Hill, Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The discussion focused on the evolving military-political situation in the Asia-Pacific region in the context of increasing tensions in the U.S.-China relations, promoting the Indo-Pacific region concept by the U.S., and the difficulties in the work of many regional multilateral organizations. Particular attention was paid to the preparation of 2021 APEC Summit, to be held in New Zealand.


Between Greater Eurasia and Indo-Pacific: What’s Next for Multilateralism in Asia?

... power competition, trade wars, and the unpredictable policies of U.S. President Donald Trump. Different powers each promote their visions for this vast region. The U.S., together with its Asian allies and partners, is advocating for a free and open Indo-Pacific. China is pushing its mammoth Belt and Road Initiative, while Russia is promoting a Partnership for Greater Eurasia. What do these competing visions represent? Are they driven by strategic calculations in key capitals, or are they merely ...


Indo-Pacific or Community of Common Destiny?

... involve India in the Community of Common Destiny. Russia’s interests Strictly speaking, the Indo-Pacific does not directly involve Russia in any way. The current US strategy does not view Moscow as a serious player in either the Indian Ocean or the Asia-Pacific region. Geographically, the Indo-Pacific does not extend north of Hokkaido and the Korean Peninsula. Perhaps that is reason Washington effectively ignores ongoing attempts of Japanese-Russian rapprochement under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as well as political pushback from South ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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