Search: China,SCO (38 materials)

 

The ‘Multiplier Effect’ of BRICS+

... all of the five BRICS members – represented by the BEAMS platforms consisting of BIMSTEC, Eurasian Economic Union, the ASEAN-China FTA, Mercosur and the South African Customs Union – leading to the addition of up to 25 members (the 5 times 5 geometric ... ... formed on the basis of the aggregation of the main regional integration blocs such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), ASEAN, SAARC, EAEU. Such an extended platform across all three continents of the Global ...

24.06.2022

India Is Irreplaceable Balancing Force in Global Systemic Transition

... serve as a bridge between them as well as a balancing force within each against their most radical elements. Managing Bi-Multipolarity It is for this reason that India has sought to play leading roles in multilateral platforms the Quad, BRICS, and the SCO. The first one serves as its means for balancing China’s rise in what India hopes will be a friendly, gentle, and non-hostile way compared to the new AUKUS alliance’s non-friendly, harsh, and hostile one. BRICS and the SCO, meanwhile, are complementary platforms for reforming the international system ...

06.06.2022

The Dilemmas of the Global South

... platforms – in Africa it was the creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), while in Eurasia the expansion of SCO membership was accompanied by the creation of RCEP. The next stage in this process would be to link up all of the pan-continental ... ... aggregation of regional integration groups of the Global South under the banner of BRICS+ a different track is entertained by China and its BRICS partners that targets increasing the membership of the core of the Global South. Hence, the current dilemma ...

03.06.2022

China’s Disjointed Foreign Policies Concede Agency on Kazakhstan Discourse Control

... real and the desired outcomes. Constructing and controlling these narratives means first establishing and defending discourse formation control. Assessing the relative success of the three state actors’ abilities to project narratives and control discourse, China has come a distant third to not even particularly convincing or strong narrative formation by the dominant Russia or the subordinate Kazakhstan. Actual narratives on domestic Kazakh politics center on the politically falling or self-exile of members ...

07.02.2022

Changes in Afghanistan: Regional and International Implications

... Afghanistan Contact Group. There will be no political and legal obstacles for doing so. As the largest organization in the region, the SCO should play a greater role on the Afghan issue. It should also play an active role in coordinating the positions of the countries ... ... particular, avoid Afghanistan becoming a new stage of geopolitical competition among major powers. In this regard, the positions of China, Russia, the United States, and the EU are of most importance. Afghanistan is an issue on which China, Russia and the US ...

08.12.2021

Iran in the SCO: a Forced “Look East” Strategy and an Alternative World Order

... “Great Satan”. The failure of the JCPOA framework should be attributed to the inconsistency of the United States rather than to the stance professed by Iran. Besides, anti-Americanism no longer seems to be an issue today. The relations between Moscow and Washington have progressively been degrading all this time, while China has turned from a stable partner of the U.S. into the main threat to it as a leading world power. In other words, Iranian anti-Americanism now looks much more acceptable to the founding members of the SCO than was the case 10 or 15 years ago. Tehran’s ...

11.10.2021

The Complex World Order

... Immense, perhaps soon superior, technological capabilities outside the Western world. The establishment of the world’s biggest trading area, the RCEP, with China and ASEAN without either Europe or North America. Iran and Afghanistan moving towards China and towards the SCO. Rising calls in the EU for Strategic Autonomy from the U.S. It is now clear that the world is not simple. Modern International Relations Theory in Big Trouble International Relations thinkers have problems with complexity. Kenneth Waltz’s famous ...

05.10.2021

The U.S. Intensifies its Asia Diplomacy

... close ally with the U.S., it must look after American interests and protect its strategic goals. It is against Russian interests. Naturally, the gap between India and Russia may widen further. It also creates doubts about the Indian presence in the SCO, which China and Russia lead. Maybe, India is sharing the confidential issues discussed in the SCO with the U.S. The whole region needs to re-assess its policy toward India as spying for the U.S. The region is struggling for peace, stability and development,...

05.08.2021

U.S. Seeking Military Bases in Neighborhood or Close Vicinity of Afghanistan

... pass through the air space of the neighboring nations. Keeping military bases in any friendly country far away from Afghanistan will create logistic issues and may not be so effective. The regional nations are in close cooperation, either through the SCO platform or BRI; Russia and China lead both. The American interests in Afghanistan have to be compromised and let the people of Afghanistan decide their future. Afghanistan is a country which has existed for centuries and has never accepted foreign rulers in their history. Americans ...

17.05.2021

Russia Moves East, India West, Straining Ties

... Russian Far East. Agriculture and food processing might represent another area for trilateral cooperation. The three countries could consider working together in pharma and health sector, where they also complement each other. In sum, decision-makers in Moscow should not regard China and India as two parallel foreign policy priorities that Russia has to choose between and/or keep separate from each other. They should rather approach Beijing and New Delhi as partners, which will become more valuable for Russia if they find ways ...

28.12.2020
 

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