Search: Russia,China,Pakistan (30 materials)


Pakistan’s Opportunities

... And when India is ready for peace, with Pakistan as bridge, on to India. If India continues to drift from Russia, Pakistan is even more so needed for Russia. If India continues the path towards the US and freezes ties with Russia, a powerful triangle Russia-Pakistan-China - even including Iran, Iraq, and Syria and with friendship to Turkey, should emerge. Strong indeed. But equally, if India thoughtfully decides that the Quad was really just a thing from Disneyland, that productive Indian relations with Pakistan ...


The Fall of Kabul and the Balance of Power in Greater Eurasia

... geostrategic change in the region, which since the second half of the 19th century has been a field of rivalry between mainland Russia and the Anglo-Saxon powers — first Britain and later the United States. But what is happening and will continue to happen in Afghanistan may have more varied consequences. With a high degree of probability, it will strengthen the position of Pakistan, which already closely cooperates with China and relies on its economic opportunities. India will feel more insecure — this country already estimates the fall of the ...


From Proxy Wars to Proxy Diplomacy

... takes in relation to, for example, Armenia or Belarus, and not the actual bilateral relations. Russia also cannot proceed from the assumption that fully ordinary bilateral diplomacy exists in relations with Lithuania or Romania. An opposite example is Russia's policy towards Pakistan, Kazakhstan or Uzbekistan - countries that have the resources necessary for independent survival and responsible foreign policy. China has tried to build traditional relations with the countries of Eastern Europe, but now these efforts are facing noticeable difficulties. It is very likely that as international politics return to a dynamic balance of power, the leading powers will ...


What Benefits Would India Derive by Joining the Extended Troika on Afghanistan?

... in a more expanded format will only be welcomed. This expanded format will involve Afghanistan’s post-conflict development. Here, India’s clout and its role are rather significant. The format of the ‘Extended Troika’ with the participation of Russia, the US, China and Pakistan is convened exclusively to facilitate the launch of the intra-Afghan talks leading to national accord. Only countries that have an unequivocal influence on both sides [of the conflict] participate.”Source: Sputnik  Therein lies the crux of ...


The U.S. Intensifies its Asia Diplomacy

... Asia”. However, after this visit, India has openly joined the U.S. club and spoiled its relations with all the neighbors: with China the country is in the state of war on LAC, Pakistan is also in the same status on Kashmir LOC, with Bangladesh having severe issues on border disputes and trade disputes.... ... While India is a 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 ...


What Does NATO Withdrawal from Afghanistan Mean for Regional Actors?

... their withdrawal. The NATO withdrawal creates significant hurdles for regional stability and a power vacuum in Central Asia. There are several players, both internal and external, who are seeking to fill the void left by the Americans and their allies. Pakistan, India, Iran, Turkey, China and Russia seem poised to play the next “ great game ” in the so-called “ graveyard of empires ”. Some of these states have a vested interest in the stability of Afghanistan to ensure regional security and foster economic interests as well as mitigate ...


Pakistan’s New Geo-Economic Grand Strategy is Multi-Alignment at Its Finest

... compliant in the face of the U.S. demands. In order to truly reform, however, India must replace its geopolitical motivations with geo-economic ones, exactly as Pakistan has successfully done. It is entirely possible for India to pragmatically balance Russia’s, China’s, and the U.S. geo-economic interests exactly as Pakistan is already doing, though New Delhi will have to first improve its relations with Islamabad in order for this to happen. This is difficult to do without reversing August 2019’s abrogation of Article 370 which dismantled the autonomy of Jammu ...


Dynamics of Vaccine Diplomacy

... sent doses to its neighbors in South Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal. Due to China’s immense presence in the region, India’s vaccine diplomacy is especially... ... people. As a result, the countries that relied on India for vaccine supplies turned to Russia and China. This change is expected to strengthen China’s foothold in the region... ... countries include developing and low-income countries as well as essential allies like Pakistan. Most importantly, China’s vaccine distribution contrasts with vaccine nationalism...


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

... travel advisory. It is decided that American troops will leave Afghanistan, but the American interest will never end in Afghanistan. The fundamental importance of Afghanistan to the U.S. is its strategic location, from where the U.S. can monitor Iran, Pakistan, Central Asia (including Russia), and China. Even though the U.S. cannot sustain itself in Afghanistan, the country wants to keep its interest in Afghanistan in using the neighboring or nearest countries and by keeping military bases from where they could reach Afghanistan conveniently and ...


The Russian-Indian 2+2 Format Will Synchronize Their Grand Strategies

... Council (RIAC) comprehensively explains their complementary strategic interests. It should be reviewed by readers who might not be familiar with the driving forces behind their rapprochement in recent years. Indians’ prevailing misperceptions about Russia’s strategic motives in improving its relations with both China and Pakistan over the past few years were partially responsible for the distrust that began to plague its relations with India, just as were Russians’ misperceptions about India’s strategic motives in improving its relations with the US-led Quad. Regrettably,...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
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