Search: USA,China,ASEAN (10 materials)

RECP, START and Germany´s Indo-Pacific Strategy

... multilateralism. Whereby the western allies within RECP, above all Japan, did this to send a signal and clear message to the USA: If you want to be expelled from Asia, if you don’t want to enter into a reliable consensus between Democrats and Republicans ... ... agreements in the world, but RECP has now completely surpassed these dimensions. „Asia-Pacific countries including Japan, China and the 10 members of ASEAN signed a regional trade deal on Sunday covering nearly a third of the global economy, wrapping up eight years of negotiations ...


Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals

... might be hard for New Delhi to diminish South Asian countries’ trade dependence upon China and to shrug-off the increasingly indomitable buccaneering industrial and infrastructural... ... civilizational contacts, the process of fostering comprehensively intimating ties with the ASEAN comity of nations, as with other economic titans in East Asia, has been a signature... ... Corridor (CPEC) component within the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The Chinese refusal to allow Indian candidature of NSG membership decoupled from that of Pakistan,...


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

... 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 ... ... Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. It includes a particular focus on India, North Asia and the United States, with Southeast Asia and ASEAN at its heart. In terms of policy, our central focus is to promote an open, inclusive and prosperous Indo–Pacific, in which ...


Singapore–China: Ambiguous Relations

Singapore’s policy toward China is largely determined by a set of contradictory, yet ever-present, factors stemming from the demographic situation and the ... ... hide) was Singapore’s desire to avoid being labelled as “yet another Chinese state” or “Beijing’s representative in ASEAN.” Singapore waited for other members of the alliance to normalize their relations with China (Indonesia was the last to ...


Vladimir Putin’s Visit to China: No High Expectations, Concrete Results

The President of the Russian Federation’s recent visit to China was one of the most successful Russia–China top-level meetings in terms ... ... Eurasian Partnership – which would, in addition to the EAEU and China, include ASEAN countries. The initiative is still sketchy, but if it gets off the ground, the... ... ensuring a balance of the entire range of weapons at the minimum level necessary and a refusal to expand military alliances that could potentially threaten other countries. The...


Is Europe (not) helping the US in its battle for Asia?

... its project Chatham House plans to address four hypothetical situations that can test the transatlantic relationship. It is symptomatic that analysts decided to begin with a potential East Asian crisis, which suggests that the issue of “rising China” is becoming an increasingly higher priority on Atlantic strategists’ agenda, dwarfing the threats in the Russian and Middle Eastern dimensions. US geopolitics has always prioritized a challenge coming from a peer competitor – ...


Japan–US Union and Southeast Asia: Getting closer to cement the status quo?

... under analysis suggests spreading the scope of the Japan–US collaboration over Southeast Asia. The echo of the Japan–China confrontation with respect to Southeast Asia has reverberated in global institutions, which became quite apparent in 2016 ... ... Specifically, Abe managed to have his country mitigate the self-limitation imposed on the export of defense technologies and equipment. ASEAN is expected to become the main beneficiary: the authors of the report call for redoubling efforts to build its defense capacity....


Japan-ASEAN: an Inevitable Partnership in a New Asian Order?

... indirectly challenges – as applied to Southeast Asia – a widespread belief that China, unlike its competitors in infrastructure financing, appears to be the only country... ... fraught with consequences than the choice of partners for the defense alliance: the ASEAN countries will be glad to hold over the decision on the latter longer than the... ... Debt: Distorting Japan’s ODA Diplomacy towards Myanmar”, Ritsumeikan Kokusai Kenkyū , Vol.1 19, 2006.


Russia's Pacific Destiny

... presuppose that the Pacific Rim cannot even be imagined without the primacy of Asian nations, tacitly agreeing that among them China appears to be a natural leader. The recent and ongoing shift of global wealth toward the Pacific is therefore widely interpreted ... ... competition in the global commodities markets. An economic bloc of northern Pacific nations would have much to offer current ASEAN members, and could extend Pacific cooperation toward the shores of the Indian Ocean. Politically, too, there are potential ...


ASEAN and the Code of Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea

It will be extremely difficult for the Association to successfully complete the Code Over recent years, the South China Sea has lived up to its reputation as one of the hotbeds of instability of Asia Pacific. However, in 2002 China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) signed the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea . This document regulates the policy of the countries that claim the disputed territories. One of its provisions envisages the development of a code of conduct for the South ...


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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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