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South Asian Gas Market: It’s Time to Mount an Offensive

... TAPI projects are Pakistan’s guarantees of uninterrupted supplies to India. The political and military standoff between the two countries might undermine the prospects for energy cooperation. In this sense, the idea to lay an offshore pipeline from Iran to India could be a compromise for all the parties involved. The plan to lay the pipeline has been under discussion since the summer of 2017, with Russia and Iran being its most active proponents. In the days leading up to the June summit of the Shanghai ...


EAEU and Eurasia: Monitoring and Analysis of Direct Investments 2017

According to the new findings of the ongoing research project, Asian investors continue to increase direct investments in the EAEU. During the monitoring period (2008–2016), FDI stock originating from 12 Asian countries (China, Japan, Turkey, India, Israel, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam) has increased from $32 billion in 2008 to $75.6 billion in the beginning of 2017. China continues to expand its economic presence in EAEU countries and other CIS states, retaining its leadership among Asian countries in terms ...


India-Iran ties: The key challenges

... expanding phase two of the port, where the Modi government is keen to invest 235 Million USD. During Modi’s visit, a trilateral transit agreement was signed by India, Iran and Afghanistan. This agreement allows Indian goods to reach Afghanistan through Iran. India will build a 500-km rail line from Chabahar port from the southern coast of Iran to Zahedan, close to Afghan border, at a cost of $1.6 billion as part of the transit corridor to Afghanistan. Commenting on the relevance of the trilateral agreement,...


Disappointment in Tashkent: Iran and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

... Despite the fanfare around India and Pakistan moving closer towards ascension, their inclusion is driving the member countries further apart. The small states fear that now their voices and decision making power will be diminished with the inclusion of India. Iranian membership could see their voices diminished further given the country’s tendency to align with Russia on many issues. India’s inclusion may also signal a simultaneous loss of Chinese interest in the SCO. Worried that India will ...


The smog of war

... China as a major polluter, no city in China is on the "Top 20." India has the distinction of having 13 cities among the "Top 20" Most Polluted Cities" list developed by the WHO. .Pakistan has 3, Turkey, Qatar, Bangladesh and Iran each have one on the list. Ironically, western business media has been buzzing up India as the "rockstar" of the Asian economy. heaping praise on prime minister Narendra Modi for policies that now have the nation growing faster than China. But some in the west opine that governability issues indicate that time is running ...


BRICS and Washington's social pivot to India

... cooperation Through Washington’s eyes India’s strategic location makes it a candidate to counterpoise the growing military relationship between Beijing and Tehran, particularly naval exercises in the strategic Indian Ocean shipping lanes. But India and Iran are strong allies. Iran is a major provider of energy needs to India with the Tehran regime carrying a $5 billion debt run up by successive governments in New Delhi and the Rouhani government not pressing for collection. In the mindset of western ...


Islam, the hidden “I” in BRICS

... 2010), the total Islamic population within the BRICS group (218 million) represents 90 percent of the Islamic populations of Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Palestine Saudi Arabia and Syria (232 million). The declared Islamic population of the Russian Federation ... ... number should be 2 million. That figure is more than the 1.4 million Emirati citizens who occupy the United Arab Emirates. India, with the largest Islamic population among the BRICS, shares porous borders with Islamic Pakistan (178 million) and Bangladesh ...


New players on the Latin american pitch

... Brazil. In 2003 Brazil came up with the initiative to work out a mechanism of tripartite consultations with South Africa and India – the so-called “group of three”. After the establishment of the BRIC it was Brazil that made substantial ... ... before the third summit of the organization in China in April 2011. Through the Back Door An unexpectedly growing presence of Iran in the region acquired an entirely different perspective, a military and political dimension. In general, it can be described ...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
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