Search: Iran,India,China (12 materials)


Soleimani’s Assassination Is More than a Crime

... disaster will affect primarily local countries, not the US mainland. If there is no time and no political will around to put together a regional collective security system, one should at least think about a regional crisis management mechanism involving Iran and key neighboring Arab starts. Concerned overseas powers – like Russia, China, India, and EU – could assist in building this mechanism working with their respective regional partners. We should regard the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani as a wakeup call, not as a trumpet of the approaching Armageddon. First published ...


R6 — the Case for a New Global Currency Basket

... Resolve for tea, and India pays in Resolves to South Africa for distillation products. The merits for accelerating and expanding the scope of NDB are not only inherent in the form of more elasticity for national currencies but also bringing Asia Pacific (China), Eurasia (Europe), India (Sub-Continent), Middle East or West Asia (Iran) Africa (South Africa) and South America (Brazil) together. An immediate intra-continental set of synergies will emerge through issuing bonds, loans and even trade finance. Some of the GCC countries also share the R in their Rials in KSA and Qatar....


From Arctic to Arabian Sea & West by Southwest: A Concept for Uniting China, India, Iran, & Russia with Open Source Innovation

... Western model, open source writ large – not limited to software and hardware actually controlled by Western information technology companies who are in turn controlled by the Deep State – is the revolutionary ingredient. Now imagine an agreement among China, India, Iran, and Russia – and ideally including Denmark and at least one university each in Alaska, Cairo, Rio de Janeiro, Istanbul and perhaps Vancouver – to create a global OSEE network with a new PhD/DBA called Stewardship that integrates holistic analytics,...


The Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Aden

... coalition. For the same reason, an international operation, at least at the initial stages, cannot be led by the navies of any regional powers already involved in a confrontation. It is also difficult, given the situation, to imagine that the navies of Iran and Saudi Arabia could interact effectively. Ivan Timofeev: Tanker Incidents: Who Blinks First? India, China, and Russia could offer their patrolling services, since both India and China are critically dependent on the energy sources transported through the Strait, and Russia could carry out such work thanks to the special role that Moscow plays in the ...


Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals

... traction, along strategic sea lanes of communication. If US policy forces principal oil buyers, such as India, to totally blank oil purchases from Iran, (moreover, the chances seem remote as long as Trump helms affairs), then the potential forsaking of Iran from India allows peer competitor China to exploit the situation and trigger an Iranian tilt to its side, in pursuance of Beijing’s tangible offers of Iranian incorporation within the infrastructural ambit of the robustly fording Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The Iran portfolio also ...


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

... closure of the Strait of Hormuz, could result in significant risks for Indian buyers. An expansion of the U.S. LNG presence in the region, for its part, may present Washington with instruments for applying pressure (including political pressure) on India, which is critically dependent on energy imports. Finally, Iran’s energy partnership with China could transform into a political partnership, effectively cutting India off from Central Asia and Afghanistan. There are also a number of potential threats for Russia. The country could see its business opportunities in the Indian market narrowed ...


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 ...


Disappointment in Tashkent: Iran and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

... of the region with none of the political downsides of SCO involvement. The reality is that does not need multilateral institutions to strengthen its regional involvement. The country has had massive success in establishing bilateral partnerships. China continues to be the country’s largest trading partner, with the two countries hoping to expand bilateral trade to an astonishing $600 billion by 2025. Indian-Iranian relations are also flourishing, with India pouring millions into developing the port at Chabahar, which creating a trade route to Central Asia and Russia that avoids Afghanistan and Pakistan. Economic and security relations with Russia are only ...


The smog of war

... of China, which is not even on the list. In fact, as much as western media focuses on 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 ...


BRICS and Washington's social pivot to India

... strategic shipping lanes from Singapore to the Horn of Africa. If anything, Modi inherits the legacy of positive relations with Washington established by his mentor, Vajpayee, who did campaign for his victory. Charm Offensive won’t stop China-Iran 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 ...


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