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

... Pakistan, might eventually abandon the project. Should this happen, China could potentially step in. If Beijing manages to seize the initiative from New Delhi in the Iranian offshore pipeline project, then China and Pakistan will be able to use the ChinaPakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to supply gas to the former’s western provinces. In fact, RT–Global Resources, a subsidiary of Russia’s Rostec Corporation, is currently laying a gas pipeline with an annual capacity of 12.4 billion cubic metres ...


Bonus for the “Big Eight” in Qingdao: Some Thoughts on the SCO Summit

... composition. This was due to significant deepening of the SCO’s geopolitical dimension following the accession of India and Pakistan last year, whose leaders first took part in the organization’s activities at the Qingdao summit. As a result of the ... ... world’s largest association, the global nature of which Russian President Vladimir Putin referred to in an interview with the China Media Group on June 6, 2018. Against this background, the detailed Declaration adopted at the summit emphasized that the ...


SCO: The Cornerstone Rejected by the Builders of a New Eurasia?

... and 10. The event is already being touted by the media and official figures of the participating countries as one of the most important international events of the year. All the more so because it will mark the first time that the six member states (China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan anthd Uzbekistan) are joined by India and Pakistan. Journalists and analysts were quick to point out that the participants account for a sizeable share of world’s population, territory, natural resources and economic potential. The impressive figures suggest that the SCO will inevitably become ...


India–ChinaPakistan: A pipedream?

... instruments to achieve political goals has always been an integral part of Foreign Policy of states, it is the recent aggression of China as a geoeconomic actor that seems to alter fundamental conception of International Relations. As a result of which India-China-Pakistan lay in an interactive domain, giving hopes to the idea of resolution and effective co-operation. India and Pakistan being in close proximity whereas India-China trade partnership reaching up to $ 84.4 billion, the recent developments put them ...


Reflecting on Greater Eurasia and Its Role in the World

... within the SCO caused by the admission of Pakistan and India have been “informally stabilized by the Russia–China ‘axis’” is ludicrous. In fact, India is deeply suspicious of Pakistan, and to a lesser degree of China. In particularly, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor raises Indian hackles. Ernesto Gallo, Giovanni Biava: One Belt, One Road, and Seven (Not So) Giants… P. Stobdan, of the officially financed Indian IDSA, wrote that “India joining the SCO has largely a symbolic meaning....


China and Russia are quasi allies … On strategic affairs Russia and India have serious conversations only at top level

... but on a new footing. Next in geographical terms would be India – because our relations with India are clear and there are unused opportunities that have been missed in the last 30 years. How would you characterise the Russia-Pakistan relationship? Pakistan is an important player, we want to be involved, have a relationship with them. But they are not in the same category as China or India. Is Russia supporting Taliban in Afghanistan? We are playing a very complicated game – sometimes we support somebody, sometimes we help somebody else. Taliban is also different. When we saw the US going in with ground troops we were ...


Pakistan’s SCO membership: success with liabilities

... quoted “With great power comes great responsibility”.SCO membership is significant triumph for Pakistan for a number of reasons. Pakistan and China are already enjoying amicable relations in almost all spheres especially in the economic domain. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the landmark project which is being materialised and is effectively taking this mutual relationship to further heights. China is leading the Shanghai Club and Pakistan’s inclusion in this club is the remarkable addition ...


70th Anniversary of Russia-India Relations: New Horizons of Privileged Partnership: Report. Foreword from the Indian Side

... tensions in the relationship, whereas Russia has settled its border with China and can take a different view of China’s territorial claims based on history. China’s Belt and Road Initiative is seen very differently by India and Russia. For India, the ChinaPakistan Economic Corridor constitutes a violation of our sovereignty, China’s policies in our neighbourhood are seen as undermining our interests and its projects for the Indian Ocean are viewed as a security threat. Russia is not affected by these ...


Great Central Asia, America’s counter measure to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

... most probably at the Gwadar Port, in order to establish counter balance for America’s strategic partner India and America itself. Gwadar Port is a warm-water, deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Baluchistan the socalled province of Pakistan. According to the Pentagon reports, China has also dispatched troops to the Wakhan district of Badakhshan province of Afghanistan to safe guard its bordering areas alongside Afghanistan. Furthermore, the Indian security agencies have suspected China attempts to encircle India, the reports ...


Indo-U.S. Axis and Major Powers

... affect the prospects of meaningful trilateral relationship. Russian agreement to supply Ballistic Missile Defence system to India may impede the prospects of this growing relationship. It is important to understand that the convergences among Russia, China and Pakistan clearly outweigh the divergences. It is difficult to gaze through the crystal ball and predict how would Indo-U.S. Axis impact the global stability. Perhaps, the policy makers in Washington and New Delhi should read Kissinger’s On China for ...


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