info@foreindia.com Saturday 18th of August 2018


  • Shyam Saran
    2018-06-30
    That Indonesia, the largest country in ASEAN, has signed on to the concept, will increase its acceptability for others
    The recent Shangri-La Dialogue at Singapore becam

    Asia,South Asia,India, Conflict Resolution,Security,Terrorism,Democracy
    Gaurav Kumar
    2018-06-16
    When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 18th annual meeting of SCO in Qingdao, China, the first meeting for India after it was included in SCO in 2017, he m

    Asia,South Asia,India,North East Asia,China, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

    P S Suryanarayana
    2018-06-13
    China and Russia’s outreach towards Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created space for him to explore a new ‘Connect East’ strategy towards ASEAN

    Asia,South Asia,India, Security,Terrorism,Democracy,Politics
    Subrata Majumder
    2018-06-10
    Intensive debates wade in between Mr Narendra Modi and Dr Manmohan Singh with regard to their reforms and governance to reshape the Indian economy in the wake of the fort

    Asia,South Asia,India, Democracy,Politics

    Preeti Raina
    2018-06-03
    One reason why India-Japan Defence Partnership and Relations blossomed is due to Chinese hostility and belligerence at the Indian Ocean. India and Japan have collaborated

    Asia,South Asia,India,North East Asia,Japan, Energy Security,Military Issues,Security,Politics
    Ajit Kumar Singh
    2018-06-02
    The latest round of efforts to bring Taliban to ‘talks table’ has commenced. Sounding optimistic, Atturahman Saleem, Deputy of Afghanistan’s High Peace

    Asia,Afghanistan,Central Asia, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism

    James M. Dorsey
    2018-05-30
    A planned China and Russia-led show of support for Iran at next month’s Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit is likely to be primarily symbolic unless the

    North East Asia,China, Conflict Resolution,Energy Security,Security,Terrorism
    Abhishek Mohanty
    2018-05-30
    On May 21, within the framework of perpetual deployment of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet to Southeast Asia and the Northwest Pacific region, three Indian naval sh

    Asia,South Asia,India,North East Asia, Security,Terrorism,Politics

    Subrata Majumder
    2018-05-26
    US-China negotiations on trade war, ended last week, assured by Chinese honest intent for significant imports from USA. Chinese media hogged the headlines saying that the

    America,North America,North East Asia,China, Security,Politics
    Shyam Saran
    2018-05-19
    Amid global uncertainty, China’s Xi adopts a conciliatory approach with India’s Modi – a timeout for the two rivals.
    Two leaders of Asia’s larges

    Asia,South Asia,India,North East Asia,China, Military Issues,Security

    Arun K. Singh
    2018-05-18
    The Prime Minister’s decision to make a standalone visit to Russia at this stage is a reflection of the country’s importance in the bilateral, regional and gl

    Asia,South Asia,India,Middle East-North Africa, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism
    Raghida Dergham
    2018-05-13
    As decision-makers meet in Abu Dhabi, it is important for this vital bloc not to retreat into its tragedies or be consumed by anger. writes Raghida Dergham
    Just because

    Middle East-North Africa, Energy Security,Nuclear Issues,Security

  • By Dr Subhash Kapila
    2018-05-02
    The China-India Informal Summit between Indian PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Wuhan, China on April 27-28 201 8 was high on hopes and media hype. Competing g

    Asia,South Asia,India,North East Asia,China, Security,Politics
    Aparna Pande
    2018-04-29
    Modi’s visit to China this week could lead to an easing of their strained ties but any reset will benefit Beijing far more than New Delhi.
    When Indian Prime Minis

    North East Asia,China, Energy Security,Security,Politics

    Vincent Lofaso
    2018-04-24
    For centuries, the Silk Road’s web of trading routes connected major civilizations in East Asia with the Middle East and the European continent. It facilitated not

    North East Asia,China, Energy Security,Security
    Gen. Ashok K. Mehta (Retd)
    2018-04-07
    India has learnt lessons from the 2015 India-inspired, Madhesi-executed blockade, which backfired.
    Prime Minister K.P. Oli, the supreme leader of Nepal, arrives in India

    Asia,South Asia,India,Nepal, Security,Politics

    Mevlut Cavusoglu
    2018-04-06
    Turkey’s intervention in Syria is correcting for America’s flaws and laying the groundwork for a sustainable peace.
    The gloomy portrait of the Middle East t

    Middle East-North Africa, Arms & Trade,Military Issues,Security,Terrorism
    Rajesh Jain
    2018-03-31
    The focus must be on JOBS – justice, ownership, bhavishya (future) and samriddhi (prosperity). Together, they create jobs – which is what India’s youth

    South Asia,India, Democracy,Politics

    Manu Pubby
    2018-03-31
    With an emphasis on joint research and testing as well as govt push for exports, the draft policy has got the direction right.
    It may be a bit late in the day to deliver

    Asia,South Asia,India, Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security
    Robert A. Manning, Bharath Gopalaswamy
    2018-03-25
    Remember the good old days, when China proudly proclaimed the principle of noninterference in other nations’ internal affairs and pledged never to build military ba

    China, Military Issues,Security,Politics

    M.K. Bhadrakumar
    2018-03-20
    Who is the real Mike Pompeo and what does he really think about Russia, Iran, Afghanistan or Syria?
    Moscow has been noticeably reticent about US President Donald Trump&r

    America,North America,South America, Democracy,Politics
    Prashant Jha
    2018-03-18
    A school of thought believes India cannot afford a conflict; its power gap with China is too large; it is neither militarily equipped nor economically positioned to take

    Asia,South Asia,India, Military Issues,Security

    Dr. Rupakjyoti Borah
    2018-03-17
    Vietnam, by virtue of its location close to the South China Sea, occupies a very important place in both India’s Act-East Policy and Japan’s Free and Open Ind

    Asia,South Asia,India,North East Asia,Japan, Arms & Trade,Energy Security,Security,Terrorism
    Dr Vijay Srivastava and Jivesh Jha
    2018-03-09
    A painful decade of bloody Maoist insurgency and then years of failed attempts later, Nepal on September 20, 2015 got a new Constitutional document, a development that le

    Asia,South Asia,Nepal, Democracy,Politics

  • Salman Rafi Sheikh
    2018-03-05
    China’s march into Europe with its massive Belt and Road Initiative has been far from smooth, in contrast to its path in Africa and Asia. In fact, it increasingly a

    North East Asia,China,Europe,Northern Europe,Western Europe, Politics
    Rajesh Jain
    2018-03-03
    The ‘trump card’ for the Congress is to declare Rahul Gandhi as its Prime Ministerial candidate immediately.
    The Congress has to rise from the low of 44 seat

    Asia,South Asia,India, Democracy,Politics

    Giancarlo Elia Valori
    2018-03-01
    First part of the Article
    Based on the long and careful speech delivered by Chinese President Xi Jinping on New Year’s Eve, it is currently useful to identify his

    North East Asia,China, Politics
    Giancarlo Elia Valori
    2018-03-01
    Remaining part of the article
    It should also be noted that the scientific outlook on development had already been incorporated into the Constitution in 2007, even though

    North East Asia,China, Politics

    Raja Murthy
    2018-02-26
    After appearing to be snubbed by his host, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s troubled visit to India earlier this month had one bright spot: he looked like h

    Asia,South Asia,India,
    Prashant Jha
    2018-02-24
    China is an actor in Nepal’s internal politics and it has preferences. It invests political and financial capital to shape outcomes. And it has left India with limi

    Asia,South Asia,Nepal, Security,Politics

    Alessandro Gagaridis
    2018-02-16
    In the past few days, the Maldives have suddenly become the object of international attention. This happened after President Abdulla Yameen’s decision to declare th

    Asia,South Asia,India,North East Asia,China, Security,Politics
    James Crabtree
    2018-02-07
    Modi must promote political freedom especially in Asia.
    This time last year Chinese President Xi Jinping won an unlikely public relations triumph by casting himself at D

    Asia,South Asia,India, Security,Democracy,Politics

    Dougal Robinson
    2018-02-07
    Admiral Harry Harris, the top US military commander in the Indo-Pacific, is set to be formally nominated as the US Ambassador to Australia in two weeks, when Prime Minist

    America, Military Issues,Security
    Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
    2018-02-05
    The impending visit of Indian Foreign Minister to Nepal even before the new government is formed should be welcomed. This visit was preceded by two calls from Indian Prim

    Asia,South Asia,India,Nepal,

    By Dr Subhash Kapila
    2018-02-05
    United States recent primacy to Indo Pacific security in its National Security Strategy 2018 and India’s primacy to its Act East Policy are implicitly focused on ch

    America,Asia,South Asia,India, Security,Terrorism,Politics
    Javad Heiran-Nia
    2018-01-31
    The implementation of effective security mechanisms in the Persian Gulf region has always been a matter of concern for the Gulf States. The main objective is to have a co

    Middle East-North Africa, Terrorism,Politics

  • R.Sriram
    2018-01-24
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu began their current terms in different styles. While Modi (his first term) romped home to an un

    Asia,South Asia,India,Middle East-North Africa, Security,Terrorism,Politics
    Alexandre Ziegler , Martin Ney
    2018-01-23
    With a bedrock of shared values, India, EU must deepen economic and strategic ties
    2018 has started with good news for Europe. Growth is picking up in the Eurozone. Unem

    Asia,South Asia,India,Europe, Security,Democracy,Politics

    Dr. Rajaram Panda
    2018-01-19
    The Rohingya issue in Myanmar has peaked international highlight where human rights, sovereignty, oppression of religious minorities and many more related issues have eng

    North East Asia,Japan,Myanmar, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism,Politics
    Dr Subhash Kapila
    2018-01-18
    Asian security environment plagued with volatility spawned by China’s hegemonistic impulses visible in 2018 places a special call on Japan’s geopolitical asse

    North East Asia,Japan, Missile Defense

    Priya Chacko
    2018-01-16
    Last month's long-awaited ascension of Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's Nehru–Gandhi political dynasty, to the presidency of the Indian National Congress marks a

    Asia,South Asia,India, Democracy,Politics
    Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty
    2018-01-14
    India-Israel ties are on course for further expansion under Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu, who have developed the personal chemistry needed to take it forward.
    Wh

    Asia,India,Middle East-North Africa, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism,Politics

    Ty Joplin
    2018-01-12
    Trump rang in the new year in the only way he knew how: by smack-talking a strategic ally and threatening to take away billions in aid money.
    On Jan. 1, Trump tweeted ou

    South America,Asia,Pakistan,North East Asia,China, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism
    Sanjay Pradhan
    2018-01-05
    Turkey and Japan friendship relations are not new in 1890 the Ottoman frigate “Ertugral”( Ertugrul, launched in 1863, was a sailing frigate of the Ottoman Nav

    Middle East-North Africa, Security,Terrorism,Politics

    Ajay Mohan
    2018-01-04
    Turkey provided a model for the Middle East with its secular and modern outlook, parliamentary democracy and rapidly developing liberal economy. Turkish President Recep T

    Europe,Northern Europe,Western Europe,Middle East-North Africa, Security,Terrorism,Politics
    Michael Lelyveld
    2018-01-03
    As China begins a new year, the big question for its economy is whether government leaders will stick to their promises to control financial risks and rely on “high

    North East Asia,China, Security,Politics

    Brahma Chellaney
    2017-12-26
    Beijing has been given a 99-year lease on Hambantota port as part of a debt-reduction deal, amid talk of creditor imperialism following China's buy-up of strategic ports

    North East Asia,China, Security,Terrorism,Politics
    Kumar Ketkar
    2017-12-19
    It is difficult to know whether Donald Trump copies Narendra Modi or vice-versa. But quite often, they talk and act in an identical manner.
    In a recent cartoon in The Ne

    America,Asia,South Asia,India, Security,Politics

  • Ajay Mohan
    2017-12-15
    India’s western part state Gujarat election gives the way of coming general election in 2019. Because Not only India but also many foreign institutions watching th

    Asia,South Asia,India, Democracy,Politics
    James M. Dorsey
    2017-12-11
    A Chinese decision to redevelop criteria for the funding of infrastructure projects that are part of the $50 billion plus China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a key p

    Asia,South Asia,Pakistan,North East Asia,China, Security,Terrorism

    Yuval Weber
    2017-12-02
    American fatigue in the Middle East from 15 years of conflict and a genuine lack of clarity regarding U.S. power and purpose have created an opportunity for Russia to pla

    Middle East-North Africa, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism,Politics
    Bob Savic
    2017-12-02
    About a generation ago, on November 8, 1989, the Berlin Wall collapsed. It was a momentous event in modern history that marked the rise of the United States as the sole g

    North East Asia,China, Security

    James M. Dorsey
    2017-11-25
    In a rare challenging of Chinese commercial terms that underlie the country’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative, Pakistan and Nepal have withdrawn from two dam-bui

    North East Asia,China, Security
    Jasminder Singh
    2017-11-25
    The recent recapture of Marawi City by Philippine security forces which led to the death of Isnilon Hapilon has thrown up a new emir or leader, Amin Baco. A Malaysian fro

    South East Asia,Philippines, Security,Terrorism

    Brahma Chellaney
    2017-11-19
    If the Australia-India-Japan-US quad fails to guard the Indo-Pacific, China’s illiberal, hegemonic order will prevail. Few would like to live in such an order
    With

    Asia,South Asia, Security,Politics
    Sigurd Neubauer
    2017-11-11
    Despite the city of Dubai’s remarkable success in transforming herself into a sprawling western-style financial hub, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) faced its most s

    Middle East-North Africa, Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security

    Dr. James M. Dorsey
    2017-11-11
    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has won the first round of what could prove to be an unprecedented power grab that comes to haunt him. The prince's frontal assault

    Middle East-North Africa, Conflict Resolution,Security
    Prashant Dikshit
    2017-11-07
    China’s President Xi Jinping has now emerged supreme. The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China consolidated his authority not just for five years

    North East Asia,China, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

    Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
    2017-11-03
    The Grand Leftist Alliance forged on October 3 by the two major Communist Parties and the newly formed Naya Shakti of Baburam Bhattarai took the political circles by surp

    Asia,South Asia, Democracy,Politics
    T.N. Ninan
    2017-10-28
    The recapitalisation of banks fits into the pattern set by other developments that indicate we are moving away from the Modi promise of less government.
    The government&r

    Asia,South Asia,India, Democracy,Politics

  • Wu Zhenglong
    2017-10-27
    At the core of the Iran strategy President Donald Trump unveiled on September 13 is an attempt to renegotiate the nuclear deal and cut off Iran's access to nuclear weapon

    America,Middle East-North Africa, Cyber Warfare,Security
    Thomas J. Shattuck
    2017-10-21
    On Wednesday, October 18, President Xi Jinping of China opened the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) 19th Party Congress with 3+ hours-long speech. The title of his r

    North East Asia,China, Politics

    Subrata Majumder
    2017-10-16
    Debaters wade in row over India;s economic growth and its impact on employment generation, after GDP growth slashed to 5.7 percent in the first quarter of 2017-18. Prime

    America,Asia,South Asia,India, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism
    Dr. Rajaram Panda
    2017-10-16
    After Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo dissolved the Lower House more than a year before its term was to expire, the country goes to the polls on 22 October to ele

    North East Asia,Japan, Democracy,Politics

    Naveed Ahmad
    2017-10-10
    China’s One Belt One Road initiative is akin to re-defining geography. The new Silk Road wraps itself around the entire planet. Throughout US President Barack Obama

    Asia,South Asia,India,North East Asia,Japan, Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security
    Bismellah Alizada
    2017-10-08
    On 29 September, terrorists attacked a Shia mosque in Kabul’s district 10, when civilians were mourning Muharram, killing seven and wounding over 20. On 27 Septembe

    Asia,Afghanistan, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism

    Pradumna B. Rana
    2017-10-08
    While government officials contend that significant progress has been made in economic reforms under PM Modi, analysts and commentators opine otherwise. Whose views are c

    Asia,South Asia,India, Democracy,Politics
    Amita Batra
    2017-10-01
    The Indo-Pacific economic space continues to be open to reconfiguration, triggered as it has been by the US withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) earlier th

    Asia,South Asia,India, Arms & Trade,Energy Security,Politics

    Md. Muddassir Quamar
    2017-09-30
    Turkey’s reaction to the rift among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries—the June 5, 2017 embargo imposed by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (U

    Middle East-North Africa, Military Issues,Security
    Ajay Mohan
    2017-09-27
    Repeated meetings India and US administration shows that both nations reaching something consensus. US want India something more in Afghanistan. Actually, US and India wa

    America,Asia,South Asia,India, Arms & Trade,Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security,Terrorism

    Monish Gulati
    2017-09-22
    Recently, Turkey signed an agreement with Russia to purchase the S-400 Triumf air defence system. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told the Turkish media th

    Middle East-North Africa, Military Issues,Missile Defense
    Subrata Majumder
    2017-09-22
    In pursuit of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s new mantra that Ease of Doing Business can bolster the Make In India initiative, NITI Aayug, t

    Asia,South Asia,India, Democracy,Politics

  • Hakki Ocal
    2017-09-18
    The phrase "Paper tiger" is the translation of the Chinese phrase "zhilaohu" and it refers to something that seems threatening but is ineffectual and

    North East Asia,China, Security,Politics
    James M. Dorsey
    2017-09-13
    A call for action to help Rohingya Muslims by prominent US Treasury-designated Pakistani militant Masood Azhar puts both Pakistan and China on the spot and raises the spe

    Asia,South Asia,Pakistan,North East Asia,China, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism

    Michael Raska
    2017-09-13
    China’s global geopolitical aspirations, backed by growing economic clout, shape the direction and character of its military-technological choices and China’s

    North East Asia,China, Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security
    Rajaram Panda
    2017-09-11
    Ahead of Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s summit meeting with Narendra Modi in India on September 12-14, here’s identifying core issues of emerging importance to both

    Asia,South Asia,India,North East Asia,Japan, Security,Politics

    Shabaz Hussain Shah and Zhiqun Zhu
    2017-09-09
    American foreign policy has swung from an isolationist tone to active involvement since the American Revolution. From the beginning of the 20th century to World War II th

    America,Middle East-North Africa, Energy Security,Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security
    Remy Mahzam and Muhammad Ansar
    2017-09-09
    Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has driven over 125,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing towards neighbouring Bangladesh following the destruction of an entire Muslim v

    South East Asia,Myanmar, Conflict Resolution,Military Issues,Security,Politics

    Vincent Lofaso
    2017-09-08
    China is the rotating president of the BRICS group right now, and it was also the host country of this year’s summit. In addition, China has been the pioneer of the

    North East Asia,China, Energy Security,Security,Politics
    Aleksei Zakharov
    2017-09-03
    Even if BRICS faces problems of consensus in the future, New Delhi will be able to concentrate on its efforts of promoting the Indian agenda.
    Since its inception in 2006

    North East Asia,China, Security,Politics

    Kriti Shah
    2017-09-03
    Soon after his election as India’s Prime Minister in May 2014, right-wing leader Narendra Modi surprised pessimistic observers who had cast a doubt on the leader&rs

    Asia,South Asia,India,Pakistan, Security,Terrorism
    Suraj Sharma
    2017-08-27
    Turkey announces alliance with Iran to counter Kurd ambitions. Still, cooperation is short term and may change, analysts say
    The symbolism was huge, as was the message

    Middle East Africa, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism

    Dave Majumdar
    2017-08-26
    Russia and Turkey have finished negotiating a contract where Moscow would sell Ankara its advanced S-400 air and missile defense system.
    Rosoboronexport general director

    Middle East Africa, Security
    Rana Banerji
    2017-08-25
    After procrastinating for almost five months, US President Donald Trump chose the symbolically significant platform of Fort Myers, Arlington to announce a shift from a &l

    America, Military Issues,Security

  • MJ Vinod
    2017-08-24
    Djibouti is in the limelight after the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) recently commissioned its first overseas permanent logistical base off the Horn

    North East Asia,Chaina,Middle East Africa, Arms & Trade,Security
    Helen Clark
    2017-08-18
    Vietnam's recent request to India to play a more prominent role in Southeast Asia and the South China Sea did not come as a total surprise. It's not the first time Vietna

    South East Asia, Arms & Trade,Security

    James M. Dorsey
    2017-08-16
    China, at the behest of Pakistan, has for the second time this year prevented the United Nations from listing a prominent Pakistani militant as a globally designated terr

    Asia,South Asia,Pakistan,North East Asia,Chaina, Security,Terrorism
    Dr. Rajaram Panda
    2017-08-10
    On August 8, 2017, the Japanese government released the Defence White Paper, less than two weeks after North Korea test-fired Hwasong-14, its second intercontinental ball

    North East Asia,Japan, Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security

    SHASTRI RAMACHANDARAN
    2017-08-01
    Both India and China need to demonstrably cool down
    No news is certainly good news when it comes to the India-China military standoff in the Sikkim sector. As the face-o

    Asia,South Asia,India,Chaina, Arms & Trade,Military Issues,Security
    Tony Padilla
    2017-07-29
    The Belt and Road initiative’s potential impact on international trade — cargo volume and velocity, shipping routes, supply chain reliability, and transparenc

    North East Asia,Chaina, Energy Security,Security

    Shashank Joshi
    2017-07-29
    As the India-China standoff at the Doklam tri-junction area enters its second month, it is clear this is the most serious crisis between the two countries in 30 years. Th

    Asia,South Asia,India,Chaina, Conflict Resolution,Military Issues,Security
    Ameen Izzadeen
    2017-07-22
    Is there anyone who can prevent India and China from going to war? For the past one month, the two countries have been involved in a major military standoff.
    The lates

    India,North East Asia,Chaina, Military Issues,Security

    Sanjay Pardhan
    2017-07-21
    On May 14 and 15, China hosted a two-day Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, which was attended by high level delegations from around the world that included 29 heads of stat

    India,North East Asia,Chaina, Security
    Ajay Mohan
    2017-07-14
    Article based on The Turkish Heritage Organisation’s recent panellist discussion held in Washington

    Gulen’s Dangerous Network
    In this conference three of

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Security

    Ajay Mohan
    2017-07-10
    The Malabar Exercise 2017 started on 10th July the focus of this exercise is “Anti-Submarine Operation”. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, the Indian Navy and

    AsiaSouthAsia/India, Arms & Trade,Nuclear Issues,Security
    Rupak Bhattacharjee
    2017-07-10
    The development of strategic infrastructure in northeastern India has gained momentum in recent months. On May 26, 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the Dhola-Sad

    AsiaSouthAsia/India, Arms & Trade,Security,Terrorism

  • Ajay Mohan
    2017-07-03
    Modi’s visit to Israel is really mean very significance in Indian foreign policy. It is first visit in 70 years when any Indian PM going to visit Israel. Israeli PM

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Security,Terrorism
    Tarun Basu
    2017-07-01
    If hugs and handshakes are markers to personal and bilateral relationships, then the first get-to-know meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Presiden

    America, Security,Terrorism

    Sumit Ganguly
    2017-06-30
    Indo-U.S. relations, despite some inevitable vicissitudes, had been mostly on an upswing since the second Clinton administration. After dramatic progress on multiple fron

    AmericaAsia, Security,Terrorism
    Harsh V Pant
    2017-06-23
    Without multilateral cooperation, plans for China’s ambitious One Belt, One Road initiative risk opposition.
    China’s Belt and Road Forum, hosted with great

    AsiaSouthAsia/India, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

    Bhaskar Roy
    2017-06-23
    The Prime Minister Modi-President Donald Trump summit meeting is finally happening on June 26, in Washington, D.C.
    Some Indian commentators opined that this meeting shou

    AsiaSouthAsia/IndiaAmerica, Arms & Trade,Security,Terrorism
    Jasminder Singh
    2017-06-16
    The attacks in Marawi are unprecedented in the length of time terrorists have laid siege on an urban area in the region. Marawi City in Mindanao, southern Philippines has

    AsiaSouthEastAsiaPhilippines, Security,Terrorism

    Felix K. Chang
    2017-06-16
    NATO seems more united today than it has been at any time since the end of the Cold War. An aggressive Russia, unbowed by Western economic sanctions after its annexation

    Europe, Missile Defense,Security,Terrorism
    Ajay Mohan
    2017-06-15
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone with the leaders of Qatar, Russia, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia on lowering tensions
    "The importance of regional pe

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Conflict Resolution,Security,Terrorism

    Peter Layton
    2017-06-09
    Media headlines are stolen by talk of China’s island building in the South China Sea and whether Australia should join in freedom of navigation operations with the

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Energy Security,Security
    Angus Grigg
    2017-05-31
    Japan and India have formed a new partnership to push back against China's increasingly assertive foreign policy stance, further complicating Australia's regional diploma

    AsiaSouthEast Asia/India,Japan, Conflict Resolution,Cyber Warfare,Energy Security,Security

    Lieutenant General PK Singh (Retired)
    2017-05-30
    Connectivity is an old game that great nations have played since times immemorial. To sustain its empire, Rome supposedly paved 55,000 miles of roads and built aqueducts

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Energy Security,Security
    Chang Ping
    2017-05-19
    “Corruption is not just the result of money being misused, but the lack of a fair and transparent mechanism itself.”
    God said: “Let there be light,&rdq

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

  • Emanuele Scimia
    2017-05-19
    If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Under new President Emmanuel Macron, France will continue to beef up the Indian military arsenal with fighter jets and submar

    Europe, Missile Defense,Security
    Dr. Harinda Vidanage
    2017-05-15
    Indian Prime Minister’s visit dominated the local news headlines and spawned intense debates among analysts and politicians to the circumstances surrounding his vis

    AsiaSouthAsia/Sri Lanka, Security

    Ajay Mohan
    2017-05-11
    What Pakistan wants good relations with their neighbours? No, it’s not possible to Pakistan build well and prospers relations with the neighbours because inside the

    AsiaSouthAsia/India,Pakistan,Afghanistan, Security,Terrorism
    Tai Ming Cheung
    2017-05-08
    China has flourished since it opened its doors to the outside world and embarked on economic development from the late 1970s. But under the tenure of Xi Jinping, domestic

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Security

    Dr. Sanu Kainikara
    2017-05-04
    In the elections held in five states in March 2017, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won majority in two states and managed to form the government in another two with coa

    AsiaSouthAsia/India,
    Naveen Sangwan
    2017-04-29
    India –Turkey bilateral relations have been friendly and cordial since ancient times. The two countries have similar cultures and civilisations, art and architectu

    AsiaSouthAsiaIndiaMiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Security

    Samir Altaqi and Esam Aziz
    2017-04-28
    Under the title “Syria will only bow to God”, Al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri called on his followers in Syria to “wage a guerilla warfare in order to

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism
    Samir Altaqi and Esam Aziz
    2017-04-28
    It is worthwhile to examine the possibility of a US-Russian “understanding” on the security of the Gulf. The reason is that Russia has a considerable influenc

    MiddleEast-NorthAfricaAmerica, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

    Dr Subhash Kapila
    2017-04-24
    Reminiscent of British colonisation of India two centuries ago facilitated by some Indian princes connivance two centuries ago, China in 2017 has comprehensively colonise

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/ChinaPakistan, Security,Terrorism
    Ajay Mohan
    2017-04-23
    China’s Civil Affairs Ministry issued an order on April14 –the official names of the six places using the Roman or Tibetan alphabet are Wo’gyainling, Mi

    AsiaSouthAsia/IndiaChina, Conflict Resolution,Security

    Bibhu Prasad Routray and Mantraya
    2017-04-21
    Bangladesh has launched a unique war on home grown militants with clear ideological linkages with the Islamic State, even while dismissing speculations regarding the IS p

    AsiaSouthAsia/Bangladesh, Security,Terrorism
    Abdul Basit
    2017-04-19
    After Syria, Afghanistan is emerging as a new theatre of Russian-American power struggle, with growing Russian involvement in the war-torn country. The Western drawdown f

    AsiaSouthAsia/Afghanistan, Security,Terrorism

  • Bruce Riedel
    2017-04-16
    Eight years ago, President Barack Obama asked me to chair an urgent inter-agency review of American policy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan. He had discovered on his first

    AsiaSouthAsia/AfghanistanAmerica, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism
    Jonathan Hillman
    2017-04-16
    ISLAMABAD MAY BE ATTEMPTING TOO MUCH, TOO FAST AMID MOUNTING DEBT PROBLEMS
    It has been a tumultuous two years in Pakistan and China's regional interactions. Since it was

    AsiaSouthAsia/Pakistan, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

    Ajay Mohan
    2017-04-15
    The U.S and Russia relations are going to be a difficult times. When trump came to power whole world was broadcasting that Donald Trump is near to Putin. But now situat

    MiddleEast-NorthAfricaAmerica, Conflict Resolution,Military Issues,Security,Terrorism
    SHASHI THAROOR
    2017-04-12
    Relations between India and China haven't been particularly warm in recent months. But they have lately taken on an icy chill, with Chinese leaders furious over the Dalai

    AsiaSouthAsia/IndiaChina, Conflict Resolution,Security

    Rory Medcalf
    2017-04-10
    Whatever you can rightly say about India, the opposite is also true: so observed the brilliant if somewhat forgotten post-Keynsian economist Joan Robinson.
    Her words are

    AsiaSouthAsia/India, Energy Security,Security
    Bhaskar Roy
    2017-04-07
    There is great expectation in China that when President Xi Jinping meets President Donald Trump at the Mar-a-Lago resort (April 6-7) relations will be reset as the Chines

    America, Nuclear Issues,Security

    E.JAYA KUMAR
    2017-04-06
    The opening of India’s longest road tunnel on Sunday was, for most people in Jammu and Kashmir, an occasion for celebration. For them, the Chenani-Nashri tunnel &nd

    AsiaSouthAsia/India, Security,Terrorism
    KADAYAM SUBRAMANIAN
    2017-04-03
    Indian media are speculating about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s choice of firebrand Hindutva cleric Yogi Adityanath for the position of chief minister of India&rs

    AsiaSouthAsia/India,

    Mihir Sharma
    2017-03-29
    Relatively quietly, India's government has just undertaken an unprecedented power grab -- one that should worry not just citizens and taxpayers but also foreign investors

    AsiaSouthAsia/India,
    Karamatullah K Ghori
    2017-03-21
    Political pundits seem to be running out of luck when it comes to foretelling the outcome of elections these days. Narendra Modi has just stunned the Indian pundits with

    AsiaSouthAsia/India, Security

    Minghao Zhao
    2017-03-18
    Beijing-A New Crisis Is Brewing On The Korean Peninsula. In Mid-February, North Korea Conducted An Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Test. On March 1, The United State

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/ChinaKorean Peninsula, Military Issues,Missile Defense,Nuclear Issues,Security
    Rashmee Roshan Lall
    2017-03-16
    Remember America’s supposedly post-racial election? In 2008, the US elected a black man as its president and everyone naively thought this signified the end of raci

    AsiaSouthAsia/India,

  • JAMES M. DORSEY
    2017-03-13
    Saudi King Salman’s Stop In The Maldives On His Month-Long Tour Of Asia Brings Into Focus How This Tiny Archipelago – Best Known For High-End Tourism And An E

    MiddleEast-NorthAfricaNorthEastAsia, Security,Terrorism
    Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
    2017-03-11
    Media Reports Indicate That India Has Agreed To Attend The Next Session Of Indus Water Commission On March 20-21 2017 To Be Held At Lahore. This Will Be The 113th Session

    AsiaSouthAsia/ IndiaPakistan, Security

    Bhaskar Roy
    2017-03-11
    India-China relations have broadened over the years with not a single shot fired along the disputed borders since the signing of the Peace and Tranquillity Treaty between

    AsiaSouthAsiaNortheastAsia/IndiaChina, Security
    Dr. Peter Harris
    2017-03-09
    The presidency of Donald Trump has great potential to bring about significant changes in global affairs. Throughout his candidacy, Trump railed against so-called “g

    MiddleEast-NorthAfricaAmerica, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

    Friedrich Wu
    2017-03-02
    “As the US under Donald Trump and European powers like Britain and France turn their backs on globalisation, could or would China step in to be the next champion of

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Cyber Warfare,Nuclear Issues,Security
    Zahid Shahab Ahmed
    2017-02-25
    Two years on from the development of the Pakistani government’s flagship plan to tackle terrorism, has it had any success?
    In October 2016, a terrorist attack aimi

    AsiaSouthAsia/Pakistan, Security,Terrorism

    Marcela Ganea
    2017-02-25
    The annual session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space in early February afforded a quick glance at the p

    America, Space Policy
    M.K. BHADRAKUMAR
    2017-02-20
    The Israeli-Palestinian issues – settlements, ‘two-state solution’ and the American embassy’s relocation to Jerusalem, etc. – hogged the at

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Missile Defense,Nuclear Issues,Security

    Chayanika Saxena
    2017-02-18
    India and Afghanistan as modern, independent nation-states have often attempted to bolster their bilateral ties on the premise of having a collective, common past. And, w

    AsiaSouthAsia/IndiaAfghanistan, Arms & Trade,Security,Terrorism
    N. S. Venkataraman
    2017-02-18
    When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation on November 8, 2016, the entire country was caught unaware and was shocked, not knowing what would be th

    AsiaSouthAsia/India, Security,Terrorism

    Ajay Mohan
    2017-02-15
    Between the Telephonic call between Erdogan and Trump Less than 48 hours CIA head Mike Pompeo was in Turkey to map out the future relations and how to tackle Islamic Stat

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Security,Terrorism
    JAMES M. DORSEY
    2017-02-13
    Jama’at-ud-Dawa (JuD) is believed to be the largest militant group in Pakistan. General John Nicholson, the commander of US forces in Afghanistan, told Congress las

    AsiaSouthAsia/Pakistan, Security,Terrorism

  • Salman Rafi
    2017-02-05
    Five years of war have changed Syria a lot. What remains largely unchanged, however, is Bashar al-Assad’s position as the country’s president. Supported as he

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Security,Terrorism
    Sudha Ramachandran
    2017-02-05
    trong strategic partnership between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which once seemed impossible given the latter’s close ties with Pakistan, is taking sh

    AsiaSouthAsia/India, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism

    Stephan Haggard
    2017-02-04
    It is hard to know which country would be the first to challenge the Trump administration with a serious foreign policy crisis, but North Korea was clearly a candidate. W

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/ChinaKorean Peninsula, Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security
    MICHAEL CHERTOFF
    2017-02-04
    After the al-Qaeda attacks of September 11, the U.S. government overhauled its intelligence apparatus to confront the threat of global jihadi terrorism that crossed borde

    AmericaAsia, Security,Terrorism

    Massoud Mousavi Shafaei
    2017-02-03
    Unlike the era of the Cold War, when concentration of power within framework of a bipolar world system was considered as a major feature, we are now witnessing multiple p

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Energy Security,Security
    JAMES M. DORSEY
    2017-02-01
    Pakistan has put one of the world’s most wanted men under house arrest in a half-hearted crackdown on a militant group with close ties to the military and intellige

    AsiaSouthAsia/Pakistan, Security,Terrorism

    S. MAJUMDER
    2017-01-28
    The Trump era begins with the World Economic Forum at Davos ending in shivers and a threat to globalization. The summit – the world’s biggest economic forum,

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/ChinaIndia, Security
    Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury
    2017-01-27
    The Rohingya issue, to paraphrase from Lord Alfred Douglas’ poem ‘Two Loves’ published in 1894, is a crisis that literally ‘dare not speak its nam

    AsiaSouthEastAsiaMyanmar, Security

    Gerald M. Feierstein
    2017-01-27
    Like many capitals around the world, Riyadh is waiting anxiously to understand more about the direction the Trump administration intends to take on Mideast policy. The Sa

    Asia, Energy Security,Security
    HAL BRANDS
    2017-01-24
    What was that brutal indictment offered by French President Jacques Chirac in response to American inaction in addressing the Bosnia crisis in the mid-1990s? “The p

    America, Security

    VINCENT LOFASO
    2017-01-24
    Around 24 hours after Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was assassinated at an art exhibition in Ankara, the foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, and Turkey met in

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Security,Terrorism
    MARÍA MONTOSA
    2017-01-22
    China invested 103 billion dollars in renewable energies in 2015, becoming the first country in the world which invested the most in this type of energy. China has severa

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Energy Security,Security

  • Dr Subhash Kapila
    2017-01-18
    Afghanistan seemed to have disappeared from the United States radar in the months to the run-up to US Presidential Elections resulting in a void which the China-Pakistan-

    AsiaSouthAsiaAfghanistan, Security,Terrorism
    David Brown
    2017-01-18
    China’s leaders may have hoped that U.S. President-elect Trump’s vow to deal roughly with China on trade issues was just campaign rhetoric. But the incoming a

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Military Issues,Nuclear Issues,Security

    Samir Tata
    2017-01-17
    “The United States should not underestimate China’s ability to achieve energy security within the next two decades.”
    Given continued American global na

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Energy Security,Security
    Ajay Mohan
    2017-01-13
    Result of the U.S. election showed the unexpected victory in the U.S. election. Donald Trump would become 45th president of the United States of America. We have to excep

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Security,Terrorism

    HELEN CLARK
    2017-01-13
    Beijing does not intend to just ‘sit with arms crossed’ over a proposal that would deepen ties between Delhi and Hanoi
    SIGNALLING CLOSER TIES between the two

    AsiaSouthAsiaNorthEastAsiaIndiaChina, Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security
    Taimur Khan
    2017-01-09
    Abu Dhabi // The appointment of the recently retired Pakistan army chief as commander of a Saudi-led military alliance of Muslim countries is a significant – if for

    AsiaSouthAsia/Pakistan, Security,Terrorism

    Dr. Joel Wuthnow
    2017-01-08
    In late 2015 and early 2016, China announced a sweeping set of reforms to the organizational structure of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA).1 Key changes included

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Security
    Ankit Panda
    2017-01-06
    A revealing interview with Putin’s top envoy in Afghanistan suggests continued rapprochement with the Taliban.

    Close watchers of Afghanistan may recognize the na

    AsiaEurope, Security,Terrorism

    Prashanth Parameswaran
    2017-01-04
    A look at the significance of the latest development in an expanding defense relationship
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    AsiaSouthEastAsiaPhilippines, Energy Security,Missile Defense,Security
    Hossein Kebriaeizadeh
    2017-01-04
    Following the collapse of the former Soviet Union, the United States, which saw Russia as heir apparent to the Soviet Union, caught Moscow within a passive framework thro

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Security,Terrorism

    Stephen R Nagy
    2017-01-04
    This week’s historic visit to Pearl Harbour may win respect from the US, but it will be viewed quite differently in China and South Korea, Stephen R Nagy writes.
    F

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/Japan, Security
    Ravi Velloor
    2016-12-31
    In the 1942 Hollywood classic Casablanca, Major Strasser of the Third Reich tells the French police prefect that his impression of saloon keeper Rick Blaine, the principa

    Asia, Cyber Warfare,Missile Defense,Security,Terrorism

  • Cal Wong
    2016-12-31
    Following military exercises, a government spokesman said pro-independence forces will be left “broken and bleeding.”
    China’s Taiwan Affairs office sai

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Missile Defense,Nuclear Issues,Security
    Sanjay Pardhan
    2016-12-30
    "We Want To Look Into The Future With Hope And Would Like To Ensure The Political Transition In Syria At An Early Date In Cooperation With Russia," A Spokesman

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

    KEVIN RAFFERTY
    2016-12-28
    The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president threw a potential bombshell into diplomatic, political and military relations all over the globe. His subsequent unpredicta

    AsiaNorthEastAsiaJapan, Missile Defense,Nuclear Issues,Security
    Daud Abdullah
    2016-12-26
    If UN Security Council Resolution 2334 regarding Israel’s illegal settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories is to be worth the paper it’s written on

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Conflict Resolution,Security

    Divya Kishore
    2016-12-26
    Beijing urges Washington to stop US-Taiwan military contacts and arms sales to Taipei.
    The United States defence bill signed by the outgoing President Barack Obama has u

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China Korean Peninsula, Military Issues,Nuclear Issues,Security
    BRAHMA CHELLANEY
    2016-12-23
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has assiduously courted Russian President Vladimir Putin, meeting with him more than a dozen times in four years. This month he hosted

    EuropeAsia, Security

    Scott N. Romaniuk, Tobias J. Burgers, Shih-Yueh Yang
    2016-12-22
    60 years ago China set out on its space program with the establishment of the 5th Academy of the Ministry of National Defense. At its helm was rocket scientist Qian Xuese

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/China, Space Policy
    Taehwa Hong
    2016-12-21
    Russia adroitly links seemingly distant global events, using each as leverage for plans elsewhere.

    World War II is not over yet. Technically, Japan and Russia are stil

    EuropeAsia, Conflict Resolution,Security

    Gilbert Rozman
    2016-12-18
    South Korea is marooned in perilous seas with its ship in more danger of careening off course than at any time since the end of the Cold War. The recent impeachment of Pr

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/Korean Peninsula, Security
    STEPHEN R NAGY
    2016-12-18
    Does South Korea have cause for concern?
    South Korea’s domestic political turmoil is a bigger threat to its national security than US foreign policy under a Trump

    America, Cyber Warfare,Nuclear Issues,Security

    JUAN LOPEZ-ARANGUREN
    2016-12-16
    If you want peace… share intelligence

    The new intelligence sharing agreement between Japan and South Korea could create a new international scenario, where regi

    AsiaNorthEastAsia/JapanKorean Peninsula, Nuclear Issues,Security
    Greg Myre
    2016-12-16
    As President Bashar Assad's army pushes into the last few neighborhoods controlled by rebels in Aleppo, the Syrian leader can claim a stronger position than at any point

    MiddleEast-NorthAfrica, Arms & Trade,Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

  • Selcuk Colakoglu
    2016-12-13
    Taiwan’s January 16 general elections saw the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) secure a majority of the legislature, and the party’s presidential

    AsiaNorthEastAsiaTaiwanStrait, Security
    James Hoare
    2016-12-10
    The Chinese–Korean relationship has puzzled Westerners. While the Korean kingdom claimed to be independent, at the same time it seemed to accept a dependent status

    AsiaNorthEastAsiaChina, Missile Defense,Security

    Bhavna Dave
    2016-12-08
    Donald Trump’s surprise victory as the US president-elect has raised the prospects of a rapprochement between him and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Trump

    America, Missile Defense,Security,Terrorism
    Nilanthi Samaranayake
    2016-12-06
    he impending arrival of two Chinese-origin submarines to Bangladesh together with China’s planned construction of submarines for Pakistan, has contributed to the pe

    AsiaSouthAsia/BangladeshChina, Military Issues,Nuclear Issues,Security

    Ajay Mohan
    2016-12-04
    “Our security forces are continuing to cleanse every place of terrorists, in the mountains, and in the cities, and will continue to do so”


    Middle East-North Africa, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism
    Patrick Jory
    2016-12-03
    Thailand’s crown prince has become King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun or Rama X, the tenth monarch of the Chakri dynasty, succeeding his father who di

    AsiaSouthEastAsia Thailand, Security

    Alex Vatanka
    2016-12-01
    Iran's agenda with India is much bigger than just one gas field
    The last few weeks has seen a flurry of important announcements in Iranian-Indian relations. It is usuall

    Middle East-North AfricaIndia, Energy Security,Security
    Farhad Rezaei
    2016-11-29
    Rouhani’s first target is the country’s corrupt banking system.

    From the beginning of his presidency, Hassan Rouhani and his team considered the Joint Comp

    Middle East-North Africa, Arms & Trade,Nuclear Issues,Security

    Michael S. Chase and Jeffrey Engstrom
    2016-11-28
    China is implementing a sweeping reorganization of its military that has the potential to be the most important in the post-1949 history of the People’s Liberation

    AsiaNorthEastAsiaChina, Military Issues,Missile Defense,Security
    Vivek Mishra
    2016-11-26
    India, Pakistan and geo-strategic fault lines

    At the beginning of last month, on October 1, China effectively blocked the latest in a series of moves by India to initi

    AsiaNorthEastAsiaSouthAsia India China, Security,Terrorism

    Hugh Cortazzi
    2016-11-25
    In the world of post-truth (a word that has just made it into the English dictionary) where the “establishment” is condemned, experts denigrated and polls gi

    America, Arms & Trade,Nuclear Issues,Security,Terrorism
    Bernhard Schell
    2016-11-25
    The rise of emerging economies in the Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (ECIS) region has boosted South-South cooperation, according to a new report.

    T

    Europe, Security

  • Alexander Murray
    2016-11-25
    As infrastructure projects in Greater Balochistan come to be, governments across South and Central Asia should prepare for what will most likely turn into the region&rsqu

    AsiaSouthAsiaPakistan, Security,Terrorism
    Patrik K. Meyer
    2016-11-23
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    China is eager to show the world that it can be

    AsiaNorthEastAsiaSouthAsia China, Nuclear Issues,Security,Terrorism

    Julie Lenarz
    2016-11-23
    The election of Donald Trump has sent shockwaves around the world. "Anything is now possible. A world is crumbling before our eyes," was the terrified reaction

    America, Security,Terrorism
    Raphael Ahren
    2016-11-23
    In New Delhi, Modi welcomes security cooperation, calls for ‘more broad-based’ economic partnerships, joint efforts against terror
    President Reuven Rivlin an

    Middle East-North Africa, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

    John Kemp
    2016-11-17
    President-elect Donald Trump is very unlikely to restrict imports of crude oil from Saudi Arabia despite threats to do so issued during the election campaign.
    Trump is f

    Middle East-North AfricaAmerica, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism
    Ajay Mohan
    2016-11-06
    Turkey has always desire in Iraq to fight against Daesh to establish the stability. That’s why Turkey declared fight against Daesh and takes part in the battle for

    Middle East-North Africa, Military Issues,Security,Terrorism

    Sanjay Pradhan
    2016-11-03
    The announcement came on October 4 after Washington said it was suspending talks with Moscow aimed at reviving the ceasefire deal. This makes it the first time Russia has

    Middle East-North Africa, Nuclear Issues,Security
    Satu LimayeJoel WuthnowNilanthi Samaranayake
    2016-11-02
    There’s a smarter way to handle the Brahmaputra conflict.

    China’s September 30 announcement that it would temporarily divert the Xiabuqu—a domestic r

    AsiaNorthEastAsiaSouthAsia India China, Security ,

    Ted Galen Carpenter
    2016-10-23
    Despite its extensive, multilayered economic relationship with China, the United States has moved gradually but inexorably over the past decade or so to put in place the

    AsiaNorthEastAsia ChinaJapan, Security , Energy Security,Security
    Ajay Mohan
    2016-10-18
    The acronym was coined in 2001 by Jim O'Neill from investment bank Goldman Sachs in a paper entitled ‘Building Better Global Economic’. Basically this organiz

    AsiaSouthAsia.India,

    Sanjay Pradhan
    2016-10-18
    Recently one of article published in ‘Daily Sabah’ newspaper in Turkey “Turkey plays game-changer role in Mosul operation”. Writer Nagehan Alci ex

    Middle East-North Africa/Turkey, Security,Terrorism
    Robert E Kelly
    2016-10-11
    With the US presidential election just under a month away, northeast Asia faces two very different possibilities over the next four years. Hillary Clinton basically promi

    America, Missile Defense,Nuclear Issues,Security

  • Ajay Mohan
    2016-10-08
    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Turkey on Oct. 10 will “accelerate” bilateral cooperation, between Turkey and Russia. Putin will be in Istan

    Middle East-North Africa, Security
    Ajay Mohan
    2016-10-07
    After Uri attack India lost its patience and did surgical strike in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (POK). It was necessary because government’s action was based on the p

    AsiaSouthAsia/India, Nuclear Issues,Security,Terrorism

    Ron Huisken
    2016-10-02
    The US Navy and the Australian Air Force have recently been at pains to proclaim certain activities in the South China Sea as pursuant to their right to international fre

    AsiaNorthEastAsia China, Nuclear Issues,Security
    Ron Huisken
    2016-09-25
    I. Introduction
    China is an ancient and accomplished nation with an essentially unbroken tradition of authoritarian governance. China’s contemporary governance ar

    AsiaNorthEastAsia China,

    Sam Bateman
    2016-09-22
    ASPI recently published an anthology of pieces about the ruling by an Arbitral Tribunal established under the UN Law of the Sea Convention (UNCLOS) to deal with the dispu

    AsiaNorthEastAsia China, Energy Security,Security
    Ron Huisken
    2016-09-19
    The U.S. Navy and the Australian Air Force have recently been at pains to proclaim certain activities in the South China Sea as pursuant to their right to international f

    AsiaNorthEastAsia China, Energy Security,Security

    Mahdi Munadi
    2016-09-19
    Death of Mullah Omar, the leader of Taliban and possible increase of divergence among his followers, especially between Akhtar Mohammad and son of Mollah Omar and Mahaz F

    AsiaSouthAsia Afghanistan, Security,Terrorism
    Ron Huisken
    2016-09-16
    As an aspirant nuclear state, North Korea is atypical in nearly every way. It is smaller, poorer, less technologically developed, more isolated, more highly militarized a

    AsiaNorthEastAsia KoreanPeninsula, Nuclear Issues,Security

    Sabir Khan
    2016-09-03
    India-Turkey bilateral relations have been friendly and cordial since ancient times. The two countries have similar cultures and civilisations, art and architecture, cust

    Middle East-North AfricaAsia,SouthAsia, Security
    Ajay Mohan
    2016-09-02
    Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is an intergovernmental organization where China, Russia and five Central Asian countries are permanent members. In 2012, Afghanis

    Asia,SouthAsia,Afghanistan, Security,Terrorism

    Prof. Nisar Ul Haq
    2016-08-03
    In the decade since the nuclear doctrine was divulged by the government, several organisations and individuals have commented on it. Some of them have been critical of t

    AsiaSouthAsia/IndiaPakistan, Nuclear Issues
    Prof. Nisar Ul Haq
    2016-07-30
    South Asia is becoming the new Belgium of the world where tussle for supremacy between the states are rapidly growing. The race is catalysed by the western involvements

    Asia,South Asia/IndiaPakistan, Arms & Trade,Missile Defense,Security

  • Ajay Mohan
    2016-07-29
    The July 15 coup attempt is the most radical and violent assault from Fethullah Gülen, who tries to keep his disciples alive with a mystical and messianic kind of ho

    Middle East-North Africa, Security,Terrorism
    Siddharth Singh
    2016-05-13
    Delhi and Tehran have a robust and comprehensive relationship inclusive of energy and other forms of commercial cooperation, infrastructure development in Iran and beyond

    Middle East-North Africa/India, Security,Terrorism

    Ajay Mohan
    2016-05-07
    Iraq and Syria based militant group, ISIS, has demanded the attention of many in the world. Since the Justice and Development party (AKP) came to the power it got the int

    Middle East-North Africa, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism
    Ajay Mohan
    2016-04-18
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed dozens of leaders to Istanbul for a summit. Organization of Islamic Cooperation is a second largest Organization after Un

    Middle East-North Africa , Energy Security,Security,Terrorism

    Siddharth Singh
    2016-04-06
    India and Saudi Arabia are the two regional powers who have nurtured their bilateral relationship in the past through trade and commerce, cultural exchanges and people to

    Middle East-North Africa,India, Security,Terrorism
    Mhir Bhonsale
    2016-03-31
    The election of Htin Kyaw, a trusted aide of NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as the president has put Myanmar firmly on the path of a democratic transition. As Myanmar settl

    Asia,South East Asia, Myanmar, India, China, Security

    Anu Sharma
    2016-03-22
    During the recent visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Iran, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei had praised China for standing by Iran during sanctions. Recentl

    Middle East-North Africa,China, Energy Security,Security
    Siddharth Singh
    2016-03-21
    Objectives of NSS 2016:
    The United States will host the fourth Nuclear Security Summit in 2016. There are twin goals for the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit: advancing tang

    America, AsiaSouthAsia India, Security,Terrorism

    Vrinda Prabhat
    2016-03-12
    First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama"s historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to up end Washington "s ways after the 2010 tea party

    America,
    Santosh Kumar
    2016-01-28
    French President Francois Hollande’s state visit opens a new chapter in India, France relationship through mutual appreciation of shared concerns.
    “Europe i

    Asia,SouthAsia/India, Nuclear Issues,Security,Terrorism

    Anu Sharma
    2016-01-27
    In one of the major developments in the Middle Eastern region, Saudi Arabia has severed all diplomatic ties with Iran. This was fallout due to Saudi execution of the Shii

    Middle East-North Africa, Energy Security,Security,Terrorism
    Ajay Mohan
    2016-01-03
    India has to change its strategy and convince three faces of Pakistan: Political Leadership, Army and ISI on one table.
    Pathankot attack is a first sour taste of Modi&r

    Asia, SouthAsia,India,Pakistan, Arms & Trade,Security,Terrorism

  • Siddharth Singh
    2015-12-15
    There are paradigm shifts in the nature of relations among countries throughout the World but the bilateral relation between India and Russia have always been very close,

    AsiaIndia,India, Security,Terrorism
    Siddharth Singh
    2015-12-15
    For long India has cited the troubling state of affairs in Afghanistan having a serious potential of destablising effect in the region. India’s commitment to Afghan

    AsiaSouthAsia/Afghanistan, Security,Terrorism

    Vrinda Prabhat
    2015-12-12
    India sees the U.S. as a major player in the pursuit of its national interests, be it security, economic, strategic or scientific, the U.S., on its part sees the rise of

    SouthAsia,/America,India,Pakistan, Security,Terrorism
    Anu Sharma
    2015-12-11
    In a recent development, the P5+1 (Britain, France, Russia, China and the United States—five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) have lifted

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    The special status that Narendra Modi places on Lee Kuan Yew as leader of an Asian nation made his second visit as Indian prime minister to Singapore special. In March th

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    Anu Sharma
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    Three major countries of the world have joined hands to bomb the territories controlled by ISIS in Syria which claimed to have masterminded the 13/11 terror attacks in Pa

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    Anu Sharma
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    On November 13, 2015 Paris witnessed gruesome massacre in the history of France where ISIS claimed attacks killed more than 120 people forcing the French President Franci

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    Siddharth Singh
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    India and Malaysia have traditionally been close and friendly. India and Malaysia are also connected by various cultural and historical ties that date back to antiquity.

    Asia,SouthEastAsia,Malaysia,India, Security

    Mahdi Munadi
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    The recent changes in security situation and increasing ISIS threats from Afghanistan and the region have strengthened new scenarios such as entering Russia into combatin

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    America and European Union finally agreed to remove the sanctions on Iran. In this way Iran is ready to reform its economy and develop it market. In this context Iran is

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    Fareed Zakaria, in his book titled "Post-American World" talks about "Rise of the Rest" such as China, India and Brazil and so on. The "Rest"

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