Here's What India Thinks About Russian Air Strikes in Syria
October 12, 2015
Here's What India Thinks About Russian Air Strikes in Syria
"The Indian position is that Russian military involvement in Syria is to halt the advances of the Islamic State."
Here's What India Thinks About Russian Air Strikes in Syria
Does China Approve of Russia’s Airstrikes in Syria?
October 08, 2015
Does China Approve of Russia’s Airstrikes in Syria?
China may be sympathetic to Russia's motives, but it's not sold on the idea of military intervention.
Does China Approve of Russia’s Airstrikes in Syria?
Everything You Need to Know About Russia's Intervention in Syria
October 04, 2015
Everything You Need to Know About Russia's Intervention in Syria
Russia has started military operations in Syria. Here's what we know so far.
Everything You Need to Know About Russia's Intervention in Syria
China's Role in the Syria Crisis, Revisited
September 28, 2015
China's Role in the Syria Crisis, Revisited
A look at history proves China's leading role in arming the Assad regime, thus contributing to today's civil war.
China's Role in the Syria Crisis, Revisited
India and the Syrian Civil War
September 21, 2015
India and the Syrian Civil War
How a potential permanent UNSC member approached the crisis in Syria.
India and the Syrian Civil War
How China Helped Cause the Syrian Refugee Crisis
September 14, 2015
How China Helped Cause the Syrian Refugee Crisis
By exporting missile technology to Iran, China is effectively arming Syrian forces and exacerbating the civil war.
How China Helped Cause the Syrian Refugee Crisis
India’s Middle East Policy Gathers Momentum
March 08, 2015
India’s Middle East Policy Gathers Momentum
New Delhi’s active diplomacy with the region is now being bolstered by growing recognition of threats such as ISIS.
India’s Middle East Policy Gathers Momentum
US Air Strikes in Syria: China's Conundrum
September 24, 2014
US Air Strikes in Syria: China's Conundrum
As the U.S. begins its anti-IS campaign in Syria, China has a tough decision to make.
US Air Strikes in Syria: China's Conundrum
“Responsibility to Protect” Can’t Save Syria
February 01, 2014
“Responsibility to Protect” Can’t Save Syria
R2P is just too sweeping to be practical, including in Syria. It’s time to search for more realistic options.
“Responsibility to Protect” Can’t Save Syria
A Potemkin Syria Deal
September 17, 2013
A Potemkin Syria Deal
The US-Russia deal on Syria achieves next to nothing—for America or the world.
A Potemkin Syria Deal
5 Questions to Ask Before Bombing Syria
August 28, 2013
5 Questions to Ask Before Bombing Syria
The Japan-Soviet War of 1939 provides some key insights into how the West should send signals in Syria.
5 Questions to Ask Before Bombing Syria
Syria's Next Problem
December 22, 2012
Syria's Next Problem
“Sectarian conflict might dominate coverage of Syria today, but internal Sunni dynamics will define its tomorrow.”
Syria's Next Problem
China and the ICC
December 07, 2012
China and the ICC
While China won’t support some cases being referred to the international court, many are too quick to dismiss its participation.
China and the ICC
Preventing a Chemical Weapons Nightmare in Syria
December 06, 2012
Preventing a Chemical Weapons Nightmare in Syria
Fear that Syria will resort to the unthinkable is not so far-fetched. The international community must be clear in defining its “redline.”
Preventing a Chemical Weapons Nightmare in Syria
With Friends Like These: China's 'Pariah' Problem
August 22, 2012
With Friends Like These: China's 'Pariah' Problem
Beijing’s ties with Iran, North Korea and position on the conflict in Syria undermine its global aspirations.
With Friends Like These: China's 'Pariah' Problem
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