The Pakistan-China Corridor
February 27, 2014
The Pakistan-China Corridor
A new project will give Pakistan the tools of globalization. Will it use them?
The Pakistan-China Corridor
The Maritime Silk Road Vs. The String of Pearls
February 13, 2014
The Maritime Silk Road Vs. The String of Pearls
China's vision for a maritime silk road updates and clarifies its interest in the "string of pearls."
The Maritime Silk Road Vs. The String of Pearls
India Will Buy 15 Amphibious Aircraft From Japan: So What?
January 29, 2014
India Will Buy 15 Amphibious Aircraft From Japan: So What?
It is likely that Japan will sell India its indigenously developed US-2 amphibious aircraft in 2014.
India Will Buy 15 Amphibious Aircraft From Japan: So What?
Sri Lanka Faces a Human Rights Curveball from China
November 27, 2013
Sri Lanka Faces a Human Rights Curveball from China
China made an unexpected comment about Sri Lanka’s human rights record. What does that really mean?
Sri Lanka Faces a Human Rights Curveball from China
November 06, 2013
Can China Resist “Hegemonism” in Middle East?
Beijing’s growing power and interests in the Persian Gulf will tempt it to embrace hegemonism.
Can China Resist “Hegemonism” in Middle East?
Don’t Worry About China’s String of Pearls….Yet
July 09, 2013
Don’t Worry About China’s String of Pearls….Yet
China may have strategic designs in the Indian Ocean but bringing them to fruition will be tough.
Don’t Worry About China’s String of Pearls….Yet
China Makes Play For Iran’s Chabahar Port
July 01, 2013
China Makes Play For Iran’s Chabahar Port
Financing updates to Iran’s Persian Gulf port would significantly strengthen China’s position in the Middle East.
China Makes Play For Iran’s Chabahar Port
Red Star Over the Indian Ocean?
April 09, 2013
Red Star Over the Indian Ocean?
” one contact with a suspected Chinese submarine took place 90 km from Indian soil in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.”
Red Star Over the Indian Ocean?
Gwadar and the
February 09, 2013
Gwadar and the "String of Pearls"
“India should keep watch while holding its fears in check. The sky may fall — but not today.”
Gwadar and the "String of Pearls"
Should India Fear China's Navy?
May 17, 2012
Should India Fear China's Navy?
There’s a lot of sensationalism over China’s navy. Regardless, India needs its own AirSea Battle concept.
Should India Fear China's Navy?
China Base a Threat to India Navy?
December 17, 2011
China Base a Threat to India Navy?
News that China is considering a Seychelles offer of a base for its ships means a new strategic headache for India’s military planners.
China Base a Threat to India Navy?
How to Track China’s Naval Dreams
May 31, 2011
How to Track China’s Naval Dreams
Is the talk around the port of Gwadar a sign that China is considering a string of pearls strategy? Anti-air missile batteries will be the first sign.
How to Track China’s Naval Dreams
Is China Planning String of Pearls?
February 21, 2011
Is China Planning String of Pearls?
Does China have an Indian Ocean ‘String of Pearls’ strategy? Policymakers are likely keeping options open.
Is China Planning String of Pearls?
India Navy Plans Sub Buys
September 12, 2010
India Navy Plans Sub Buys
Worried by China’s naval rise in the Indian Ocean, India looks to Project-75.
India Navy Plans Sub Buys
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