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Putin to Press on With Russia’s Military Modernization
June 27, 2015
Putin to Press on With Russia’s Military Modernization
Can the Kremlin sustain its ambitious military modernization program in the long run?
Putin to Press on With Russia’s Military Modernization
Premier Li Keqiang’s Recession Tour
October 19, 2014
Premier Li Keqiang’s Recession Tour
China’s premier has sought to bolster economies ties with some of Europe’s largest economies.
Premier Li Keqiang’s Recession Tour
The EU and Russia: China's Balancing Act
October 15, 2014
The EU and Russia: China's Balancing Act
In the EU, China finds an economic partner; in Russia, a strategic ally. How does Beijing balance the two?
The EU and Russia: China's Balancing Act
Russia May Block Western Flights to Asia
August 08, 2014
Russia May Block Western Flights to Asia
Russia may prohibit U.S. and EU airlines from traveling through its airspace on flights to and from the Asia-Pacific.
Russia May Block Western Flights to Asia
Undermine Russia From Within
April 01, 2014
Undermine Russia From Within
Turning Russian public opinion against Vladimir Putin should be the goal. Here's how to do it.
Undermine Russia From Within
Russia Is Doomed
March 05, 2014
Russia Is Doomed
Don’t be fooled by Putin’s façade; the pillars of Russian power are steadily declining.
Russia Is Doomed
The Significance of Russia’s Frustration with North Korea
December 23, 2013
The Significance of Russia’s Frustration with North Korea
Pyongyang appears to have shunned Moscow's attempts at direct engagement.
The Significance of Russia’s Frustration with North Korea
China's Restrained Nationalism
August 28, 2012
China's Restrained Nationalism
Chinese leaders have displayed more self-control when it comes to sovereignty issues than their counterparts in Asia.
China's Restrained Nationalism
The Thorn in Japan-Russia Ties
February 24, 2012
The Thorn in Japan-Russia Ties
Japan and Russia would undoubtedly benefit from finding a resolution to the dispute over the Kuril Islands. But domestic pressure is holding them back.
The Thorn in Japan-Russia Ties
Time for a Kurils Deal?
February 14, 2012
Time for a Kurils Deal?
The Kuril Islands have long complicated ties between Japan and Russia. A deal is in both nations’ interests.
Time for a Kurils Deal?
Why China Isn’t Freaking Out
February 03, 2012
Why China Isn’t Freaking Out
There are good reasons why the rhetoric from Moscow is harsher than Beijing’s. For a start, China knows lashing out at the U.S. is counterproductive.
Why China Isn’t Freaking Out
A Rocky Russia-India Defense Union
December 18, 2011
A Rocky Russia-India Defense Union
India replacing China as the world’s largest arms importer should leave plenty of scope for Russian manufacturers. But the two sides don’t always see eye to eye.
A Rocky Russia-India Defense Union
Russia, India at Crossroads
December 14, 2011
Russia, India at Crossroads
A summit between India and Russia is a reminder of the potential of bilateral ties. India could learn from China.
Russia, India at Crossroads
India Eyes Privileged Partner Poll
December 05, 2011
India Eyes Privileged Partner Poll
India will have been paying close attention to parliamentary elections in Russia. The two countries have plenty of shared defense, strategic and nuclear interests.
India Eyes Privileged Partner Poll
Is BRICS a Real Bloc?
April 22, 2011
Is BRICS a Real Bloc?
Tensions and diverging interests between China and Russia loomed large over the group’s latest meeting. Will BRICS ever find a unified voice?
Is BRICS a Real Bloc?
March 11, 2011
China, Japan Fated for Conflict?
Two recent incidents underscore the ongoing tensions between Japan and China. How will Japan respond?
China, Japan Fated for Conflict?
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