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What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
May 11, 2018
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
A new tool helps rank Asian states by their relative and absolute power rankings across a variety of measures.
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
How Far Can Sino-India Joint Economic Cooperation in Afghanistan Go?
May 01, 2018
How Far Can Sino-India Joint Economic Cooperation in Afghanistan Go?
At Wuhan, Modi and Xi zeroed in on Afghanistan as a possible point of convergence between their two countries.
How Far Can Sino-India Joint Economic Cooperation in Afghanistan Go?
Beyond Wuhan: India Should Establish A New Framework for Engagement With China
May 01, 2018
Beyond Wuhan: India Should Establish A New Framework for Engagement With China
India should aim to establish a new and broader framework, or modus vivendi, in its engagement with China.
Beyond Wuhan: India Should Establish A New Framework for Engagement With China
China’s Maritime Quest in the Indian Ocean: New Delhi’s Options
April 24, 2018
China’s Maritime Quest in the Indian Ocean: New Delhi’s Options
Will India be left out in the cold amid Chinese expansion in the Indian Ocean or can it seal in a strategically useful position?
China’s Maritime Quest in the Indian Ocean: New Delhi’s Options
Indo-Pacific 'Nexus': Why Southeast Asia and ASEAN Matter to Australia
March 22, 2018
Indo-Pacific 'Nexus': Why Southeast Asia and ASEAN Matter to Australia
What does Australia see in the ten member states of ASEAN?
Indo-Pacific 'Nexus': Why Southeast Asia and ASEAN Matter to Australia
How to Avoid the Thucydides Trap: The Missing Piece
March 07, 2018
How to Avoid the Thucydides Trap: The Missing Piece
A recent volume gets the limits of U.S. power right, but doesn’t spend enough time on the limits of diplomacy and accommodation.
How to Avoid the Thucydides Trap: The Missing Piece
What China's Elimination of Presidential Term Limits Does and Doesn't Mean
March 06, 2018
What China's Elimination of Presidential Term Limits Does and Doesn't Mean
The Diplomat's Shannon Tiezzi joins Ankit Panda to discuss developments in Chinese politics.
What China's Elimination of Presidential Term Limits Does and Doesn't Mean
India Gains Access to Oman's Duqm Port, Putting the Indian Ocean Geopolitical Contest in the Spotlight
February 14, 2018
India Gains Access to Oman's Duqm Port, Putting the Indian Ocean Geopolitical Contest in the Spotlight
Duqm adds an important node to a growing network of facilities in the Indian Ocean held by actors with interests in preserving the status quo.
India Gains Access to Oman's Duqm Port, Putting the Indian Ocean Geopolitical Contest in the Spotlight
Who's Afraid of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific?
February 07, 2018
Who's Afraid of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific?
The concert of the Indo-Pacific can consult on a range of issues, but what will their next concrete steps be?
Who's Afraid of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific?
Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
January 20, 2018
Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
What are the sources and impact of China's economic leverage over Sri Lanka?
Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
January 12, 2018
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
Is Donald Trump the U.S. president to get Pakistan to do the United States' bidding? Probably not.
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
Lessons for India From the Rift in US-Pakistan Relations
January 06, 2018
Lessons for India From the Rift in US-Pakistan Relations
What lessons can India draw from recent U.S. moves against Pakistan?
Lessons for India From the Rift in US-Pakistan Relations
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
December 29, 2017
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
The Trump National Security Strategy document flatters India, but how can New Delhi reap the benefits from the United States?
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
China’s Moment in Nepal: Implications for India
December 27, 2017
China’s Moment in Nepal: Implications for India
Even as Nepal's new leaders appear to pursue closer ties with Beijing, not all is lost for New Delhi.
China’s Moment in Nepal: Implications for India
The Challenging Geopolitics of the Port at Chabahar
December 12, 2017
The Challenging Geopolitics of the Port at Chabahar
What is the future of the India-backed port at Chabahar in Iran?
The Challenging Geopolitics of the Port at Chabahar
Sri Lanka Formally Hands Over Hambantota Port to Chinese Firms on 99-Year Lease
December 11, 2017
Sri Lanka Formally Hands Over Hambantota Port to Chinese Firms on 99-Year Lease
The Sri Lankan government has given assurances that the port will not be used for military ends.
Sri Lanka Formally Hands Over Hambantota Port to Chinese Firms on 99-Year Lease
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