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Korean Peninsula A Pawn On The Geopolitical Chessboard Book

‘Karakoram’ – The China-Pakistan Friendship Highway

The grandest geostrategic scheme in Asia and perhaps the world is the ‘Karakoram Highway’ from China’s Muslim Far West through the Himalayas into Pakistan,...

China’s Coronavirus: A Black Swan

Drawing: Niels Bo Bojesen The global economy was already reeling under an economic slowdown owing to a host...

A Look Around – China

China sees itself emerging as a major regional power and important global player. Among other things, Beijing will seek peaceful borders; insist on an...

Chabahar Port: The New Kingmaker for Indian Ocean Trade

Image Source: timesofias.com The Islamic Republic of Iran has been in the news off late, post the announcement of Nuclear Deal with Washington DC, resulting...

Nepal: The Himalayan Problem

Nepal, the Civilizational neighbour of India, has been going through Winds of Turbulence since the Royal massacre of 2001. The Royal Massacre followed by...

China in Africa – Messiah or Monster

Image Source: thesierraleonetelegraph.com China’s incredible journey of colonizing Africa took off post 2009, when it overtook the United States as Africa’s biggest trading partner. BRICS...

Cold War 2.0

Geopolitics over the past few centuries has been the sum total of patterns which keep repeating from time to time. These patterns reveal themselves...

Chequered History of Nagaland

Image Source: nagalim.nl On Monday 03rd August 2015, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi greeted the nation with a historic announcement from his residence....

Xinjiang – China’s Uighur Problem

Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR) or East Turkestan is the western autonomous province of China. It accounts for one-sixth of China’s landmass with a...

Russia: Strategic Partner or Potential Threat to China? – I

In April 1996, erstwhile antagonists China and Russia unveiled what they termed a strategic partnership for the future. On that occasion in Shanghai, President...