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Korean Peninsula A Pawn On The Geopolitical Chessboard Book

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...

Why Pakistan is so important to China?

Within months of the Dalai Lama’s fight to India following a failed uprising in Tibet, Chinese ambassador Pan Tzu-li wrote to Prime Minister Nehru...

Tibet’s water and regional security

Tibet is strategically important to China due to its centrality in Asia’s hydrological cycle. Tibet is known as the ‘Third Pole,’ for having the...

‘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 domestic politics and regional policy

Driven mainly by domestic imperatives, China has emerged as a new economic and political player in its region. This rise coincides with a tendency...

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...

Narendra Modi’s Desert Safari

Image Source: Emirates247.com UAE is famous not only for its enthralling Skyline dotted with engineering marvels but also the Desert Safari as one of its...

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

ontinued from Part - I With respect to political aspects of the partnership, Beijing supported Moscow’s early opposition to the eastward expansion of the North...

Decoding MSS: Ministry of State Security – China

The Ministry of State Security (MSS) is China’s intelligence and security agency responsible for counter-intelligence, overseas intelligence and political security in non-military affairs headquartered...

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...