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In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events
World

In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events

The Chinese government, according to experts, sees the coup as “a moment of opportunity” to undercut the inroads the United States and other Asian nations made during Myanmar’s halting democratic opening

Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case
World

Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case

Prosecutors accuse Navalny of slandering a World War II veteran in social media posts last year. The posts criticised people who supported constitutional amendments that allowed Putin to remain in power until 2036

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin agree to extend US-Russia New START agreement
World

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin agree to extend US-Russia New START agreement

The New START agreement, which limited the size of the US and Russia's strategic nuclear arsenals, expires on 5 February

US warship's secret Africa mission aims to help punish Venezuela, deter attempts to jailbreak Maduro aide before extradition
World

US warship's secret Africa mission aims to help punish Venezuela, deter attempts to jailbreak Maduro aide before extradition

US cruiser San Jacinto recently sailed across the Atlantic to keep a close eye on Alex Saab, a Colombian businessman, widely believed to be the architect of the economic deals that are keeping the Maduro government afloat, who was arrested in June in Cape Verde

India-Nepal dissonance could not come at worse time; New Delhi must seize opportunity to mend fences
India

India-Nepal dissonance could not come at worse time; New Delhi must seize opportunity to mend fences

To assume that the current communist government of Nepal is intrinsically wed to the Chinese CCP, is puerile fallacy

The world in a vise: After sounding the alarm on China, Australia runs for shelter
World

The world in a vise: After sounding the alarm on China, Australia runs for shelter

In the eyes of China’s most nationalist ideologues, Australia is violating the most basic rule of China’s rise: If you get rich with our help, stay quiet and grateful.

Economic hurdles and role of China mean staying out of RCEP isn't the wrong move for India... for now
India

Economic hurdles and role of China mean staying out of RCEP isn't the wrong move for India... for now

For now, there are a handful of major economic concerns that preclude India from considering the RCEP... and one rather formidable geopolitical one

After war between Armenia and Azerbaijan, peace sees winners and losers swap places
World

After war between Armenia and Azerbaijan, peace sees winners and losers swap places

Armenians and Azerbaijanis lived side by side when both countries were part of the Soviet Union, but century-old ethnic enmity reignited when communism collapsed

Building upon US connection: A look at implications of India signing all four foundational agreements
India

Building upon US connection: A look at implications of India signing all four foundational agreements

The BECA facilitates the provision of targeting and navigation information from US systems

As Sri Lanka moves closer to China, what does this mean for India and its interests?
India

As Sri Lanka moves closer to China, what does this mean for India and its interests?

Given the trajectory of the China relations — Sri Lanka’s ‘India First’ policy will obviously be confined to bilateral security issues and New Delhi’s concerns in the matter.

Joe Biden's remarks on India-US ties are nice, but what relationship really needs is consistency
World

Joe Biden's remarks on India-US ties are nice, but what relationship really needs is consistency

India doesn't really need a US that fights its battles on its behalf. If anything, what India could do without is the sort of erratic uncertainty Donald Trump has introduced into the bilateral

Japan has been proudly pacifist for 75 years, but a missile proposal could challenge all that
World

Japan has been proudly pacifist for 75 years, but a missile proposal could challenge all that

Considering the increasing risks around Japan, including North Korea’s expanding nuclear arsenal and China’s muscle-flexing during the pandemic, security analysts believe it should be only natural for the country to consider bolstering its defences

Hiroshima Day: Imagining a South Asian nuclear apocalypse triggered by India and Pakistan
India

Hiroshima Day: Imagining a South Asian nuclear apocalypse triggered by India and Pakistan

India and Pakistan are just part of a larger — fraught — landscape. Every nation-state to acquire nuclear weapons after the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council is in Asia

China only wants peace and harmonious relations... Stop the record, we've heard all this before
India

China only wants peace and harmonious relations... Stop the record, we've heard all this before

Over the decades, India and China have set up countless mechanisms to facilitate dialogue on a variety of topics relevant to the bilateral relationship, not least of which is the geographical delineation of the two countries

As the world gets tougher on China, Japan launches its own demarches, albeit gingerly
World

As the world gets tougher on China, Japan launches its own demarches, albeit gingerly

Earlier this month, Japan's defence ministry warned that China was trying to “alter the status quo in the East China Sea and the South China Sea,” and it ranked China as a more serious long-term threat than North Korea

Who protects British democracy from Russia? No one, concludes UK Parliament report
World

Who protects British democracy from Russia? No one, concludes UK Parliament report

The report described how British politicians had welcomed Russia's oligarchs to London, allowing them to launder their illicit money through what it called the London “laundromat”

As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying
World

As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying

Donald Trump won office in 2016 partly on his accusations that China was exploiting the country’s trade relationship with the United States by selling the country far more than it purchased

UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong; Beijing warns London to avoid 'wrong path'
World

UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong; Beijing warns London to avoid 'wrong path'

Britain is one of a growing number of countries to have denounced the security law in Hong Kong, which was introduced after months of pro-democracy demonstrations

China vows to retaliate after Donald Trump strips Hong Kong of its preferential trade status
World

China vows to retaliate after Donald Trump strips Hong Kong of its preferential trade status

When the US imposed sanctions on four Chinese officials over China’s crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, Beijing reciprocated by announcing travel bans and sanctions on prominent Republican members of Congress

Iran ending Indian role in Chabahar rail project isn't death knell, but wake-up call for New Delhi
India

Iran ending Indian role in Chabahar rail project isn't death knell, but wake-up call for New Delhi

In sum, it seems Iran is staging a China-inspired bite-back at India, at a time when New Delhi is pushing out a Chinese app one day and a company on the next