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Australia seeks new warmth in ties with China
Apr 18, 2013

Australia seeks new warmth in ties with China

When the rest of the world was kept in a state of shivering suspense by North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard quietly undertook an important visit to China -- her second official visit to Beijing in about two years.

Being pragmatic with Pyongyang
May 02, 2017

Being pragmatic with Pyongyang

The U.S. must realise that neither more sanctions nor military strikes are viable options to rein in North Korea

Biden’s maiden presidential trip to Asia: Reassuring important Indo-Pacific allies
May 25, 2022

Biden’s maiden presidential trip to Asia: Reassuring important Indo-Pacific allies

Biden aimed to reassure America’s allies in the Pacific of its continued focus through his maiden trip to Asia.

Big thaw on the Korean peninsula
Apr 04, 2018

Big thaw on the Korean peninsula

The crucial unknown in the high-stakes diplomacy is Donald Trump’s idea of what an acceptable ‘deal’ is

Digital assets, real threats: Security challenges of cryptocurrency
Jan 11, 2024

Digital assets, real threats: Security challenges of cryptocurrency

Millions of dollars in cryptocurrency have been stolen, yet remarkably, this issue is still in its infancy. It's crucial to formulate measures now bef

Disruption and disorder will define East Asia in 2024
Feb 01, 2024

Disruption and disorder will define East Asia in 2024

As the US’s global leadership in upholding the rules-based order will be stretched, regional actors will have to rise to the occasion and maintain o

Future prospects of Beijing-Pyongyang relations
Jul 03, 2019

Future prospects of Beijing-Pyongyang relations

By improving relations with North Korea, Xi Jinping can project China’s regional hegemony, continue North Korea’s dependence on China and sway Kim

How real is Japan’s new strategic dawn?
Nov 24, 2020

How real is Japan’s new strategic dawn?

As Abe departs office, he leaves much to be admired.

India-Australia strategic ties should stand alone, say experts
May 27, 2013

India-Australia strategic ties should stand alone, say experts

Experts at a seminar in Chennai felt that 'rogue Sates' like North Korea could alter the security architecture as well as the geo-strategic approach in Asia. And, in light of this uncertainty, evolving ties between nations like India, Japan, South Korea and Australia gain significance. It also stressed the need for Australia-India ties to be treated as a stand-alone development.

India-Japan ‘Dharma Guardian’ Exercise
Mar 27, 2024

India-Japan ‘Dharma Guardian’ Exercise

Military engagements between India and Japan have been on a steady growth path that mirrors the shared political and strategic goals of Delhi and Tokyo.

Is South Korea Considering Nuclear Weapons?
Jan 31, 2023

Is South Korea Considering Nuclear Weapons?

Whether South Korea builds a nuclear bomb on its own or not, nuclear weapons are gaining greater importance in the national security thinking of many states in the Indo-Pacific.

Is there a future for the China-Japan-Korea Trilateral?
Jan 04, 2024

Is there a future for the China-Japan-Korea Trilateral?

China’s messaging at the recent Foreign Ministers' meeting suggests that the CJK trilateral does not have an optimistic future

Japan's security policy in the era of new geopolitics
Mar 26, 2015

Japan's security policy in the era of new geopolitics

Japan is facing extremely dangerous situation in North East Asia where North Korea is developing nuclear weapons. It is also witnessing China's excessive assertiveness in the East China Sea and the South China Sea. So, situations like these will influence the way Japan will shape its security policy, says eminent Japanese scholar Prof. Shinichi Kitaoka.

NATO and India: Partners for a peaceful, free, and democratic world
Feb 23, 2024

NATO and India: Partners for a peaceful, free, and democratic world

NATO and India share common values of freedom and democracy and an interest in a stable and secure Indo-Pacific

New Delhi's opportunity and responsibility to broker a deal with Pyongyang
Sep 06, 2017

New Delhi's opportunity and responsibility to broker a deal with Pyongyang

New Delhi's active contribution to brokering a deal with Pyongyang would not only capture its growing stake in regional and international stability, it will also send a clear message to one of the prospective partners in that endeavour, Beijing, that Asia can only have a multipolar order.

Nuclear unpredictability: Managing the global nuclear framework
Dec 19, 2018

Nuclear unpredictability: Managing the global nuclear framework

The global nuclear framework still faces many challenges. Often, bleak predictions motivate the international community to collectively ensure that su

Of Missiles and Men: The Korean Peninsula Witnesses Developing Arms Race
Feb 19, 2022

Of Missiles and Men: The Korean Peninsula Witnesses Developing Arms Race

An arms race seems to be brewing in the Korean Peninsula as both North and South Korea are expanding their arsenal at an alarming rate.

Pyongyang’s military parade: Posing an imminent threat to Seoul
Feb 16, 2023

Pyongyang’s military parade: Posing an imminent threat to Seoul

The mounting threat posed by North Korea might push South Korea to seek enhanced military assurance from the US or expand its own nuclear capabilities

Recovering from the Hanoi setback
Mar 08, 2019

Recovering from the Hanoi setback

The mantra in Washington is that no deal is better than a bad deal. Realisation will soon dawn that the current situation only permits North Korea’s stockpile to grow as there is zero likelihood for Chinese and Russian support for further tightening of sanctions.

Reinvention and principled diplomacy — Biden on East and Southeast Asia
Nov 10, 2020

Reinvention and principled diplomacy — Biden on East and Southeast Asia

What would be crucial to note is whether there is a salving of positions taken towards China by Trump, as US policy towards China still stands to dete

South Korea need to be tough and open to North
Apr 22, 2013

South Korea need to be tough and open to North

South Korea has to be realistic in its approach to North Korea, according to a Korean scholar. He says South Korea still has time to negotiate as North Korea is still far from possessing "tactically meaningful nuclear devices".

Tensions in South China Sea can destabilise region and the world
Nov 16, 2015

Tensions in South China Sea can destabilise region and the world

Tensions between India and Pakistan or North Korean provocations or South East Asia's maritime problems should not be perceived as local. The tensions in the South China Sea can single-handedly destabilise the region and the world, argues Prof. Rory Medcalf.

Testing time for Japanese PM
Jul 19, 2013

Testing time for Japanese PM

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should take care when detailing the reasons why constitutional reforms are needed. While talking about the external threats, he should be very careful not to unnecessarily cause provocations to either China or North Korea.

Testing times in the Korean peninsula
Sep 08, 2017

Testing times in the Korean peninsula

The old objectives of 'denuclearisation' and 'reunification' have to be set aside. North Korea's nuclear capability will have to be accepted, at least for the foreseeable future.

The China challenge for the US-Japan-South Korea trilateral
Jan 11, 2024

The China challenge for the US-Japan-South Korea trilateral

China looms large in the trilateral in most matters from security to trade

The Enduring Link Between Conflict and Hunger in the 21st Century
Oct 14, 2021

The Enduring Link Between Conflict and Hunger in the 21st Century

The economic consequences of the ongoing pandemic have pushed millions of people into hunger and poverty. Yet, in some parts of the world, critical levels of widespread hunger, or famine, had already made a resurgence long before the outbreak of COVID-19. This brief studies the famine-like situation in four countries in two continents—Yemen, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and North Korea—to demonstrate the direct link between conflicts and modern fam

The oil link: Understanding Japan’s Israel-Palestine policy
Nov 06, 2023

The oil link: Understanding Japan’s Israel-Palestine policy

The ongoing Hamas-Israel conflict demands a delicate balance from Tokyo, as it navigates its relationships in the Middle East alongside its internatio

The Russia-China congruence at the UNSC
Aug 01, 2023

The Russia-China congruence at the UNSC

Russia-China’s voting congruence at the UNSC on issues relating to Syria and North Korea sets a vexing precedent for cooperative multilateralism

The South Korean elections: Another round of political logjam?
Apr 18, 2024

The South Korean elections: Another round of political logjam?

The victory of the Opposition party in the recent South Korean elections will force the President to focus more on the domestic agenda than on foreign

The tinderbox of North East Asia
Jan 02, 2013

The tinderbox of North East Asia

Given that Pakistan has close ties with North Korea, it may not be difficult to visualise that the North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile technology may well find its way into Pakistan. Such an introduction would seriously affect the delicate strategic balance of South Asia and start another round of arms/ missile race.

Threats in The Long Range
Jun 28, 2012

Threats in The Long Range

Tensions between the United States of America and Russia over the deployment of a ballistic missile defence system by the US in eastern Europe are sharpening. Japan is deploying such a system to ward off the North Korean missile threat.

Trump hangs like a Damocles' Sword over US-South Korea relations
May 31, 2024

Trump hangs like a Damocles' Sword over US-South Korea relations

As the next US elections approach with both Democratic and Republican prospects equally uncertain, Seoul is alarmed by the looming possibility of Trum

Trump’s Asia visit leaves China stronger
Nov 18, 2017

Trump’s Asia visit leaves China stronger

Trump’s Asia visit was ripe with opportunities for mending political ties and reinstating credibility in the US leadership. Instead, President Trump

US -Russia Relations at a Crossroads
Aug 02, 2013

US -Russia Relations at a Crossroads

Láffaire Snowden, the Moscow CIA station chief's name being published by Russia; tit-for-tat lists of alleged human rights violators released by the two countries; Syria, Iran, Ballistic Missile Defence, nuclear arms reductions—these are the issues concerning US-Russia relations that have dominated the headlines in the last few weeks. It would appear that the Cold War is upon us again! However, seen from another perspective, there are some sig

Washington Declaration: Navigating Seoul towards Quad Plus
May 11, 2023

Washington Declaration: Navigating Seoul towards Quad Plus

The Washington Declaration serves as a respite as the North Korean nuclear threat and the tensions in the Indo-Pacific region continue to escalate

With Trump in White House, Korean peninsula poised to be on a knife's edge
Jul 27, 2017

With Trump in White House, Korean peninsula poised to be on a knife's edge

If the war of words between the US and North Korea leads to any armed action, South Korea will be caught in the crossfire with unimaginable devastatio

उत्तर कोरिया की ज़ोर पकड़तीं नाभिकीय महत्वाकांक्षाएं!
Jul 30, 2023

उत्तर कोरिया की ज़ोर पकड़तीं नाभिकीय महत्वाकांक्षाएं!

अंतरराष्ट्रीय निंदा, प्रतिबंधों, और कूटनीतिक कोशिशों का

उत्तर कोरियाची क्षेपणास्त्र चाचणी आणि दक्षिण कोरियाचा अणूसंभ्रम
Feb 09, 2024

उत्तर कोरियाची क्षेपणास्त्र चाचणी आणि दक्षिण कोरियाचा अणूसंभ्रम

उत्तर कोरियाकडून सातत्याने निर्माण होणाऱ्या धोक्यामुळ�

उत्तर कोरियाच्या आण्विक धोरणाचा अन्वयार्थ : एक भ्रामक प्रयत्न
Oct 27, 2023

उत्तर कोरियाच्या आण्विक धोरणाचा अन्वयार्थ : एक भ्रामक प्रयत्न

उत्तर कोरियाची आण्विक रणनीती गुंतागुंतीच्या जागतिक संद

उत्तर कोरियाच्या लष्करी शक्तीच्या प्रदर्शनाचा प्रादेशिक प्रभाव
Jan 20, 2024

उत्तर कोरियाच्या लष्करी शक्तीच्या प्रदर्शनाचा प्रादेशिक प्रभाव

प्योंगयांगने अलीकडील केलेल्या लाइव्ह-फायर ड्रिल्समुळे

कोरियन अणुनाट्याचा पुढील अंक
Oct 01, 2021

कोरियन अणुनाट्याचा पुढील अंक

उत्तर आणि दक्षिण कोरियाच्या अण्वस्त्रस्पर्धेमुळे उपखंडात तणावाचे वातावरण असून, यासंदर्भातील अमेरिकेची भूमिका महत्त्वाची ठरणार आहे.

चीन आणि उत्तर कोरिया संबंधांची दिशा
Feb 25, 2019

चीन आणि उत्तर कोरिया संबंधांची दिशा

सर्वात जवळचा असा साथी असलेल्या उत्तर कोरियासोबत चीनचे संबंध गेल्या काही वर्षांत संबंध ताणले गेल्याचे दिसून येते आहे. याची कारणमीमांसा आणि पडसाद यांची चर्चा करणारा लेख.

चीन-उत्तर कोरियाची भाऊबंदकी
Jun 29, 2019

चीन-उत्तर कोरियाची भाऊबंदकी

चीनला उत्तर कोरियाचा मोठा भाऊ असल्याचे दाखवायचे असून, त्याचसोबत उत्तर कोरियाने धाकट्या भावाची कर्तव्ये पार पाडवीत असे सांगितले जात आहे.