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Parallel tracks: China’s SEZs and the geopolitics of the South China Sea
Oct 11, 2023

Parallel tracks: China’s SEZs and the geopolitics of the South China Sea

The development of Hainan SEZ stands to complicate the geopolitical situation of the South China Sea

Real Politics, Imagined Futures: The Influence of Geopolitics and Technological Development on Science Fiction Since the 20th Century
Jul 10, 2024

Real Politics, Imagined Futures: The Influence of Geopolitics and Technological Development on Science Fiction Since the 20th Century

This brief examines the reciprocal relationship between science fiction and real-world technological, geopolitical, and policy developments throughout the 20th century and into the 21st. Beginning in the 1940s, the analysis explores how the genre has evolved amid historical events such as the World Wars and the Cold War, and the rise of digital technology. The brief gives particular attention to the role of science fiction during periods of criti

Reshaping geopolitics: The middle powers’ response to the Ukraine crisis
Jan 16, 2023

Reshaping geopolitics: The middle powers’ response to the Ukraine crisis

With shifting poles of power, the near future will force states to be more innovative to push their interests

Russia and the ‘Geo’ of its geopolitics
Jul 09, 2019

Russia and the ‘Geo’ of its geopolitics

Russia is widely regarded as one of the major revisionist powers in the world, determined to upend the global liberal order. To be a global power, Russia must become a maritime power as well. Thus, it seeks to gain control in Eurasia and the region between the Black Sea and the Baltic region. The North European Plain and the river Danube hold strategic significance for Russia, the former being a gateway to Europe and the latter the economic lynch

Russia, EU and Nord Stream 2: Economics versus geopolitics
Oct 26, 2020

Russia, EU and Nord Stream 2: Economics versus geopolitics

The largest natural gas importer in the EU now faces the challenge of dealing with the latest US sanctions in order to ensure that the project goes ah

Saudi moves impacting West Asian geopolitics
Apr 26, 2023

Saudi moves impacting West Asian geopolitics

By bringing China and Russia into the region and by developing strategic partnerships with important players such as India, Riyadh is signalling its intent to reduce its dependence on the US. Mohammed bin Salman is looking at a policy of multi-alignment that affords greater strategic autonomy.

Sport as Geopolitics
Dec 23, 2021

Sport as Geopolitics

The US’s diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics is setting the stage for the addition of another dimension to the US-China saga of widening confrontation

Sri Lanka and the return of geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific
Oct 17, 2020

Sri Lanka and the return of geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

In South Asia, Sri Lanka — with its geographically unique position in the Indian Ocean, and with a strong BRI partnership established during the pre

Sri Lanka: Navigating the geopolitics of Asia
Oct 07, 2022

Sri Lanka: Navigating the geopolitics of Asia

Given the IMF's stringent bailout conditions and China's distinct approach, Sri Lanka's road to economic recovery will be a long and arduous one

T20 Side Event | Think20 Youth Engagement: Geopolitics of Multilateralism
Feb 14, 2023

T20 Side Event | Think20 Youth Engagement: Geopolitics of Multilateralism

Think20, Youth Engagement, Geopolitics, Multilateralism, G20, Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, SDG, macroeconomics, India, G20 Presidency, RCEP, FTA, Trade, economic, infrastructure, diplomacy, Climate Change

The Abraham Accords: Powerlifting West Asia’s geopolitics
May 11, 2022

The Abraham Accords: Powerlifting West Asia’s geopolitics

Rather than pinning all hopes to mitigate regional tensions in West Asia on the Abraham accords, regional actors should establish new channels of comm

The challenging geopolitics of the port at Chabahar
Dec 13, 2017

The challenging geopolitics of the port at Chabahar

What is the future of the India-backed port at Chabahar in Iran?

The EU-US Summit: Where trade is messier than geopolitics
Oct 28, 2023

The EU-US Summit: Where trade is messier than geopolitics

With elections due in 2024 in both the EU and the US, stabilising the relationship and easing lingering tensions before potential changes in leadershi

The four faces of 21st century Asian geopolitics
May 11, 2017

The four faces of 21st century Asian geopolitics

As global geopolitics enters a multipolar era, there is a need to assess the extent to which strategic concepts from the bipolar era remain valid and useful. In this brief, the notion of a ‘strategic triangle’, which became prominent during the Cold War, is extended to a ‘great-powers tetrahedron’ for Asia in the 21st century. The brief describes this notion and examines four triangular relationships involving India, China, Russia, and t

The geopolitics of China's new energy route
Jun 20, 2013

The geopolitics of China's new energy route

China's new gas pipelines from Myanmar will provide an alternative route for Beijing to import energy supplies. This is important for China given US maritime supremacy in the region. But the strategic advantage that Beijing gains out of the pipelines in the long-term depends on developments inside Myanmar and China's relations with it.

The geopolitics of de-risking from China: Is India in for a win?
Feb 02, 2024

The geopolitics of de-risking from China: Is India in for a win?

As major economies attempt to de-risk from China, India can make the most of this opportunity by attracting global economic investments in varied sect

The geopolitics of the green mobility transition
Apr 01, 2022

The geopolitics of the green mobility transition

Russia’s aggression in Ukraine might have unintended consequences for the green mobility transition.

The new calculus of variable geometries in geopolitics
Nov 05, 2021

The new calculus of variable geometries in geopolitics

Middle powers with multiple partnerships like India can play a big role in the emerging global order

The politics and geopolitics of Bangladesh’s “India Out” campaign
Apr 23, 2024

The politics and geopolitics of Bangladesh’s “India Out” campaign

The "India Out" campaign in Bangladesh following the recent general election seems to be an attempt by the Opposition to further their political prosp

The politics of geography and economy — Will Asian geopolitics become hostage to the Middle Kingdom narrative?
Dec 28, 2020

The politics of geography and economy — Will Asian geopolitics become hostage to the Middle Kingdom narrative?

With both China and the United States jockeying for position, nearly every geopolitical challenge facing Asia will be exacerbated by this new phase of

The realignment of geopolitics after the Taliban takeover and what it means for India
Aug 18, 2021

The realignment of geopolitics after the Taliban takeover and what it means for India

The burial of another superpower in the graveyard of empires resets the regional security balance in South Asia with New Delhi being left to make some

The Relevance of Ancient Indian Strategy in Contemporary Geopolitics
Jul 01, 2021

The Relevance of Ancient Indian Strategy in Contemporary Geopolitics

This brief examines India’s relations with Pakistan and China using the lens of Kautilya, the ancient Indian strategic thinker—and argues for pragmatism: assessing the basis and severity of the threats, searching for possible strategic opportunities amidst the risks, and overall, avoiding the scenario of a two-front war. It begins by acknowledging that Pakistan and China view India through different prisms: for Pakistan, that of ideology; and

The South China Sea Disputes: Territorial Claims, Geopolitics, and International Law
Aug 08, 2016

The South China Sea Disputes: Territorial Claims, Geopolitics, and International Law

The verdict delivered in July by an international tribunal on the South China Sea case in The Hague is a stunning defeat for China. The Tribunal has upended the maritime claims of a number of nations in the South China Sea, but China is most affected, as its claims were also most extensive. As China had already rejected the verdict even before it was pronounced, the world sits at a juncture of two possible paths — China could become more assert

The US and changing geopolitics of the Red Sea
Jul 16, 2022

The US and changing geopolitics of the Red Sea

A great power scramble for the Red Sea region is witnessed as recent geopolitical events have boosted the strategic relevance of the region.

Three trends in geopolitics and geoeconomics in 2021
Jan 04, 2021

Three trends in geopolitics and geoeconomics in 2021

The story of 2021 in the global economy will continue to be dominated by the pandemic — but examining these trends will help us understand the struc

West Asia’s geopolitics part the Red Sea
Aug 04, 2021

West Asia’s geopolitics part the Red Sea

Asian states, particularly Asian economies importing oil as primary customers today, will see a demand for a significant increase in their military fo

What to expect in 2024: Geopolitics
Dec 16, 2023

What to expect in 2024: Geopolitics

2024 will usher in a trickier and edgier world, where tensions will begin between states, but whose impact will be felt the strongest on companies, wo

Why the Tsushima Strait is vital for Northeast Asia’s geopolitics
Mar 23, 2023

Why the Tsushima Strait is vital for Northeast Asia’s geopolitics

The heightened geopolitical rivalry between US, China, and Russia has raised the strategic importance of the Strait as a vital maritime shipping route

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Dec 30, 2021

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#US and Red Sea: अमेरिका और लाल सागर की बदलती भू-राजनीति
Jul 23, 2022

#US and Red Sea: अमेरिका और लाल सागर की बदलती भू-राजनीति

लाल सागर और इसके इर्द गिर्द बड़ी ताक़तों के बीच प्रभाव स्�

#US and Red Sea: अमेरिका और लाल सागर की बदलती भू-राजनीति
Jul 23, 2022

#US and Red Sea: अमेरिका और लाल सागर की बदलती भू-राजनीति

लाल सागर और इसके इर्द गिर्द बड़ी ताक़तों के बीच प्रभाव स्�

2024 कडून काय अपेक्षा करावी: भौगोलिक राजकारण
Dec 29, 2023

2024 कडून काय अपेक्षा करावी: भौगोलिक राजकारण

2024 हे वर्ष आव्हानात्मक असेल. इथे देशांमध्ये तणाव निर्माण �