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The world is changing. India needs to get its priorities right

15 December Written by Pranay Kotasthane With Covid-19, the most common phrase in every webinar on geopolitics is the “new world order”. This phrase is used to describe periods of history with dramatic change in balance of power between nation-states. In its most recent avatar,…

The impact of RCEP on Turkey-EU ties

10 December Written by MERVE ŞEBNEM ORUÇ The 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and five Asia-Pacific countries – China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand – which make up 30% of the world’s population and gross domestic product…

China and the Muslim world: Civilizational partnership?

3 December Written by Md. Moniruzzaman Over the past two decades, seismic shifts in global political and economic landscapes have taken place. Politically speaking, the traditional West that has dominated world politics during the 16th-20th centuries through colonialism, imperialism and nuclear hegemony has experienced a…

What Does Biden’s Victory Mean for the Indo-Pacific?

30 November Written by Walter Ladwig The substance of Joe Biden’s approach to the region and key actors will remain very similar to that of his predecessor, albeit with a different tone and a much greater focus on coordinating with allies. Joe Biden will inherit…

Japan’s Role Could Redefine Asia-Pacific Relations Under Biden and Suga

25 November Written by Charles Crabtree, Kiyoteru Tsutsui President-elect Biden’s early conversations with Japan’s prime minister Yoshihide Suga seem to signal a renewed commitment to coordination on issues of security, environmentalism, human rights, and China’s influence. President-elect Joe Biden had a pleasant surprise for Japanese…

China to surpass U.S. as world’s largest oil refiner in 2021

22 November Written by Saket Sundria Earlier this month, Royal Dutch Shell Plc pulled the plug on its Convent refinery in Louisiana. Unlike many oil refineries shut in recent years, Convent was far from obsolete: it’s fairly big by U.S. standards and sophisticated enough to…

The World Is Never Going Back to Normal

18 November Written by Anne Applebaum In the hours and days after American news networks declared him the victor on November 7, President-elect Joe Biden received congratulatory tweets and statements from American allies around the world. Even Fox News sounded excited by the list of…

US to reduce troops in Iraq but not Syria, official says

Written by Claus Walter 17 November US national security officials say Trump’s order to end wars will not halt the Pentagon’s counterterror operations abroad. A White House decision to reduce the US military’s presence in Iraq to some 2,500 troops by mid-January will not affect…