China-India Naval Arms Race
It’s not just the Maldives where India and China are staring each other down in the Indian Ocean. The “Resplendent Island” is also a potential frontline in the simmering geopolitical competition between Asia’s giants.
There is a geopolitical dimension to the dramatic events unfolding in the Maldives.
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The Japanese government is seeking allies in a bid to balance against a rising China.
The principle of non-interference is getting a makeover with regards to China’s foreign policy in Africa.
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Obama doctrine finally got its field test in India, a chance for the president to ‘walk the walk’ of the US pivot.
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Bangladesh may be drifting away from its traditional ally India and right into China’s wider regional plans.
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