China-India Naval Arms Race
The growing significance of the annual Malabar naval exercises is certainly a sign of the times in the Indo-Pacific region.
A variety of shared geopolitical interests will bring New Delhi and Washington closer together in the year to come.
Opposition politician Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the Maldives’ general election, putting China’s latest foray into India’s backyard in jeopardy.
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.
Although democratization has brought added scrutiny to joint ventures in Myanmar, the NLD government is very much in need of the infrastructure investment that China and India can offer.
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.
What do plans to build a Chinese rival to the Panama Canal in Nicaragua say about the fall of the Monroe Doctrine and the rise of China as a global power?
Obama doctrine finally got its field test in India, a chance for the president to ‘walk the walk’ of the US pivot.