String of Pearls
A variety of shared geopolitical interests will bring New Delhi and Washington closer together in the year to come.
Chinese investment has rejuvenated some developing countries and left others locked in a spiral of unsustainable debt.
Unity among the BRICS countries will continue to be thwarted by longstanding geopolitical disputes.
Opposition politician Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the Maldives’ general election, putting China’s latest foray into India’s backyard in jeopardy.
Reports suggest that China wants to build a military base in Australia’s backyard.
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.
An overview of the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar corridor, one of the main economic conduits envisioned by China’s One Belt One Road Initiative.
A political crisis in Maldives is presenting possible inroads for China’s ‘string of pearls’ strategy in the Indian Ocean.
India, Japan, and the United States are all after the same thing in Malabar 2017: a bigger presence in the Indian Ocean.