Tag Archives: Indo-Pacific

Asia’s Other Nuclear Standoff

With the world focused on the scary possibility of war on the Korean Peninsula, not many people paid much attention to a series of naval exercises this past July in the Malacca Strait, a 550-mile long passage between Sumatra and Malaysia through which pass over 50,000 ships a year.   With President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un …

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World’s Eyes on Asian Summits

The East Asian region faces a range of crucial political and security challenges. But zero-sum security relationships can be nested within positive-sum economic relationships in the region.

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Sri Lanka’s Delicate Balancing Act

Sri Lanka’s position is indicative of an emerging new Indo-Pacific order, where regional countries seek to remain strategically neutral while selectively engaging with the major powers in order to serve their own interests.

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The Small Islands Holding the Key to the Indian Ocean

Small islands dotting the Indian Ocean are emerging at the center stage of great power politics.

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