Aggressive Chinese Moves in South China Sea Conflict

By Joshua Philipp — An announcement by the Chinese regime on June 16 about its island building in the South China Sea is less than meets the eye.

India in South China Sea?

By Harsh V Pant With the Vietnamese prime minister’s visit to Delhi earlier this week, the Narendra Modi government has underlined its intention to take...

China’s South Tibet ambition: Will it cost India Kashmir too?

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China-Russia Axis: Should America Worry?

By Dina Gusovsky As Russia and China continue to forge trade pacts, including the huge $456 billion gas deal with Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom...

China’s Challenge to the Global Order: Taking the “Careful” Approach?

By Rory Medealf Media coverage will probably be quick to recognize that Xi Jinping's latest speech on Chinese foreign policy is a big deal. But...

Nepal Politics: Oh Those Garish Alien Growls

We did try to tame the Tibetans. The Chinese just kept asking us for more, without stopping to ponder their own role in aggravating...

Xi-Modi Summit : Up Next is Nepal!

By Maila Baje — Xi: It’s more than ‘here and there’, from what I hear. Across the board, they feel India can’t stand the fact that they are independent. The king, political parties, even the communists, come running to us whenever they’re in trouble. We mediate, they get their throne/chairs back and what’s the next thing everyone does? Indians this, Indians that. We aren’t fools. We recognized that China had arrived in South Asia long before 2005. But look here, after the fall of the monarchy, we didn’t have a reliable partner. Everyone was either educated or exiled – often both – in India.

Politics of Pre-emption?

By Maila Baje - Khadka is the last surviving leader who stepped out of that aircraft on that cold December day with B.P. Koirala seeking national reconciliation in 1976. To many ears, B.P. and Hindu statehood probably don’t seem to go together well. Yet could they be a winning combination for Khadka – and one that his rivals desperately want to pre-empt?

What India Wants in Nepal?

By Deepak Gajurel https://youtu.be/EXlcKquJ_4k

China to invest $40b in Silk Road Fund

By Chen Yang Will provide financing for maritime, land economic belts in Asia China will contribute $40 billion to establish a Silk Road Fund and push...