Asia

In autumn 2013, China’s president Xi Jinping, announced the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative. OBOR seeks to rebuild the historical Silk Road—which connected China to Europe during the Han Dynasty. Mr. Jinping announced an intercontinental megaproject comprising of the ...

Japanese military normalization and collective self-defence under a Trump Presidency. This article is the continuation of the previous article about Japan’s Security  Under an Orange Rising Sun, Part I The Curious Security Relationship with the US The next argument concentrates ...
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Armies are considered an important part of a country and its security. Every year, a large fortune is allocated out of the budget for fighting battles. Countries take special initiatives to strengthen themselves militarily. If we try to compare the ...

Time has proved that Pakistani-US relation is the marriage of convenience after the America’s new Islamabad-restraint policy is unveiled. Unsurprisingly, it has brought Islamabad to boil and Pak-US relations has pledged to a new low. Pak-US relations has mainly floated ...

By: Calvin Khoe “Know your enemy, know yourself; in hundred battles, you will never be in peril” — Sun Tzu Year of 2017 provides relentless uncertainty of security situation for the global community, especially for East Asia region. The core ...

While North Korea’s recent nuclear ICBM tests significantly raised the level of fear in the United States, they were not a surprise. North Korea, long a nuclear state, is a dangerous nuclear proliferator that has shirked international commitments. Estimated Range ...

Whilst the world is caught up with the election of Donald Trump, and his radical policies, China continue to operate behind the scenes to expand its reach globally. China’s geopolitical status enhanced significantly over the years with influence over Africa, ...

Bird’s-Eye View of the 9th AIPA Caucus Meeting :The ballroom was abuzz with foreign parliamentarians and staff preparing for the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) 2017 caucus. Interpreter booths, cameras, and lights marked the start of two days’ worth of working ...

It goes without saying that the regional security outlook invariably suggest that a nation shall always re-consider its approach or strategy for its own survival, especially on its foreign policy and defence conducts. This is by no means but to ...

Around the globe, developing countries are struggling to nurture industrialization which is one of the most important engines of growth. In addition to it, the fallout is dreadful with mammoth challenges like political turbulences, corruption, low foreign direct investment, poor ...