The furor over the Philippines v. China arbitration case constitutes a significant development that could influence the prospects for future rivalry or cooperation in the Western Pacific.
Turkey's perception of the Kurdish groups in northern Syria as an existential threat has been the driving force for its increased military involvement in Syria.
India claims it will “look east” in its foreign policy, but it continues to be distracted by the West. Meanwhile, China is becoming a more attractive partner for others in the region.
Supporting Arab autocrats may produce some short-term gains, but at the price of long-term disaster.
Despite a new IMF deal, Egypt’s economy still has a number of structural reforms that need to be dealt with.
By seeking more space with China and Pakistan at the same time, some believe Prime Minster Modi could be creating a strategic nightmare for India. Others suggest the two fronts are no longer separate.
Moscow’s relations with Tehran are currently much more cooperative than competitive, although the two countries’ foreign policy goals don’t always align.
As the world watches the U.S. presidential election with bewilderment and unease, America’s allies in Asia are particularly concerned about the possibility of U.S. disengagement from the region.
Putin drew several conclusions from the mass protests of 2011-2012. They convinced him that the mandate he received from “the people,” is much more important than the views of the small and overly outspoken segment of progressive citizens.
The EU’s future role in Syria will be a litmus test of a genuine common foreign and security policy.
Despite uncertainty in terms of future leadership, relations with Russia and China, and domestic opinion on global trade, the U.S.-India relationship is in an extraordinary place.
As one of the world’s largest economies with an expeditionary military tradition and deep resources of soft power, Britain can be a productive and long-term partner for a rising India.
India’s indigenous global navigation satellite system could help New Delhi’s credentials as a collaborative partner in the region.
What is the worst and dangerous for Russia is the feeling of self-assured satisfaction and perception that it is a great, powerful and invincible country with unlimited resources. It can lead to another stagnation.
In his speech for India’s Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi criticized Pakistan, while reaffirming his commitment to promoting regional cooperation and developing a joint struggle against terrorism.
Egypt is in a different league than its neighbors in the Eastern Mediterranean when it comes to oil and gas exploration.
India passed a historic tax bill which will simplify inter-state commerce. Ratification is a daunting next step.
Washington and Brussels need to rebuild trust with Turkey. That is the only way to counter the country’s swelling anti-Americanism and alienation from the West.
India has an opportunity to take the initiative not only in early adoption of blockchain technology but also toward shaping the regulatory framework guiding its application.
Even as Russia is again engaged in a confrontation with the West, it is confronted by very real threats coming from the south.