Saturday, May 27, 2017

Korean Peninsula Under the Nuclear Threat: How ASEAN Should Reciprocate?

The politicians, strategic commentators, and journalist have been anticipating that Korean Peninsular likely to become a nuclear threat for the ASEAN region and beyond....

The OBOR Summit and India

India has been invited to attend the One Belt-One Road (OBOR) summit scheduled to be held in Beijing on 14-15 May 2017. China’s Foreign...

Regional Investment Cooperation in South Asia

With the recent surge of regional economic cooperation, all eyes have shifted to South Asia. The overarching theme related to regional cooperation in South...

Turkey: Road to Perdition? Part II

The last article of this series (Turkey: Road to Perdition? Part I) dealt with the details of the Turkish referendum, how it strengthens Erdogan’s...

H-1B Visa restrictions and fallout

Substantial changes are being made to the existing US immigration framework. A key reason for this being a wave of nationalist and protectionist sentiments...

The rising “populism”: Changing trends of politics in Europe

While understanding the “behavioural centric” politics in theory, political science introduces use to “populism”, another “-ism” whose frameworks resembles to that of “behaviourism”. If...

Turkey: Road to Perdition?

Almost a year ago, a wave of disbelief greeted the unexpected Brexit vote and raised numerous questions. Was the period of regional bonhomie over?...

Pivot of India’s Act East Asia Policy, Malaysia Needs to Focus...

India and Malaysia has been enjoying geo-cultural relations since the antiquity. These geo-cultural relations have been concertized more with the Indian diaspora’s migration during...

Trump-Xi Summit in Florida: Can the US avoid Thucydides trap?

In April, when Chinese president Xi Jinping meets the US president Donald Trump probably in his Florida mansion, Xi for sure will reiterate China’s...

India-Canada ties: waiting for Trudeau

With a population of 35 million, Canada contributes 2.1% to the global GDP of $74 trillion. India, a nation of 1.3 billion, accounts for...