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Will China Replace US as a Global Power?

Will China Replace US as a Global Power?

Asia Pacific, Geopolitics June 16, 2016 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

In 2014 the Financial Times reported that China had surpassed the US as world’s largest economy. In the last few decades this Asian giant has emerged as a large economy, possessing sizeable manpower and a strong military force. China has replaced US and Europe as the main trading partner in […]

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USA’s Policy Shift to Pacific: Hurdles for China

USA’s Policy Shift to Pacific: Hurdles for China

Asia Pacific October 17, 2015 at 12:39 am 0 comments

Introduction At the end of the cold war since President George H. W. Bush’s administration, the US authorities have been striving to counter the issue of China’s rise. However, military commitment in Iraq and Afghanistan post 9/11 kept the USA occupied and thus it was unable to devise a balanced […]

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Ramping-up tensions and China’s Wei qi in the South China Sea

Ramping-up tensions and China’s Wei qi in the South China Sea

Asia Pacific, In-House Analyses August 16, 2015 at 3:10 pm 1 comment

The doyen of American strategic and diplomatic fraternity, Henry Kissinger wrote a compelling and insightful book “On China”. A must-read for students and practitioners of history and statecraft, the book traces the excursion of the country from antiquity to modernity. What makes the book relevant is the author’s experience in […]

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