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RESEARCH CENTRE

East Asia

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The East Asia Centre is dedicated to study and research the domestic and foreign policy of China, Japan and Korea and India’s multifaceted relationship with the region and countries of the region. As far as China is concerned the center’s research foci are its foreign policy (particularly with the US, Russia, Central Asia and the Asia Pacific) domestic politics, economy, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and India’s relationship with China in all its dimensions. It also focuses on Taiwan, its domestic politics, Sino-Taiwanese relationship and Indo-Taiwanese relationship, Hong Kong and India-Hong Kong relations. The seamless ness of research in the center also pays attention to Japan and Korea including the domestic politics, foreign policy and comprehensive bilateral relationship with India. The geo-politics of the Asia Pacific and the Korean peninsula are also studied in the center.

The Centre brings out bimonthly newsletter - East Asia Monitor - on China, Japan and the Korean Peninsula.


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The North Korean Nuclear Conundrum

May 03, 2017

A rational decision maker in the White House does not have all options on the table and cannot start a war without South Korea’s consent. Diplomacy is the only option and this is as obvious as obvious can be.

India and China Need to Move Past Tensions

March 29, 2017

The strategic dialogue should focus on the fundamentals of shared beliefs and political culture, and be supported by widespread engagement at the provincial, governmental and academic levels.

To deal with China, India needs to return to strategic fundamentals

March 21, 2017

It is time to engage in a dialogue process not just for enhancing strategic trust but also to think more cunningly about how to benefit from China’s riches by gaining access to Chinese credit and technology, and securing markets for Indian products.

AIIB Chronicle: China’s Ambition Behind Infrastructure Investment

March 21, 2017

AIIB is a Chinese dominated bank and the Chinese excitement about AIIB is based on the control and strategic clout that Beijing, the bank’s main architect, wields over its functioning.

When the Taiwanese Came Calling: Chinese Reaction and the Indian Response

March 03, 2017

Clarity, firmness and sticking to the positive territory of the relations have to be essential elements in India’s approach towards Taiwan.