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Japan’s Strategic Calculations: Constraints and Responses

As the East Asian regional order becomes fragmented, how is Prime Minister Shinzo Abe managing Tokyo’s strategic interests within the US-Japan-China relations?

January 17, 2019

The New Saudi Initiative of ‘Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden’

Facing huge political and security challenges in the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia now looks westward to the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden coast for a new regional security arrangement.

January 15, 2019

An Era of True Fakes

With increasing advances in artificial intelligence technologies and machine learning, a new era of deep fakes has emerged, which has the potential to weaken the fabric of democratic society.

January 10, 2019

Great Power Rivalry Reaches Africa

With John Bolton conceding that the US has limited resources to compete with the tens of billions of dollars that China is pouring into Africa, it is not clear how effective America’s new Africa strategy would prove to be in containing China.

January 09, 2019

Turkey Treads a Fine Line in Syria

In the light of Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops from Syria, Ankara has adopted a cautious approach towards the Syrian Kurds and has decided to take Moscow’s concerns into account before making any move in northern Syria.

January 04, 2019

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India-Japan Relations and the Future of Indo-Pacific Region
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