Cuban President Raul Castro

Could Cuba Become the Next Battleground for US-China Technological Competition?

The U.S. and China are engaged in a battle for global technological advantage. In the eyes of the current Chinese leadership, technological prowess is...
US President Elect Joe Biden

Will US-Iran Relations Witness a Change Under a Biden Administration?

On Dec. 21, 2020, Foreign Ministers of countries (France, Germany, the UK, Iran, China and Russia) which are signatories to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of...
US President elect Joe Biden

What to Expect From Biden’s Foreign Policy on Cuba and Venezuela?

Even if moves to reinstate the policy introduced by Barack Obama in 2014 to normalize U.S.-Cuban relations are expected, the truth is that the...
Philippine Navy
In July 2020, the Department of National Defense announced the inevitable. Due to the adverse impact of the COVID 19 pandemic, it was forced to return funds allocated for the Armed Forces of the Philippines modernization program amounting to PhP 8 billion ($160 million) to the national treasury. Astonishingly,...
PM Narendra Modi being conferred Saudi's highest civilian award
India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar recently visited Bahrain, the UAE and Seychelles. Jaishankar’s visit comes as a part of India’s outreach to the Western Indian Ocean in the past one month. The other engagements with the region were Chief of Defence Forces of Kenya visiting India and India...
The visit to Cambodia of Hungarian Foreign Minister Pieter Szijjártó at the start of this month did not go entirely as planned. Having tested negative for coronavirus before leaving his country on Nov. 2, he tested positive when he arrived in Thailand from Cambodia on Nov. 3. The conclusion is...
Thailand anti-government protest
Supporters of democracy in Cambodia and Thailand are engaged in the same struggle to achieve free, just and modern societies. There are reasons to hope that Thailand’s political crisis brought about by pro-democracy protests will be peacefully and internally resolved. Political progress in Cambodia, by contrast, will need sustained...