Asia-Pacific

PM Imran Khan and President Xi Jinping

The Test of Covid-19: China-Pakistan Relations

The Covid-19 is testing the world at many fronts- be it the medical front or the political and economic fronts as the world and...
President Tsai Ing-wen inspects the Central Epidemic Command Center

Taiwan Gives a Fresh Impetus to US-China Rivalry Amid COVID-19 Crisis

While the world is grappling with the COVID-19 and trying to contain its spread and the number of deaths, the rivalry between the United...
President Tsai Ing-wen

Taiwan’s International Outreach: Will It Annoy Beijing?

Taiwan’s handling of the coronavirus epidemic has been lauded globally. In spite of its proximity to China, it has managed to control the number...
Coronavirus lockdown UK

Can China’s Rise Be Contained in a Post-Coronavirus World?

One country, other than the US which has lashed out at China for its lack of transparency, under-reporting and underplaying its casualties arising out...
Ronald Reagan, Abraham Lincoln and Kitty Hawk carrier strike groups

Post-INF World: US-China Strategic Competition in the South China Sea

When the US decision to withdraw from the INF treaty was announced, it was felt that this decision would allow the US more options...
Long March 3B Carrier Rocket

BeiDou: China’s Eye in the Sky

China’s Satellite technology is actively going global with the BeiDou Navigation Development System (BDS) nearing its completion. An alternative to the existing navigation satellite...
Medical staff with bunny suit containing 2019 Coronavirus outbreak.

The Black Swan Called the Coronavirus

The novel Coronavirus has shown that it has the potential to affect the geopolitics of the world. It not only resulted in loss of...
People in protective suits at a health checkpoint in Beijing

How China Shapes the Narrative of “Whistleblower” Doctor’s Death

The passing of Dr. Li Wenliang, one of the doctors who blew the whistle on initial outbreak of Coronavirus and was therefore silenced by...
Power of Siberia gas pipeline

Power of Siberia: Russia–China Strategic Embrace

The year 2019 marked the 70th anniversary of diplomatic bilateral relations between Russia and China. Cementing Sino–Russian bond, “Power of Siberia” gas pipeline — a...