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There is a high possibility that India will soon be the most influential sea power in the Indian Ocean. Photo: AFP

Countering China in the Indo-Pacific

4 min read . 17 Jun 2018
US President Donald Trump (R) with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and surrounded by other G7 leaders during a meeting of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. Photo: AFP

The final nail in the G7 coffin

3 min read . 12 Jun 2018
Donald Trump’s denial of his unpopularity was mirrored by the ‘not my president’ rallies. Photo: AFP

The year of being in denial

4 min read . 18 Dec 2017
Although the BRICS declaration in Xiamen deplores the test conducted by North Korea, it emphasizes a peaceful settlement through a ‘direct dialogue of all parties concerned’. Photo: AP

BRICS: From a big bang to a whimper

4 min read . 11 Sep 2017
China President Xi Jinping can’t appear to be bowing to US President Donald Trump, and vice versa. This standoff could roil Asian markets caught in the crossfire. Photo: AP

A bubble in political risks, too

4 min read . 18 Aug 2017
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