the Abe-Modi summit offers an opportunity to discuss how the Tokyo-New Delhi duet can contribute to the larger U.S.-initiated effort to build strategic equilibrium, power stability and maritime security in the Indo-Pacific.
Over the last couple of years, the China-policy debate in the US has begun to reflect more realism, with a growing number of voices recognizing China's ambition to supplant its American benefactor as the leading global superpower. But is it too late to rein ...
Trump's trade war with China shouldn't obscure a broader push-back against the country's mercantilist practices.
Chinese territorial and maritime revisionism has made the South China Sea the world's most critical hotspot.
From large-scale dam-building to unbridled resource-exploitation, human activity is causing serious damage to Himalayan ecosystems.
Not only can the U.S. president not be blamed for America's relative decline, he may actually be set to arrest it.
Unless the U.S. adopts a stronger policy to contain Chinese expansionism there, the widely shared vision of a free, open, and democratic-led Indo-Pacific will give way to an illiberal, repressive regional order.
The main lesson for Japan from the Trump-Kim summit is that instead of relying on Washington it must directly engage North Korea.
Trump's aggressive unilateralism poses a diplomatic test for Japan and other democracies.
Trump's "America First" strategy and Xi's "Chinese dream" are founded on a common premise: that the world's two biggest powers can act in their own interest with impunity.