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Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney, a longstanding contributor to The Japan Times, is a geostrategist and the author of “Asian Juggernaut” (Harper, 2010) and “Water: Asia’s New Battlefield” (Georgetown University Press, 2011), which won the 2012 Bernard Schwartz Award. He is professor of strategic studies at the Center for Policy Research, New Delhi.

For Brahma Chellaney's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Trump's foreign policy muddle

/ Mar 31, 2017

Trump's foreign policy muddle

In contrast to his tough campaign talk, there is little sign that Trump's China approach thus far is different to that of his predecessor, Barack Obama, on whose watch Beijing initiated coercive actions with impunity in the South and East China seas.

A rising power without allies

/ Mar 6, 2017

A rising power without allies

The more power China has accumulated, the greater has been its difficulty in gaining genuine allies — underscoring that leadership demands more than brute might.

/ Nov 23, 2016

BRICS falls under China's sway

Just as China dominates the other new institutions of which it is a founding member — from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank — it is using BRICS to assertively push its own interests.