Analysis

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China's Xi Jinping
China's Xi Jinping


China And Mongolia: Realising A ‘Comprehensive Strategic Partnership’ – Analysis

By Abanti Bhattacharya On 22 August, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his two-day trip to Mongolia, which is noteworthy not just because he signed as many as 26 agreements but because this was his second single country visit since he became President and also a first by a head of state after 11 years. […]

Moscow International Business Center. Photo by Dmitry97ken, Wikipedia Commons.
Moscow International Business Center. Photo by Dmitry97ken, Wikipedia Commons.


Russia – European Union Sanction Conflict Impact – Analysis

A one-year food import ban decree signed on August 6, 2014, by Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, caused massive backlash among the European farmers, as well as foreign politicians and analysts. The decree bans the import of certain foods, such as beef, pork, poultry and chicken, fruit, vegetables, fish, cheeses, milk and […]

India's Narendra Modi
India's Narendra Modi


Modi Bypasses Mainstream Media And Takes To Twitter – Analysis

By Mahima Kaul Indians don’t usually take much notice of the prime minister’ speech on independence day in the middle of August. This year was different. This year there was so much discussion on social media that it became a trending topic. In contrast to the way other prime ministers have handled this moment, new […]

Australia
Australia


Australia Energy Profile: World’s Second-Largest Coal Exporter In 2012 – Analysis

Australia is rich in commodities, including fossil fuel and uranium reserves. It is one of the few countries belonging to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that is a significant net energy exporter, sending nearly 70% of its total energy production (excluding energy imports) overseas, according to data from Australia’s Bureau of Resource […]

Northeast Asia
North East Asia


The Cycle Of Nationalism In North East Asia – Analysis

Tom French believes that China, Japan and South Korea are locked into a spiral of mutual suspicion, insecurity and even hate. So what should they do about it? He believes it’s time to jettison the hyper-nationalism and pursue mechanisms that lift the three countries beyond their troubled pasts. By Thomas French The anniversary of the […]