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United States, China, CPEC, Pakistan

How Pakistan has perfected the art of manipulating West

Islamabad's belligerence being witnessed now could be the first signal of an emerging puppeteer.


 |  The Bigger Picture  |  4-minute read
Diplomacy, Narendra Modi, Donald Trump, China

Trump got it wrong again. His Asia tour was no success

The US appears to lack a coherent strategy for the Asian region.


 |  Musings from afar  |  4-minute read
Xi Jinping, Diplomacy, India, Donald Trump

Why Trump's foreign policy will end up working to China's advantage

The balance of power between the two world leaders is tilting in favour of Beijing.


 |  6-minute read
Taiwan, South china sea, Doklam, China

Why India's foreign policy should look beyond Chinese interests

For the fourth time, China has refused to support India on banning the JeM chief at UN.


 |  7-minute read
ASEAN, China, Modi government, India

India joining Quad will do more harm than good

While it doesn’t have any pronounced strategic takeaways for India, it does have an inevitable negative fallout.


 |  5-minute read
Xi Jinping, China, Diplomacy, Donald Trump

Why Trump's China visit can't be deemed a success

US president has created a lot of uncertainty about the thrust of US policies in East Asia.


 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
Donald Trump, Economy, Xi Jinping, China

Why China went out of its way to impress Donald Trump

US president got a 'state visit-plus', which goes beyond normal protocol.


 |  4-minute read
UNSC, China, Pakistan, India

India is wasting time to get UN to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

It will only play well with the domestic audience, but won't make any difference on the ground.


 |  7-minute read
Unequal economic growth, India, China

China has lessons for India in reducing regional disparities

Prosperous provinces in China extend financial help as well as advice to the less developed regions.


 |  3-minute read
Pakistan, China, US, India

Why India can’t put all its eggs in the American basket

Both US and China use India and Pakistan respectively to further their regional interests.