Junior Research Fellow Ramesh Balakrishnan examines the unique rivalry between India and China, exploring how the development of their relationship will impact power balances in Asia.
Whereas the Pacific Ocean is a bipolar power structure between the Chinese on one end, and the US and its allies on the other, the Indian Ocean has become an unpredictable multipolar military playground that could have innumerable consequences.
The rapidly melting Arctic is creating an opportunity for resource extraction and the expansion of shipping routes. In 2008, under the US Department of the Interior’s supervision, the United States Geological Survey estimated that 13% of the world’s undiscovered oil and 30% of its gas is located in the Arctic Circle. Eight years later at […]
States must commit to international law if they wish to avoid conflict in the Arctic, Aidan Simardone writes.
Buzz Lanthier-Rogers explores the problem facing both Malaysia and the world at large: whether to accept the perceived danger of freedom of expression, or the safety of censorship.
Sri Lanka is currently the geopolitical fulcrum between the East and the West. Dominant states in their respective regions have utilized foreign direct investment as a tool of soft power to assert influence in Sri Lanka. Investor states have funded development initiatives, believing the compounded interest of good will, will pay strategic dividends for securing […]