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13 February 2019

The Stealth Superpower

Although China does not want to usurp the United States’ position as the leader of a global order, its actual aim is nearly as consequential. As one Chinese official put it, “Being a great power means you get to do what you want, and no one can say anything about it.” In other words, China is trying to displace, rather than replace, the United States.

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3 December 2018

Beijing’s Nuclear Option

Experts estimate the likelihood of a U.S.-Chinese nuclear crisis as “somewhere between nil and zero.” This assurance is misguided. The United States' signature approach to conventional warfare would be a potential recipe for nuclear escalation.

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1 October 2018

Battlefield Internet

The immediate threat is more corrosive than explosive. States are using the tools of cyberwarfare to undermine the very foundation of the Internet: trust. The result is that an arena that the world relies on for economic and informational exchange has turned into an active battlefield.

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17 February 2016

How China Sees Russia

Beijing and Moscow are close, but 
not allies. Scholars and journalists in the West find themselves debating the nature of the Chinese-Russian partnership and wondering whether it will evolve into an alliance.

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25 August 2015

An Unworthy Ally

Despite the unwavering support for their South Asian ally for more than 20 years, it time for the United States to bid farewell to Pakistan.

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27 July 2015

China’s Soft-Power Push: The Search for Respect

As China goes global it is making a concerted effort at improving its international image and boosting its soft power. But is this strategy translating into an improvement of its soft power quotient?

China Now Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
4 May 2015

Embracing China’s “New Normal”

It is clear by now that China’s economy is set to slow in the years to come, although economists disagree about how much and for how long.

FA_Jan Feb 2015 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
19 January 2015

Is the U.S.-Indian Relationship Built to Last?

With India-U.S. relations on an upswing, Robert Boggs, Professor, the Near East South Asia Center and Nicholas Burns, former U.S. Undersecretary of State, debate the possibilities and deliverables of the bilateral

FA_Sept-Oct Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
18 September 2014

Passage to India

Prime Minister Modi's prompt acceptance of President Obama's invitation to meet him in Washington shows his clear intent to jump-start India-U.S. relations which gives Obama a unique opportunity to reciprocate

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20 August 2014

Why markets now use politics to predict economics

Why does politics now exercise so much influence over markets? The answer starts with the breakdown of economic growth models that relied on high commodity prices, low interest rates, and other global windfalls