America’s Asia Strategy Has Reached a Dead End

To the extent Campbell’s remarks reflect Washington’s view of Asia, they are at once modestly reassuring and highly troubling. Reassuring because Campbell’s bland rhetorical restraint is a refreshing departure from the volatility and pugnaciousness of the Trump administration. Troubling, however, because the ideas powering U.S. President Joe Biden’s Asia policy […]

Biden Ponders the Sanctions Doomsday Device

But the same global interconnectedness that makes paralyzing sanctions possible creates a host of risks for the United States and the West. Sanctions could trigger retaliation, including Russian restrictions on natural gas exports to Europe, which depends on Russia for about 40 percent of its imported gas. Russia would likely […]

PM Modi To Host 1st India-Central Asia Summit Today; Here’s What New Delhi Aims To Achieve

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to host the first India-Central Asia Summit in a virtual format on Thursday. The online event will see the participation of Presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. In a statement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) informed that this will be […]