Q&As: International Relations
India's Accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
In this Q&A, NBR speaks with former Indian ambassador Phunchok Stobdan, a senior fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi, to better understand what SCO enlargement means for India.
The 7th Trilateral Ministers' Meeting
Julia Oh, Atlas Corps Fellow for Political and Security Affairs at NBR, analyzes the outcomes and the implications of the 7th Trilateral Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, held on March 21 in Seoul.
Cyber Cooperation in Northeast Asia
James Lewis, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and director of the Strategic Technologies Program, examines the current status of cyber cooperation in Northeast Asia and assesses the political and security implications for U.S. foreign policy.
India, Pakistan, and the Same Old Problems
Aryaman Bhatnagar of the Observer Research Foundation (New Delhi) explores the impacts of domestic politics, the Pakistani military establishment, and cross-border terrorism on the India-Pakistan relationship.
U.S. Alliances and Partnerships in the Pacific Century
Ashley J. Tellis (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) discusses some of the main research findings from NBR’s forthcoming volume, Strategic Asia 2014-2015: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power
China’s Navy and Air Force: Advancing Capabilities and Missions
In the second half of a two-part interview on China’s advancing naval and air forces, Strategic Asia author Andrew S. Erickson (U.S. Naval War College) discusses the capabilities and strategic implications of several of China’s most sophisticated systems, including its improving submarine force and low-observable aircraft programs.
ASEAN and the South China Sea: Deepening Divisions
NBR asked Ian Storey (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies) for his insights into developments in the South China Sea, divisions between ASEAN members at the recent ASEAN-led meetings in Cambodia, and what this means for regional stability.
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Chinese Nationalism and Its Future Prospects
Many observers, both in Asia and the West, are consequently concerned about the role that Chinese nationalism could play in shaping the trajectory of China’s rise. NBR asked Yingjie Guo, an Associate Professor of International Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney, to comment on the nature of this political and cultural force and its implications for China’s future.