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Is Regime Change Good for Orderly Global System

Paper No. 5758                                          Dated 01-Aug-2014

By Kazi Anwarul Masud

When Cold War ended some influential Americans thought that time has come for an orderly global system, through inducement and if necessary through regime change. It is widely believed that the term "regime change" was coined by Bill Clinton and popularized by his Presidential successor George W Bush with reference to the regime of Saddam Hussein.

South China Sea: China Regenerates Coercion and Brinkmanship against Vietnam

Paper No. 5697                                       Dated 8-May-2014

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

China has once again endangered security and stability in the maritime expanse of the South China Sea region by repetition of its traditional strategy of military coercion and brinkmanship against Vietnam in early May 2014.

Western Pacific Seas: Sounds of Distant War Drums?

Paper No. 5694                                        Dated 1-May-2014

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

The South China Sea and the East China Sea in the Western Pacific no longer stand confined to China’s maritime territorial sovereignty disputes between China and its neighbours but have emerged as the arena of a major power struggle between China and the United States for the mastery of the Western Pacific and in mid-2014 the sounds of distant war drums are discernible.

Japan Gains Significant Strategic Pledge from United States: An Analysis

Paper No. 5692                                         Dated 28-Apr-2014

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

Japan today has a troubled security environment with China having lately indulged in conflict-escalation and political coercion in claiming sovereignty over the Japanese Senkaku Islands.

United States President Visits Asia Pacific April 2014: Challenges

Paper No. 5688                                      Dated 25-Apr-2014

By Dr Subhash Kapila

United States President Obama commenced his four-nation visit to the Asia Pacific region by his first State Visit to Japan which commenced on April 23 2014 and will be followed by visits to South Korea, Philippines and Malaysia and these visits becoming strategically significant in that contextually it is taking place against rising tensions generated by China in East Asia more pointedly.

Afghanistan - Can 1996 Repeat itself?

Paper No. 5687                                      Dated 22-Apr-2014

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

A paper produced by late B. Raman in 2013 on the consequences of US withdrawal from Afghanistan in end 2014 is reproduced below.  The points made by him including India’s options are still relevant.  The only change if any is that the Haqqani network has emerged stronger thanks to the total support given by ISI of Pakistan.  -- Director

Can 1996 Repeat itself in Afghanistan?

Crimea, and China-Russia Relations

Paper No. 5677                                        Dated 31-Mar-2014

By Bhaskar Roy

The Crimean referendum to join Russia and subsequent action by Kremlin incorporating it into Russian territory has raised several questions on issues of territorial sovereignty and aspirations of people. Consequent to this development Russia was expelled form the G-8 and certain sanctions imposed by the US and the European Union.

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