Archivos de Categoría: Asia

Post-Coup Myanmar Could Become a Failed State

World Politics Review, 12.04.2021
Joshua Kurlantzick, académico del Council on Foreign Relations para el Sudeste Asiático
[caption id="attachment_56304" align="alignright" width="405"] An anti-coup protester at a demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar, March 27, 2021 (AP).[/caption] In the days after Myanmar’s military staged a coup on Feb. 1, it likely hoped to consolidate...
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The Dangers of Groupthink on China

World Politics Review, 07.04.2021
Judah Grunstein, editor en jefe
[caption id="attachment_56285" align="alignright" width="405"] Chinese People’s Liberation Army cadets take part in bayonet drills at the PLA’s Armored Forces Engineering Academy. (AP/Andy Wong)[/caption] There is perhaps nothing so difficult or so important as thinking independently in the face of a gathering...
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India and Pakistan Pursue a Thaw in Kashmir—Again

World Politics Review, 30.03.2021
Aryaman Bhatnagar, analista de política internacional basado en India 
[caption id="attachment_56082" align="alignleft" width="405"] An Indian soldier looks toward the Pir Panjal mountain range from a forward posts at the India-Pakistan frontier. (AP/Channi Anand)[/caption] In late February, India and Pakistan announced a cease-fire along their de...
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How to Deal with China

The Economist, 24.03.2021
Last week China slapped down democracy in Hong Kong. The imposition of tight mainland control over the territory is not just a tragedy for the 7.5m people who live there, it is also a measure of China’s determination not to compromise over how it asserts its will. After the collapse of the Soviet...
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India Romances the West

Foreign Policy, 19.03.2021
Raja Mohan, director (Institute of South Asian Studies- National University of Singapore) y ex miembro del Consejo Nacional de Seguridad indio
In a deepening geopolitical shift, New Delhi is inching closer on many fronts
[caption id="attachment_56045" align="alignright" width="400"] President Obama and Prime Minister Modi attend a reception...
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Boris Johnson Unveils His Post-Brexit ‘Tilt’ to Asia

Foreign Policy, 17.03.2021
James Crabtree,  profesor (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy-National University of Singapore)
But Britain’s new security strategy risks shifting too few resources eastward
The United States had its “pivot” to Asia. Australia has its Pacific “step up.” On Tuesday, Britain placed an Indo-Pacific “tilt” at the heart of a long-delayed national defense and...
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Pineapple War Shows Taiwan Won’t Be Bullied by Beijing

Foreign Policy, 16.03.2021
Lindsay Gorman, académico (Alliance for Securing Democracy-German Marshall Fund of the US)
But if democracies are to stand up to Chinese coercion, they will have to join forces
[caption id="attachment_55844" align="alignright" width="350"] Pineapples for sale by a street vendor in Taipei. (Ceng Shou Yi/Nurphoto/Getty Images)[/caption] This month, China banned...
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Uyghur Women Are China’s Victims—and Resistance

Foreign Policy, 12.03.2021
Simina Mistreanu, periodista basada en Beijing
The Chinese government may soon regret choosing to crack down on women from Xinjiang’s Muslim minority.
China’s campaign of repression against Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang is brutal even by the standards of the worst authoritarian regimes. Since at least 2017, Beijing’s policies have included the...
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India and China Need More Than a Border Pullback to Mend Fences

World Politics Review, 10.03.2021
Anubhav Gupta, director asociado del Asia Society Policy Institute
[caption id="attachment_55747" align="alignleft" width="405"] An Indian army convoy on the Srinagar- Ladakh highway at Gagangeer in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
(AP/Dar Yasin)[/caption] Along the waters of Pangong Lake, high up in the Himalayas, there was a slackening of shoulders...
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