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Is India menaced by Russia’s apparent partnership with Pakistan?

By M. K. BHADRAKUMAR (India)

17. January 2017

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Is India menaced by Russia’s apparent partnership with Pakistan?

The Russian news agency Sputnik has featured a commentary by Moscow-based expert, Andrew Korybko signalling an imminent leap forward in the Kremlin’s strategy toward ties with Pakistan. Unsurprisingly, Sputnik claims that it has nothing to do with the opinions expressed in the commentary, which are the author’s personal opinion, but then, such things do not […]

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Fight For Turkey – The Gateway To India

By Shelley KASLI (India)

20. July 2016

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Fight For Turkey – The Gateway To India

An article published in March on the American Enterprise Institute’s website titled Could there be a coup in Turkey?, considered the possibility of a military coup transpiring in Turkey. Its author, David Rubin, explains Turkey’s predicament: The situation in Turkey is bad and getting worse. It’s not just the deterioration in security amidst a wave […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

1. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (III)

(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) The research has thus far extrapolated on Southeast Asia’s global economic importance and the most relevant points in its recent history, which therefore set the appropriate situational backdrop for grasping ASEAN’s geostrategic significance. The region plays a critical role in facilitating China’s international trade […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

24. June 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (II)

(Please read Part I prior to this article) The global economic position of ASEAN is of pivotal importance in contemporary international relations, but similarly just as significant is the region’s strategic one vis-à-vis China and the unipolar world. There’s a multitude of complex variables impacting on the current state of affairs, and in order to […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

17. June 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (I)

China is the only Great Power with the economic wherewithal to challenge the US all across the world, and as such, these qualities neatly complement Russia’s military capabilities in assisting both civilizational poles as they jointly forge a multipolar world order. The manifestation of their shared global vision and the framework through which they cooperate […]

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BRICS, multipolarity and membership: the 100-200 million club

By Kristian GIRLING (UK)

20. April 2016

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BRICS, multipolarity and membership: the 100-200 million club

Introduction Since 2010 the BRICS grouping has developed as a focus of organisation among emerging regional and international powers. That it has come to in existence is indicative of a broader shift towards a multipolar world in international affairs. The success of BRICS so far other than as a novel attempt at reorientation of states […]

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A Caspian Canal? Not So Fast…

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

11. April 2016

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A Caspian Canal? Not So Fast…

Alternative media outlets have been enthusiastically sharing the news that the almost mythical plans for a trans-Iranian Caspian Canal are once more inching towards reality, eagerly welcoming such a move as being in all of the Caspian States’ ultimate self-interest. As true as that is in pertinence to the economic front and even somewhat to […]

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Hybrid Wars 4. In the Greater Heartland (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

25. March 2016

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Hybrid Wars 4. In the Greater Heartland (I)

(Please reference the entire Law of Hybrid War series in order to get acquainted with the strategic themes of this article) The Crossroads Of The Multipolar World Redefining The Heartland: The “Greater Heartland” acquires its premier strategic and economic importance due to being the supercontinental fulcrum of multipolar integration. As was mentioned at the end […]

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Great Game & Partitioning Of Syria

By Shelley KASLI (India)

19. March 2016

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Great Game & Partitioning Of Syria

Russia’s decision to greatly reduce its military presence in Syria, coming as it did with little warning, has left the world struggling for explanations. Russia is to maintain a military presence at its naval base in Tartous and at the Khmeymim airbase. In fact Russia is “withdrawing without withdrawing”. The partial withdrawal is seen by […]

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ASEAN And The New Cold War Battle For Eurasia’s Economic Future (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

14. December 2015

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ASEAN And The New Cold War Battle For Eurasia’s Economic Future (I)

The Global Economic Crossroads ASEAN’s solid growth in the past few decades has made it an enviable partner for many, and the economic bloc has entered into several high-profile free trade agreements (FTAs) in the past couple of years. As of the end of 2015, it has bilateral FTAs with Australia and New Zealand, China, […]

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

11. November 2015

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (III)

The Chinese-Indian Cold War Of 2015 It’s politically taboo to speak about it in the global media for a variety of reasons and respective interests, but China and India have been engaged in a very dynamic Cold War since at least the beginning of this year. The earlier-described rivalry over the Indian Ocean states is […]

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

11. November 2015

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (II)

The Chinese-Indian Competition Over The Indian Ocean Islands (Please read Part I before this article) There should be no doubt among objective observers that the assassination and violent coup plots in the Maldives are predicated on returning Nasheed to power, but the context behind these events extends well past the island chain and into the […]

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