Due to international pressure and its own prerogative as well as a mix of fact and speculation North Korea is surprisingly following in Libya’s footsteps in the denuclearization process, though it remains to be seen whether this risky gamble will ultimately lead to a different outcome.
South East Asia
What should one expect from the upcoming US-North Korea summit? Whatever deals are struck, they must be clearly demarcated, so as to leave no room for aberration.
The stifling of free speech by de-facto intimidating people from expressing “politically incorrect” commentary under the basis of combating fake news will inevitably exacerbate domestic tensions inside any society with time.
The US will only succeed in its quest to indefinitely prolong the unipolar moment if it destabilizes the Central Asian core of Eurasia, which would consequently disrupt the independent rise of the five Great Powers that form the Golden Circle of the Heartland.
The latest leadership changes in Ethiopia and Myanmar indicate that there are serious problems behind the scenes in both states and that the US’ Hybrid War campaigns have worked to the extent that they’ve begun to produce visible results in shaking up the state of affairs in both countries.
it’s likely that Vietnam could play some role – however informal – in the so-called “Quad” between the US, Japan, Australia, and India in “containing China”, up to de-facto becoming the “Quint” if Vietnam is fully integrated into this developing military integrational platform.
Duterte is going to feel the heat from the US, and it’s just a question of whether he’ll be in a better position to counteract it if he has absolute power or if he abides by the constitution’s limitations to his authority.
The Cambodian National Rescue Party might inadvertently pose more of a strategic risk to the “Freedom Corridor” than President Hun Sen ever could.
The Rohingya Crisis has taken the world by storm, but should not come as a surprise for those who’ve been astutely following the Myanmar Civil War.
So long as the Indian government maintains its inflexible “zero-sum” mentality towards any of its partners’ relations with Pakistan, however, its people will probably continue breaking with tradition and increasingly come to view Russia and its leadership through a negative pro-Western Mainstream Media prism.
(Please read Part I, Part II, and Part III prior to this article) The research has exhaustively explained all of the relevant Hybrid War variables in Myanmar, and will now transition to its final section in forecasting the various scenario branches that this type of conflict could take. Before proceeding, […]
(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) Neophytes might understandably feel intimidated when they begin delving deep into Myanmar’s internal complexities, finding out firsthand why the country’s civil war is perhaps the world’s most difficult to comprehend. There’s an overwhelming amount of information available about the […]