Vladimir Terehov

Xi Jinping Visits Nations of Southeast Asia

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The Chinese leader’s one-week tour began on 15 November and included visits to Papua New Guinea, Brunei and the Philippines. These countries are situated in a region that has borne witness to clearly heightened tensions, on various “fronts”, between the two world powers, the USA and China. The escalations are particularly noticeable on the backdrop…

Australia’s Regional Play

AUS453422On a very relative scale, Australia can be grouped into the ‘second or third’ level players in terms of significance in the political game unfolding in the Indo-Pacific region. This group could also include Pakistan, Iran, and South Korea. And the main players are undoubtedly the United States…

“Human Rights Movement” Shifts for Focus to R...

9985From time to time the world community is reminded about the existence of the nation called Myanmar (formerly Burma) only because the spotlight is shifted once again to highlight the Rohingya tragedy, reported on by NEO on more than one occasion. The…

Japan’s Foreign Policy at Crossroads

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It is worth noting at this point that the entire world order is at a crossroads nowadays, including its chief “architects” as is, unquestionably, Japan with its third largest economy in the world. Or fourth, if we view the European Union as a single player in Europe. Notably, in this post-Cold War era a nation’s economy size and its resilience play an almost decisive…

Has a Ray of Hope Appeared in Relationship Be...

TRXI5222The New Eastern Outlook has been covering the current shape and transformation of Sino-American relations on a regular basis. This is quite understandable as the discussion involves one of the aspects of the global political game that impacts the development of the situation…

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Pays Visit to China

KHXH456322Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan accepted an invitation from his Chinese colleague Li Keqiang to visit China from 2 to 5 November. The official trip and its outcomes are noteworthy for a number of different reasons, but especially when viewed from the perspective of assessing…

On the Consequences of the Okinawa Elections

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So, the snap governor elections of the Okinawa Prefecture that were critical for the Japanese federal government were held on September 30 this year and ended in an unpleasant surprise for it. Despite Tokyo’s anticipation (and to its sheer disappointment) the former Ginowan City Mayor Atsushi Sakima supported by the ruling Liberal Democratic…

Political Implications of Donald Trump’s Stat...

INFT5645622One of the most resounding political events in the second half of October 2018 was the US president Donald Trump’s statement that he would withdraw the USA from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (often referred to as the INF Treaty), which was signed by the USA and…

The Problem of the “Restoration” of the Templ...

35c0d775Without a little background information, which will be provided below, the above headline may seem rather obscure to most readers of New Eastern Outlook. Let us first look at the “problem”, which, in this case, has deep historical roots…

The Latest Developments in Relations Between ...

USCHI6756632The change in the relationship between the two leading world powers (the USA and China) is a key factor in the situation, not just in the Indo-Pacific, but in the world as a whole. The answer to the main question – the nature of that relationship in (at least) the first half of…

The EU is Turning Towards Asia

ffr5The process of reformatting the world order that we can see in progress is a global and comprehensive phenomenon. In particular, it is reflected in the obvious change that is taking place in the relations between the main countries constituting the West. The difficulty of defining the latter…

Putin’s Visit to India and the Joint Ru...

PUMO43532432At the very beginning of September, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin paid a visit to New Delhi to hold talks with India’s prime minister Narendra Modi. The outcome of this meeting looks extremely remarkable both for the bilateral relations for Russia and India and for the political…


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