Vladimir Terehov

Strengthening “Traditionalism” – a Sour...

IN834234234In the second half of March this year one of India’s leading newspapers, the Indian Express launched a debate on a very pressing issue for today’s India: the strengthening of “traditional” (or “communalist”, “obscurantist” and “dogmatic”) tendencies. India, with a current…

India in Search for an Optimal Foreign Policy

NAR5242342As the NVO, a Russian weekly newspaper supplement to Nezavi- simaya Gazeta dedicated to military posture noted more than once, India is already one of the key global players and the question of its foreign policy vector becomes increasingly important…

The Boao Forum for Asia at the Prospect of th...

7856On April 8-11, the resort town of Bo’ao, situated on the Chinese island of Hainan, saw the regular economic Boao Forum for Asia (BFA). Let us note the increasing importance of this forum that today is called “the Asian Davos”. This time it was visited by both the former UN Secretary…

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement f...

1_34115Such a long name (The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, CPTPP) will now designate the largest collective free trade zone in the region, around which difficult negotiations have been conducted for almost 10 years. On 8 March in the capital…

US Senate has Unanimously Adopted the Taiwan ...

T3332In early February US Senate unanimously adopted the H.R.535-Taiwan Travel Act (TTA), without any omissions or reservations, which was approved a month earlier by the House of Representatives in a similar fashion. The unanimity shown by the Congress has predetermined the decision…

Australia between the USA and China

632At first thought, the title of this article may look inappropriate. Indeed, Australia has a political and military union with the USA, while Beijing (the main geopolitical opponent of Washington) is considered as a source of foreign policy troubles. However, Canberra (in contrast…

The Iranian President’s Visit to India

562343242342The Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, visited India on February 15-17, and talked with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The visit is noteworthy for a number of reasons, the most important of which is the fact that it took place at all. For it was a significant foreign policy…

Admiral Harry Harris to Become US Ambassador ...

8770One of the signs of the worsening situation in the Indian and Pacific ocean region, where the focus of world politics is shifting, is the strengthening of the military’s voice in the cacophony of the sounds that are coming from the Indo-Pacific Region. Moreover, the trend towards…

Political Breakthrough Possible on the Korean...

564213231On February 10 of the current year, the reception of the delegation of DPRK (the most representative one since the Korean War) by the South Korean President, as well as the subsequent negotiations of the parties became one of the most significant events of regional and world…

About the New US “Nuclear Posture Review”

WY39187Published in early February by the US Department of Defense, the new “Nuclear Posture Review” (Nuclear Posture Review, NPR-2018) drew the attention of both the media and the politicians for obvious reasons. The comprehensive analysis of this complex document is quite extensive…

Political Сrisis in the Maldives

M653432422It seems as if the political temperature in the Indian Ocean region is not going to ‘settle down’, as we predicted a week ago, but has already started to rise. That is demonstrated by the worsening situation in the Maldives, which is taking on the character of an internal political crisis, although in this case there has been an external element in this crisis right from the beginning…

Developments in India’s Foreign Policy in Jan...

6112There have been two standout events in India’s foreign policy in the first month of 2018: the 3rd ‘Raisina Dialogue’, held in New Delhi from 6-18 January, and the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit, held on 28 January, also in the Indian capital. Both events were dominated by an unmentioned…


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