Материалы: ‘January 2012’

Kremlin Turns Its Face to Eastern Frontier


Mark Mackinnon From Tuesday’s Globe and Mail Published Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 8:01PM EST It looks likeRussia, this city of tall Europeans who walk among the pastel-coloured buildings that line streets with names like Pushkin, Gogol and Lenin. But the poshest hotel inVladivostokis called the Hyundai and sushi bars are starting to rival borscht-and-vodka joints […]

How the West is Wholly Missing China’s Geopolitical Focus

Posted By Alexandros Petersen Tuesday, January 10, 2012 – 2:01 AM   Alexandros Petersen is Advisor with the European Energy Security Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, and the author of The World Island: Eurasian Geopolitics and the Fate of the West. This post is the result of a […]

Together,U.S.,India and Japan Can Check China

By By Brahma Chellaney The launch of trilateral strategic consultations among the United States, India and Japan, and their decision to hold joint naval exercises this year, signal efforts to form an entente among the Asia-Pacific region’s three leading democracies. These efforts – in the world’s most economically dynamic region where the specter of a […]

Philippines May Allow Greater U.S. Military Presence in Reaction to China’s Rise

By Craig Whitlock, Two decades after evictingU.S.forces from their biggest base in the Pacific, thePhilippinesis in talks with the Obama administration about expanding the American military presence in the island nation, the latest in a series of strategic moves aimed atChina. Although negotiations are in the early stages, officials from both governments said they are […]