Grand Strategy in Pivotal Places
Research and Analysis
May 22, 2019 | EXPERT:
Sameer Lalwani contributed a chapter to an April 2019 report from the German Marshall Fund US, Mind the Gap: National Views of The Free and Open Indo-Pacific.
May 9, 2019
by Zafar Khan
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In February 2019, the threat of war in South Asia appeared imminent for the first time in over a decade. For the first time since 1971, India and Pakistan traded cross-border airstrikes; they also engaged in conventional clashes not seen since the 1999 Kargil War.
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The Stimson Center, in collaboration with the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, hosted a workshop on nuclear effects in South Asia in Colombo, Sri Lanka from February 23-25, 2018.
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With voting underway in India’s general election, February’s Kashmir conflict is likely to weigh on the minds of voters, especially given last week’s social media uproar over the reported downing of a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet during the crisis.
April 12, 2019 | EXPERT:
In Taiwan’s local elections held on November 24, the Kuomintang (KMT) trounced the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
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WITH the third meeting within a year of the quadrilateral security dialogue, or ‘Quad’, between officials from Australia, India, Japan, and the United States, bullish analysis suggests the Quad is a formation that is evolving but enduring.
April 2, 2019 | EXPERT:
Relations between Japan and South Korea have descended to a new low.
March 28, 2019 | EXPERT:
These monographs by the China Program explore China’s growing interests and involvement in the Arctic and the corresponding speculation and concern from other countries about the potential and ambitions of China’s Arctic footprint.
March 28, 2019 | EXPERT:
In February 2019, Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) held its annual party convention.
March 27, 2019 | EXPERT:
After more than 40 Indian paramilitary forces died as a result of a suicide attack in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on February 14, many analysts swiftly declared Indian retaliation inevitable.
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On March 12, 2019, the Stimson South Asia program organized a side session at the 2019 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference: "20 Years After Kargil: The Futu
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In 2004, Australia, India, Japan, and the U.S. worked together to respond to the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami. In 2007, these four countries formed the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue – the Quad – seeking to deepen their cooperation, only to disband after a year.
March 7, 2019 | EXPERT:
On the eve of the second summit between the top leaders of the US and North Korea in Hanoi, most attention is focused on what might be the concrete substance/steps of North Korea’s denuclearization and the reciprocal measures that the US will offer in return that come out of the summit.