Tag Archives: Indo-Pacific Strategy

China warns Nepal of external interference threat in US grant wake

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has warned Nepal of “external interference” threatening the core interests of both countries, a month after Kathmandu ratified a US aid grant branded by Beijing as “coercive diplomacy”.In talks with his Nepali counterpart Narayan Khadka and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba in Kathmandu on Saturday, …

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Why US’ deluded anti-China Indo-Pacific Strategy is doomed to fail

The United States has finally released its long-awaited Indo-Pacific Strategy document. Southeast Asia and its regional organisation, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, figure prominently. But its agenda for these countries and Asean is based on false assumptions and ignores fundamental differences.The strategy prioritises Asean’s aspiration of centrality in regional …

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