East Asia Compass by Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra
  • On the Sidelines of G-20: India's Third Way
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    10 Dec, 2018   ·    5532
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in several bilateral and multilateral meetings on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Argentina. Such meetings are not unusual. However, this year, two trilateral meetings that PM Modi was ...
  • India-Japan Relations: Proximity to the Indo-Pacific Strategy
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    19 Nov, 2018   ·    5526
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his third visit to Japan on 28-29 October 2018 to attend 13th Annual Summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Both countries reiterated their commitment to the Special Strategic and Global ...
  • Denuclearising the Korean Peninsula: Hope Amidst Uncertainty?
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    17 Oct, 2018   ·    5524
    In his mid-September visit to Pyongyang this year, South Korean President Moon Jae-in reportedly had several fruitful exchanges with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, culminating in the signing of the Pyongyang Joint Declaration. Both ag ...
  • US-China Contestation and North Korean De-Nuclearisation
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    20 Sep, 2018   ·    5514
    It is conventional wisdom that China ...
  • Trump, Kim, and Denuclearisation
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    09 Aug, 2018   ·    5504
    Almost two months since the Singapore Summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a sense of disappointment seems to have been gradually building with respect to the possibility of North Korean denuclearisa ...
  • Enhancing India-South Korea Relations
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    16 Jul, 2018   ·    5494
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited in India for a four-day trip from 8 to 11 July 2018, and both the countries resolved to add more substance to their partnership. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Moon Jae-in re-emphasised th ...
  • China and the Trump-Kim Summit: Beijing's Looming Influence
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    11 Jun, 2018   ·    5479
    A flurry of developments in the past few months in and around the Korean peninsula has led to expectations that North Korea might give up its nuclear programme in lieu of some kind of security guarantee and economic benefits. North Korean l ...
  • Summit Season: From Inter-Korea to Trump-Kim
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    12 May, 2018   ·    5465
    The news of an inter-Korea summit between Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un earlier this year understandably invited a lot of international attention. Pictures of Kim Jong-un holding hands with Moon Jae-in, smiling and crossing the border togethe ...
  • Regional Stability and Japan's Irresponsible Political Gambit
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    06 Apr, 2018   ·    5456
    It is a critical time for the North Korean nuclear and missile issue, and South Korea, the US and other stakeholder states have accorded it their highest priority. Japan, however, is focusing its primary attention on the abduction of its ci ...
  • South Korea's 'Moonshine' and a Trump-Kim Summit
    Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra   ·    12 Mar, 2018   ·    5447
    In a major of turn of events, US President Donald Trump has announced direct talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The US and North Korea have been loggerheads for a long time on the issue of North Korea's nuclear and missile progra ...
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