East Asia Compass by Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra
Trump and the China-North Korea Equation
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 15 Jan, 2019 · 5545
US President Donald Trump is
going to have a second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in mid-February
2019. The core objective of this meeting is North Korea's denuclearisation, which
has remained elusive. Even though it is we ...
On the Sidelines of G-20: India's Third Way
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 10 Dec, 2018 · 5532
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 ...