East Asia Compass by Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 06 Jun, 2019 · 5591
At the Shangri-La Dialogue in
Singapore this June, the US Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan released
the US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report. The subtitle of the report talks about the
US goals of "preparedness, partnerships and p ...
Japan’s North Korea Reset
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 20 May, 2019 · 5588
On 3 May 2019, Japanese Prime Minister
Shinzo Abe announced his readiness to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
'without conditions' to 'end the long-running mistrust between their countries’,
as reported by Japanese media. On 6 May ...
An Allied Approach to North Korea?
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 15 Apr, 2019 · 5580
Korean President Moon Jae-in met US President Donald Trump on 10-11 April 2019 to
bilateral relations as well as the future course of their dealings with North
Korea. Although both these issues are related, their delineation is als ...
China’s Strategic Silence on the Hanoi Summit
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 22 Mar, 2019 · 5570
An abrupt end of the
Hanoi summit between the leaders of the US and North Korea on 28 February 2019
was disappointing for many. But for many others, it was unsurprising because the
two parties did not have enough exchanges and understand ...
Is Japan Getting Isolated?
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 21 Feb, 2019 · 5558
It has been reported that
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso wanted to meet US Secretary of State Mike
Pompeo at the Munich Security Conference (15-17 February 2019), apparently to give
him suggestions for the upcoming second US-North Ko ...
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 ...