Articles By Dr Rajasimman Sundaram

Disambiguation of OBOR in Sino-Indian Relations: Is It a Strategic Checkmate...

Disambiguation of OBOR in Sino-Indian Relations: Is It a Strategic Checkmate...

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 May , 2017

As for international politics, international trade has nothing personal about it. While India may have earned the entitlement of a rising power in some quarters of projected strategic...

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Disambiguation of OBOR in Sino-Indian Relations: Is It a Strategic Checkmate...

Disambiguation of OBOR in Sino-Indian Relations: Is It a Strategic Checkmate...

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 May , 2017

While having agreed in principle the idea that expansion of connectivity takes place between countries, India has not yet confirmed or regret its attendance at the China’s Belt and...

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Militarisation of the South China Sea: The Offence-Defense Paradigm

Militarisation of the South China Sea: The Offence-Defense Paradigm

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Vol. 31.1 Jan-Mar 2016 | Date: 13 Jul , 2016

While war between US and China is ruled out for multiple reasons, the military balance of power dictated by military strategy chosen has direct bearings on the political choices made by...

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BRICS: A Strategic Self Appraisal

BRICS: A Strategic Self Appraisal

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Vol. 30.4 Oct-Dec 2015 | Date: 19 Jan , 2016

BRICS was carved out of a group formally initiated by Russia in 2002 – Russia-India-China (RIC) to address the challenges it faced after the break-up of Soviet Union.1 China and India’s...

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Beginning of End of the American Empire

Beginning of End of the American Empire

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Oct , 2015

Having maintained an isolationist foreign policy prior to reluctantly accepting global leadership in the aftermath of World War II from United Kingdom, United States is now unable to react...

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Celebrating The Past: China’s Military Parade 2015

Celebrating The Past: China’s Military Parade 2015

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Sep , 2015

By order of missing out on the finer details of the military parade held in Beijing to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Chinese military victory over occupying Japanese forces in 1945, an...

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Strategic Partnerships of the 21st Century

Strategic Partnerships of the 21st Century

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Apr , 2015

The term “strategic partnership” has been in-vogue in the post cold War period with countries having multiple strategic partnerships. However matters related to realpolitik force to see...

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Cultural incompatibility in US analysis of PLA

Cultural incompatibility in US analysis of PLA

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Date: 24 Feb , 2015

While past does not determine the future, neither is it inconsequential. Acknowledgment of a mistake in the past does not mean it has been learned for non-repeatability. A whole lot adjustment in...

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India in US Strategic Rebalance in Asia-Pacific

India in US Strategic Rebalance in Asia-Pacific

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Date: 30 Jan , 2015

A perceptional improvement in India’s global strategic profile by way of its growing economy[1] and defence capability, has found India a significant place in United States (US) strategic...

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China’s Maritime Thrust in Africa

China’s Maritime Thrust in Africa

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Vol 24.2 Apr-Jun 2009 | Date: 13 Sep , 2012

Call it China’s new military diplomacy or birth traits of its emerging naval strategy, a Chinese naval fleet arrived in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia on 6 January, 2009 to carry out the first...

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