Chinese troops set out for SCO joint exercise “Peace Mission 2021”

The first echelon of the Chinese troops to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) "Peace Mission 2021" joint anti-terrorism military exercise left Baicheng, northeast China's Jilin Province, for the exercise venue in Orenburg Oblast, Russia, by railway on the evening of August 26. The drill will be held at the Donguz training ground in

Wang Yi Puts Forward Four Proposals on Promoting the Development and Growth of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

On July 13, 2021 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with the press in Dushanbe with Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin. Wang Yi said that this year marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which has reached a critical juncture in its development. Tajikistan is

Interview with Professor Swaran SINGH on Asia and Pacific Affairs

This interview was conducted with Professor Swaran SINGH for Sinosphere on developments in the Asia-Pacific region. The main topics of the interview include India-China relations, Indo-Pacific Concept, East and South China Seas, ASEAN, and Quad Alliance System. How much can the Quad Alliance limit China's regional expansion moves? Considering that the Quad members have different

Pakistan Extends Security of its Maritime Sea Limits

Recently, Pakistan has taken some unprecedented pro-active measures vis a vis the security of its maritime lanes. Apparently, the changing geopolitical dynamics in the neighborhood have compelled Islamabad to take these sudden measures to maintain its strategic dominance as an important maritime state in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). According to the official documents, foreign

Oman’s Dhofar Rebellion, Maoizm and China

The Dhofar Rebellion also known as the War in Dhofar or the Omani Civil War was waged from 1962 to 1976 in the province of Dhofar against the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman. The war began with the formation of the Dhofar Liberation Front, a group which aimed to create an independent state in Dhofar, free from the rule of the Omani Sultan Said bin Taimur.

The Geopolitical Evolution of Malaysia-Pakistan and Turkey on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Route

The formal document titled Vision and Actions on Jointly Building Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road (MRS) has been released by the National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China with State Council authorization in March 2015. The MRS which

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Belt and Road Initiative in 2021

Belt and Road Initiative in 2021   https://youtu.be/ezuyFMaBuOU Guest: Dr. Jeremy Garlick Host: Lokman Karadag Jeremy Garlick, PhD, is an associate professor at Prague University of Economics and Business and the director of the Jan Masaryk Centre of International Studies, a research centre within the university. He specialises in China’s international relations, focusing primarily on

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