Iqbal’s Pakistan! – The Country Ahead?
The term ‘Iqbal’s Pakistan’ is frequently used […]Read more
At the High Table
by Stig Toft Madsen, NIAS On April 19th India test-fired a long-range ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear bomb. With a range stated to be more than 3.100 miles, the missile would be able to reach not only large Chinese cities beyond the Tibetan plateau. It could reach even further. The distance from say […]Read more
Still Repairing Chinese-Japanese Relations by Asger Røjle Christensen
Yes, there has been a serious crisis
recently between China and Japan.
The collision between a Chinese
fishing trawler and a Japanese coastguard patrol boat close to the disputed
islands, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, prompted both countries
to take drastic measures which resulted in China canceling a number of
high-level ministerial meetings between the two countries. But no, this doesn’t
imply that the region is on the brink of open confrontation. It doesn’t disturb
the general trend towards a more pragmatic cooperative attitude from both