Asia-Pacific analisys

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India ’s Evolving Maritime Strategy

January 21, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

On October 26, 2015, the Indian Navy released its latest maritime strategy, titled “Ensuring Secure Seas: Indian Maritime Security Strategy.” This edition is a revised and updated version of the previous outlined strategy “Freedom to […]

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2016 forecasts on Asian economies

January 17, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

China The great economic slowdown will continue. The official growth rates will be around 6.5%, while true growth rates will be much lower (most economic forecasts coming in around 5.8%). The corruption crack down will […]

Analysis

STRATFOR: ASIA – Annual Forecast 2016

December 31, 2015 Laurentiu Nedianu 0

EAST ASIA Pushback in Beijing China’s reform process has reached a precarious phase. The much-needed transition to an economy based on domestic consumption has been neither quick nor without cost. Divisions are already showing among […]

Afrika analisys

Biggest 2016 risk may be OIL

December 24, 2015 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

The biggest financial risk in 2016 may be OIL. Financial markets have been going on with the consequences of the energy deflation since mid-2014 and the fallout has been persistent. More than a trillion dollars […]

Chinese army against ISIS
Analysis

The Chinese deployment against ISIS

December 19, 2015 Laurentiu Nedianu 0

The Chinese presence in the fight againt ISIS makes the strategic situation surrounding the Syrian conflict even more complex, adding a new global dimension to Moscow and Tehran’s military support for Assad. This also has […]

CHINA A GREAT MARITIME POWER
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CHINA: A GREAT MARITIME POWER

December 14, 2015 Laurentiu Nedianu 0

CHINA: A GREAT MARITIME POWER According to Stratfor, China is a great power which has to behave differently from other great powers, having three geopolitical imperatives: to maintain internal unity in the Han Chinese regions; to […]

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