SYDNEY, August 4: The United States says China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and “weaponising the global commons”. s

Balance in a turbulent world

April 16, 2019 01:25 am

The Trump administration in the US has come up with the Indo-Pacific doctrine which in many ways is a restatement of Barak Obama’s pivot to Asia, known as the rebalance doctrine. Both doctrines are of the same origin and carry a shadow of the famous Thucydides trap that was popularized by Harvard Professor Graham Allison in the 1990s.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Dai Yonghong, professor at China Center for South Asia Studies of Sichuan University, has expressed hope that Nepal will not join the US-initiated Indo-Pacific Strategy that is widely seen as a measure to contain the rise of China.

Concert of Indo-Pacific democracies

November 15, 2018 00:30 am

Creating a free and open Indo-Pacific is not the job of one country alone.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: India and the US on Wednesday discussed their roles in a free Indo-Pacific region and cooperation in defence and trade sectors during a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Singapore, media reports said.