South China Sea
QUAD, AUKUS and the new ‘rules-based’ international order

The QUAD alliance has declared its intention to uphold the rules-based international order. What does this mean? NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the grouping, as well the recently-announced AUKUS grouping

Clear away the hype: the US and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that

The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern

Understanding the Australia-UK-US alliance

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the recently announced AUKUS alliance and its positions on China. He also talks about the role of European powers and the economic consolidation of Eurasia

Activists denounce AUKUS alliance as a possible new Cold War and other stories

Today we look at the military pact between Australia, the US, and the UK; sanctions imposed against Guinea’s military junta; and more

AUKUS Activists, anti-war groups slam trilateral security alliance AUKUS as anti-China move and a return to Cold War

China too slammed the move calling it an “extremely irresponsible” act which may lead to an arms race. It also said that the move reflects “Cold war mentality and ideological biases”  

The United States’ recent failures in war and fighting racism should serve as a warning to its allies

As the US messily closes its 20-year war in Afghanistan, it has quickly pivoted and attempted to rally international support around its anti-China campaign. Its allies should be wary.

US navy in Lakshadweep: Gunboat diplomacy masquerading as freedom of navigation

The Narendra Modi government mistakenly believed a FONOP in the South China Sea has no implications for India. As the US operation in India’s EEZ makes clear, it owns the seas and will brook no competition from any country

The US Indo-Pacific strategy and its delusions

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the Anchorage meeting between the US and China, the recent Quad summit, and how geo-political considerations are playing a role in the distribution of vaccines

US India relations India’s one-sided romance with Trump

The Trump administration and the Modi government have eagerly hailed their bond as great democracies. In practice however, the relationship has largely seen India emerge as a junior partner to US imperialism

India should not be a pawn in US imperialist efforts against China

India and China are two sovereign and independent countries with their own set of strengths and problems. They need to sit and talk to resolve their issues on their own

Economically, US is a declining power, China is a rising power

Prof. Ahmad analyses the decline in US economic and strategic power and talks about the implications of the China-Russia partnership

US warship forced to leave South China Sea following strong Chinese response

The Chinese sent a warship, which approached the US vessel, forcing it to leave the waters. The US has escalated military exercises in the region over the past few weeks

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