The Trump phone call with Taiwan gives the U.S. an opportunity to reeneage the China-Taiwan dispute.
Despite past tensions, small Asia-Pacific nations will increasingly have to act collectively to maintain a balance-of-power and minimize threats from non-state actors.
The Baekje kingdoms effective diplomatic skills and geopolitical location made it the center of North East Asia’s economy and trade.
In foreign policy, Jawaharal Nehru turned India into a world leader of the nonalignment movement.
China and India both hold territorial disputes and historical hostilities with at least two nations on their borders. For India it is Pakistan in the west and China in the east. For China it is India on it’s eastern flank and Japan to the West, but also Vietnam in the south.
What role will India play in the 21st century? Certainly, a globe role.
India certainly has the capabilities to project power in its neighborhood and beyond, using diplomatic pressure, military strength, and economic prowess to punch those below its weight. India has not chosen to do that. What has it done?