Tag - Asia

Indo-Pacific and the changing contours of geo-politics


By Maj. Gen. Sudhakar Jee The global order driven by geopolitics in the 20th century has shifted to geoeconomics in the 21st century. The economic center of gravity of the global economy that shifted after the Industrial Revolution, first to Europe and then to America, has swiftly been moving toward Asia. Though the rise of the East...

US working on jet engine deal with India: Khanna


Washington: Congressman RO Khanna has said that the US wants to make sure the GE Engines deal with India is done so that they don't lose out to Europe. He was speaking to the media on the sidelines of his address at the India-US Business Summit. Khanna said that India has realized that the Soviet...

China’s Xi awarded 3rd term as president, extending rule


Beijing: Chinese leader Xi Jinping was awarded a third five-year term as president Friday, putting him on track to stay in power for life at a time of severe economic challenges and rising tensions with the U.S. and others. The endorsement of Xi’s appointment by the ceremonial National People’s Congress was a foregone conclusion for...