Tag: Japan

Quad; Strategic Partnership in Soft Confrontation with China

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Joe Biden recently met with prime ministers of Australia, Japan and India in the United States. It was in 2007 that the first meeting of the Quad Group (the US, Australia, Japan and India) was held in New York in order to confront China’s growing power in the two diplomacy and security areas in Indo-Pacific region.
Reza Majidzadeh – Director of Simorgh Development Working Group, Pasargad Millennium Plan Think Tank

Factors Affective in Strengthening EU-India Relations

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Although the European Union and India have stepped up their efforts to strengthen trade cooperation in recent months, prospects for economic cooperation between Brussels and Delhi remain unclear.
Alireza Thamoudi – Expert on Europe affairs

North Korea’s Offensive Strategy; a Response to US Sanctions

Strategic Council Online: An expert on Asian affairs said that the Trump administration’s pressure on North Korea has not been effective, adding that Pyongyang’s efforts to achieve definitive results in negotiations and lack of proper response from the United States have made North Korea mistrustful towards the US and the negotiation table more than the past. Pyongyang also considers diplomacy an ineffective way to restore peace.

Failed US-North Korea Summit & Korean Peninsula Developments

Strategic Council Online: The second US-North Korean summit ended in Vietnam without a clear conclusion and agreement. The main question occupying the minds of analysts is whether this summit meeting is the end of the first step of the two countries in trying diplomacy. Or is the end of diplomacy between the United States and North Korea due to the continuation of negotiations because of differences in approaches?
Assadollah Kaveh – East Asia Affairs Expert