Russia Regards the “Indo-Pacific Region” as an “Artificially Imposed” Pro-US Concept

Russia Regards the “Indo-Pacific Region” as an “Artificially Imposed” Pro-US Concept

Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov strongly spoke out against the US’ so-called “Indo-Pacific” concept that’s recently become very popular among Indian strategists, remarking that it’s ”artificially imposed” and conditioned on containing China. From “Conspiracy Theory” To Strategic Fact Routinely dismissed as a “conspiracy theory” by hyper-jingoist Indian commentators, none other than Russia’s top diplomat Sergei…

The Indo-Pacific: The Expansion of a Geopolitical Presence

The Indo-Pacific: The Expansion of a Geopolitical Presence

On May 30, US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattisannounced that the Pacific Command was being renamed as the Indo-Pacific Command. Thus the Pentagon’s largest (in a geographical sense) command has grown even more gigantic. The new designation is being introduced gradually, seeing as not many announcements have been made about the command’s reorganization, but in…

The Indo-Pacific Command Is All About “Containing” China Through India

The Indo-Pacific Command Is All About “Containing” China Through India

The US military rechristened its Pacific Command to the Indo-Pacific Command as a means of strongly signaling its growing interest in India and its eponymous ocean. The importance of this development shouldn’t be underestimated because it sets the strategic basis for the US’ 21st-century policy of “containing China”. The People’s Republic depends just as much…

Washington’s Imperial “Indo-Pacific Agenda”. Pentagon Threatens China

Washington’s Imperial “Indo-Pacific Agenda”. Pentagon Threatens China

US Pacific Command (PACOM) is now the Pentagon’s Indo-Pacific Command, reflecting “connectivity between the Indian and Pacific oceans,” according to war secretary James Mattis. US strategy remains unchanged, seeking Indo-Pacific and global dominance, wanting pro-Western puppet regimes replacing all challengers to its imperial aims. China in the Pacific, Russia in Eurasia, and Iran in the…

The Indo-Pacific’s Changing Political Landscape

The Indo-Pacific’s Changing Political Landscape

Several noteworthy events, which have occurred in the past few weeks, bear witness to the continuing changes in the Indo-Pacific region’s political map. This process was long in the making, but its pace increased substantially after the election of Donald Trump as the US President, whose key campaign slogan, “America first,” is often misinterpreted as…