B. R. Deepak

Illustration photo of Peak Pegasus, a cargo ship carrying soybeans from the U.S. to the port in Dalian, China

US-China trade war kicks off

China is filling all possible vacuums left by US abdication from competition in the economic and strategic arenas.   On...


China’s soft power is as sharp as sharp can be

China relies on instruments of authoritarian influence by way of co-option and manipulation, to target media, academia and the policy...


China getting marginalised in Korean crisis

The North has circumvented Beijing and left it in the lurch.   A four-hour long working dinner between the North...