taiwanflag89Copyright: Taipei Representative Office in Greece

Website: http://www.taiwanembassy.org/gr

Publication date on RIEAS web site (www.rieas.gr) on 11 April 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) expressed deep regret and strongly protested April 9 over the accusation by World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus that Taiwan is orchestrating personal attacks against him.

Taiwan is a civilized and mature democracy state, and the government has never and will not ever encouraged personal attacks on Dr. Tedros or issued any racially discriminating remarks, the MOFA said in a statement....Read more

chinaindia8Prof. Dr. Klaus Lange, director
(Institute for Transnational Studies (ITS) based in Germany)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 12 January 2020

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

Prof. Dr. Klaus Lange, director
(Institute for Transnational Studies (ITS) based in Germany)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 12 January 2020

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

The Problem:

There are not many questions at the beginning of the 21st century which are of greater significance for global history than the question for the course which the relationship between India and China will take.

India – China watchers usually agree that the possibility of a major military conflict between the two Asian giants is extremely remote. So called military “standoffs” along the LAC including the “Doklam crisis” of 2017, during which a few hundreds of soldiers from both sides were involved, was defused without a single shot being fired...Read more

taiwan9A Safer World- Taiwan can help 
September XX, 2019

Copyright: Ministry of the Interior, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Taiwan serves as key geopolitical hub in East and Southeast Asia.

The World Drug Report 2018 published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) pointed out that North America, East Asia and Southeast Asia are key regions in the production and consumption of amphetamine...Read more

fakenews7Fake news is an emerging issue in Asia, but Asian Leaders are dealing with it innovatively

Leo Lin
(Senior Analyst with the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) based in Athens, Greece. His work focuses on Security issues in the Asia-Pacific region)

Copyright: https://www.theintelligencebrief.org/single-post/2019/08/02/Asia-Fake-It-To-You-Make-It - Posted at RIEAS web site ( www.rieas.gr) on 4 August 2019.

Why is it happening?
Fake news is nothing new, but it seems that it has posed a greater challenge to national security in this era of online media, where disinformation and misinformation can undermine a nation’s sovereignty and affect people’s trust in their government. Read more

AfghanistanmapMusa Khan Jalalzai
(Security Expert)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 24 February 2019.

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

The US so called war on terror in Afghanistan that impacted liberal societies in the West unfathomably in many ways have now entered a crucial phase. Russia and China have joined the theatre of war as the strongest stakeholders, and dancing in the combat zones. After a dishonourable and discreditable defeat in Afghanistan, the US President Donald Trump prepared a strategy to pull thousands of US troops out of the country, but faced irritability in White House and Pentagon. The allies also got out of joint and felt sore due to their whitewashing and embarrassment. They have now dog-tired to stand or act professionally...Read more

chinaphilip18Vinod Anand
(Senior Fellow, Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 24 December 2018

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

Last month President Xi Jinping paid a visit to Philippines to consolidate bilateral relationship in that he signed a number of agreements with Manila. While Duterte expected to gain multiple economic benefits from the visiting dignitary his hopes were belied. Multibillion dollar promised by China to Manila was nowhere to be seen. ..Read more

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