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Skand Tayal

Skand Tayal | Will Korea & Japan bail out China amid rising trade tensions with US and Europe?

South Korea, China and Japan hold 9th Trilateral Summit in Seoul after four-year iatus

03 Jun 2024 1:03 AM

Skand Tayal | Amid tensions in Korea, Opposition win in Parliament polls huge setback to Yoon

Opposition gains ground as President Yoon faces domestic discontent and foreign policy complexities

17 Apr 2024 12:31 AM

Skand Tayal | Will Camp David summit lead to a strategic shift in the Indo-Pacific?

The Camp David trilateral summit is a concrete move for strategic rebalancing in the Indo-Pacific triggered by Chinese expansionism

30 Aug 2023 12:00 AM

Skand Tayal | SCO is at the crossroads: Will it remain relevant?

With the admission of Iran and Byelorussia (next year), the SCO is widely perceived as an anti-West grouping led by China and Russia.

11 Aug 2023 12:03 AM

Skand Tayal | Investments from South Korea may grow as strategic relations intensify

Jin’s visit marks the golden jubilee of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and South Korea

19 Apr 2023 12:38 AM


Skand Tayal | From Samarkand to New Delhi 2023: Can SCO become more meaningful?

The Indian media speculated endlessly on the possibility of a bilateral meeting between Mr Modi and the Pakistani and Chinese leaders.

21 Sep 2022 2:54 AM

Skand Tayal | A rejuvenated Nato now casts its gaze towards the Asia-Pacific

China is against Seoul and Tokyo joining Nato’s plans to strengthen its foothold in the Indo-Pacific region

06 Jul 2022 7:33 AM

Skand Tayal | New Prez wants closer Seoul ties with US & India, and to join Quad

Yoon Suk Yeol is considered rather unfamiliar with global affairs and is likely to rely on his trusted advisers to frame policy

09 May 2022 12:13 AM

Skand Tayal | Pak drags in MNCs to push propaganda over Kashmir

On the social media, Hyundai Motors faced calls for a boycott of its cars in India along with demands of an apology

11 Feb 2022 1:51 AM

Skand Tayal | Korean lessons: Pardon politics, prosecutors, big business & graft

This year, rather surprisingly, President Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party of Korea pardoned his predecessor, former President

06 Jan 2022 3:31 AM


Skand Tayal | Central Asia’s bid for access to sea may see new Quad rise

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev invited Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan as his chief guests

09 Aug 2021 3:40 AM

Skand Tayal | US-Russia ties, already rocky, get worse after Navalny jailing

Biden administration needs a pragmatic foreign policy, overcome its prejudices and arrest the slide of US-Russia ties on this slippery slope

10 Feb 2021 7:33 AM

Skand Tayal | North Korea’s Kim sends a clear signal to new US Prez

Kim Jong Un issued a stern warning to the incoming Biden administration, threatening to expand its nuclear arsenal

20 Jan 2021 12:05 AM

Skand Tayal | Are ‘virtual’ summits of any real use?

Brics summits are rarely noticed by any international observer outside those from the member countries

30 Nov 2020 11:00 AM

Skand Tayal | India weighs options as it faces Chinese intransigence

The seventh round of the corps commander-level talks between India and China has not led to any notable advance on the Indian demand

16 Oct 2020 10:06 AM


Skand Tayal | Asean resists bullying by China in SCS

China’s pre-meditated aggression all around its neighbourhood is a matter of deep concern

08 Jul 2020 5:13 PM

S. Korea caught in crossfire between North and America

Chairman Kim Jong-un’s younger sister Kim Yo-jong (KYJ) is an important top functionary of the North Korean regime

18 Jun 2020 6:25 PM

Skand Tayal | Heed Sardar: Rethink China line, ramp up Taiwan links

The subtle messages being sent by the Sangh Parivar on Tibet and Taiwan should be examined very seriously by Beijing

10 Jun 2020 2:57 AM

Moon wins as Koreans back his strategy to tackle Covid-19

South Korea's coronavirus strategy has been widely praised by experts as well as WHO for being prompt, nationwide, clear and effective

18 Apr 2020 8:08 PM

Under US pressure, North Korea back to brinkmanship

North Korea is not accustomed to digest any challenge from any quarter without a robust response.

19 Dec 2019 5:02 AM