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Kaplan in Tokyo Report, Part 1: Speech

What follows is a description of my experience, in fanboyish detail, of Robert Kaplan’s speech at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation on March 12, 2010. I was lucky enough to sit and chat with Mr Kaplan for more than a half … Continue reading

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Kaplan: Make way for China

Robert D. Kaplan supplies a chapter on Chinese naval strategy to a Center for a New American Security report entitled China’s Arrival: A Strategic Framework for a Global Relationship. Much of the chapter is based on his previous work in … Continue reading

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India Creates a New State

Given that territorial disputes and separatism are great interests of mine, I took note of yesterday’s news that a new state will be created in India. It is important to note though that, “The process of forming the state of … Continue reading

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Kaplan Article: Talking to the Taliban

Robert Kaplan has a new article out in The Atlantic called Talking to the Taliban (via Arab Media Shack). Kaplan points out that Obama’s new strategy, which consists of convincing Pakistan to sever ties with its long time ally the … Continue reading

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Kaplan on India

Robert Kaplan has a new article up at The Atlantic discussing India (Hat tip to Lexington Green). Below are the opening paragraphs. India’s New Face If the spirit of modern India has a geographic heartland it is Gujarat, the northwestern … Continue reading

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Indian BMD and Pakistan

While the US missile defense sites in Poland and the Czech Republic have consistently made the news, few realize that other countries are equally interested in ballistic missile defense (BMD). Unsurprisingly, those are Japan, Israel and India (Russia to some … Continue reading

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Kaplan gives Curzon a shout out!!!

Robert Kaplan, Kishan Rana and former Indian ambassador Satinder Lambah discuss the relationship between India and its neighbors, including from the global perspective. Hosted by the Aspen Institute, The 2008 Aspen Ideas Festival will engage its participants in a variety … Continue reading

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“…a child’s messy finger painting…”

Robert Kaplan gave a “brief outlook”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/12/01/the-kaplan-view-of-mumbai/ of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai in _The Atlantic_ last month. He followed up those brief thoughts in _The New York Times_ this Sunday in an op-ed entitled “Trouble in the Other Middle East”:http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/08/opinion/08kaplan.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=robert%20d%20kaplan%20mumbai&st=cse. … Continue reading

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The Kaplan View of Mumbai

Robert Kaplan just spent a month in Gujarat reporting on Hindu-Muslim relations (does trouble follow this guy or what?). He has “a few brief words”:http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200811u/mumbai on the terrorist attacks in Mumbai. Kaplan argues that “India has more to lose from … Continue reading

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Finally…Kashmir

Although a McCain supporter and admittedly skeptical of Obama, if the latest CS Monitor is true, then I am very pleased to read about one of his major foreign policy goals: Kashmir. As the war in Afghanistan has gotten worse, … Continue reading

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