Asia's geopolitical realities are changing

WHILE not (yet) perhaps amounting to a "tectonic shift" in the geopolitical foundations of North-east Asia, recent developments such as the chilling of relations among regional powers and the hint of a new Cold War between the US and Russia certainly represent more than glacial changes.

It is possible now to envisage a scenario whereby US President Barack Obama's "pivot toward Asia" is delayed, if not derailed, by the need to bolster European security and where China emerges in a stronger position...

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