The idea of Kra canal cutting through Thailand to connect the South China Sea and the Andaman Sea, linking the Indian and the Pacific ocean has been flirted with since the 17th century. In 1677, Thai King Narai was the first king to suggest a canal through Thailands Kra Isthmus with the aim of shortening the shipping time and costs. China's Kra Canal Dream:A Strategic Game Changer in Indo Sep 25, 2020 · Given the present geopolitical environment in the region, the possible construction of the Kra Canal would pose certain geopolitical and security concerns in the Indo-Pacific region. The article provides a strategic assessment of the impact of the construction of the Kra Canal, focussing its impact on regional security.
Aug 25, 2020 · According to reports, in 2018, a national committee was proposed by the Thai Canal Association to study the feasability of the Kra Canal, a whopping $30 billion project that would cut the travel distance for ships travelling between the Andaman Sea and the South China Sea by approximately 1,200 kilometres. The creation of the China-backed canal that would, essentially, divide the north of Thailand from the south, would give rise to a new geopolitical Kra Canal:China is creating another naval route to escape Jul 08, 2020 · But China is trying to find a Suez Canal of its own. China has been looking to construct a 120-kilometre mega canal cutting through the isthmus of Kra in Thailand, which would help it solve the Malacca Dilemma, as it will open the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean, bypassing the Strait of Malacca. What China is eyeing is a canal project in Thailand called the Kra Canal, and the Thai Thailand's move on Kra Canal alarms New Delhi as route Nov 05, 2018 · Indeed, the geopolitics of the Kra Canal are one reason why Thailand remains divided on moving forward on China's proposal. Some in Thailand's strategic establishment fear that Chinese investment in the project will, inexorably, erode the country's sovereignty a fear founded on the experience of Egypt and Panama, where the canals led to decades of foreign control.
May 18, 2021 · the destruction of the us military Compliments of the Lifschultz Organization founded in 1899 The Tucker Carlson video below is a very interesting expose of the cultural destruction of the US military while what they call UFOs appear to be enemy spy vehicles that are spying with impunity over our military bases. The Keys to the World:Geopolitical Risk and Maritime Jun 04, 2020 · The Canal was eventually reopened and today ownership over the canal provides a good income from shipping fees and a useful diplomatic tool for Egypt. Cairo can opt to close the canal to traffic to countries (like Israel) it takes issue with. The Canal also helps bolster Egypts reputation as the geopolitical lynchpin of the Middle East. The Strait of Malacca:China between Singapore and the Nov 27, 2020 · The Kra Canal would be controlled by China. Thailand may not operate and run it as planned, but it would reap the greatest benefits from it. Hence although the canal tolls may be much lower than the cost of development, China would still be willing to encourage Thailand to implement the project in view of creating another route bypassing U.S
Mar 30, 2021 · The fact that all of Myanmars neighbors attended the military parade that day in the isolated Myanmar capital, a day on which the army killed more than 100 unarmed civilians, highlights the growing strategic divergence of major powers in the region as a result of the coup.The Geopolitics of Canals:Far from the Suez of the East?Jul 01, 2020 · The Kra Canal would inevitably have far-reaching geopolitical implications:providing a new and strategic channel of trade that would undercut Singapores current status as the maritime hub; potentially, driving up competition (providing it is able to build its facilities fast enough) and strife within the ASEAN collective.