buffer state


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buffer state

Politics a small neutral state between two rival powers
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We still find current use of some terms that evolved from this concept: buffer states and spheres of influence.
And, despite unending handwringing, India recognizes that Myanmar is more a buffer state between it and China than a contested strategic space.
The West fears that Russian President Vladimir Putin is doing his best to build a buffer state called Novorossiya or New Russia in eastern Ukraine.
Jordan was to become a buffer state to protect the emergence of Israel in Palestine.
So was the case of Syria-a buffer state between the Empire of Rome and that of Persians.
Khalistan will be a buffer state between India, China and Pakistan, ensuring peace in the entire South Asia region.
Amritsar, June 6 ( ANI ): The president of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar), Simranjit Singh Mann, on Friday demanded the creation of a state of 'Khalistan' to act as a buffer state between India, China and Pakistan.
The idea by some scholars that North Korea is becoming a strategic burden to China rather than a buffer state (between China and South Korea) is now shared by the Chinese leadership," Yun said.
The connection between the transmitter and the receiver is realized in slow Rayleigh fading channel, while information about the quality of the channel and the buffer state are being interchanged through the control channel.
Meanwhile, Chinese leaders are engaged in "balancing" their interest in supporting North Korea as a buffer state with their desire to cooperate on international efforts to discourage its provocations, said Minton.
He covers Asiatic Russia, the absorption of Siberia, the conquest of the Khanates, the taking of Turkomania, the partition of Persia, Russian policy in Asia, the march on India, Russia in China, conquest by railway, Russia and England face to face, the theory of a buffer state, the secret of success, and the outlook.
Operating in secret, the government takes advantage of China's fear of losing a dependent, harsh authoritarian buffer state between it and US ally South Korea, explains journalist Shim Jae Hoon.