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India-US 2+2 Strategic Dialogue Keeps Indo-Pacific in Focus
International Affairs Nov 20, 2023

India-US 2+2 Strategic Dialogue Keeps Indo-Pacific in Focus

Despite multiple crises in Europe and the Middle East, the 2+2 strategic dialogue demonstrated that Washington has not entirely lost sight of what needs to be done in the Indo-Pacific. ...

China-US Nuclear Arms Control Talks: A Much-Needed First Step
International Affairs | Great Power Dynamics | China Foreign Policy | US Foreign Policy Nov 17, 2023

China-US Nuclear Arms Control Talks: A Much-Needed First Step

Ahead of the anticipated Biden-Xi meeting, officials from both sides met in Washington for arms control and nonproliferation talks. ...

Assembly Elections 2023: Why unconditional cash transfers to women are here to stay
Domestic Politics and Governance | State Level Politics | National Politics Nov 17, 2023

Assembly Elections 2023: Why unconditional cash transfers to women are here to stay

Assembly Elections 2023: There is justice in the poll promises that political parties are making to women voters, whose assertion at the polling booth in terms of turnout and independent choices is only too evident to these parties. ...

Biden-Xi meeting and the US-China calculus
International Affairs | Great Power Dynamics | US Foreign Policy Nov 14, 2023

Biden-Xi meeting and the US-China calculus

Given the criticality of this partnership for ensuring a free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific region, India will be keenly watching the Biden-Xi meeting. ...

The Moscow-Beijing Entente Cordiale
International Affairs | Great Power Dynamics Oct 26, 2023

The Moscow-Beijing Entente Cordiale

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping have not really been travelling a lot since the Covid pandemic but they manage to find time for each other amidst the fragmentation of the global order ...

A Consequence-based Approach Is Needed for Space Security
Space Oct 20, 2023

A Consequence-based Approach Is Needed for Space Security

With consensus on legal measures remains elusive, a behavior-based approach is a good first step. A consequence-based approach to dealing with interference in space is a step further.  ...

The BRI at 10, some hits, many misses
International Affairs | China Foreign Policy Oct 19, 2023

The BRI at 10, some hits, many misses

Even though the tale of Chinese munificence is marred by unsavoury ground realities, all eyes will be on the future of the Belt and Road Initiative ...

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Manish Vaid

Manish Vaid is a Junior Fellow at ORF. His research focuses on energy issues, geopolitics, crossborder energy and regional trade (including FTAs), climate change, migration, New Silk Road, urbanisation and water issues. His research work has been published widely - ...

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