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Beijing’s Kyiv outreach is about acquiring a global role for itself
May 04, 2023

Beijing’s Kyiv outreach is about acquiring a global role for itself

It aims to signal its diplomatic ascendance and challenge Washington as the big shaper of outcomes

Beyond the South Asia-centric notion of neighbourhood
May 30, 2019

Beyond the South Asia-centric notion of neighbourhood

As India’s interests move beyond its borders, the fixation with South Asia-centric notion of neighbourhood can no longer serve as a useful analytica

Biden will not bid for war to contain China
Aug 18, 2020

Biden will not bid for war to contain China

If Biden wins in the upcoming elections, a shift in America’s China policy is on the cards.

Big thaw on the Korean peninsula
Apr 04, 2018

Big thaw on the Korean peninsula

The crucial unknown in the high-stakes diplomacy is Donald Trump’s idea of what an acceptable ‘deal’ is

Budding Russia-Pakistan Camaraderie: Should India be Concerned?
Mar 02, 2022

Budding Russia-Pakistan Camaraderie: Should India be Concerned?

India has no reason to be fazed by the growing ties between Pakistan and Russia as showcased by Imran Khan’s recent visit to Moscow.

By the global ball and value chain
Jun 05, 2020

By the global ball and value chain

While MNCs are choosing well-established regional supply chain in East and Southeast Asia for now, India must look to the future.

Can India consider an FTA with Australia in critical minerals?
Aug 26, 2020

Can India consider an FTA with Australia in critical minerals?

Economic growth in current times will ask for identifying new, efficient ways of increased productivity, ways to integrate policy priorities across di

Can the P20 infuse democracy into a less democratic global architecture
Nov 06, 2023

Can the P20 infuse democracy into a less democratic global architecture

Since P20-type parliamentary diplomacy has seen acceptance, slight organisational changes can place the P20 on track for being an exemplar multilatera

Canada’s blinkers on Khalistan hurt bilateral ties and the Sikh community
Oct 06, 2023

Canada’s blinkers on Khalistan hurt bilateral ties and the Sikh community

Sikh extremism and separatism are far from the norm, but they have somehow hijacked Canadian diplomacy

Canada’s blinkers on Khalistan hurt bilateral ties and the Sikh community
Oct 06, 2023

Canada’s blinkers on Khalistan hurt bilateral ties and the Sikh community

Sikh extremism and separatism are far from the norm, but they have somehow hijacked Canadian diplomacy

Canada’s pandemic management and economic recovery
Mar 11, 2021

Canada’s pandemic management and economic recovery

Canada holds the dubious distinction of having the worst deficit, the worst unemployment and the worst vaccination rates in the G7.

Caring for the nation
Mar 01, 2021

Caring for the nation

Beware the vaccine diplomacy model of China, focus on rapid vaccination at home.

Chabahar’s opportunities and challenges
May 28, 2024

Chabahar’s opportunities and challenges

The geopolitics around India’s play in Chabahar and Iran’s leverages are interesting

Challenges and complexities of the Taliban’s governance
Oct 14, 2023

Challenges and complexities of the Taliban’s governance

Over the past two years, the Taliban has faced internal power tussles and demolished key inherited institutions which has greatly impacted the Afghan

Chasing an ‘inclusive government’ in Taliban’s Afghanistan
Jul 14, 2023

Chasing an ‘inclusive government’ in Taliban’s Afghanistan

The rush towards demanding political inclusivity from the Taliban has been downgraded to a mere talking point while realpolitik takes charge

China brokers a diplomatic thaw between Saudi Arabia and Iran
Mar 13, 2023

China brokers a diplomatic thaw between Saudi Arabia and Iran

The revival of diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran that was negotiated by China is a major diplomacy victory for the latter

China Learns its Lessons After Decades of Careless Lending
Aug 31, 2022

China Learns its Lessons After Decades of Careless Lending

China is trying to make amends to address some of the longstanding issues with its development projects.

China's dichotomous ties with the Taliban and Uyghurs
Sep 26, 2023

China's dichotomous ties with the Taliban and Uyghurs

Both Beijing and the Taliban hope to secure their interests by engaging bilaterally, with both sides increasing repression in their respective countri

China's opportunities and challenges in a crisis-ridden West Asia
Oct 22, 2023

China's opportunities and challenges in a crisis-ridden West Asia

While China may aid West Asian countries to hedge their interests against the US, the lack of Chinese diplomacy on ground shows that there is still a

China, a ‘want-to-be’ superpower
Mar 26, 2024

China, a ‘want-to-be’ superpower

Other than dangling a cheque book, Beijing seems risk averse and has few answers to long-standing geopolitical flashpoints

China’s Belt and Road Initiative at a crucial juncture
Aug 25, 2023

China’s Belt and Road Initiative at a crucial juncture

With US-China rivalry and concerns over the long-term viability of the BRI growing, the third Belt and Road Forum will have much to manoeuvre should i

Chinese dam on Yarlung Tsangpo/Brahmaputra: Should India be concerned?
Dec 01, 2020

Chinese dam on Yarlung Tsangpo/Brahmaputra: Should India be concerned?

The contribution emerging from the Chinese boundary to the immediate point in the Indian boundary cannot be stated to be negligible.

Chinese Spy Ship and Lanka’s tilt towards Beijing
Aug 17, 2022

Chinese Spy Ship and Lanka’s tilt towards Beijing

The enthusiastic welcome to Yang Wang 5 depicts the Chinese agency in Sri Lanka ignoring the security concerns of India.

Conditions apply: A case for not delinking politics from development cooperation
Apr 27, 2023

Conditions apply: A case for not delinking politics from development cooperation

The motivation behind deploying aid is often spurred by geopolitical and diplomatic considerations rather than purely developmental goals

COP27: The West must limit the use of all fossil fuels
Sep 20, 2022

COP27: The West must limit the use of all fossil fuels

The global energy crisis provides a great opportunity for the developed world to reassess its fossil fuel dependence.

Could Semiconductors Tip the India-Taiwan Scale?
Nov 02, 2022

Could Semiconductors Tip the India-Taiwan Scale?

India is set to expand its economic ties with Taiwan significantly.

Counterterrorism amidst US-China rivalry
Aug 09, 2022

Counterterrorism amidst US-China rivalry

Amidst the US-China power struggle, global counterterrorism cooperation needs to be strengthened.

COVID19: Taiwan, accountability and global institutions
Apr 10, 2020

COVID19: Taiwan, accountability and global institutions

Health crises may originate anywhere in the world, but the subsequent responses from the concerned countries characterise their roles as responsible c

CPEC: Here comes the pushback
Oct 03, 2018

CPEC: Here comes the pushback

It was New Delhi which first pointed out the drawbacks of the Chinese model.

Crossing currents: India-China contention and the Teesta conundrum in Bangladesh
Mar 16, 2024

Crossing currents: India-China contention and the Teesta conundrum in Bangladesh

The Teesta issue poses unique challenges to both India and Bangladesh. The growing involvement of China adds a geopolitical dimension to this problem

De-escalation this time around will not be as easy as in Doklam
Jun 23, 2020

De-escalation this time around will not be as easy as in Doklam

New Delhi’s decreased policy manoeuvrability coupled with China’s decreasing need to comply with international norms and conventions is a dangerou

Democratisation, the Indian Example
Jun 09, 2004

Democratisation, the Indian Example

With Iraq back on the chess-board of international diplomacy, there is Once again the talk of democratizing individual West Asian nations, if not West Asia as a region. Going by the neighbourhood experience in recent times, it has also raised the question if West Asia is ready to be democratized, if it is not through the barrel of the American gun.

Depsang incursion:  Decoding the Chinese signal
May 14, 2013

Depsang incursion: Decoding the Chinese signal

Some voices in India had advocated a tough response to the Chinese. This would be untimely and irresponsible. In retrospect, the handling of the situation which involved a symmetrical non-threatening military response by Indian forces, along with patient diplomacy has paid off.

Determining India's engagement in Africa
Oct 15, 2014

Determining India's engagement in Africa

The manner in which to determine the relationship between India and Africa is two-fold: micro analysis and macro analysis. This includes focusing on economic and energy diplomacy, political and security engagement and pan-African projects and strategies, says Dr. Arndt Michael of the University of Freiburg, Germany.

Environmental security in the Sundarban in the current climate change era: Strengthening India-Bangladesh cooperation
Nov 01, 2019

Environmental security in the Sundarban in the current climate change era: Strengthening India-Bangladesh cooperation

The Sundarban ecoregion, straddling India and Bangladesh, is home to the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the world. Parts of the forest are designated as World Heritage Sites in both countries due to their rich biodiversity. The natural areas of the Sundarban are influenced by human use and, in recent years, increasingly by climate change. This paper explores an institutional arrangement that could help identify and implement the options th

Europe and China: Dependent but ungrateful?
Feb 14, 2018

Europe and China: Dependent but ungrateful?

With China’s economic strength and the relative weakness of many smaller European countries, it is justified to see a “divide and rule” strategy

Europe: यूरोप में युद्ध के बाद जर्मनी की रक्षा नीति
Dec 13, 2022

Europe: यूरोप में युद्ध के बाद जर्मनी की रक्षा नीति

जर्मनी की राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा रणनीति विदेश और सुरक्षा नीत�

Experts Policy Dialogue on India-France relations
May 01, 2013

Experts Policy Dialogue on India-France relations

ORF, the Public Diplomacy Division of the Ministry of External Affairs of India and CERI - Sciences Po and Centre d'analyse Stratégique (CAPS) of France have begun an Experts Policy Dialogue to delve into key areas, opportunities and challenges that will shape, enrich and confront the India-France relationship in the coming years.

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border
Jan 08, 2024

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border

Initiated in 1970, the FMR experienced a resurgence in 2016, finding a place within the broader Act East Policy of New Delhi.

First Quad leaders meeting: An agenda beyond security
Mar 16, 2021

First Quad leaders meeting: An agenda beyond security

Besides vaccine diplomacy, this Quad meeting deliberated on matters like climate change, and critical and emerging technologies.

Foreign policy issues to dominate GOP primaries
Jun 11, 2015

Foreign policy issues to dominate GOP primaries

As the US Presidential elections unfold, Republican candidates would be thoroughly tested on their merit of thinking creatively on issue-based solutions to global challenges and exploring facets of diplomacy and non-military aspects of foreign policies in contrast to the focus on military interventionism and a hawkish vision of American policies abroad.

France-India-UAE Trilateral: India’s Minilateral Engagements Ticks Up
Feb 16, 2023

France-India-UAE Trilateral: India’s Minilateral Engagements Ticks Up

The trilateral partnership has the potential to emerge as an action-oriented minilateral in the broader Indo-Pacific.

From India to the Indian Ocean, govt's foreign policy has been floundering for years
Jun 11, 2018

From India to the Indian Ocean, govt's foreign policy has been floundering for years

With displays of outright incompetence in many situations, the thin-on-talent Modi government has bungled its way through four years of diplomacy and policy without any sign of course correction.