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Asia and a Space Code
Jan 06, 2012

Asia and a Space Code

Asian concerns regarding a Space Code are important because future challenges to space cooperation may well come from Asia, not least because so many of the new space powers are emerging from this region. The EU was late in bringing India into the process.

Asia and the two world wars
Feb 07, 2014

Asia and the two world wars

India, which contributed a big part in shaping the outcomes of the two world wars, seems blissfully unaware of the importance of the two anniversaries. Turning a deaf ear to the nationalist passions in East Asia is not going to save India from the consequences of new Asian wars that now seem increasingly probable.

Asia central to the stability and prosperity of the US
Feb 15, 2013

Asia central to the stability and prosperity of the US

Security concerns in Asia are largely related to non-traditional security threats such as terrorism, piracy, disaster management and transnational crime. These threats are becoming more and more traditional as countries have to deal with them on a daily basis.

Asia is Australia's future
Feb 16, 2013

Asia is Australia's future

Success of Australia in Asia will be much of choice rather than chance, according to the Australian Consul-General at Chennai, Mr David Holly. He lists out the choices that Australians have to establish a cordial relation with the continent.

Asia's emerging geopolitical faultlines
Dec 01, 2017

Asia's emerging geopolitical faultlines

The emerging faultlines in the Indo-Pacific are clear: An illiberal China intent on shaping a unipolar Asia, pitted against a ‘concert of democracies’ who seek a multipolar and rules-based alternative.

Asia's maritime-quad might prove elusive
Nov 09, 2017

Asia's maritime-quad might prove elusive

A closer look at the emerging naval dynamics in Asia makes clear that the maritime 'quad' isn't still a wholly viable proposition

ASIA'S RISE SHOULDN'T WORRY WEST, SAYS PM
Jun 27, 2007

ASIA'S RISE SHOULDN'T WORRY WEST, SAYS PM

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday (June 27) released the new ORF publication, titled The New Asian Power Dynamic, edited by Mr. Maharajakrishna Rasgotra, Adviser to ORF Chairman and convenor of National Security Advisory Board (NSAB).

Asian Century: Will it be stable and peaceful?
Mar 13, 2012

Asian Century: Will it be stable and peaceful?

While the simultaneous rise of powers need not always result in a clash, the four major powers in Asia - established powers Russia and Japan, and newly rising China and India - have had troubled historical relations.

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: A new banking alternative
Nov 11, 2014

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: A new banking alternative

Considering India's immense infrastructural needs, the AIIB has opened a fresh window for financing in which there will hopefully be fewer conditions and hassles. All other less developing countries will also be able to access loans easily.

Asian Military Spending: A sign of worsening security environment
Mar 04, 2021

Asian Military Spending: A sign of worsening security environment

With no guarantee that the security environment in the Indo-Pacific will settle down any time soon, the expectation is that military spending will continue to increase.

Asian powers should be united, not divided, by ocean ambitions
Aug 27, 2013

Asian powers should be united, not divided, by ocean ambitions

India and China should focus on maritime commonalities and challenges rather than incongruence. After all, the sea unites while the land divides.

Asian Security: Need for a Collective Approach
Jun 23, 2006

Asian Security: Need for a Collective Approach

Asia has been the fountain of the greatest and some of the most ancient civilizations and religions of the world and possesses enormous human and natural resources. However, in modern history, the continent has seldom been at the centre-stage of world politics. Indeed, unlike Africans, for example, Asian citizens have never really had a feeling of oneness.

Asian-European Policy Dialogue 2013
Nov 26, 2013

Asian-European Policy Dialogue 2013

Observer Research Foundation and Rosa Luxembourg Stiftung recently organised the Asian-European Policy Dialogue 2013. The theme of the dialogue was local level politics, related policy areas and the role of the state.

#East Asia Summit: चुनौतियों से गुज़र रही है पूर्वी एशिया शिखर सम्मेलन की केंद्रीयता
Jul 15, 2022

#East Asia Summit: चुनौतियों से गुज़र रही है पूर्वी एशिया शिखर सम्मेलन की केंद्रीयता

रणनीतिक मुद्दों से बचते हुए, केवल गैर-पारंपरिक सुरक्षा च�

#South Asia: संकट के समय पड़ोसियों के लिए बड़े भाई की भूमिका में भारत; चीन के जाल में फंसे श्रीलंका समेत  ...
Jul 21, 2022

#South Asia: संकट के समय पड़ोसियों के लिए बड़े भाई की भूमिका में भारत; चीन के जाल में फंसे श्रीलंका समेत कई देश!

श्रीलंका के क़र्ज़ जाल में श्रीलंका समेत कई देश फंसते जा रहे हैं. इनमें भारत के कई पड़ोसी देश शामिल हैं. भारत ऐसे देशों की ओर मदद का हाथ बढ़ाकर बड़े भाई की भूमिका में सामने आ रहा

2003 : Jihadi Terrorism in Central Asia
Jan 27, 2004

2003 : Jihadi Terrorism in Central Asia

While the year 2003 saw many acts of terrorism in South, South-East and West Asia, as well as in Chechnya in Russia, very few major acts of terrorism were reported from Central Asia. In fact, ever since the US-led coalition went into action against Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Central Asian Republics (CARs) have remained largely free of major acts of terrorism

2003: Jihadi Terrorism in S. E. Asia
Jan 17, 2004

2003: Jihadi Terrorism in S. E. Asia

Twelve innocent civilians, 11 of them Indonesian nationals, were killed in an explosion on August 5, 2003, in the US-franchised JW Marriott hotel in Jakarta. The Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) was suspected. If the JI is ultimately established to have been responsible, it would be the second major post-9/11 terrorist strike organised by it

77th Independence Day: Assessing India–West Asia relations
Aug 14, 2023

77th Independence Day: Assessing India–West Asia relations

From partnerships formed in and around the Non-Aligned Movement to critical components such as energy security and diaspora, much has changed in India

A European-Central Asian strategy to counter Russia and China’s influence
Mar 15, 2024

A European-Central Asian strategy to counter Russia and China’s influence

By guaranteeing significant investments in new supply chains and tackling poverty in the Central Asian nations, the EU can forge a coherent and mutual

A long road ahead for Biden in Asia
May 27, 2022

A long road ahead for Biden in Asia

Finally, Mr Biden made waves when he appeared to confirm American military involvement in the event of a Chinese attack on Taiwan

A maritime stretch: Modi in Southeast Asia
May 30, 2018

A maritime stretch: Modi in Southeast Asia

A more concerted and intensive engagement will serve both India and Indonesia well

A moment for Asian solidarity
Oct 09, 2013

A moment for Asian solidarity

A strong alignment between India and Indonesia holds the key to Delhi's much-vaunted "strategic autonomy" and Jakarta's quest for a "dynamic equilibrium" in Asia. It will also set the template for India's security cooperation with other regional powers in Asia.

A new chapter in the US’s South Asia policy?
Aug 29, 2017

A new chapter in the US’s South Asia policy?

Donald Trump is now arguing that India should be viewed as part of a solution to the Afghan imbroglio

A new day in Asia
Dec 02, 2013

A new day in Asia

Non-alignment, strategic autonomy and Asian solidarity might be attractive slogans for some, but offer no guidance for the conduct of Indian Foreign Policy in East Asia and the Middle East. To cope with the new geopolitical imperatives, India must learn to deal with Asia on its own terms and stop imposing its ideological preferences on the region.

A new nuclear age in South Asia?
Jan 07, 2022

A new nuclear age in South Asia?

South Asia is deeply impacted by the disruption in the balance of the current global nuclear order due to the growing power rivalry and advancement in

A nuclear arms race in Southern Asia?
Aug 06, 2022

A nuclear arms race in Southern Asia?

The nuclear dynamics of Southern Asia are inextricably linked to the larger global scenario, which is today characterised by two interlinked aspects:

A passage to inner Asia
Jul 06, 2015

A passage to inner Asia

The Central Asian states are looking for a larger and more independent Indian role in the region. In responding to Central Asia's quest to diversify its strategic partnerships, Modi must signal an important departure from the UPA government's approach to the region. He needs to have a long term strategy and plan.

A realist Indian strategy for Maldives — and South Asia
Feb 09, 2018

A realist Indian strategy for Maldives — and South Asia

The Maldives conundrum is an opportunity for India to craft a better policy towards India’s smaller neighbours.

A season of 'warnings' in the Asia-Pacific
Aug 18, 2016

A season of 'warnings' in the Asia-Pacific

political warnings are part of a state’s predisposition for regime survival.

A tough road ahead for Central Asia
Mar 17, 2022

A tough road ahead for Central Asia

The Central Asian Republics face economic challenges because of the unceasing sanctions imposed on Russia coupled with its own social-economic prob

Abraham’s F-35: West Asia’s new peace and the politics around a fighter aircraft
Oct 26, 2020

Abraham’s F-35: West Asia’s new peace and the politics around a fighter aircraft

The F-35 saga in West Asia shows at some level what America’s dealings with the region is going to be.

Acting East: Indian defence co-operation in Asia
Sep 05, 2019

Acting East: Indian defence co-operation in Asia

India must remember that it is only by exporting to Asia that it can transform its ‘Act East’ policy from being a tokenistic one into an influenti

Afghanistan is now an Asian problem
Aug 08, 2022

Afghanistan is now an Asian problem

Area states should work together to address security concerns