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Deepening of India-Japan strategic and global partnership
Mar 23, 2023

Deepening of India-Japan strategic and global partnership

The official two-day visit by PM Kishida indicates that Japan seeks closer cooperation between the Indo-Pacific countries

Defence Budget and its discontents
Jan 24, 2023

Defence Budget and its discontents

Allocations made for capital expenditure must increase if India is to keep pace with China's rising military might

Delhi-Paris tango offers a third way in diplomacy
Feb 01, 2024

Delhi-Paris tango offers a third way in diplomacy

As dependable allies, the India-France partnership is a force for global good in a volatile world engulfed in multiple crises

Despite complex global power equations, India and Russia will maintain good ties in 2022
Dec 31, 2021

Despite complex global power equations, India and Russia will maintain good ties in 2022

Despite the positive signs in India-Russia ties, one must be careful not to overestimate their significance when considered alongside some long-term trends in international affairs such as the relations of the US and its closest challengers China and Russia.

Despite Shifts, Japan’s Defence and Security Policy Remains on Pacifist Ground
Aug 14, 2023

Despite Shifts, Japan’s Defence and Security Policy Remains on Pacifist Ground

In the past decade, Japan made certain critical changes in its defence and security policy. These include enhancing the country’s defence capabilities, introducing the right to collective self-defence, abandoning the ban on arms exports, strengthening its alliance with the United States, and promoting its vision of a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’. Japan has introduced these changes incrementally, as a response to changing strategic circumsta

Destination Manila: New Delhi, Moscow and the BrahMos supersonic missile
Nov 28, 2020

Destination Manila: New Delhi, Moscow and the BrahMos supersonic missile

The sale of the missile will be a major development in the context of an often-tense Southeast Asia with misgivings regarding Beijing’s motives and

Dialogues required to resolve Asian disputes: 7th Fleet Commander
Apr 04, 2013

Dialogues required to resolve Asian disputes: 7th Fleet Commander

Commander of the US Seventh Fleet, Vice Admiral Scott H. Swift, feels that dialogues and frank discussions are the best solution to the ongoing disputes in the Indo-Pacific region.

Did Lavrov’s India trip reset India-Russia ties?
Apr 09, 2021

Did Lavrov’s India trip reset India-Russia ties?

Despite public display of affection, all is not well in the India-Russia relationship.

Diplomacy in a divided world
Apr 21, 2021

Diplomacy in a divided world

Diplomacy is not often revolutionary. This does not fit well in a time that wants rapid change and immediate solutions to problems.

Disruption and disorder will define East Asia in 2024
Feb 01, 2024

Disruption and disorder will define East Asia in 2024

As the US’s global leadership in upholding the rules-based order will be stretched, regional actors will have to rise to the occasion and maintain o

Diverging US and Indian Approaches to Europe: The Problem of Ukraine
Aug 14, 2023

Diverging US and Indian Approaches to Europe: The Problem of Ukraine

The US-India strategic partnership is rooted in the Indo-Pacific region. Nonetheless, developments in Europe, such as the war in Ukraine, have implications for US-India cooperation. The Ukraine conflict could distract the US, diverting its attention to Europe, and impeding its efforts to build Indian strategic capacity. Differing responses to the war can also create tensions between the two countries, as the US seeks to punish Russia, and

Does AUKUS Augment or Diminish the Quad?
Sep 23, 2021

Does AUKUS Augment or Diminish the Quad?

AUKUS fits into a growing network of minilaterials crisscrossing the Indo-Pacific and rooted in shared strategic interests.

Domestic reform key to India’s rise
Jan 29, 2021

Domestic reform key to India’s rise

The geoeconomic benefits of working towards more robust growth, both now and in the future, are multiple.

East and Southeast Asia: A new definition for a pivot to Asia?
Nov 02, 2020

East and Southeast Asia: A new definition for a pivot to Asia?

As the theatre of the ‘new great game’, East and Southeast Asia present the US with a choice - defend the existing rules-based order or allow inte

Enhancing Aerospace Power Engagement Among the Quad Countries: A Roadmap
May 13, 2024

Enhancing Aerospace Power Engagement Among the Quad Countries: A Roadmap

The Indo-Pacific region is becoming the world's new strategic and economic ‘centre of gravity’. Indeed, the accelerated trajectory of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) in recent years highlights the region’s growing importance. The Quad countries have committed to a rules-based order and a free and open Indo-Pacific, and are aiming to develop resilience across domains, such as in the maritime space, to counter and deter aggressive

EU Summit Focuses on COVID, But No Breakthrough on IPR Waiver
May 10, 2021

EU Summit Focuses on COVID, But No Breakthrough on IPR Waiver

Under WTO rules such a move would require consensus that can only be worked out by extensive negotiations.

Europe accelerates its free trade agenda
Dec 01, 2022

Europe accelerates its free trade agenda

With the growing need to diversify supply chains, the EU needs to revisit the process of free trade agreements without alienating its members

Europe’s China Policy in Disarray
Apr 29, 2023

Europe’s China Policy in Disarray

Whether France can be a trusted partner in managing China is a question that many have asked after the fiasco of Macron’s visit.

Event Report | Foreign policy under Xi Jinping
Sep 06, 2019

Event Report | Foreign policy under Xi Jinping

The event revolved around the current Chinese foreign policy in south-east Asia, its BRI project and relations with the Indo-Pacific countries and how the world views China under these geopolitical scenarios and Chinese reactions towards them.

Evolving contours of Delhi-Manila ties
Jun 28, 2023

Evolving contours of Delhi-Manila ties

In a region that is increasingly defined by cooperation based on like-mindedness, shared interests, and common concerns, the Philippines-India ties ar

Examining Manila's Contemporary West Philippine Sea Strategy
May 23, 2024

Examining Manila's Contemporary West Philippine Sea Strategy

As China pursues its expansionist ambitions in the greater South China Sea, Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is working to enhance his country’s ability to exercise its sovereignty and sovereign rights. Towards this end, Manila is expanding its strategic options through robust external partnerships and national policy recalibrations to secure its lawful waters in what it calls the West Philippine Sea. There are concerns, however, abou

Exploring India’s maritime connectivity in the extended Bay of Bengal
Nov 28, 2019

Exploring India’s maritime connectivity in the extended Bay of Bengal

This report makes an appraisal of the geopolitical, geostrategic and geoeconomic dimensions of the linkages between India’s east coast and the ‘extended Bay’—Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia—with respect to port logistics, trade interactions, disaster management and strategic convergences. The aim of this study is three-fold: a) to examine the existing nature of port and commercial linkages between India and the aforesaid lit

Exploring New Trends in Development Finance through Private Capital
Jul 27, 2021

Exploring New Trends in Development Finance through Private Capital

This brief examines the efficacy of the inclusion of private capital in development finance, using the cases of certain countries that have met with success in utilising such a strategy. It underlines the experiences of institutions like the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the United States International Development Finance Corporation (US-IDFC) that use innovative financial tools to support international financial institution

Exploring the blue in the India-France partnership
Feb 10, 2023

Exploring the blue in the India-France partnership

Their established ties rest on a foundation of common values and goals

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.

For a multipolar Eurasia, Russia must cooperate with India
Nov 12, 2018

For a multipolar Eurasia, Russia must cooperate with India

India will not politically prefer Russia to the US — rather it must learn to work with both. In the Indo-Pacific, India’s equities lie with Washin

For a Quad strategy
Nov 26, 2019

For a Quad strategy

‘Indo-Pacific’ is being used loosely to mean different things to different nations

For Europe, all publicity is not good publicity
Nov 15, 2022

For Europe, all publicity is not good publicity

The EU and its officials should not alienate the world at a time when it is in need of partners in the midst of the Ukraine crisis

Forging a strategic ‘Gateway’: The Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea
Nov 18, 2020

Forging a strategic ‘Gateway’: The Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea

Security cooperation is intrinsic to a ‘Gateway’ to ensure the safety of stakeholders as well as their efforts at collaboration.

Forward from the Tokyo Quad Summit and IPEF
May 27, 2022

Forward from the Tokyo Quad Summit and IPEF

The growing focus on the Indo-Pacific as reflected by the recent Quad summit and the launch of IPEF indicates that despite the ongoing war in Europe,

France is looking for new allies in Asia
Jul 20, 2019

France is looking for new allies in Asia

It would be worth France, India, and Japan beginning an institutionalised and wide-ranging dialogue to ensure that the three of them can better coordinate their activities in the Indo-Pacific — not necessarily to counter China, but to encourage it to cooperate.

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.

France-UK relations: A much-needed strategic reboot
Dec 08, 2022

France-UK relations: A much-needed strategic reboot

The changing geopolitical reality compels both France and the UK to recalibrate their relations.

France’s West Asia Moment
Feb 15, 2023

France’s West Asia Moment

France is stepping up its strategic role, providing an alternative for countries seeking security guarantees from a powerful, nuclear, Western militar

From turmoil to clarity: International relations in the new decade
Jan 04, 2021

From turmoil to clarity: International relations in the new decade

Indian foreign policy will have to respond to the meta-trends by crafting an approach that is more than just the sum of its bilateral and multilateral

From ‘Pivot to Asia’ to Trump’s ARIA: What drives the US’ Current Asia policy?
Feb 19, 2020

From ‘Pivot to Asia’ to Trump’s ARIA: What drives the US’ Current Asia policy?

After President Donald Trump’s 2017 visit to Asia, the Indo-Pacific region assumed greater significance in the United States’ foreign policy calculus, as articulated in the ‘Indo-Pacific Strategy Report’ released by the US Department of Defence. On 31 December 2018, Trump passed the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA), which authorises US$1.5 billion in spending for a range of US programmes in East Asia and Southeast Asia to “develop

G-20 की बैठक में क्यों छाया रहा LAC का मुद्दा
Jul 09, 2022

G-20 की बैठक में क्यों छाया रहा LAC का मुद्दा

इस अंतरराष्‍ट्रीय मंच पर चीन के विदेश मंत्री एलएसी की समस्‍या को छोड़ भारत-चीन संबंधों पर ज्‍यादा बोले. चीनी विदेश मंत्री ने कहा कि चीन एवं भारत के संबंधों में सुधार की दिश�

German defence policy after renewed war in Europe
Dec 08, 2022

German defence policy after renewed war in Europe

Germany’s NSS can help map its return to strategic action by redefining its foreign and security policy

Germany’s China strategy: An anchor at last?
Aug 07, 2023

Germany’s China strategy: An anchor at last?

The new strategy unveiled by Germany signals a fundamental shift in Berlin’s China policy. Whether it walks this tightrope remains to be seen.