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Great power competition raises concerns within the ASEAN
Aug 16, 2023

Great power competition raises concerns within the ASEAN

The growing Chinese and US presence near the South China Sea raises concerns in the minds of the ASEAN countries as it might be signalling a potential

Great powers and small islands: The democratic powers need to “lean in”
Dec 19, 2022

Great powers and small islands: The democratic powers need to “lean in”

In the second of a two-part series, as the Indo-Pacific takes central focus in geopolitics, democratic nations must work to keep the region’s strate

Growing Chinese concerns over Japan-India Air Combat Exercise
Feb 14, 2023

Growing Chinese concerns over Japan-India Air Combat Exercise

For China, the Veer Guardian 2023 exercise comes as an ominous portent for the future

Growing Russia-India-China tensions: Splits in the RIC strategic triangle?
Mar 18, 2020

Growing Russia-India-China tensions: Splits in the RIC strategic triangle?

There are growing tensions in New Delhi’s engagement within this arrangement and its other alignments.

Hanging in the balance: Maldives Presidential race & big-ticket infrastructure
Mar 07, 2023

Hanging in the balance: Maldives Presidential race & big-ticket infrastructure

The volatile politics in Male at this crucial juncture can change the course of the Presidential race and the future of big-ticket infrastructure in t

Hard Security Back in Focus at the Quad Foreign Ministers Meet
Mar 13, 2023

Hard Security Back in Focus at the Quad Foreign Ministers Meet

It is relatively easy to establish coalitions to work on non-traditional security issues, but nurturing a group to focus on security issues as the core is not easy, especially for countries like India.

Harnessing the “economic complementarities”: What does PM Modi’s US visit have in store for US-India economic relations?
Jun 22, 2023

Harnessing the “economic complementarities”: What does PM Modi’s US visit have in store for US-India economic relations?

Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the US solidifies the foundation of the India-US trade relationship, opening doors for collaboration across sectors

Has Modi learnt to play Trump better? A look at possible deliverables beyond Motera
Feb 24, 2020

Has Modi learnt to play Trump better? A look at possible deliverables beyond Motera

The Indo-US agenda is vast – there are issues to be clinched, points to be clarified and misunderstandings to be cleared.

Has Ukraine tested the Quad?
Mar 28, 2022

Has Ukraine tested the Quad?

Will conflicts outside the Indo-Pacific region, such as the Ukraine crisis, threaten the solidarity of the QUAD?

How can the world prevent China from taking over Taiwan? Look to India
Feb 28, 2023

How can the world prevent China from taking over Taiwan? Look to India

India’s role in preventing a Chinese takeover of Taiwan is the key to keeping the dragon in check in the region

How China strengthens the Quad
Sep 04, 2020

How China strengthens the Quad

Chinese belligerence further strengthens the motivation for Australia, India, Japan, and the United States to keep the Quad together.

How do India’s choices on the Ukraine crisis affect its foreign relations?
Mar 24, 2022

How do India’s choices on the Ukraine crisis affect its foreign relations?

What are the consequences of India's “balancing act” on the Russia-Ukraine war and its impact on India's security and geopolitical interests wit

How far will India go to fulfil Quad goals, with China watching?
Mar 15, 2021

How far will India go to fulfil Quad goals, with China watching?

The Quad statement is tantamount to the declaration of the New Cold War between the US and its allies and China.

How India can maximise the potential from France’s EU Presidency
Feb 10, 2022

How India can maximise the potential from France’s EU Presidency

As France takes over the EU Presidency, both India and France can further enhance collaborations on multiple fronts

How India sees its neighbourhood: From the lens of Young India
Jan 02, 2023

How India sees its neighbourhood: From the lens of Young India

A close assessment of India’s foreign policy reveals the youth’s understanding and acceptance of India’s policy towards its neighbours

How real is Japan’s new strategic dawn?
Nov 24, 2020

How real is Japan’s new strategic dawn?

As Abe departs office, he leaves much to be admired.

iCET: Upscaling India-US partnership for a tech-centric future
Feb 09, 2023

iCET: Upscaling India-US partnership for a tech-centric future

As we witness a tech scramble in the Indo-Pacific, the iCET aims to help the two countries to expand partnerships in critical and emerging technologie

If the EU fails, we can say goodbye to the liberal order
Nov 17, 2020

If the EU fails, we can say goodbye to the liberal order

To what extent is Europe important for the future of the world order? Europeans feel like they count less and less on the world scene.

Implications of Indonesia’s new military base in the South China Sea
Feb 01, 2019

Implications of Indonesia’s new military base in the South China Sea

Though Indonesia is not a claimant in the South China Sea, Jakarta and Beijing have entered into skirmishes in the Natuna area for long.

Implications of the US withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty
May 29, 2020

Implications of the US withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty

While many of the recent developments have been due to Russia’s apparent violation of its commitments, at least as the US maintains, the real reason is more likely the intensifying Sino-US competition and Washington’s determination not to tie its own hands.

In a new world, why old Europe matters
Oct 29, 2020

In a new world, why old Europe matters

EU and UK are waking up to the Chinese threat, even as the convergence with India is growing

In West Asia, don’t confuse tactical de-escalation with strategic alignment
Mar 31, 2023

In West Asia, don’t confuse tactical de-escalation with strategic alignment

The structural pretext that drove West Asia’s cycle of competition and proxy conflict is still in place without a clear solution in sight

India & Japan take recent shifts in their stride
Mar 23, 2022

India & Japan take recent shifts in their stride

Talks of a major rift were also put to rest by the joint statement, which largely hewed to India's stated position

India (re)discovers the Indian Ocean
Aug 23, 2019

India (re)discovers the Indian Ocean

Disputes with Pakistan and China limit India’s sea projection. But the country has a growing need to protect vital sea routes and this changes its approach. Ties with America and Russia influence New Delhi’s posture

India and Australia: Building media resilience in the Pacific and Indian island states
Sep 19, 2023

India and Australia: Building media resilience in the Pacific and Indian island states

The Pacific and Indian Ocean islands states require support from external partners to protect the integrity of independent thought and defend themselv

India and Australia: From 4,000 nautical miles to 22 yards
Oct 24, 2019

India and Australia: From 4,000 nautical miles to 22 yards

Ties between India and Australia are wide-ranging: from geostrategic cooperation and trade, to soft power mechanisms such as cricket and tourism. This paper makes a case for improving bilateral relations between New Delhi and Canberra. While there are substantial opportunities for trade and investment flows between the two countries, the engagements have been largely underdeveloped over the years. The immense scope of complementarities between th

India and Cambodia expanding bilateral relations on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit
Nov 22, 2022

India and Cambodia expanding bilateral relations on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit

New Delhi’s determination to adhere to a rules-based order and autonomy places Cambodia at a better junction to navigate its path vis-a-vis China

India and developments in Afghanistan
Sep 30, 2021

India and developments in Afghanistan

Now that the “War on Terror” has concluded, India needs to define its role in the South Asian Region and attempt to engage with all possible partn

India and France in the Indian Ocean: The making of a new strategic partnership
May 21, 2022

India and France in the Indian Ocean: The making of a new strategic partnership

India and France's shared maritime security and geopolitical interests in the Indo-Pacific encourage the two nations to strengthen their strategic mar

India and France: A joint step forward
May 27, 2020

India and France: A joint step forward

The signing of a Strategic Partnership in 1998 between France and India under President Jacques Chirac was the first step in a partnership that has gr

India and Israel can be pivots in reglobalising Asia
Mar 28, 2023

India and Israel can be pivots in reglobalising Asia

In the face of growing regional uncertainty and global instability, India and Israel, with other partners, must explore and develop robust cooperation

India and Japan Hold 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue
Sep 20, 2022

India and Japan Hold 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

The India-Japan engagement has been enhanced both on the bilateral front as well as in minilateral formats such as the Quad in recent years.

India and New Zealand Improve Ties with Jaishankar Visit
Oct 19, 2022

India and New Zealand Improve Ties with Jaishankar Visit

The deepening of India-New Zealand after a lull in relations is important both in bilateral terms and also within the wider regional context.

India and Russia in Central Asia: Opening the doors of perception
May 18, 2024

India and Russia in Central Asia: Opening the doors of perception

Russia views India’s burgeoning role in Eurasia with optimism, both politically and economically and recognises its potential to fortify its trade a

India and Russia share an evergreen relationship of trust and confidence
Sep 14, 2019

India and Russia share an evergreen relationship of trust and confidence

Indian envoy to Russia, Ambassador D. Bala Venkatesh Varma, discusses Indo-Russia ties and the recently concluded Modi-Putin Summit in Vladivostok. Th

India and Russia ties: Navigating an “unusual situation”
Jan 23, 2024

India and Russia ties: Navigating an “unusual situation”

While India and Russia are maintaining close ties, it is hard to expect any makeover of the relationship