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India’s Place in the New US Indo-Pacific Strategy
Feb 24, 2022

India’s Place in the New US Indo-Pacific Strategy

New Delhi finds a prominent place in the strategy’s focus on Washington’s network of allies and partners across the Indo-Pacific.

India’s rocky road to the Indo-Pacific
Aug 02, 2018

India’s rocky road to the Indo-Pacific

While India rhetorically endorses the idea of the Indo-Pacific, three issues prevent actual operationalisation of the concept for New Delhi.

India’s Role in the Emerging Dynamics of the Indo-Pacific
Jan 26, 2022

India’s Role in the Emerging Dynamics of the Indo-Pacific

The Indo-Pacific region will shape the trajectory of global politics for most of the 21st century

India’s understanding of the Quad & Indo-Pacific: Distinct narrative or a flawed one?
Mar 19, 2019

India’s understanding of the Quad & Indo-Pacific: Distinct narrative or a flawed one?

India’s vision of the Indo-Pacific and its distinctive inclusiveness in the region is against the premise of mini-lateralism that the Quad presuppos

Is AUKUS the New ASEAN in the Indo-Pacific?
May 09, 2022

Is AUKUS the New ASEAN in the Indo-Pacific?

The growing presence of US-led multilateral groupings in the Indo-Pacific is challenging ASEAN’s centrality

Is Indo-Pacific a viable geostrategic project?
Jul 25, 2019

Is Indo-Pacific a viable geostrategic project?

The Belt and Road Initiative and the “free and open” Indo-Pacific are competing initiatives. However, the real choice will be made by developing s

Is South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy enough to gain leverage in the region?
Jan 20, 2023

Is South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy enough to gain leverage in the region?

Although South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy is being touted as a sincere attempt to play a more dominant role in the region, will it truly make a d

Japan's growing engagement in the Indo-Pacific
Aug 12, 2014

Japan's growing engagement in the Indo-Pacific

Tokyo's growing engagement with the countries of the region is a strong reflection of Japan's desire to play a greater role in regional security. As Beijing continues to take assertive and aggressive actions in the region, Tokyo has found a way to renew its partnerships with the key actors of the region.

Japanese Foreign Minister's 'Three Bridges' for the Indo-Pacific
Jan 20, 2015

Japanese Foreign Minister's 'Three Bridges' for the Indo-Pacific

Japanese and Indian foreign ministers, Mr Fumio Kishida and Ms. Sushma Swaraj, have now agreed to hold a meeting at an earlier date this year that would allow the foreign ministers of India, Japan and the US to conduct talks. This positive move will contribute significantly to creating stability in the Indo-Pacific.

Japan’s evolving strategic messaging to the Indo-Pacific and beyond
Jan 02, 2024

Japan’s evolving strategic messaging to the Indo-Pacific and beyond

As a trusted bellwether in the international arena, Japan must vigorously promote the FOIP and FOIO to forge a consensus with a large circle of states

Japan’s new Indo-Pacific: A guiding perspective to shape worldviews
May 03, 2023

Japan’s new Indo-Pacific: A guiding perspective to shape worldviews

Being inclusive and normative, Japan calls on other states―like-minded or not―to agree on “the minimum basic principles”

Japan’s new security assistance to the Indo-Pacific region
Jan 08, 2024

Japan’s new security assistance to the Indo-Pacific region

Japan’s commitment to a Free and Open Indo-Pacific and its assessment of the changing global strategic environment have driven Tokyo to a new path-b

Leveraging Canada's global energy diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific and beyond
Dec 02, 2020

Leveraging Canada's global energy diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific and beyond

Canada’s world-class energy resources and national interests in global energy diplomacy must be articulated coherently and to the fullest

Locating Sri Lanka in Biden’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
Aug 14, 2023

Locating Sri Lanka in Biden’s Indo-Pacific Strategy

As China’s rise threatens the democratic rules, values, and institutions that have shaped the post-war world order, the United States (US) is increasing its outreach in the Indo-Pacific region. Distant South Asian island nations such as Sri Lanka are today receiving greater attention from the US. This brief seeks to bridge the gap in the literature on the US’s Sri Lanka policy and highlights how the current US government positions Sri Lanka i

Malabar naval exercise: Powerplay in the Indo-Pacific region
Jul 20, 2017

Malabar naval exercise: Powerplay in the Indo-Pacific region

Maritime power projection, and not sea denial, is the answer to China’s creeping assertiveness in South Asia.

Managing Indo-Pacific crises
Nov 21, 2014

Managing Indo-Pacific crises

Tensions in Asia are rising over unresolved territorial disputes and sovereignty issues. In contrast to the immediate post-Cold War period, recent tensions are characterised by the evident proclivity of some, if not all, parties towards the threat or use of limited force.

Mapping China, India, and Russia in President Biden’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
Feb 18, 2022

Mapping China, India, and Russia in President Biden’s Indo-Pacific Strategy

In its aim to expand its influence, the US is mindful of the threats posed by China and Russia while incorporating important partners such as India in

Middle Powers are driving sustainable development in the Indo-Pacific
Sep 26, 2023

Middle Powers are driving sustainable development in the Indo-Pacific

In today’s world, the role of major and middle powers is more critical than ever in ensuring that wider developmental concerns are addressed

NATO’s inclination towards Japan and other partners in the Indo-Pacific region
Jul 19, 2023

NATO’s inclination towards Japan and other partners in the Indo-Pacific region

The Japan-NATO partnership is expected to be an effective one that would further expand in the near future in light of the growing threat posed by Chi

NATO’s pivot to Indo-Pacific: Focus on Japan and South Korea
Jun 19, 2024

NATO’s pivot to Indo-Pacific: Focus on Japan and South Korea

NATO's pivot to the Indo-Pacific will involve a strategic partnership with Japan and South Korea to bolster deterrence and uphold the rules-based inte

Nature’s Coast Guard: Valuing and Financing Mangrove Conservation in the Indo-Pacific
Jun 20, 2024

Nature’s Coast Guard: Valuing and Financing Mangrove Conservation in the Indo-Pacific

The Indo-Pacific, which holds most of the world’s mangroves, faces serious risks from natural disasters, including those related to the long-term sustainability of coastal communities and valuable ecosystems. Mangroves uphold biodiversity, support ecosystem functionality, and sustain local livelihoods; however, financing their conservation is proving to be a massive challenge. This report examines the ecosystem services provided by mangroves, i

Navigating the Indo-Pacific: Development Cooperation as a Diplomatic Tool
Apr 03, 2024

Navigating the Indo-Pacific: Development Cooperation as a Diplomatic Tool

Development cooperation has gained further currency in a post-pandemic world amid staggered economic growth and an increasing gap in financing the Sustainable Development Goals. As a strategic geographic expanse, the Indo-Pacific has witnessed an upswing in cooperation programmes under different modalities (North-South, South-South, and triangular development partnerships). This paper explores the role of development cooperation as a tool of dipl

New Japanese Prime Minister’s push towards a free and open Indo-Pacific
Nov 02, 2020

New Japanese Prime Minister’s push towards a free and open Indo-Pacific

Like Abe, Suga believes that the concept of Free and Open Indo-Pacific would foster peace, transparency and inclusiveness in the vast region by recogn

No ‘sayonara’ for Japan in Indo-Pacific geopolitics
Apr 03, 2023

No ‘sayonara’ for Japan in Indo-Pacific geopolitics

A Japan that is deeply invested in Indo-Pacific stability and prosperity is reassuring

Paris plays spoiler on NATO’s deepening Indo-Pacific ambitions
Jul 27, 2023

Paris plays spoiler on NATO’s deepening Indo-Pacific ambitions

Despite plans for a Tokyo liaison office being on hold for now, NATO cooperation with the Indo-Pacific4 is likely to deepen

Pivot to the Indo-Pacific
Apr 12, 2017

Pivot to the Indo-Pacific

Cooperation with like-minded countries gives India more space to emerge as a key regional interlocutor