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Crimea incident a threat to regional stability
Aug 19, 2016

Crimea incident a threat to regional stability

The recent incidents in Crimea have escalated tensions between Russia and Ukraine and pose a threat to the peace and stability in the region.

India’s East Asia outreach shows its centrality to regional stability
Apr 15, 2024

India’s East Asia outreach shows its centrality to regional stability

New Delhi is trying to deepen ties to confront common threats but in-group differences pose hurdles

The Kurdish question and regional stability
Dec 13, 2013

The Kurdish question and regional stability

In West Asia, regional powers increasingly fear that the external dynamics of the regional political landscape coupled with the restive internal dynamics of Turkey, Syria and Iraq could potentially unify fractured Kurdish movements and destabilise the region at large.

An explanation for Russia's interest in Syria
Aug 09, 2012

An explanation for Russia's interest in Syria

While Kremlin may be playing to a Russian audience by blocking the West, broader interests, namely, geopolitics, multilateralism, regional stability, and doubts about the feasibility of UNSC resolutions drive its actions in Syria.

Continuity and Change in Bangladesh’s Indo-Pacific Outlook: Deliberating Post-Election Scenarios
Jan 04, 2024

Continuity and Change in Bangladesh’s Indo-Pacific Outlook: Deliberating Post-Election Scenarios

Bangladesh’s Indo-Pacific Outlook, released in April 2023, is a projection of its interests in the region, and a testament to its political nonalignment and commitment to economic development. Its focus on upholding the rule of law and maintaining regional stability makes it a conducive partner for neighbouring countries and major powers in the Indo-Pacific. Bangladesh enjoys close ties with China, Japan, and the US, and a special relationship

Decoding India’s Priorities at the SCO: Connectivity, Counterterrorism, and Afghanistan
Aug 09, 2023

Decoding India’s Priorities at the SCO: Connectivity, Counterterrorism, and Afghanistan

As an emerging power in the current multipolar global order, India can use the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to protect, promote, and project its geostrategic and geoeconomic interests. The SCO is also a platform for India to reaffirm its commitment to revive and deepen its centuries-old civilisational, spiritual, and cultural ties with other member countries. This paper explores India's priorities at the SCO, chiefly connectivity, coun

Elections in Bangladesh: A kaleidoscopic overview
Dec 06, 2023

Elections in Bangladesh: A kaleidoscopic overview

Bangladesh’s domestic political climate remains highly charged as it heads for election in 2024 despite nationwide protests

Foreign Secretary's visit to Bangladesh showcases India's support for democracy
Dec 31, 2013

Foreign Secretary's visit to Bangladesh showcases India's support for democracy

Though Foreign Secretary Sujata Singh's Bangladesh visit was kept low key, the timely interactions she had in Dhaka helped India shed its image of a reluctant neighbour besides helping her make a realistic assessment of the situation there and evaluate possible fallouts on regional stability.

Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh elections: Diverging perceptions of India and the US
Oct 04, 2023

Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh elections: Diverging perceptions of India and the US

The return of Jamaat-e-Islami to Bangladesh’s political scene can be seen as a result of the US’s effort to steer democracy but it is likely to af

North Korea's artillery fire and regional implications
Jan 09, 2024

North Korea's artillery fire and regional implications

Pyongyang’s recent live-fire drills could set in motion a series of events with far-reaching consequences for regional stability, diplomacy, and the

North Korean imbroglio: Who can do what?
Apr 16, 2013

North Korean imbroglio: Who can do what?

While on the surface, both the US (and South Korea and Japan) and China appear to have the goal of seeing a stable Korean Peninsula, there appear to be serious differences about what regional stability means.

Slow, Not Steady: Assessing the Status of India-Eurasia Connectivity Projects
Feb 03, 2023

Slow, Not Steady: Assessing the Status of India-Eurasia Connectivity Projects

India’s robust economy has tremendous potential. But for sustained economic growth, it needs direct access to the Eurasian markets, backed by reliable, resilient, and diversified supply chains. Indeed, enhanced connectivity with Central Asia and the wider Eurasia is essential to promote regional stability and unlock economic opportunities for all countries in the region. This paper analyses the status of the key connectivity projects in the reg

The battle of narratives and the Russian response to the Crocus attacks
Apr 09, 2024

The battle of narratives and the Russian response to the Crocus attacks

In Moscow’s calculus, the Crocus attacks require a thorough investigation to ascertain the actors involved in the attacks, apart from the Islamic St

The overlooked heartland — Recognising the strategic relevance of Central Asia in the US-China rivalry
Dec 28, 2020

The overlooked heartland — Recognising the strategic relevance of Central Asia in the US-China rivalry

The US proclaims its main goal in the region is to expand security cooperation with Central Asian states and improve their ability to respond to the c

Under the Radar, Above the Norm: The Evolving Dimensions of Thai-Japanese Cooperation
Mar 27, 2024

Under the Radar, Above the Norm: The Evolving Dimensions of Thai-Japanese Cooperation

Japan-Thailand relations are understated, yet dynamic and continuing to evolve. The two have worked towards fortifying their ties across various sectors, including defence, investments, and energy, undergirded by a mutual commitment to regional stability and economic prosperity. A paramount interest is navigating the geopolitical complexities of the times, amid growing external threats that necessitate deeper security cooperation comprising bilat

What does an emerging Squad in the Indo-Pacific mean for India?
May 24, 2024

What does an emerging Squad in the Indo-Pacific mean for India?

This new mini-lateral grouping of the US and three of its allies could coordinate actions with the Quad for regional stability

Why India should buy into Trump's plan
Aug 28, 2017

Why India should buy into Trump's plan

If it wants to be a source of regional stability, it must act like one.

अफगाणिस्तानबद्दलचा ‘पोझिशन पेपर’ आणि चीनची प्रतिमा
May 11, 2023

अफगाणिस्तानबद्दलचा ‘पोझिशन पेपर’ आणि चीनची प्रतिमा

चीनचे अफगाणिस्तानबद्दलचे धोरण पाहिले तर अनेक बाबी समोर येतात. जगातील वादग्रस्त समस्या सोडवण्यासाठी आपण सध्या मोठी गुंतवणूक करत आहोत, असे चीनला दाखवायचे आहे. अफगाणिस्ता�

क्रोकस शहरातील दहशतवादी हल्ला आणि रशियाचा प्रतिसाद
Apr 25, 2024

क्रोकस शहरातील दहशतवादी हल्ला आणि रशियाचा प्रतिसाद

इस्लामिक स्टेटच्या खोरासान ग्रुपने रशियाच्या क्रोकस सि

बांग्लादेश निवडणुकीत जमात-ए-इस्लामी: भारत आणि यूएसबद्दल भिन्न धारणा
Oct 19, 2023

बांग्लादेश निवडणुकीत जमात-ए-इस्लामी: भारत आणि यूएसबद्दल भिन्न धारणा

बांगलादेशच्या राजकीय पटलावर जमात-ए-इस्लामीचे पुनरागमन �