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Foreign Secretary launches book on 'Modi's World: Expanding India's Sphere of Influence'
Jul 18, 2015

Foreign Secretary launches book on 'Modi's World: Expanding India's Sphere of Influence'

Launching the new book of Dr. C. Raja Mohan, 'Modi's World' on Friday, Indian Foreign Secretary Dr. S. Jaishankar explained the changes brought out by the foreign policy of the Modi government.

American retrenchment and the Chinese advantage
Feb 06, 2019

American retrenchment and the Chinese advantage

While America firmly takes steps to retreat into its own sphere of influence, it leaves the world with a sizable vacuum to fill. China is one of the c

As China expands, India contracts
Jan 19, 2019

As China expands, India contracts

China is expanding its sphere of influence, but India has always had a pacifist and non-confrontational approach.

China's opportunities and challenges in a crisis-ridden West Asia
Oct 22, 2023

China's opportunities and challenges in a crisis-ridden West Asia

While China may aid West Asian countries to hedge their interests against the US, the lack of Chinese diplomacy on ground shows that there is still a

China-Philippines ties: Towards more escalations in the West Philippine Sea?
Oct 25, 2023

China-Philippines ties: Towards more escalations in the West Philippine Sea?

The speed at which China has escalated its assertive manoeuvres in the West Philippine Sea aligns with the broader context of contemporary internation

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

Modi in Maldives: Sets the ball rolling for restoring old ties
Nov 26, 2018

Modi in Maldives: Sets the ball rolling for restoring old ties

In his inauguration speech, President Solih referred only to India by name, and also reiterated that the Maldives was returning to the ‘India first�

Reading the Tea Leaves: China’s Perspective on Ties with Pakistan and the CPEC’s Prospects
Sep 06, 2023

Reading the Tea Leaves: China’s Perspective on Ties with Pakistan and the CPEC’s Prospects

This year marks a decade since the announcement of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This brief analyses Chinese-language literature to understand the country’s current stance on Pakistan and the CPEC. Two trends emerge. First, China appears to be facing a dilemma over Pakistan. While the Chinese government wants the CPEC to be successful, China’s strategic community now shows little optimism on the initiative. Second, contrary to

The Ukrainian crisis: How real is the Russian threat?
Feb 09, 2022

The Ukrainian crisis: How real is the Russian threat?

Russia, in its quest to expand its sphere of influence, will continue to put the West and Ukraine to the test

Translating aspirations into foreign policy a key challenge: Former FS
Aug 07, 2015

Translating aspirations into foreign policy a key challenge: Former FS

Discussing Dr. C Raja Mohan's book 'Modi's World: Expanding India's Sphere of Influence' in Kolkata, former Foreign Secretary K. Srinivasan said foreign policy has to be a combination of aspirations and capabilities. He said translating aspirations into policy would be a key challenge for the government.

US makes impressive moves in Asia Pacific
Dec 02, 2011

US makes impressive moves in Asia Pacific

In the Asia-Pacific region, the US has made its return in an effective manner and this is likely to continue without any time limit. By marking his attendance at the Bali conference, President Obama became the first US President to attend a summit of East Asian leaders, a region that China sees as its rightful sphere of influence.

चीन-फिलिपाइन्स संबंध : पश्चिम फिलिपाइन्स समुद्रात वाढता तणाव
Nov 04, 2023

चीन-फिलिपाइन्स संबंध : पश्चिम फिलिपाइन्स समुद्रात वाढता तणाव

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