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Troubled waters: FONOPS, UNCLOS, and global commons
Jun 30, 2022

Troubled waters: FONOPS, UNCLOS, and global commons

Is the United States using FONOPs to undermine the International Law of the Sea and are other powers such as China following suit?

पाण्यावरून समस्या : FONOPS, UNCLOS आणि ग्लोबल कॉमन्स
Apr 22, 2023

पाण्यावरून समस्या : FONOPS, UNCLOS आणि ग्लोबल कॉमन्स

युनायटेड स्टेट्स FONOPs वापरून समुद्राच्या आंतरराष्ट्रीय कायद्याचे उल्लंघन करत आहे आणि चीन सारख्या इतर शक्ती त्याचे अनुसरण करीत आहेत का?

समुद्री क्षेत्रों में बढ़ता टकराव: FONOP, UNCLOS और ग्लोबल कॉमन्स
Jul 12, 2022

समुद्री क्षेत्रों में बढ़ता टकराव: FONOP, UNCLOS और ग्लोबल कॉमन्स

क्या अमेरिका FONOP का इस्तेमाल अंतरराष्ट्रीय क़ानून को क्ष�

A Quad’s rise in the Indo-Pacific that’s rich with irony for Beijing
Mar 15, 2021

A Quad’s rise in the Indo-Pacific that’s rich with irony for Beijing

It was China’s disruptive aggression that made its four members issue such a direct joint statement.

Arctic: The quasi-global common
Feb 10, 2024

Arctic: The quasi-global common

The current ecological and geopolitical shifts in the Arctic region may warrant a thorough revaluation of the Arctic Council’s functions and authori

As new Chinese law raises tension, Japan looks forward to growing Anglo-Japanese strategic interests in Indo-Pacific
Feb 17, 2021

As new Chinese law raises tension, Japan looks forward to growing Anglo-Japanese strategic interests in Indo-Pacific

Tokyo believes that the growing British interest in the Indo-Pacific will be a valuable factor in the realisation of the FOIP vision.

Australia-India 2+2 Dialogue: Converging Interests
Sep 23, 2021

Australia-India 2+2 Dialogue: Converging Interests

New Delhi and Canberra have had to bear the brunt of increasingly belligerent Chinese behavior in the Indo-Pacific, pushing their bilateral relationship to new heights.

Biden’s maiden presidential trip to Asia: Reassuring important Indo-Pacific allies
May 25, 2022

Biden’s maiden presidential trip to Asia: Reassuring important Indo-Pacific allies

Biden aimed to reassure America’s allies in the Pacific of its continued focus through his maiden trip to Asia.

Cambodia chairs ASEAN for the third time
Jan 17, 2022

Cambodia chairs ASEAN for the third time

ASEAN is anxious as Cambodia takes over as the Chair, especially in the face of multiple challenges.

China and ASEAN: Flourishing at 30   
Dec 04, 2021

China and ASEAN: Flourishing at 30   

The 30th anniversary of China-ASEAN relations was marked by the reiteration of the mutually beneficial relationship that both enjoy. Is this a shadow

China resorts to lawfare: A new maritime policy
Nov 16, 2021

China resorts to lawfare: A new maritime policy

In another attempt to assert its dominance, China has issued new maritime laws in the South China Sea which could heighten tensions in the region.

Choppy waters: On the Italian marines decision
Jul 13, 2020

Choppy waters: On the Italian marines decision

Exercise of foreign criminal jurisdiction over state officials — as India attempted to do so — is successful in very few cases, and depends on the

Colombo Port dilemma: Why India-Sri Lanka ties seem to be at sea
Feb 05, 2021

Colombo Port dilemma: Why India-Sri Lanka ties seem to be at sea

While bilateral political issues seem to have been kept under control through the post-war decade in Sri Lanka; at another level, it is a livelihood i

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

Germany takes view of the Indo-Pacific
Oct 01, 2020

Germany takes view of the Indo-Pacific

Germany is the second EU country to have an Indo-Pacific policy after France — which views itself as an Indian Ocean country. Germany seeks to be pa

How Beijing’s New Maritime Rules in the South China Sea Will Affect India and Others
Sep 06, 2021

How Beijing’s New Maritime Rules in the South China Sea Will Affect India and Others

China's new maritime law – in which foreign vessels will have to submit details to Chinese authorities when transiting through its 'territorial waters' – has now come into force.

India's Indo-Pacific Outreach
Feb 17, 2022

India's Indo-Pacific Outreach

S Jaishankar’s visit to the Philippines from the Quad summit also showcased India’s willingness to more proactively shape the strategic contours of the Indo-Pacific

India-China ties in focus — Foreign Minister Wang Yi visits India
Aug 20, 2016

India-China ties in focus — Foreign Minister Wang Yi visits India

Wang Yi during his visit to India, paid a call on PM Modi and held discussions with Sushma Swaraj and familiarised himself with the Goa BRICS Summit.

India-Philippines relations: Robust ties for a secure and rules-based Indo-Pacific
Jul 12, 2023

India-Philippines relations: Robust ties for a secure and rules-based Indo-Pacific

India’s intent to play a proactive role in the Indo-Pacific coincides with the Philippines’ need to establish security ties with non-traditional p

India’s focus on enhancing maritime security as the UNSC president: Leadership envisioning a global roadmap
Aug 26, 2021

India’s focus on enhancing maritime security as the UNSC president: Leadership envisioning a global roadmap

As the current President of the UN Security Council, India has provided dynamic leadership and direction in envisioning a global roadmap on enhancing

India’s foreign policy: Assertive in the face of challenges old and new
Dec 30, 2017

India’s foreign policy: Assertive in the face of challenges old and new

As 2017 draws to a close, India can look at the year gone by with some satisfaction even as there might be some trepidation about the coming year.

Launching New Delhi-Jakarta bilateral ties anew
Dec 16, 2016

Launching New Delhi-Jakarta bilateral ties anew

New Delhi and Jakarta are now joining hands with a strategic vision to back their bilateral ties after largely ignoring each other even as their strategic interests have been converging rapidly

Maldives, India, and a hydrography pact
Jan 05, 2024

Maldives, India, and a hydrography pact

The recent decision by Maldives to revoke the hydrographic survey agreement with India is indicative of the ebbing of trust between the two

Maldives: Border settlement with Mauritius
May 16, 2023

Maldives: Border settlement with Mauritius

Politicising a bilateral issue with Mauritius after the now-muted ‘India Out’ campaign will have consequences in the long term for Maldives

Not on the same page at sea
Apr 14, 2021

Not on the same page at sea

L’affaire Lakshadweep shows not a betrayal by the U.S. but a different understanding of navigational freedom

PM Modi in Laos — Engaging East Asia
Sep 12, 2016

PM Modi in Laos — Engaging East Asia

In Laos, some of the major themes highlighted by Modi included, unified and coordinated fight against terrorism, radicalisation and extreme violence.

Quad takes another step forward
Feb 24, 2022

Quad takes another step forward

Though there are lingering differences within the group, the need to counter China’s challenge is an area of converging interest.

Reaching beyond silos: Linking maritime governance with maritime security
Jan 14, 2022

Reaching beyond silos: Linking maritime governance with maritime security

Coupling maritime security with broader maritime governance will aid in advancing global cooperation in the maritime space

SITMEX: India-Singapore-Thailand complete second trilateral maritime exercises
Nov 30, 2020

SITMEX: India-Singapore-Thailand complete second trilateral maritime exercises

China’s growing economic might and its aggressive military posturing have provided India, Singapore and Thailand strategic rationale to combine their efforts.

Sri Lanka: Why Tamil Nadu’s call to ‘retake’ Kachchativu is ill-timed, too
Jun 03, 2022

Sri Lanka: Why Tamil Nadu’s call to ‘retake’ Kachchativu is ill-timed, too

India may consider a joint-patrol mechanism, either bilateral or under the Colombo Security Conclave (CSC), as it would also help keep the fishers’

Suga starts strongly
Dec 12, 2020

Suga starts strongly

Suga’s foreign policy, thus far, has followed the core tenets of the Abe doctrine.

Telling China like it is about the South China Sea
Aug 12, 2016

Telling China like it is about the South China Sea

Chinese government’s mouthpiece, warned New Delhi that its seemingly inimical posture on the South China Sea was potentially damaging for bilateral

The Indo-Pacific region, maritime focus, and ocean governance
Jan 08, 2022

The Indo-Pacific region, maritime focus, and ocean governance

A new thrust towards ocean governance was witnessed over the past year, as the Indo-Pacific region emerged as a new theatre of power politics

US churns the South China Sea
Aug 27, 2020

US churns the South China Sea

The new US position has been a shot in the arm for the ASEAN, but they are acutely aware of Beijing’s clout.

US, China dig in their heels
Sep 14, 2021

US, China dig in their heels

The breakdown of high-level communications worrying

US-China tensions and its impact on the South China Sea dispute
Sep 23, 2020

US-China tensions and its impact on the South China Sea dispute

Given the seriousness and the fact that the South China Sea is becoming ‘militarised’ — it is time for the ASEAN countries to take a strong stan

US-Philippines security ties: A growth  
Aug 23, 2023

US-Philippines security ties: A growth  

As the China challenge grows in the Pacific, the US looks to tether its Pacific strategy around the Philippines by strengthening their security ties

Vietnam confronts China, alone
Sep 26, 2019

Vietnam confronts China, alone

Hanoi has not found as much support as it hoped for despite its bold confrontation of Beijing in the South China Sea.

What does ASEAN’s evolving approach to the South China Sea issue mean for Vietnam?
Nov 02, 2019

What does ASEAN’s evolving approach to the South China Sea issue mean for Vietnam?

Though the regional grouping continues to have difficulties on the issue, it nonetheless remains important to Hanoi’s calculations.

Why a licence scheme is not an option to resolve India-Sri Lanka fishermen dispute
Mar 07, 2023

Why a licence scheme is not an option to resolve India-Sri Lanka fishermen dispute

While New Delhi is alive to the realities of the ground situation vis a vis IMBL and the UNCLOS notification, to the governments in India, it is as mu