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Washington Declaration: Navigating Seoul towards Quad Plus
May 11, 2023

Washington Declaration: Navigating Seoul towards Quad Plus

The Washington Declaration serves as a respite as the North Korean nuclear threat and the tensions in the Indo-Pacific region continue to escalate

Washington Declaration: Restoring the Pacific balance
May 12, 2023

Washington Declaration: Restoring the Pacific balance

The Washington Declaration extends the ambit of US-ROK ties, conjoining the changing nature of the threat that the two countries face on the Korean Pe

Washington watching as Beijing’s space power grows
Sep 11, 2020

Washington watching as Beijing’s space power grows

The latest U.S. Defense Department report on Chinese military power recounts Beijing’s growing space and counterspace capabilities.

Washington's Pakistan problem
Apr 08, 2011

Washington's Pakistan problem

The latest White House assessment of the situation in Pakistan and Afghanistan submitted to the US Congress has questioned Pakistan's commitment towards degrading and defeating terrorist groups like al Qaeda and Taliban.

A look at the expanded ambit of the Washington-Manila MDT
May 13, 2023

A look at the expanded ambit of the Washington-Manila MDT

The further strengthening of ties between the US and the Philippines is indicative of the breadth and scope of maritime security arrangements in the r

Before Afghanistan, Trump should sort out how 'South Asia' is seen in Washington
Aug 24, 2017

Before Afghanistan, Trump should sort out how 'South Asia' is seen in Washington

If history is to be consulted, re-packaging sells well within the White House and perhaps more importantly, the Pentagon.

Beijing vs. Washington: Fundamental departures vis-à-vis a “Rules-based Order”
Sep 01, 2021

Beijing vs. Washington: Fundamental departures vis-à-vis a “Rules-based Order”

What is at stake is whose interpretation of a rules-based system will assume primacy.

Central Asia: A region gaining more from Beijing than Washington D.C.
Nov 02, 2020

Central Asia: A region gaining more from Beijing than Washington D.C.

The absence of a comprehensive Central Asian policy under Trump has paved the way for China and Russia to more clearly project their interests in the

First Washington, then Brasília. What next?
Mar 03, 2023

First Washington, then Brasília. What next?

We must ensure that electoral democracy remains a cornerstone of modern political systems and a beacon of hope for future generations

Imran Khan goes to Washington: What’s on the agenda for US-Pakistan security relations?
Jul 20, 2019

Imran Khan goes to Washington: What’s on the agenda for US-Pakistan security relations?

A closer look at some of the security-related agenda items for the upcoming development and how they could impact bilateral ties.

Is the Washington consensus on US-India relations fraying?
Jan 02, 2020

Is the Washington consensus on US-India relations fraying?

Recent developments have raised questions about the future of bipartisan support for U.S.-India relations.

Khobragade affair: Distrust between New Delhi and Washington?
Dec 23, 2013

Khobragade affair: Distrust between New Delhi and Washington?

The whole Devyani Khobragade affair also points to the distrust between New Delhi and Washington. Something which could have been resolved quietly was allowed to blow out of proportion. And both US and India are to blame for it.

Macron Brussels and Washington
Sep 16, 2019

Macron Brussels and Washington

Because of geopolitical changes, we are living the end of Western hegemony, and the West needs to cooperate with Russia in order to create a new syst

Macron, Brussels and Washington
Sep 16, 2019

Macron, Brussels and Washington

Because of geopolitical changes, we are living the end of Western hegemony, and the West needs to cooperate with Russia in order to create a new syst

President Trump in Asia: Washington has a steep hill to climb
Nov 10, 2017

President Trump in Asia: Washington has a steep hill to climb

The challenge for the US is to sell its ideas in a region which views Trump as a non-serious leader and Xi as seemingly visionary.

Security in India's Neighborhood: The View from Washington
Mar 14, 2005

Security in India's Neighborhood: The View from Washington

In a talk jointly organized by ORF ORF Chennai and Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Madras on March 14, 2005, at the University of Madras, ORF Chennai,

The US-Africa Leaders Summit: Washington’s renewed approach towards Africa
Dec 16, 2022

The US-Africa Leaders Summit: Washington’s renewed approach towards Africa

The US needs to double down on its engagement with Africa, especially in areas such as governance, climate adaptation, and trade

Trade issues hot up between New Delhi and Washington
Feb 24, 2014

Trade issues hot up between New Delhi and Washington

With both India and the US having differing domestic and national priorities, these countries are bound to compete and conflict on trade issues. But these must not be allowed to overshadow the larger gains that bilateral trade has brought to each country.

Vietnam: Washington's new friend in the Asia Pacific
Jun 02, 2015

Vietnam: Washington's new friend in the Asia Pacific

The South China Sea dispute is today at the centre of the emerging geopolitical game in the Asia Pacific region. The growing US-Vietnam friendship will have a strong bearing on the direction of the changing regional security dynamics.

Zelensky’s visit to Washington: An attempt to turn the tide
Dec 29, 2022

Zelensky’s visit to Washington: An attempt to turn the tide

Zelensky’s high-profile visit to the United States does little to ameliorate a fraught war

10 yrs of Indo-US civil nuclear deal: Transformation of bilateral relationship is the real big deal
Jul 20, 2015

10 yrs of Indo-US civil nuclear deal: Transformation of bilateral relationship is the real big deal

The real objective of the historic Indo-US civil nuclear initiative was to end decades of alienation between the world's largest democracies and build a genuine strategic partnership. Delhi and Washington knew that there could be no real partnership without resolving differences on non-proliferation that had so severely poisoned the bilateral relations from the early 1970s.

2+2 बैठक : नये अवसर तलाश रहे हैं दिल्ली और वाशिंगटन
Apr 22, 2022

2+2 बैठक : नये अवसर तलाश रहे हैं दिल्ली और वाशिंगटन

इस आपसी संलग्नता की गहराई बेजोड़ है और इस साझेदारी के चाल�

A belligerence towards Beijing that is unsettling
May 29, 2023

A belligerence towards Beijing that is unsettling

Washington’s hostility towards Beijing may bring benefits to India, but a breakdown in China-U.S. ties would be catastrophic for the world

A journey into the new American century
Jan 13, 2006

A journey into the new American century

When two top American diplomats speak out in quick succession about the international system, the world will take note. The op-ed by U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice in the Washington Post titled "The Promise of Democratic Peace," and the policy speech four days later by Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns at the European Institute titled "A Renewed Partnership for Global Engagement" fall into this category.

A New Year gift to Syria: A possible agreement?
Dec 28, 2012

A New Year gift to Syria: A possible agreement?

The US is entering its trickiest phase in the Af-Pak region, where elections are due in both, Pakistan and Afghanistan just around the time Washington has set for its troops to depart. Can troops depart without an overt or covert understanding with Iran which has a long border with Afghanistan?

A ray of hope in US-Russia relations?
Apr 05, 2013

A ray of hope in US-Russia relations?

Russia's response to new missile defence plans of the US points to Moscow's continued distrust of Washington. However, Moscow and Washington have announced a meeting to discuss the new missile deployment plans in Moscow in late May this year. Perhaps, a breakthrough is still possible.

Actualising US-India cooperation on homeland security
Nov 27, 2019

Actualising US-India cooperation on homeland security

New Delhi and Washington must seek the compartmentalisation of homeland security cooperation by delinking progress on HSPD-6 agreement from divergence

Afghanistan:'Green on Blue' killings cause of worry for US
Sep 07, 2012

Afghanistan:'Green on Blue' killings cause of worry for US

The recent US decision to suspend training of Afghan local police has underlined the growing worries in Washington over the incidents of Afghan soldiers killing American troops in 2012.

After attacks, Afghan endgame seems more of a mirage
Apr 20, 2012

After attacks, Afghan endgame seems more of a mirage

The high table at the NATO Summit at Chicago will discuss some withdrawal agenda, but the real policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan will only be delineated when the new administration takes charge in Washington in November.

Allies in focus: The US-Japan-Philippines Summit
Apr 16, 2024

Allies in focus: The US-Japan-Philippines Summit

The recent trilateral summit between Japan, the Philippines and the US reflects the shared interests to improve collective response and self-defence i

Ambiguities galore: Verify before placing trust
Jul 27, 2005

Ambiguities galore: Verify before placing trust

At first glance, the July 18 India-US joint statement promises a giant leap forward in bilateral relations and a paradigm shift in the US policy towards India. The agreement undoubtedly is a testimony to the growing trust and meaningful strategic partnership between New Delhi and Washington.

Arab Spring has helped India, Turkey to promote their models in West Asia
Apr 25, 2013

Arab Spring has helped India, Turkey to promote their models in West Asia

The 'Arab Spring' has given an opportunity to India to present itself as a model to other countries, feels Prof Gawdat Bhagat of the Near-East and South Asia Centre for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, Washington DC.

Are we at the precipice of a new global nuclear arms race?
Oct 18, 2019

Are we at the precipice of a new global nuclear arms race?

The onus to defend the nuclear non-proliferation regime and avoid a spiraling arms race lies in Washington’s ability to lead a unilateral effort in

Assessing Indo-US defence ties
Aug 20, 2014

Assessing Indo-US defence ties

A lot of the things are hanging in the air because Indo-US relations are doing so as well. Given India's reticence in giving any kind of political shape to the partnership with the US, Washington is understandably stringing New Delhi along with promises. Modi's forthcoming visit to Washington DC could be an opportunity to move forward in some of the issues

Assessing South Korea's nuclear dilemma amid Pyongyang’s live-drills
Jan 18, 2024

Assessing South Korea's nuclear dilemma amid Pyongyang’s live-drills

The continuous threat from Pyongyang is pushing Seoul towards developing its indigenous nuclear defense

At the Mecca of capitalism, its prophets gather to deliver a eulogy
Nov 15, 2016

At the Mecca of capitalism, its prophets gather to deliver a eulogy

At the World Economic Forum's annual meeting, lawyers, economists and entrepreneurs gathered not only to praise, but also bury capitalism.

Beijing’s Kyiv outreach is about acquiring a global role for itself
May 04, 2023

Beijing’s Kyiv outreach is about acquiring a global role for itself

It aims to signal its diplomatic ascendance and challenge Washington as the big shaper of outcomes

BRICS Summit: India will have an upper hand at bilateral talks with China
Jul 25, 2018

BRICS Summit: India will have an upper hand at bilateral talks with China

New Delhi should also be aware that a US-China trade spat opens up new possibilities for India, both vis-à-vis Beijing and Washington, and it should not be hesitant to exploit them

Can US Lead While Europe Scrambles for Oil
Mar 14, 2011

Can US Lead While Europe Scrambles for Oil

Can good sense prevail in Washington once again? Military action in Libya will generate anti Americanism, which will swell the ranks of Al Qaeda and cause the "Arab Youth" bulge to find a frightening outlet.

Changing South Korea-China equations and Japan
Jul 05, 2013

Changing South Korea-China equations and Japan

Traditionally, a newly elected South Korean President visits Washington first, followed by Tokyo. But the new President Park Geun-hye, as expected, did visit Washington first in May, but followed it up by a visit to Beijing and not to Tokyo. This is interpreted this to speculate that China has taken precedence over Japan in Seoul's diplomatic calculations.

China and the US push in West Asia
Jan 20, 2020

China and the US push in West Asia

Beijing's expanding footprint in this oil-rich region has set the stage for a competition with Washington

China in horizon, G7 eyes the Global South
Jun 18, 2024

China in horizon, G7 eyes the Global South

The policy implications of a change in administration at Washington will raise valid concerns on the continuity of policies that came out at Apuli

China in Latin America: A rising power’s forays into US backyard
Jan 12, 2018

China in Latin America: A rising power’s forays into US backyard

China, a late entrant in Latin America, has now emerged as the region’s major economic partner. Bilateral trade between the two stands today at more than USD 200 billion. By augmenting investments and trade in Latin America, Beijing has managed to project itself as an alternative to the United States, which had previously enjoyed overarching influence in the region. The US’ inability to lead Latin America into a path of sustainable econ