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Ahead of Secretary Carter's India visit, bipartisan support for expansion of defence cooperation
May 26, 2015

Ahead of Secretary Carter's India visit, bipartisan support for expansion of defence cooperation

India-US defence ties are driven not only by business and commercial interests, but by the logic of geopolitics. Sustained bipartisan support in favour of burgeoning India-US ties is necessary.

Biden’s promised expansion of H1B visas will be rife with challenges
Nov 24, 2020

Biden’s promised expansion of H1B visas will be rife with challenges

In gradually restoring the pre-Trump status quo on H1B visas, Biden will first seek to gauge the political viability of increasing temporary work visa

BRICS expansion is a desperate bid to maintain relevance
Sep 21, 2023

BRICS expansion is a desperate bid to maintain relevance

The BRICS expansion is a big win for China as it would be able to enhance its geopolitical influence by admitting Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Sa

China’s naval expansion and the challenges for India
Sep 29, 2021

China’s naval expansion and the challenges for India

The Indo-Pacific concept might have little currency in Beijing, but the Chinese Navy is at a point where not just the Western Pacific, but even the In

EDCA expansion: Implications for the US-Philippines-China triangle
Apr 05, 2023

EDCA expansion: Implications for the US-Philippines-China triangle

Under President Marcos, Manila is keen to strengthen the country’s maritime security capabilities and improve its defence network in the region

Joe Biden is behind the curve on China’s expansionism
Dec 17, 2020

Joe Biden is behind the curve on China’s expansionism

As the Biden administration would take time to settle down, the first half of 2021 will be crucial for Beijing to lay down new terms of engagement. It is shaping the battleground before Biden can come up with his own strategic response.

Military expansion among ASEAN members
Aug 23, 2023

Military expansion among ASEAN members

The changing world order and the growing Chinese aggression in the SCS have compelled the ASEAN countries to increase their military expenditures

NATO’s eastern expansion: Was the Russo-Ukrainian War avoidable?
Sep 02, 2022

NATO’s eastern expansion: Was the Russo-Ukrainian War avoidable?

The Russo-Ukrainian War could have been avoided if Russian security concerns that were spelt out by previous conflicts were addressed.

PWG Naxalites: Set-back in the bastion, expansion elsewhere
Jan 17, 2004

PWG Naxalites: Set-back in the bastion, expansion elsewhere

The striking capability and influence of the People¿s War Group (PWG) Naxalites¿ has steadily been declining in their flagship North Telengana Special Zone (NTSZ) area since the past few years. The death of some experienced, capable and important leaders of the NTSZ, especially in the past couple of years, in security force operations has weakened the Naxalites there.

The Digital Silk Road in the Indo-Pacific: Mapping China’s Vision for Global Tech Expansion
Jan 03, 2024

The Digital Silk Road in the Indo-Pacific: Mapping China’s Vision for Global Tech Expansion

The Digital Silk Road (DSR), part of the Belt and Road Initiative, symbolises China’s approach to expanding information exchanges and digital cooperation with emerging markets and developing economies. Under the DSR, several private corporations and state-owned enterprises supported by Chinese state banks are offering inexpensive technological contracts and rapidly building digital infrastructure projects. This brief examines the operationalisa

The Expansion Challenge For BRICS
Aug 14, 2023

The Expansion Challenge For BRICS

India is trying to convey that any expansion of BRICS is futile without serious efforts to nurture trust and foster cooperation.

The India and France bonhomie has potential for expansion with the Gulf
Jan 23, 2021

The India and France bonhomie has potential for expansion with the Gulf

The India–France dynamic has moved forward at a rapid pace over the past few years, finding common goals on global issues — including the Indo-Pac

Urban expansion in Northeast India: A case study of Guwahati, Assam
Jun 19, 2023

Urban expansion in Northeast India: A case study of Guwahati, Assam

The expansion of Guwahati, Northeast India’s largest city, has sparked discontent among multiple tribal groups in Assam

2014 Union Budget addresses IT needs
Aug 11, 2014

2014 Union Budget addresses IT needs

The focus on broadband expansion in the Union Budget is timely to take the IT revolution to the next level: social inclusion, e-commerce, media, and distance education for India?s small towns and rural pockets.

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi and the rise of the ISIS
Jul 07, 2014

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi and the rise of the ISIS

Baghdadi, who has led the ISIS since 2010, has acquired significant financial and military power and influence among Sunni foreign fighters. But the ISIS's violent and extremist methods have alienated Sunni militias and Baghdadi's unwillingness to share power is likely to limit the group's territorial expansion.

ASEAN’s evolving dilemma in the Indo-Pacific
Feb 22, 2024

ASEAN’s evolving dilemma in the Indo-Pacific

While ASEAN is an essential player in Indo-Pacific affairs, its influence over the emerging security shifts in the region is being questioned due to i

Assessing Co-benefits from Metro Rail in India: Industrialisation and Land Value Capture Financing
Jan 06, 2023

Assessing Co-benefits from Metro Rail in India: Industrialisation and Land Value Capture Financing

The report examines India's urbanization, highlighting rapid population growth, metro rail expansion, sustainable transport policies, and financing challenges, while assessing efforts in localization and revenue enhancement for metro systems.

Bailouts and balances: Sri Lanka’s IMF rescue plan has geopolitical repercussions
Oct 28, 2022

Bailouts and balances: Sri Lanka’s IMF rescue plan has geopolitical repercussions

Sri Lanka's IMF rescue plan has geopolitical repercussions. The Island nation has entered a difficult terrain with China's expansionist interests and India and Japan's security concerns

Bhutan’s goal of a green city: Pathways for a syncretic Indo-Bhutan development
Jan 18, 2024

Bhutan’s goal of a green city: Pathways for a syncretic Indo-Bhutan development

Bhutan’s forthcoming urban expansion will be a great opportunity for Indian urban planners to closely observe an urbanism model rooted in the ethos

BRICS Plus: Navigating global challenges and broadening influence
Feb 28, 2024

BRICS Plus: Navigating global challenges and broadening influence

The recent expansion of BRICS places it as a potential voice for the Global South in economic, trade, and investment matters

BRICS rises
Aug 26, 2023

BRICS rises

Now with 11 members, BRICS’ decision-making by consensus will be that much more difficult

Can the 2019 elections resolve India’s growth headwinds?
Apr 26, 2019

Can the 2019 elections resolve India’s growth headwinds?

India’s economic future faces two imminent headwinds. The 2019 elections cannot solve them if priorities focus on immediacy over the long run. Creat

Challenges for Georgia’s EU membership
Jan 26, 2024

Challenges for Georgia’s EU membership

Georgia faces the challenge of balancing its pursuit of EU membership with the risk of Russian adventurism, necessitating a cautious approach to avoid

China prepares its people for war
May 15, 2023

China prepares its people for war

As nations in Asia rebalance against Chinese aggression and expansionism, China begins mobilisation of its citizens, citing danger to the nation

China signals a shift in geostrategic goal
Aug 16, 2017

China signals a shift in geostrategic goal

The ever-increasing list of 'core interests' involving land and maritime territories indicates an open-ended expansionist drive on the part of China.

China's Modi
May 28, 2014

China's Modi

Modi must now bridge the growing strategic gap with China through both internal and external balancing. This must run parallel to a significant expansion of economic cooperation with Beijing at the bilateral and regional levels. But can Modi play three-dimensional chess with China?

China’s evolving nuclear strategy
Oct 12, 2023

China’s evolving nuclear strategy

Evidence suggests that China’s approach to its nuclear strategy is evolving. It is vital to understand the drivers of these changes.

China’s Nuclear Forces Continue to Expand
Feb 05, 2024

China’s Nuclear Forces Continue to Expand

China’s nuclear expansion could lead to a spiraling arms race.

Chinese spy station in Cuba looms over Sino-US thaw
Jun 17, 2023

Chinese spy station in Cuba looms over Sino-US thaw

Beijing hopes expansion in the American backyard will make dominoes fall

Congressional Democrats and Biden’s foreign policy: Implications for India
Jun 11, 2021

Congressional Democrats and Biden’s foreign policy: Implications for India

Following an expansion of Congressional role in foreign policy decision-making under Trump, the influence of progressive Democrats over Biden’s agen

Countering China’s submarine operations in South Asia
May 24, 2017

Countering China’s submarine operations in South Asia

The expansion of PLA Navy submarine activity in South Asia is quite in keeping with a powerful navy’s need to familiarise itself with alien operating conditions.

Economic Survey 2020-21 shapes a new India-centric policy narrative
Jan 29, 2021

Economic Survey 2020-21 shapes a new India-centric policy narrative

It gives indications of a fiscal expansion in Budget 2021-22.

EDCA विस्तार: यूएस-फिलीपिन्स-चीनसाठी परिणाम
Oct 01, 2023

EDCA विस्तार: यूएस-फिलीपिन्स-चीनसाठी परिणाम

अध्यक्ष मार्कोस यांच्या नेतृत्वाखाली, मनिला देशाच्या सागरी सुरक्षा क्षमतांना बळकट करण्यासाठी आणि प्रदेशातील संरक्षण नेटवर्क सुधारण्यासाठी उत्सुक आहे.

Energy News Monitor | Volume XIII; Issue 23
Nov 21, 2016

Energy News Monitor | Volume XIII; Issue 23

OC, BPCL and HPCL reported to have plans to spend $20 billion on refinery expansions to process fuel oil into gasoline and diesel and other energy roundups

Engagement with Africa vital for India's global power ambitions
Jun 25, 2013

Engagement with Africa vital for India's global power ambitions

The importance of today's Africa for India is self-evident. India's ambitions of being a global power cannot be achieved without the support of the African continent consisting of 55 countries. Nowhere is the importance of African countries felt more than on the issue of the expansion of the UN Security Council.

Examining Manila's Contemporary West Philippine Sea Strategy
May 23, 2024

Examining Manila's Contemporary West Philippine Sea Strategy

As China pursues its expansionist ambitions in the greater South China Sea, Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is working to enhance his country’s ability to exercise its sovereignty and sovereign rights. Towards this end, Manila is expanding its strategic options through robust external partnerships and national policy recalibrations to secure its lawful waters in what it calls the West Philippine Sea. There are concerns, however, abou

Hastening rural to urban migration: A national imperative
May 19, 2023

Hastening rural to urban migration: A national imperative

It is abundantly clear that India’s urbanisation needs serious conceptual and financial inputs if it has to be pushed into the fast-track lane

How India can act as a global bridge
Jul 21, 2020

How India can act as a global bridge

It has an opportunity, with the expansion of G7, to be a part of both the global south and global west

Independent trajectory for India-Israel ties
Jan 12, 2018

Independent trajectory for India-Israel ties

India-Israel ties are on course for further expansion under Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu, who have developed the personal chemistry needed to take it forward

India and the U.S. Make a Strategic Case for Health Cooperation
Aug 17, 2023

India and the U.S. Make a Strategic Case for Health Cooperation

India and the United States (US) have been cooperating in the health sector since the late 1960s. The cooperation has intensified in the past decade, riding on institutional structures established following the launch of the US-India Health Initiative in 2010. It has seen further expansion since the COVID-19 pandemic, and today covers a wide range of areas including disease prevention and combating infectious diseases, maternal and child

India and Vietnam add a new punch to their relationship
Nov 26, 2013

India and Vietnam add a new punch to their relationship

Ignoring Chinese pressures, if both India and Vietnam stand firm, they could force Beijing to moderate its expansionist claims on the South China Sea and adopt a more conciliatory stance on other regional matters.

India's UNSC aspirations: Is China on board?
Mar 05, 2015

India's UNSC aspirations: Is China on board?

Earlier this month, the RIC forum meeting in Beijing supported India's aspirations to play a greater role in the UN. Recently, the Chinese spokesperson Hua Chunying too made some small change in its stance on UNSC expansion and India's aspirations. But still, it is not clear whether it is a distinct shift in China's policy.

India, Japan, and the Dragon’s Fire: Making the Quad Work
Aug 14, 2023

India, Japan, and the Dragon’s Fire: Making the Quad Work

Since the 2000s, the security situation around Japan has changed as China has escalated its activities in the Indo-Pacific area. As such, the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) has an important role to play in the resolution of this issue. This brief seeks to understand the features of China's territorial expansion, how the Quad can respond to this situation, and what issues it should anticipate in the future.