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5G matters: (Geo)politics and critical national infrastructure
Jan 24, 2020

5G matters: (Geo)politics and critical national infrastructure

Instead of seeing it as just another step forward for telecommunications, states must also view 5G’s strategic technology as critical national infra

5जी आणि जागतिक राजकारण
Jan 31, 2020

5जी आणि जागतिक राजकारण

‘5जी’ नेटवर्कमुळे केवळ आपल्या हातातील स्मार्टफोनचा वेग वाढणार नसून, ‘5जी’च्या प्रसारानंतरचे जग आजच्या जगापेक्षा वेगळे असेल.

A European-Central Asian strategy to counter Russia and China’s influence
Mar 15, 2024

A European-Central Asian strategy to counter Russia and China’s influence

By guaranteeing significant investments in new supply chains and tackling poverty in the Central Asian nations, the EU can forge a coherent and mutual

A fragmented picture of the new world order
Aug 16, 2018

A fragmented picture of the new world order

It’s too soon to say whether the Indo-Pacific will remain a lasting picture of 21st-century geopolitics.

Addressing Dhaka
Jun 24, 2014

Addressing Dhaka

Bangladesh offers a rare strategic opportunity to transform the geopolitics of the subcontinent. A comprehensive partnership with Dhaka might be the key that will eventually open the door to a productive engagement with Pakistan.

Afghanistan: Neutrality dreams unrealistic
Jul 29, 2011

Afghanistan: Neutrality dreams unrealistic

Though there is a need for a neutral Afghanistan, the prevailing geopolitics of South Asia and the domestic politics of Afghanistan make the 'Congress of Vienna' model and a neutral Afghanistan too utopian a dream to be achieved anytime soon.

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.

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.

Armenia, India, and the possibility of an ‘Indo-European security supercomplex’
May 16, 2024

Armenia, India, and the possibility of an ‘Indo-European security supercomplex’

The emerging Indian-Armenian ties aim to forge geopolitical and geoeconomic pathways that align with their mutual interests and bolster strategic part

Assessing the anti-India sentiment in South Asia (Part 1)
Jan 27, 2022

Assessing the anti-India sentiment in South Asia (Part 1)

In this two-part series, this brief focuses on how the history and identity formation of India and its internal and external interests promotes anti-I

Australia–India scripting a ‘new chapter’ in bilateral relations
Mar 01, 2022

Australia–India scripting a ‘new chapter’ in bilateral relations

Given the changing geopolitics, both Canberra and New Delhi are keen to move beyond mere rhetoric and build a robust partnership

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

Biden overcomes a logjam
May 02, 2024

Biden overcomes a logjam

US Congress passes 4 crucial bills; govt keenly aware of geopolitics in Indo-Pacific.

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

BRICS pushes the IMF to reform
Jul 20, 2012

BRICS pushes the IMF to reform

The recent G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, featured a pivotal change in the geopolitics of international finance. Emerging economies contributed billions to an emergency IMF (International Monetary Fund) fund designed to provide additional support to the Eurozone nations in case the debt crisis worsens.

BRICS, globalisms, and the return of the state
Aug 31, 2016

BRICS, globalisms, and the return of the state

BRICS is a child of this era — when liberal democracies subverted multilateralism and the economic order was reduced to serving the interests of a f

Can a Pandemic Treaty located in an unreformed World Health Organisation be successful?
Aug 21, 2023

Can a Pandemic Treaty located in an unreformed World Health Organisation be successful?

Bringing structural reforms to WHO is a crucial step to ensure the success of the proposed Pandemic Treaty and the amendments to the International Hea

CBDC: Global silos retard efficiency
Oct 17, 2022

CBDC: Global silos retard efficiency

Central Bank Digital Currencies need a unified global approach given the fracturing of geopolitics into contesting silos

Chabahar’s opportunities and challenges
May 28, 2024

Chabahar’s opportunities and challenges

The geopolitics around India’s play in Chabahar and Iran’s leverages are interesting

China in South Asia: New Delhi countering Beijing in unipolar Asia
Oct 13, 2017

China in South Asia: New Delhi countering Beijing in unipolar Asia

India needs to cement its position as a geopolitical actor of consequence versus China.

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 pursuit of a "space first"
Sep 15, 2016

China's pursuit of a "space first"

India and China's space missions tend to be real space firsts, rather than duplications of the US' and Soviet Union's Cold War space firsts.

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

China’s Aerospace Potential:Strengths and Prospects
Mar 11, 2013

China’s Aerospace Potential:Strengths and Prospects

Extraordinary events in geopolitics have redefined China's contemporary history: the breakup of Soviet Union; the end of Cold War; and China's realignment with Russia and the erstwhile states of the Soviet Union.

China’s Man in Malé
Mar 15, 2024

China’s Man in Malé

Mohamed Muizzu is helping Beijing expand its presence in the Indian Ocean

Cold War 2.0
Sep 29, 2017

Cold War 2.0

The shared history and its repercussions — which raises doubts regarding a Cold War-like confrontation — limits possibility of such recurrence.

Conditions apply: A case for not delinking politics from development cooperation
Apr 27, 2023

Conditions apply: A case for not delinking politics from development cooperation

The motivation behind deploying aid is often spurred by geopolitical and diplomatic considerations rather than purely developmental goals

COVID-19 and ‘The New World Disorder’: An opportunity in disguise?
May 07, 2020

COVID-19 and ‘The New World Disorder’: An opportunity in disguise?

This discussion drew heavily from Shashi Tharoor and Samir Saran’s new book — ‘The New World Disorder and the Indian Imperative.’

COVID-19: International and domestic challenges await Sri Lanka
May 15, 2020

COVID-19: International and domestic challenges await Sri Lanka

With Geopolitical Cold War 2.0 and domestic economic strain, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has the two daunting challenges ahead of him. He would have

Covid19: China-Russia make strategic geopolitical moves in Italy
Apr 25, 2020

Covid19: China-Russia make strategic geopolitical moves in Italy

As the political leadership cedes to the manoeuvres of the China-Russia combine, Italians are taking a stand.

Dragon’s descent: Potential surge of Chinese investments in southern Bangladesh
May 03, 2024

Dragon’s descent: Potential surge of Chinese investments in southern Bangladesh

While Chinese investments can help in developing southern Bangladesh, it will create ripples in the geopolitics of the Bay of Bengal

Emerging and Critical Technologies: New Frontiers for an Aspirational India
Jan 26, 2022

Emerging and Critical Technologies: New Frontiers for an Aspirational India

India is seen as a bridging power that can narrow the divide between the developed and developing countries through the use and regulation of new and

Emerging technologies and geopolitical contestation
May 07, 2019

Emerging technologies and geopolitical contestation

The battle for setting up the 5G network has become the latest flash-point for geopolitical competition between the US and China.

FIFA World Cup 2018: A look at how football became a force that could shape the world
Jun 29, 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: A look at how football became a force that could shape the world

As the goals keep flowing, football continues to add verses to its confluences with geopolitics, identity, nationalism and globalisation. Over the years, the sport has consistently managed to hold a mirror to contemporary society.

Geo-technology: 5G and who builds the digital future, builds all of the future
Nov 02, 2020

Geo-technology: 5G and who builds the digital future, builds all of the future

Technology has been a fulcrum point for Trump’s disruption of the status-quos with China, with 5G leading the way

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

Hamas attack against Israel seeks to counter-shape regional order in West Asia
Oct 09, 2023

Hamas attack against Israel seeks to counter-shape regional order in West Asia

Hamas attack and Israel’s response to these terror strikes will single-handedly reshape the trajectory of regional geopolitics at least in the near

India and the U.S. can together make tech more accessible to all
Jun 20, 2023

India and the U.S. can together make tech more accessible to all

A strategic partnership of two great democracies will counter the rising influence of techno-authoritarians.

India could help shape a whole new global consensus
Feb 12, 2024

India could help shape a whole new global consensus

The Davos model of globalization is in need of a successor that New Delhi could potentially offer

India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor: Towards a New Discourse in Global Connectivity
Apr 09, 2024

India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor: Towards a New Discourse in Global Connectivity

This report presents an initial stocktaking of the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) announced in 2023 following a meeting in New Delhi between the leaders of India, the US, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Italy, France, Germany, and the European Commission. Given that the participating economies contribute to almost half of the global GDP, there are many opportunities and challenges associated with the economic corridor.

India-Nordic relations: A mutual outreach
Jun 04, 2022

India-Nordic relations: A mutual outreach

India–Nordic partnership has metamorphosed over the years marking strategic convergence that significantly impacts bilateral and global geopolitics

India-US cooperation in SA: Beyond what meets the eye
May 06, 2024

India-US cooperation in SA: Beyond what meets the eye

India, the world’s largest democracy, and the United States (US), the world’s oldest democracy, are heading to elections this year. The elections come when both democracies are increasing their cooperation in South Asia (SA) to maintain a ‘free and open’ Indo-Pacific and push back against an assertive and aggressive China.