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Joint command: Theme for a Chinese dream
Feb 07, 2014

Joint command: Theme for a Chinese dream

While the unified structure being adopted by China will lead to the strengthening of its military prowess to back up the country's global ambitions, in India, political waffling has so far prevented the emergence of a similar combined structure for its armed forces.

A joint India-Pakistan initiative on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons
May 06, 2017

A joint India-Pakistan initiative on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons

India and Pakistan could demonstrate their responsible stewardship of nuclear weapons by launching a bilateral initiative on HINW.

Agenda for economic reform: Joint statement by P.N. Dhar, M. Narasimham, I.G. Patel and R.N. Malhotra
Jul 24, 2021

Agenda for economic reform: Joint statement by P.N. Dhar, M. Narasimham, I.G. Patel and R.N. Malhotra

As India commemorates the 30th anniversary of the 1991 Reforms, ORF looks back at its very first publication.

Air Power in Joint Operations: A Game Changer in a Limited Conflict with China
Jun 26, 2020

Air Power in Joint Operations: A Game Changer in a Limited Conflict with China

Any future limited conflict between India and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will primarily be fought in a high-altitude environment along parts of the 4,000-km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC). With the Indian Army likely to be constrained by the terrain and numerical parity to fight a largely positional battle with limited mobility and offensive options, air power offers several asymmetric opportunities to create operational advantages

Binding Vietnam and India: Joint energy exploration in South China Sea
Dec 17, 2013

Binding Vietnam and India: Joint energy exploration in South China Sea

It is not difficult to imagine that the Chinese will be uncomfortable with the current scenario. China is against any "outside power" being involved in the South China Sea, though its own forces are regularly operating in the Indian Ocean region.

CDS and the path to jointmanship
Jan 10, 2020

CDS and the path to jointmanship

His role is not just about tri-service cooperation, but also to ensure that acquisitions do not exceed capital allocations

China-Philippines relations: Will joint military exercises improve ties?
Aug 18, 2023

China-Philippines relations: Will joint military exercises improve ties?

The hope that these drills will result in the deepening of strategic ties between the two nations remains highly unlikely, given Beijing’s unwilling

Deuba for joint approach with India to exploit Nepal's huge hydro potential
Jun 11, 2013

Deuba for joint approach with India to exploit Nepal's huge hydro potential

Nepal's former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed on the need to develop "a joint approach" with India to exploit the huge hydro power potential of the country. He said Nepal has the potential of generating over one lakh megawatts of power.

Did Abe-Singh joint statement live up to expectations?
Feb 03, 2014

Did Abe-Singh joint statement live up to expectations?

There is a strong feeling that the signing of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and India has not led to the full utilisation of the potential that exists for larger trade and investment. Further efforts should therefore be undertaken to realise those ends.

Foreign Secretary suggests joint management of fisheries resources
Jul 18, 2011

Foreign Secretary suggests joint management of fisheries resources

Indian Foreign Secretary Ms Nirupama Rao has suggested joint management of fisheries resources, alternative methods of fishing and examining alternative livelihood to resolve the fisheries disputes between countries in the South Asian region.

How beneficial are joint exercises by the military?
Oct 26, 2015

How beneficial are joint exercises by the military?

Most of the joint exercises being conducted by security forces, like like the Malabar 2015, are of the simple basic variety and, hence, really provide no 'net value addition' to the Indian force that participates. Thus, approvals for such exercises should necessitate a case-by-case approach in the future.

Implications of the joint overseas explorations for iron ore between Baosteel and China Steel
Dec 10, 2010

Implications of the joint overseas explorations for iron ore between Baosteel and China Steel

The economic cooperation between Baosteel of China and China Steel of Taiwan for joint investment in overseas mining, and these kinds of economic engagements, need to be viewed more from the lenses of the liberal paradigm of international relations rather than focusing on the conflict or the political aspects of the engagement.

India and Bangladesh need to create a 20 year joint vision of growth and development
Mar 25, 2019

India and Bangladesh need to create a 20 year joint vision of growth and development

Samir Saran, President of ORF, spoke to New Age's Shahidul Islam Chowdhury about the various matters affecting India-Bangladesh relations, including t

India and France: A joint step forward
May 27, 2020

India and France: A joint step forward

The signing of a Strategic Partnership in 1998 between France and India under President Jacques Chirac was the first step in a partnership that has gr

India, Sri Lanka ended up doing a favour to ISIS by not showing joint resolve to fight back
May 16, 2019

India, Sri Lanka ended up doing a favour to ISIS by not showing joint resolve to fight back

After the attacks, which killed more than 250 people, making it one of the most successful pro-ISIS attacks anywhere, information was leaked out to the Indian press that New Delhi shared intelligence with Colombo of an impending attack of similar nature.

India- Bangladesh Joint Communiqué 2010: A Review
Feb 02, 2011

India- Bangladesh Joint Communiqué 2010: A Review

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India in January 2010 and the Joint Communiqué issued jointly by both the countries infused a renewed vigour in the bilateral relationship which, till then, was floundering.

India-Thailand Joint Commission: Prospects for improved bilateral ties
Aug 24, 2022

India-Thailand Joint Commission: Prospects for improved bilateral ties

While celebrating the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Thailand, new bilateral areas to further expand

Indian armed forces joint doctrine: Elusive quest for integration
May 26, 2017

Indian armed forces joint doctrine: Elusive quest for integration

The doctrine’s ambitious purpose, in principle, is to help provide a framework for an integrated approach to warfare by all the three branches of the Indian armed forces. However, the JDIAF makes little substantive progress toward force integration among the three services.

India’s expanding programme of joint military exercises
Dec 22, 2022

India’s expanding programme of joint military exercises

In recent times, India has extensively expanded its security partnerships. But will this kind of security cooperation suffice for India’s requiremen

Indo-Japanese relations since the May 2013 joint Statement
Sep 27, 2013

Indo-Japanese relations since the May 2013 joint Statement

Both India and Japan consider the visit of Emperor Akihito as a very significant landmark capable of giving further impetus to the growing partnership. The fact that the Imperial dignitaries make very rare visits overseas nowadays due to their health conditions, further heightens the importance of their forthcoming sojourn.

Is India’s civil service out of joint?
Aug 15, 2022

Is India’s civil service out of joint?

In the kind of politics that currently prevails, all civil service reform will prove to be meritless until politics attain the desire to improve gover

Manmohan Singh - Bush Joint Statement
Aug 01, 2005

Manmohan Singh - Bush Joint Statement

The fact that the People's Republic of China (PRC) has so far avoided giving any direct official comment on the Manmohan Singh-Bush Joint Statement, needs to be weighed carefully for its significance.

ORF, FUDAN University Joint Project to Study Rural Economies and Governance Practices
Aug 10, 2010

ORF, FUDAN University Joint Project to Study Rural Economies and Governance Practices

Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India and Fudan Institute for Advanced Study in Social Sciences Fudan University, China have agreed to undertake a joint research project.

ORF- PCIP Joint Task Force on Indo-US Relations
Sep 13, 2004

ORF- PCIP Joint Task Force on Indo-US Relations

The second meeting of the ORF-PCIP Task Force on India-US Relations was held at Los Angeles on September 13-14, 2004. The first such joint Task Force between an American and an Indian think tank, it is a Track II initiative between Observer Research Foundation, India?s first multi-disciplinary think tank and the Pacific Council, a leadership forum based at Los Angeles and rooted in the American West.

PLA joint exercises in Tibet: Implications for India
Feb 26, 2020

PLA joint exercises in Tibet: Implications for India

Since 2015, China has been undertaking a thorough restructuring of its military, under the leadership of President Xi Jinping. This has involved significant changes in the operational structure of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), with the modernisation and optimisation of the military to bring about better jointness and overall efficiency. This paper examines the PLA reforms as they pertain to training and jointness in the Tibet Autonomous R

What does absence of Indo-China joint statement on Doklam withdrawal say?
Aug 29, 2017

What does absence of Indo-China joint statement on Doklam withdrawal say?

Admittedly, these are early hours and the following analysis will have to be corrected on the basis of further details as it comes out. But a couple of things are clear from the two statements.

A New Partnership for the Digital 21st Century: Japan, India and France
Mar 31, 2021

A New Partnership for the Digital 21st Century: Japan, India and France

Global powers like the United States and China have spared little effort in attempting to shape the digital age in their image. At the same time, other powers like Japan and France, and emerging ones like India aim to play a part in building the global digital ecosystem. These latter three share similar values: democracy, freedom of speech, open access to digital resources, and sovereignty. They all desire to keep the digital commons intact and n

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.

A view from Kathmandu: Deciphering the Kalapani-Lipulekh conundrum
May 21, 2020

A view from Kathmandu: Deciphering the Kalapani-Lipulekh conundrum

Kalapani holds great geostrategic importance because of its location. However, Nepal has also safeguarded India’s genuine security concerns.

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.

Analysing Jaishankar’s Nepal visit: Road to a new power-play?
Aug 23, 2019

Analysing Jaishankar’s Nepal visit: Road to a new power-play?

In order to maintain and rekindle the amicability of ties, EAM Jaishankar’s visit is of utmost importance, arranging for India a fortuity to do away

As China Strengthens Army Logistics, the Implications for India’s Eastern Frontier
Nov 26, 2021

As China Strengthens Army Logistics, the Implications for India’s Eastern Frontier

Logistics is meaningless if it cannot do what is central to war—fighting. In order to bolster the logistical capabilities of all the major service branches of the Chinese military—including the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), PLA Air Force (PLAAF), and the PLA Rocket Force (PLARF)—the People’s Republic of China (PRC) under President Xi Jinping established a Joint Logistic Support Force (JLSF) in 2016. To what extent does the JLSF

ASEAN Solidarity Exercise: Is it sending a strong message to China?
Oct 16, 2023

ASEAN Solidarity Exercise: Is it sending a strong message to China?

Contrary to prevailing beliefs, the ASEAN exercise was aimed at highlighting ASEAN unity and initiating maritime security collaboration among its memb