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Minilateralism: Weighing the Prospects for Cooperation and Governance
Sep 01, 2021

Minilateralism: Weighing the Prospects for Cooperation and Governance

The multilateral frameworks that were established following the Second World War paved the way to strengthening global governance and international cooperation. Over the decades, however, the ability of these multilateral forums to take collective action has been hobbled by institutional inertia, vested interests, and challenges to decision-making. Minilaterals are thus being seen as an alternative route to form partnerships and coalitions “of

Squad and the rise of minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific
May 24, 2024

Squad and the rise of minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific

The rise in Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific has prompted the emergence of Squad—a minilateral grouping between the US, Japan, Australia and t

A Quad for the Middle East?
Oct 22, 2021

A Quad for the Middle East?

The difficulties with traditional multilateralism is leading to a renewed focus on minilateralism. Expect more quads.

Explaining the Rise of Minilaterals in the Indo-Pacific
Sep 16, 2021

Explaining the Rise of Minilaterals in the Indo-Pacific

Heightening great-power rivalry has impeded consensus-making in multilateral institutions. This has given rise, in recent years, to minilaterals especially in the Indo-Pacific. Even as there are criticisms that minilaterals are too informal and lacking in structures that are required for focused debates, China’s belligerence has galvanised support for, and focus within minilateral groupings in the region. Over the past year, the fallout of the

India-Japan-Australia minilateral: The promise and perils of balancing locally
May 24, 2017

India-Japan-Australia minilateral: The promise and perils of balancing locally

This paper argues that even when the India-Japan-Australia minilateral is inspired by a need to ensure their interests against the current global power transition, it remains limited in its aim: to restrain China from achieving regional hegemony as it may threaten the liberal security order in the region. In the face of China’s rise and the US’ retrenchment, Asia’s regional powers are hedging their bets on a regional security order that is

Minilateral momentum in South Asia
Mar 13, 2024

Minilateral momentum in South Asia

The Nepal-India-Sri Lanka initiative could be used to pursue better people-to-people relations.

दक्षिण आशियातील उप-क्षेत्रीय सहकार्य
Mar 21, 2024

दक्षिण आशियातील उप-क्षेत्रीय सहकार्य

नेपाळ-भारत-श्रीलंका या उपक्रमाचा उपयोग लोकांचे संबंध अधिक चांगले करण्यासाठी केला जाऊ शकतो.

स्क्वॉड: इंडो-पॅसिफिकमध्ये एका लहान गटाचा उदय!
Jun 06, 2024

स्क्वॉड: इंडो-पॅसिफिकमध्ये एका लहान गटाचा उदय!

इंडो-पॅसिफिकमध्ये चीनच्या वाढत्या आक्रमकतेमुळे अमेरिक�

‘स्क्वॉड’: हिंद-प्रशांत के इलाके में एक लघु समूह का उदय!
May 30, 2024

‘स्क्वॉड’: हिंद-प्रशांत के इलाके में एक लघु समूह का उदय!

हिंद-प्रशांत इलाके में चीन की आक्रामकता में हुई वृद्धि न�