Experts’ Column

The soft connect involving linguistic and cultural between India’s Northeast and countries further to its east, particularly Korea, stands out as a unique link in the emerging Indo-Pacific discourse.

The Indo-Pacific region is a mix of developing and developed economies following diverse political systems and with diverse security perspectives and developmental choices. Despite these divergences of ideas, there is is no doubt that the…

Iran has been an enemy of the United States since the Iranian hijack of the US Embassy in 1979, which led to the downfall of President Jimmy Carter. Iran is a friend and trade partner…

In the last few years, the term ‘Indo-Pacific’ has become the new buzzword in international politics. It has gained traction at every global discussion and major multilateral and bilateral organizations. Conceptually, the term Indo-Pacific describes…

The Indo-Pacific has become the resounding catchphrase in International Relations discourse these days. While the construct gives centrality to India, allowing it to project power and become a norm shaper, it is not without its…

India has been advocating rules-based order and freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific. India also calls for a multilateral order that would protect the interests of all.

Bangladesh’s GDP is growing at 8.1 percent, which has set the stage for India to engage deeply with its neighbors in order to promote economic exchanges. Moreover, India’s engagement with Bangladesh through bilateral and multilateral…

India has been consistently maintaining that its Indo-Pacific strategy is not aimed against any particular country but rather favors ‘inclusive multipolarity’ and the 2+2 dialogue mechanism provides for an excellent opportunity to calibrate a cohesive…

The government of India is evincing its growing seriousness towards engaging with the concept of the Indo-Pacific, readily mulling over it and eventually embracing this strategic conception.