Major Powers’ Naval Showups in South China Sea

The Big Power presence in the South China Sea makes it a dangerous flashpoint. The Cold War time trust among alliance partners are missing in the present scenario, and thus it is difficult to say…

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IR Studies in India

The current crisis in IR Studies in India need urgent intervention by the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Human Resource Development as the expertise that is required in the era of globalization to…

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Modi, Smart Non-alignment & Major World Powers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s engagements with the leaders of major world powers are distinct, well measured, and symbol of India’s quest for an autonomous status of India in world affairs.

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Pakistan Developing Positive Equations with Japan

Islamabad’s improving ties with Japan has gone unnoticed by the international community in general and India in particular. The lacuna needs to be covered up.

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Asian Peace and Development: Prisoners of History

Can the centre of gravity stop shifting? Can the erosion of US influence in the world stop eroding? Can China’s march towards becoming a superpower halt? Can India’s economic growth slide back to its earlier…

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“Global Confrontation” in Indo-Pacific?

Is it worth contemplating whether it would be useful to rope in France to the QUAD and make a Pentagon of interested powers that would be seeking preservation of rule of law and respect for…

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Can PM Modi do the so far undoable?

There are no instances to show where either Washington or Beijing has taken any significant steps to guide Pakistan towards becoming a peaceful and prosperous nation. Can Prime Minister Modi do this apparently undoable act?

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Vietnam can be all-weather friend of India

Vietnam has all the credibility and qualifications to become an all-weather friend of India. More needs to be done than what meets the eyes today in bolstering the bilateral relationship between India and Vietnam.

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Why is Japan so Important for India?

While India seeks an open, free and inclusive Indo-Pacific region and tries to devise a new structured approach towards this region, the most crucial pillar of India’s policy will be it’s relationship with Japan.

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