Reviewing actions of Unmanned Systems in general, and Unmanned Marine Systems in particular, are manifold, but not without their loopholes. Questions of human control and governance ambiguity remains challenge posing technical challenge for developers and for states in their deployment.
Bhutan-India relationship reflects the evolved robust partnership which remained unchanged in wake of any conflict, diverging opinions and forums. However, with the rising Chinese influence, there is need for more proactive engagement between two countries.
Afghanistan fragile situation poses problem for India from Taliban resurgence to China as challenge. However, India is in a unique position as it is the only country that can engage both with the EU and U.S as well as the Iran and Russia where India can forge and catalyse a consensus among multiple stakeholders for Afghan peace.
Despite the challenges, especially from China embracing a Quad Plus proposition, enables New Delhi to expand its continental connect with like-minded countries and definitely lends some staying power to the Quad.
Domestic politics in Sri Lanka represents a complex mix of religion with politics resulting in nationalist politics.
Assam is vital to India’s Act East Policy and a place which conjugate with Japan’s Indo-Pacific policy.
The many developments in the space sector reflect its emergence as a potential fourth arm of the country’s defence setup.
Bangladesh is now in a critical situation; on one end it has to support China given the massive investments by the dragon while on the other end, it cannot overlook its relationship with Washington because it is the second biggest investor in Bangladesh.
The broad contours of the India-US bilateral relationship are likely to stay unchanged under a Biden administration as a bipartisan consensus on India policy has existed in Washington over the past few years.
The UK while strategizing its Indo- Pacific policies will be cautious not to open any strategically confrontational front with China