US FON Ops and China’s Continuing Challenge

The USS Lassens action will not prevent China from persisting with its ‘forward policy’ in the South China Sea.

Charting India’s China Policy for the Next Decade

How can India maximize its strengths in diplomatic and other arenas vis-à-vis China in a manner pushes forward the positive aspects of the bilateral relationship while simultaneously reducing chances for actual physical conflict of even a limited nature?

Five-Party Talks to Guarantee Borders in South Asia

A Five-Party Talks mechanism involving India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and the US is essential to finding solutions to the problems of both terrorism and the Kashmir dispute

From ‘Look East’ to ‘Think East’

Alexander the Great met his “Final Frontier” in the Indian subcontinent; it was, however, the start of several incursions from the West leading to the spread of Islam, the rise of the Mughals, arrival of the Portuguese, and takeover by the British. The subcontinent’s political worldview has, therefore, for much of its history, inevitably been shaped by the West. The influence of the East has been more muted.