Let the Quad Die: Towards Greater Indian Leadership in the Indo-Pacific

There is a case to be made for an India-led initiative in the Indo-Pacific that displays greater commitment to upholding international law than to ‘inclusivity’ as well as willingness to take on a wider ambit of regional responsibilities in the security and political domains

China and National Security – the Congress’ 2019 Election Manifesto

What does the election manifesto of the Indian National Congress say about China in national security terms?

Interpreting Ma Ying-jeou’s Visit to Taiping Island

What are the implications of the Taiwanese president’s visit to the Spratlys for his country’s international space? What possibilities lie ahead for the incoming DPP administration?

India and China in Afghanistan: A Tangled Skein of Choices

The post-US drawdown situation in Afghanistan throws up a number of national and regional political and security challenges for India and China.

Foreign Policy under China’s New Leaders: What India can Expect

While India must continue its own defence modernization and engage in partnership and cooperation with the United States and with China’s neighbours, it must also simultaneously be willing to work with China’s leadership on a broad range of economic, political, military and social issues.

A US-India-China Trilateral? Big Promise but Dim Prospects

A US-India-China trilateral dialogue based on traditional security considerations is not likely to get very far. Therefore, start with non-traditional security issues of common concern.

India’s China Policy: Time to Overcome Political Drift

New Delhi’s China policy, and indeed its foreign policy, should be based on interactions with and support from a citizenry well-informed and knowledgeable about China.