South Asia and Beyond

NSA Doval Calls Out China On CPEC, Border During SCO Meet

NEW DELHI: In a veiled reference to China, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval has backed giant international connectivity projects, provided they do not subvert the sovereignty of a nation-state. “We stand ready to cooperate on investing in and building connectivity in the region. Expanding connectivity is also important to ensure that such initiatives are […]Read More

Kishida’s New Indo-Pacific Vision Includes Integrated Development Of Northeast India, Bangladesh & Bay Of Bengal

NEW DELHI: Japan on Monday unveiled its new vision for a Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) which includes integrated development of Northeast India and Bangladesh as part of a broader Bay of Bengal community. Calling India an “indispensable partner”, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida outlined his new Indo-Pacific strategy during a policy speech at the […]Read More

Why India Must Deter China On Its Own Steam After The Tawang Clash

NEW DELHI: How does India deter China from pursuing its aggressive wolf-warrior manoeuvres? A three-pronged approach may be useful, all intended to build military capability, expanding geopolitical influence and keeping the economy well-oiled. First, India has to demonstrate that it remains unfazed by the latest provocation and remains fixated to the big picture—of confidently pursuing its […]Read More

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