Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Assessing India’s “soft” power: Viable in relations with Af-Pak? – II

“Soft” Power in India’s Foreign Policy To effectively understand “soft” power influence in India’s foreign policy, this topic is divided into two segments. The...

The Kurdish Referendum for Independence: To be or not to be

Like the tumultuous Balkans decades ago, the Middle East, especially after 9/11, has become a festering ground for the rise of new demands for...

Indo Japan-Yujo – Special and Strategic Dawn of a New Era

‘India and Japan’, the two emerging Global power’s convergent strategic trajectories have not emerged out of the blue but are shaped by the contextual...

The regional and global strategic considerations of India’s stand on the...

India’s call to deport the 40,000 Rohingya refugees has come under intense scrutiny, with advocate Prashant Bhushan challenging the decision in the Supreme Court...

Building the bridges between India & China via BRICS

The stone pelting between Indian and Chinese soldiers at 10,000 feet high Himalayan plateau, called Doklam, ended recently. The reason definitely was not that...

BRICS: The driver of global growth and governance?

Notwithstanding the ‘imaginary’ foundation of the BRICS and challenges the grouping is facing internally and externally, it’s 10 year short journey has indeed achieved...

What has been different about this India-China stand-off is the harsh...

Dhruva Jaishankar, Foreign Policy Fellow at Brookings India recently caught up with The Dialogue to talk about critical strategic affairs and foreign policy issues....

India-Japan Civil Nuclear Deal: A historic step towards an effective global...

Following seven years of tough negotiations, the landmark India-Japan civil nuclear agreement finally entered into force in July 2017. Inked in November 2016, the...

India-Israel Friendship – Finally out of the closet?

India and Israel became independent nation-states within months of each other. Yet, they find themselves at different ends of the spectrum. While Israel has...

India’s Balancing Act in West Asia

India’s Prime Minister recently visited Israel. The visit was celebrated in India and in Israel as a success even before producing any concrete outcomes....