Monday, September 25, 2017

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...

Mongolia appears to be in a rebalancing mode toward Russia and...

Mongolia is a landlocked country located in the heart of Eurasia. Occupying a territory of 1.6 million sq. kms., it is bordered by Siberia...

Mongolia’s presidential election result reinforces confidence in democracy

Last month, on July 11, 2017, a new President of Mongolia was sworn into office following a second round run-off election held on July...

Confusion at Doklam—The Treaties that Guide the Tri-junction

With the meeting of National Security Advisers of India and China on the sidelines of the BRICS summit, there is a growing expectation that...

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...

The Doklam Standoff: Dangerously diverging interpretations

In order to understand the present standoff at Doklam, it is necessary to revisit the great game between colonial India and imperial China as...

The Soldier and the State: National Security A Shared Responsibility

Sun Tzu said some 2500 years ago that to defeat an adversary in detail lies in the art of breaking the enemy’s resistance without...

50 years of Naxalism, Virgin dreams amidst rivers of Blood

24 May 1967 is recognized as the day of Naxalbari incident, which led to the emergence of Marxist-Leninist-Maoist insurgency in India, known as the...