Modi In France – Celebrating The Past, Preparing For The Future
This is a moment of transformational change in the global order, with growing uncertainty about the future. To navigate this uncertain environment, new partnerships and new platforms are taking shape as nations struggle to make sense of the world around them. At a time like this, India has become the centre of attraction of the world.
Decoding Wagner’s challenge to Putin
The Wagner mutiny raises some uncomfortable questions about the President’s control.
Artemis Accords: Indo-US Space Cooperation
In a landmark development, after initial hesitation, India has signed the Artemis Accords developed by the US, which lay down the rules and guidelines for international partners in space exploration. The Indo-US joint statement of 23rd Jun 2023 recalled the “growing cooperation between the two countries on earth and space science” and welcomed the “enhanced commercial collaboration between the US and Indian private sectors in the entire value chain of the space economy”.
The collusive threat: Chinese and Pakistani cooperation in strategic capabilities
Despite the current economic and political upheaval in Pakistan, the Sino-Pakistani strategic nexus remains stable.
An Indo-German realignment with submarines in the mix
This shift in Germany’s strategic posture aligns well with India’s willingness to play a larger global role.
Beijing-Pyongyang nexus is realigning Tokyo and Seoul
Amidst Pyongyang’s spy satellite and Beijing’s hegemonic aspirations, the convergence of Seoul and Tokyo’s perspectives is changing the dynamics of Northeast Asia.
China prepares its people for war
As nations in Asia rebalance against Chinese aggression and expansionism, China begins mobilisation of its citizens, citing danger to the nation.
India and the future of nuclear arms control
India began its nuclear journey on a responsible note, and should continue to do so, even if arms control is a tall order amidst complex nuclear politics and contestations.
Brazil and China: Steady as a rock and on autopilot
Brazil does not have to choose between the US or China; Brasília will continue to engage with both based on its own national interests.
Can China deliver in West Asia?
Despite the diplomatic normalisation, fundamental issues that divide Saudi Arabia and Iran will remain. Can China deliver as a peacemaker in West Asia?