The visit of the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to India marks the rapid acceleration of bilateral ties after Delhi’s prolonged neglect of Baghdad.
Xi Jinping, who took charge of the Chinese Communist Party last year, has quickly proclaimed the “Chinese Dream”—or the great renewal of the nation—as the main mission for his decade-long rule.
Early parliamentary approval of the land boundary agreement with Bangladesh is in India’s interest. If the BJP sees itself as a champion of national security, it must support the bill.
As India celebrates the launch of the Vikrant, the much delayed first indigenous aircraft carrier, Delhi is not the only one in Asia focused on the virtues of airpower at sea.
Delhi must move toward more responsible management of its borders with Pakistan and China.
Facing China’s growing military power and Beijing’s increasingly assertive regional policy, Japan may have no option but to make marines a critical element of its new defense strategy.
If there ever was a moment for India to stick by the principle of non-intervention in the internal affairs of other nations, this is it in the Middle East.
Vice President Joe Biden’s strong record on U.S.-Indian relations raises hopes for his visit to New Delhi.
South Korea can help develop some interesting strategic options for India if the government in Delhi is willing to think boldly.
Infrastructure development along India’s borders with China and Pakistan can be cooperative, not competitive.
If Prime Ministers Sharif and Singh want to make real headway, they’ll have to take ownership of the reconciliation process.
Pakistan’s leverage over the Taliban is driving negotiations over Afghanistan’s future.
ASEAN’s annual summit has grown from a regional gathering to talk shop into a forum for great power politics.
India is treading lightly as the Taliban, the Afghan government, and the United States inch towards negotiations.
Manmohan Singh and John Kerry can’t let political obstacles get in the way of their countries’ strategic partnership.
The NSA’s newly-revealed espionage programs should prompt India to think about its own approach to cybersecurity.
Iran's elections may present a window of opportunity for the United States and the West.
President Obama’s informal summit with Chinese president Xi should remind New Delhi of the need for deep diplomacy with both powers.
Bureaucratic and political holdups in India’s defense ministry have undermined New Delhi’s ties with its neighbors.
Manmohan Singh showed backbone in recommitting to India’s relationship with Japan. It’s time for him to do the same with Bangladesh and Pakistan.