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.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s recent visit to Thailand underlined the importance of that country to India’s "Look East" policy of regional connectivity.
China is unlikely to stop using Pakistan to balance India anytime soon.
Delhi must discard its current diplomatic style towards China, which involves avoiding difficult issues, and discuss the serious differences between the two nations.
The shortest road between Islamabad and New Delhi runs through the divided Punjab.
China’s relationship with Myanmar is developing alongside the latter’s domestic political evolution.
Nepal's overtures to China and India signal its progress toward geopolitical maturity.
While India’s attention is focused on the general elections in Pakistan this month, the unfolding contest for the next president of Iran amidst deep divisions with the country’s political elite should be of interest to Delhi.
The United States should focus on building a stable balance of power to best curb the spread of nuclear weapons.
Manmohan Singh could stand to learn from Shinzo Abe's energetic outreach to foreign governments.
India should take note of China’s rapid, multifaceted expansion of its ability to project power through its navy.
The West must recognize that there are reasons that the Pakistani military doesn’t want a stable Afghanistan.
India struggles to shape its future as an Asian power without getting caught in disputes between Washington and Beijing.
The United States will have trouble keeping South Korea from going nuclear if it can't contain the threat from Pyongyang.
A healthy respect for China's power under Xi, rather than romantic notions about building an Eastern Bloc against the West, must guide Indian policy towards China.
China continues to invest in the development of new ports all across the Indian Ocean littoral, including as far west as Africa.
A new dialogue on cybersecurity can help the United States and China set global standards for conduct online.
China’s plans to connect itself to the Bay of Bengal by infrastructure development in Myanmar could fundamentally alter the region’s strategic landscape.
While India's naval diplomacy with Myanmar is headed in the right direction, Delhi needs to step up the pace of cooperation and take bolder steps in assisting Yangon build its naval and maritime capabilities.