While New Delhi and Tokyo realize their limitations in competing with China-led initiatives, there is an unmatched intent and willingness in the Indo-Japanese relationship to collaborate on new areas across the region.
By condemning Pakistan-based terror groups, China has signaled that it is willing to hold Islamabad accountable for harboring terror in order to protect Chinese investments and security in the region.
China’s rise poses a strategic challenge to India on multiple fronts. The best way for New Delhi to respond is to pursue a deeper partnership with the United States.
Relations between India and Japan have transformed over the past few years, in part due the rapid rise of China and growing uncertainty over the future U.S. role in Asia.
India’s maritime policy has gone through significant changes in the last three years.
As China continues to ramp up its Indian Ocean presence, Delhi is stepping up its engagement, collaborations and demonstrations of leadership in the region.
The BRICS summit highlights the need for India’s foreign policy relations with China, Russia, and the United States to reflect pragmatism and realism rather than idealism.
India’s engagements in the emerging Indo-Pacific security architecture should be reexamined to reflect new regional realities.
The Korean Peninsula is a large source of volatility in the geopolitical situation of East Asia.
As China is increasingly able to match its supportive statements with actual resources to reduce Nepal’s reliance on India, Kathmandu will naturally be tempted to play off New Delhi against Beijing.