• Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Modi Diplomacy, Part Two

    To sustain India's rise, Delhi must advance its economic policies, engage in defense sector reform, and construct strategic partnerships to navigate the power shifts among America, China, and Russia

    • Op-Ed

    Emerging Frontiers for India-Russia Ties

    • Sharanya Rajiv, R. Shashank Reddy
    • May 22, 2017
    • Live Mint

    The Indo-Russian relationship is one of the few long-standing successes of Indian diplomacy. Both nations must pay greater attention to emerging technologies that can push the relationship forward.

    • Op-Ed

    Designing Cybersecurity for the Financial Sector

    India's proposed Computer Emergency Response Team for Finance can help address gaps in the cybersecurity framework, including talent-building, digital literacy, and better information flow.

    • Op-Ed

    India and the Arabian Spectacle: Donald Trump and the Sunni Summit

    As Trump generates a new round political turbulence in India’s western neighborhood, India must embark on a more activist policy in the Middle East that goes beyond its hollow rhetoric.

    • Op-Ed

    Nepal Joined the Belt and Road. What Does That Mean for India?

    Nepal’s decision to join the Belt and Road highlights the ongoing Sino-Indian competition for strategic space in South Asia, veiled under the guise of connectivity routes and infrastructure development.

    • Op-Ed

    Why China’s One Belt, One Road Matters for Afghanistan

    • Arushi Kumar
    • May 12, 2017
    • South Asian Voices

    By deepening its political, economic and military engagement in Afghanistan, and by formally signing a Memorandum of Understanding in 2016, China seems to be emerging as a long-term player in the region’s new Great Game.

    • Op-Ed

    A Sacred Geography

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi can rebuild India’s relationship with Sri Lanka by reclaiming their shared spiritual heritage and acknowledging the country’s leadership role in Asia and the Indian Ocean.

    • Op-Ed

    Network Is the Key

    Indian and China would both benefit from regional connectivity. But New Delhi should debate the terms of each project, rather than saying “Yes” or “No” to the Belt and Road Initiative as a whole.

    • Safe Homecoming

      To ensure the safety of Indians abroad, the Indian armed forces will have to develop specific doctrines, procedures and capabilities to deploy expeditionary forces in coordination with civilian authorities.

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        In India, it is useful to view the relative success of criminal politicians as a byproduct of democratic practice, rather than its authoritarian antithesis.

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