Beyond just military power and humanitarian relief, India’s capacity to serve as a first responder to crises in the region also requires the strategic will and skill to help solve neighboring countries’ political conflicts.
The unfolding crisis in Maldives draws attention to the perennial question about whether and when India should intervene in the internal politics of its neighboring countries.
ITechLaw India is a global conference where technology leaders, lawyers, and policymakers converge for three days of intensive brainstorming and networking. The theme of this year’s conference is the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the challenges ahead for India.
In the last few years, New Delhi has stepped up its efforts to develop the Andaman and Nicobar islands, strengthen their connectivity with the mainland, and leverage their strategic location for India’s security.
For New Delhi, the challenge is to patiently address the domestic concerns of its partners and develop frameworks for military cooperation that both are in fact, and are seen to be, mutually beneficial.
As India reaffirms the centrality of ASEAN for Asia’s peaceful future this week, New Delhi must back its words with concrete proposals for stronger defense and security cooperation with the region.
The challenge for India lies in finding the right balance between competing imperatives in the volatile Middle East amidst the pursuit of enlightened self-interest.
Ambassador Juster’s remarks focused on how he envisions building a more durable India-U.S. relationship over the coming years. They covered a range of bilateral issues, including defense cooperation, economic and trade ties, energy, and health care.
The centrality of data for both innovation and policymaking renders data governance a critical theme for technology and policy discourse.
In the face of unexpected and significant pressure from the United States to deliver some top militants of the Taliban and the Haqqani Network, the generals in Rawalpindi are locked in a serious debate.