As they look to diversify security partnerships, Manila and Hanoi would like to see India be more forthcoming with its hard power.
The India-Africa Summit can galvanize India’s security engagement with Africa.
India needs to think with its head rather than its gut to exploit opportunities in the U.S.-Pakistan nuclear negotiations.
India’s security ties with Washington and Beijing vary significantly in scope and intensity.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s impressive outreach to India's neighbors has seen some unfortunate stumbles, including in the Maldives, Nepal, and Pakistan.
Although a negotiated U.S.-Pakistan nuclear deal has been termed a potential “diplomatic blockbuster,” its inherent contradictions may make it difficult to sell in both the United States and Pakistan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s attempt to put some meat on the bones of a proclaimed Indo-German strategic partnership is part of a story that goes back to the early years of the twentieth century.
As the world today looks up to India as a net security provider, Delhi needs to recast its peacekeeping strategy by modernizing its decision-making structures, expanding domestic defence capabilities, and strengthening its military diplomacy.
Together, Modi and Obama have an opportunity to lock-in recent gains and set even more ambitious goals.
If China, whose cyber philosophy is fundamentally different from that of the United States, can cut deals with American businesses, why has India been so reluctant to seize the opportunities for a deeper digital partnership?