The rise of India as a major Asian power is a significant geopolitical process of our times.
Pakistani President Ayub Khan learnt that military escalation is difficult, if not impossible, to control during the 1965 India-Pakistan War.
This Special Issue looks at the importance of institutions and the role played by international actors in crucial episodes of India’s strategic history.
Unlike in the traditional Belt and Road projects, India has significant capabilities in the space and digital domains.
India and Taiwan are keen to cultivate closer economic and cultural ties, but doing so will require concrete actions and political commitments.
For the emerging forces of political moderation and social modernization in the Middle East, India is a more attractive partner than Pakistan.
In recent years, America's leading role in Asia has been challenged by the deepening cooperation among Asian states, and particularly the emergence of Asian-led initiatives and institutions to develop connectivity and foster strategic cooperation.
As the United States' relationships with Russia and China shift, and it faces a domestic backlash against globalization, India must take greater responsibility for its own regional security, re-evaluate its technology policies, and help stabilize the global trading system.
The focus of a potential new arms race appears to be less on traditional nuclear armed missiles, but rather on precise hypersonic missiles equipped with conventional warheads.
India is not opposed to infrastructure development in the region, but it is concerned about the strategic implications of certain Chinese-led initiatives.