After his government voided Article 370, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that “a new age has begun in Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh.”
The Kashmir valley has lately been aswirl with rumours of an impending move by the central government to scrap Article 35A of the Indian Constitution.
Carnegie India hosted the fourth discussion of the Security Studies Seminar on “Cultural Nationalism and Military Professionalism in India.”
Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has shed its traditional defensiveness toward the Middle East and engaged with all relevant actors in the region, including members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Israel, and Iran.
The unfolding dynamic around Taiwan will have significant consequences for India’s Act East Policy and its emerging role in the Indo–Pacific region.
Beijing and New Delhi’s simultaneous rise has led both countries to take a more assertive approach to issues such as border disputes, resulting in the Doklam crisis. There are, however, opportunities for practical cooperation between China and India.
Rather than pray for the success of SAARC, the new government in New Delhi should double down on informal diplomacy that could help pave the way for more purposeful regional cooperation—both bilateral and multilateral.
Emerging economies like India that are considering data protection regulations need to carefully evaluate the direct and indirect costs of such laws.
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.