Rajesh Rajagopalan's recent paper, "India and Counterforce: A Question of Evidence" argues that even as India has had a long-running debate about many aspects of its nuclear doctrine, the country continues to maintain its posture on the No First Use doctrine.
As an early adopter of new payment networks, China could set standards for a transformative change in the global financial system.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to aggravate tensions between the U.S. and China, it has impeded multilateral coordination in tackling both public health and economic crises across the globe. India now finds itself in a pivotal position.
While the rest of the world is all hands on deck tackling the coronavirus pandemic, China has made a powerful move that might significantly strengthen its geopolitical influence in the global financial space.
As nations around the world close their borders, halt international trade, and craft national responses to limit the spread of the disease, the current crisis has reinforced nationalist rhetoric on economic protectionism and anti-immigration.
The balance of power in the Asia Pacific is undeniably shifting as a result of the growing power and influence of China, the rise of other middle powers, and the prospect of Western retrenchment.
India’s teeming population, rickety public health system, and shared border with China make it vulnerable to the deadly coronavirus. How should the country prepare?
Since the Cold War, the U.S. relationship with India and China has been intertwined.
With contributors from various Central Asian nations and beyond, this issue of Seminar provides a selection of perspectives about the past, present, and future trajectory of Central Asia, and the growing role of external actors, particularly India, China, Russia, and the EU in this evolving and dynamic space.
The rise of China as an economic powerhouse in Asia, along with rapid globalization, has brought Central Asia back in the limelight as a bridge connecting the established markets of the West with the emerging markets of the East.