On June 15, at least 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives in a violent clash between Indian and Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley region of eastern Ladakh. As tensions between India and China soar, what immediate impact will this conflict have on their already precarious relationship?
China’s foreign minister Wang Yi finally admitted late last month that the Covid-19 pandemic has severely slowed down Beijing’s flagship foreign policy project, the Belt and Road Initiative.
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.
With the United States set to leave Afghanistan, India’s involvement there may be at risk. India needs to update its priorities to prepare for this change.
The ongoing contention between Mauritius and the UK over the sovereignty of the Diego Garcia presents a difficult challenge for Indian policymakers.
The coronavirus pandemic coupled with a fragmented multipolar world has led to widespread disruptions in global trade and investment. Can India and the EU leverage their strong economic and security ties to deal with the evolving geo-political consequences of the pandemic?
In South Asia, the coronavirus pandemic is at once a public health crisis, an economic crisis, and a humanitarian crisis.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has simultaneously exacerbated economic competition between countries, while also creating unique opportunities for countries to work together and lead multilateral responses to tackle the challenges stemming from the disease.
How does diplomacy work in the age of social distancing and coronavirus?
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.