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.
It has been a rather long learning curve for New Delhi to separate presumed transcendental religious solidarity and the logic of national self-interest in engaging the Middle East.
Carnegie India hosted the second discussion of the Security Studies Seminar on “The Democratic State and Society in Indian Foreign Policy.”
The problem is not the lack of big ideas within Indian political class. There are a host of other reasons that limit public engagement on foreign policy. Few parties believe foreign policy is of any importance in winning elections.
Carnegie India, in partnership with the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, hosted the inaugural talk of the Anahita Speaker Series on “The Architecture of Diplomacy.”
Prospects for a sensible neighborhood policy can’t rest solely on having single-party governments at the center and ‘responsible’ chief ministers in the border states. India needs a measure of political consensus on regional policies.