Amid Asia’s high-profile security concerns, the role of democracy in the region’s geopolitics seems to be gaining resonance.
The West should be worried about Moscow obfuscating the scope of its military exercises, but fears of an attack or invasion during Zapad-17 are overblown.
By condemning Pakistan-based terror groups, China has signaled that it is willing to hold Islamabad accountable for harboring terror in order to protect Chinese investments and security in the region.
China’s rise poses a strategic challenge to India on multiple fronts. The best way for New Delhi to respond is to pursue a deeper partnership with the United States.
Relations between India and Japan have transformed over the past few years, in part due the rapid rise of China and growing uncertainty over the future U.S. role in Asia.
Russia’s proposal for a UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas must be taken seriously. It could provide momentum for more meaningful Minsk process negotiations.
The United States needs a proactive and smart strategy to address the imbalances and asymmetries in its economic and trade relationships with China.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s uncompromising social conservatism may threaten the continued success of U.S. religious diplomacy.
Deterring North Korea is less risky than a preventative war.
The recent stand-off in Doklam must be viewed from a long-term, strategic perspective that accounts for the challenges and opportunities posed to India by China, Russia, the United States, and its other Asian neighbors.
New Delhi’s increased strategic engagement with Kabul is a break with past policies and will enhance India’s influence in the region.
The original conception of BRICS, to bring together the world’s most important emerging markets, may have become obsolete, destined to be replaced by ChIPs: China and India Plus.
India is increasingly seeking partnerships with like-minded countries with similar foreign policy goals, looking beyond the scope of South Asia to counter China’s looming influence in the region.
The campaign might lack fizz but the outcome of the German election could have a profound effect on the future of Europe.
Policymakers should adopt a more realistic focus on deterring Pyongyang from using its nuclear weapons rather than pursuing low-probability attempts to denuclearize the peninsula in short order.
Unable to campaign on the economic growth it had expected, the BJP is crafting an alternative narrative for 2019 emphasizing economic stability, efforts to curb black money, and the absence of high-level corruption.
The growing international perception of India as a rising power is one of the factors fueling an increased interest in India’s foreign policy.
Regional perspectives on the Palestinian question from Jordan, Egypt, and Israel.
North Korea’s nuclear arsenal exists to stop other countries’ quest for regime change in Pyongyang.
The risks of a military conflict with North Korea is growing day by day. Not talking has not slowed North Korea’s advance, and sanctions alone will not achieve the desired result.