New Delhi may have to redefine the basis of its partnership with the United States in response to President Trump’s narrowly defined transactional policy toward India and aggressiveness with China.
Burgeoning literature uses digital tools such as email to experimentally evaluate the responsiveness of political elites to requests for constituency service.
Indian state institutions haven’t kept up with the country’s political and economic transformations. Now, India’s new government has three clear pathways to deliver much-needed reforms.
Pakistan remains at the center of many challenges facing the United States in South Asia yet the foreign policy establishments in both countries are less certain than ever about the direction and potential of the bilateral relationship. George Perkovich will conduct a conversation with Ambassador Khan on these and other issues.
The EU-ASEAN security relationship is a critical hedge to China and uncertain U.S. commitment to the region. Environmental security is one example of ways for ASEAN and the EU to further deepen their security relationship in a way that is politically acceptable and strategically meaningful.
Europe’s huge stakes in the economic stability of Asia, the sea lines of communication connecting Europe and Asia through the Indo-Pacific, and threat of U.S. retrenchment may force Europe to reconsider its role in Asia. Asia needs a robust European contribution to connectivity and security.
The question of leadership may have successfully diverted attention away from the state of the economy, but Modi’s honeymoon will be short-lived if he does not place it at the top of his agenda.
This election confirms what has been increasingly evident over the past five years: that the BJP, under Modi’s tutelage, has constructed a political hegemony that is impressively resilient.
The next government in India will confront significant tests in managing relations with the great powers and India's neighbors.
The post-election government in New Delhi—which could see Modi’s return to the helm—will have to confront serious regional and global foreign policy challenges.