QUAD
India-Japan: Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

The Indo-Pacific, stretching from the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) to the central Pacific Ocean, is home to a large diversity of marine resources and ecosystems and plays a significant role in regional and global trade networks. Two states which look to....

I2U2 Grouping: Transformational Force for Global Good and India’s Strategic Imperatives

With the formation of I2U2 grouping comprising India, Israel, the USA, and the UAE a new strategic alliance has come into action towards promoting robust cooperation for establishing geostrategic and geo-economic equilibrium coupled with shared econo....

AUKUS, India and the Strategic Dynamics in the Indo-Pacific Region

Introduction
The emergence of the Indo-Pacific as a new geostrategic space represents the new strategic reality of the 21st century. It is a new domain in India’s foreign policy engagement. India’s role is defined by its geography, in....

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework: Opportunities for India

During the QUAD summit held in Tokyo, in May 2022, US President Joe Biden along with leaders from 13 countries signed on an agreement referred as Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). The participants of the agreement share same values and interes....

Tragic Departure of Abe: His Legacy Stays on Part – II

The assassination of Japan’s youngest and longest-serving Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, was not only a tremendous shock to Japan but to the rest of the world. This also serves a wake-up call for the Japanese government to review the security apparat....

Is Biden Serious about Defending Taiwan from the Chinese Threat?

Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine has dramatically altered the geopolitics of the world. When Russia’s Foreign Minister warned of the possibility of a nuclear war and Russian President Vladimir Putin placed his nuclear forces at an e....

Quad Summit in Tokyo & India-US relations

The Quad summit in the month of May was held in the background of the ongoing war in the Ukraine. The Quad launched important new initiatives. In this episode, Prof C. Raja Mohan, Senior fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute discusses the recent Q....

China: Daily Scan, May 26, 2022

Xi meets heroes, role models from public security system: Xinhuanet
May 25, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met representatives of a meeting commending heroes and role models from the public security system. Xi, a....

China: Daily Scan, May 25, 2022

Chinese firm to invest 300 mln USD in Zimbabwe's lithium mine: Xinhuanet
May 24, 2022
China's Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt said Tuesday it will invest around 300 million U.S. dollars to develop the Arcadia hard-rock lithium mine in Zi....

Challenges that Confront South Korean President Yoon Suk-Yeol

Yoon Suk-yeol assumed the office of South Korea’s new President on 10 May and had barely settled into his new role when he found himself at the centre of an ongoing tug of war between the US and China. In a smart move, China sent Vice-President Wan....

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