Indo-Pacific
Commentary: Minister of State for External Affairs Visits North Korea

Minister of State for External Affairs (MoS) Gen V.K. Singh’s official visit to the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 15-16 May 2018 has attracted wide attention. A ministerial visit to North Korea was after a long gap of almost twe....

Commentary: India Should Be Innovative in the Challenging Times Ahead

Prime Minister Modi has shown remarkable innovativeness in foreign policy arena recently. This shows that he is cognisant of the challenges for India that are looming ahead. The ‘informal summit’ with Xi Jinping in April 2018 was an attempt to....

Commentary: Will Japan Carry the Bastion of Constitution Amendment After Abe?

“角を矯めて牛を殺す”
(Kill a bull by straightening its horns, meaning: Action taken to put something right is often more unpleasant or damaging than the original problem)
The above quote succinctly ....

Emerging Structure of Maritime Security in the Bay of Bengal

.... Traditionally, security at sea has been theorised and interpreted rooted in traditional realist or liberalist theories. In the realist interpretation, the seas are the plains on which superpower, or regional power rivalry, takes place, whereas r....

ASEAN Summit at Singapore: Urgent Need for a Legally Binding Code of Conduct in South China Sea

The 32nd edition of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit took place in Singapore in from 25-28 April where the central theme of the meeting was envisioned as ‘Resilient and Innovative ASEAN’. While the South East Asia....

हिन्द-प्रशांत क्षेत्र में अपनी बढ़त की आशा के साथ भारत ने सेय्चेल्लेस के साथ संधियों पर हस्ताक्षर किये

सेय्चेल्लेस गणतंत्र, हिन्द महासागर का एक द्वीप समूह है। इस देश में 115 द्वीप है जिनकी राजधानी विक....

हिन्द-प्रशांत भू-राजनीती में ताइवान की भूमिका

नवीन दक्षिण-बाध्य नीति जनवरी 2016 में ताइवान डेमोक्रेटिक प्रोग्रेसिव पार्टी (डीपीपी) की न....

Discussion on ‘India’s Security Concerns in the Indo-Pacific’

On 9th April 2018, The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) held a round table discussion on India’s security concerns in the Indo-Pacific. The panelists were Ambassador Rajiv Sikri, Ambassador Kanwal Sibal and Captain Gurpreet Khurana. A....

भारत- सेशल्स की रक्षा कूटनीति हिंदमहासागर में संतुलन का माध्यम

सेशल्‍स 115 द्वीपों के द्वीपसमूह का देश है I भारत और सेशल्स के बीच के समकालीन रिश्‍तों प्राचीन का....

Commentary: Forging a ‘Korean Nuclear Deal’: The Beginning of a Long Road

In an unprecedented development last week, the U.S. President Donald Trump announced the acceptance of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s invitation to hold a summit meeting and discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.1 Mr. K....

Contact Us