China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
South Asia
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
The “water wars” narrative in the context of the Brahmaputra River is premature and unhelpful.
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
June 30, 2015
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
Despite hopeful signs over the last few months, Kabul and Islamabad face a long, hard road to reconciliation.
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again
June 29, 2015
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again
Allies and partners are looking to the United States in ways not seen since the Cold War.
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
East Asia
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
A reluctant but pragmatic defense of neorealism in Northeast Asia.
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal
June 22, 2015
Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal
The road to civilian nuclear cooperation begins in Islamabad.
Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal
China: A Solution in the Middle East?
June 18, 2015
China: A Solution in the Middle East?
China’s growing presence and lack of baggage could make it an effective player in the troubled region.
China: A Solution in the Middle East?
SCO-BRICS: A Big Summit in Ufa
June 08, 2015
SCO-BRICS: A Big Summit in Ufa
The summit next month will reveal much about the future of Russia’s Eurasian dream.
SCO-BRICS: A Big Summit in Ufa
India-France Relations: Look to the Indian Ocean
South Asia
India-France Relations: Look to the Indian Ocean
“At a grand strategic level, France and India’s interests in the Indian Ocean are closely aligned.”
India-France Relations: Look to the Indian Ocean
Unequal Partners: China and Russia in Eurasia
Central Asia
Unequal Partners: China and Russia in Eurasia
China and Russia are stepping up their collaboration, even as they compete for regional primacy.
Unequal Partners: China and Russia in Eurasia
India’s Soft Power Potential
South Asia
India’s Soft Power Potential
The country has plenty, but it will need a more strategic approach to harness it.
India’s Soft Power Potential
Modi Remakes India-China Relations
South Asia
Modi Remakes India-China Relations
Sadanand Dhume sits down with The Diplomat to discuss Modi's trip to China and India-China relations.
Modi Remakes India-China Relations
Sri Lanka: Balancing Ties Between China and the West
South Asia
Sri Lanka: Balancing Ties Between China and the West
The country’s foreign policy has shifted significantly since the elections. Will that continue?
Sri Lanka: Balancing Ties Between China and the West
Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions
Central Asia
Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions
China, Russia and the U.S. each have visions to connect Central Asia with the rest of Eurasia.
Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions
China, Iceland and the Arctic
East Asia
China, Iceland and the Arctic
Iceland is playing a growing role in China’s Arctic strategy.
China, Iceland and the Arctic
Balancing China and the Realist Road to War
East Asia
Balancing China and the Realist Road to War
The argument for balancing against China rests on some questionable assumptions.
Balancing China and the Realist Road to War
Britain-India: From Courted to Courtier
South Asia
Britain-India: From Courted to Courtier
What accounts for New Delhi’s relative indifference to London’s overtures?
Britain-India: From Courted to Courtier
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