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What’s Next for the India-Russia Strategic Partnership?
June 16, 2018
What’s Next for the India-Russia Strategic Partnership?
A closer look at the trajectory of an important relationship.
What’s Next for the India-Russia Strategic Partnership?
Can India Make Headway in the Nuclear Suppliers Group in 2018?
June 14, 2018
Can India Make Headway in the Nuclear Suppliers Group in 2018?
Despite New Delhi’s continued hopes and some encouraging signs, significant challenges remain.
Can India Make Headway in the Nuclear Suppliers Group in 2018?
Time for Global Action Against Radiological Threats
June 09, 2018
Time for Global Action Against Radiological Threats
It’s time for greater efforts to confront this challenge.
Time for Global Action Against Radiological Threats
The Strategic Logic of Modi’s Indonesia Visit
June 06, 2018
The Strategic Logic of Modi’s Indonesia Visit
The trip reinforced both the growing strategic alignment between New Delhi and Jakarta as well as its limits.
The Strategic Logic of Modi’s Indonesia Visit
Why India's Drone Policy Needs a Rethink
May 17, 2018
Why India's Drone Policy Needs a Rethink
New Delhi needs to think more about drone technology and its domestic, regional, and global implications.
Why India's Drone Policy Needs a Rethink
What Does Trump’s Iran Deal Withdrawal Mean for India’s Security?
May 12, 2018
What Does Trump’s Iran Deal Withdrawal Mean for India’s Security?
Though the decision itself may not have been surprising, the consequences could be serious for New Delhi’s security.
What Does Trump’s Iran Deal Withdrawal Mean for India’s Security?
India, Malaysia Kick Off Military Exercise
May 04, 2018
India, Malaysia Kick Off Military Exercise
The latest iteration of the drills will last until mid-May.
India, Malaysia Kick Off Military Exercise
What Does the Modi-Xi Summit Mean for Sino-Indian Relations?
April 26, 2018
What Does the Modi-Xi Summit Mean for Sino-Indian Relations?
Though the interaction between the two leaders is notable, there is reason for skepticism and managing expectations.
What Does the Modi-Xi Summit Mean for Sino-Indian Relations?
How India Can Beat China in Nepal
April 12, 2018
How India Can Beat China in Nepal
A recent visit provides an opportunity for India to begin delivering on its bilateral ties with Kathmandu amid growing competition from Beijing.
How India Can Beat China in Nepal
What Does India’s Satellite Trouble Mean for its Space Ambitions?
April 04, 2018
What Does India’s Satellite Trouble Mean for its Space Ambitions?
Reported problems with a new communications satellite have once again placed New Delhi’s space capabilities under scrutiny.
What Does India’s Satellite Trouble Mean for its Space Ambitions?
Where Is Japan in Its Military Push Under Abe?
March 29, 2018
Where Is Japan in Its Military Push Under Abe?
Tokyo continues to made inroads in building up its capabilities as it confronts regional security threats.
Where Is Japan in Its Military Push Under Abe?
India’s Military Budget Challenge
March 23, 2018
India’s Military Budget Challenge
The country continues to face the sober reality of both rising threats and serious resource constraints.
India’s Military Budget Challenge
From Sea to Space: India and France Deepen Security Cooperation
March 15, 2018
From Sea to Space: India and France Deepen Security Cooperation
Outer space and maritime security featured prominently during the French president’s India visit this week.
From Sea to Space: India and France Deepen Security Cooperation
China’s 2018 Military Budget: New Numbers, Old Worries
March 07, 2018
China’s 2018 Military Budget: New Numbers, Old Worries
Beijing’s growing might continues to stoke regional anxieties.  
China’s 2018 Military Budget: New Numbers, Old Worries
Why the Vietnam President’s India Visit Matters for Security Ties
March 02, 2018
Why the Vietnam President’s India Visit Matters for Security Ties
The weekend trip attests to the logic of increased security cooperation between the two major Asian players.
Why the Vietnam President’s India Visit Matters for Security Ties
Are China-India Relations Really Improving?
March 01, 2018
Are China-India Relations Really Improving?
Though both sides continue to try to stabilize relations, complications are expected to continue.
Are China-India Relations Really Improving?
India’s Maldives Headache
February 23, 2018
India’s Maldives Headache
New Delhi is finding it difficult to forge a path that will preserve its interests and credibility.
India’s Maldives Headache
A New China Military Base in Pakistan?
February 09, 2018
A New China Military Base in Pakistan?
Reports about Beijing trying to acquire another facility there could have significant consequences for the region.
A New China Military Base in Pakistan?
What Does India’s New Australia Group Admission Mean for its Old NSG Bid?
February 01, 2018
What Does India’s New Australia Group Admission Mean for its Old NSG Bid?
Membership is likely to continue to elude India despite recent successes in integrating itself with the global nonproliferation system.
What Does India’s New Australia Group Admission Mean for its Old NSG Bid?
ASEAN-India Convergence: The Geostrategic Realities
January 26, 2018
ASEAN-India Convergence: The Geostrategic Realities
The closer ties between the two sides are occurring in the context of wider regional changes.
ASEAN-India Convergence: The Geostrategic Realities
What’s Next for India’s Space Program?
January 20, 2018
What’s Next for India’s Space Program?
Despite some notable achievements, challenges remain.
What’s Next for India’s Space Program?
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