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Minding the Gaps in India’s Act East Policy
September 17, 2018
Minding the Gaps in India’s Act East Policy
New Delhi’s approach to Southeast Asia within the wider Indo-Pacific region is strategically sound but has limits.
Minding the Gaps in India’s Act East Policy
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 Isn't Really 'Acting East' in Myanmar
July 15, 2017
Why India Isn't Really 'Acting East' in Myanmar
New Delhi has a lot left to do to actually realize its grand ambitions.
Why India Isn't Really 'Acting East' in Myanmar
Investment in Bay of Bengal Will Unlock Potential for Billions
July 05, 2017
Investment in Bay of Bengal Will Unlock Potential for Billions
The region is "fast becoming a hub for international commerce."
Investment in Bay of Bengal Will Unlock Potential for Billions
In Myanmar, the AIIB Could Buttress China's 'One Belt, One Road' Framework
August 22, 2016
In Myanmar, the AIIB Could Buttress China's 'One Belt, One Road' Framework
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank could come to play a greater role in Myanmar.
In Myanmar, the AIIB Could Buttress China's 'One Belt, One Road' Framework
India’s Undersea Deterrent
March 30, 2016
India’s Undersea Deterrent
What role will India’s expanding submarine fleet play?
India’s Undersea Deterrent
Anti-Submarine Operations in the Indian Ocean
September 09, 2015
Anti-Submarine Operations in the Indian Ocean
There is a shared realization that strategic stability in maritime Asia can no longer be taken for granted.
Anti-Submarine Operations in the Indian Ocean
A ‘Three-Dimensional’ Bangladesh Navy in the Bay of Bengal
February 12, 2015
A ‘Three-Dimensional’ Bangladesh Navy in the Bay of Bengal
As the Bangladesh Navy slowly builds capacity, India should seek to engage its neighbor.
A ‘Three-Dimensional’ Bangladesh Navy in the Bay of Bengal
The Bay of Bengal: The Maritime Silk Route and China’s Naval Ambitions
December 14, 2014
The Bay of Bengal: The Maritime Silk Route and China’s Naval Ambitions
With its Maritime Silk Route initiative, China is rapidly developing a presence in the Bay of Bengal.
The Bay of Bengal: The Maritime Silk Route and China’s Naval Ambitions
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
July 10, 2014
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
South Asia’s use of international tribunals to settle maritime disputes should be emulated in East Asia.
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
Indian PM Addresses BIMSTEC Summit, Pushes Free Trade
March 08, 2014
Indian PM Addresses BIMSTEC Summit, Pushes Free Trade
Manmohan Singh made his final diplomatic trip to Napyidaw, Myanmar to attend the BIMSTEC summit.
Indian PM Addresses BIMSTEC Summit, Pushes Free Trade
Northeast India Anticipates Seaport
January 20, 2014
Northeast India Anticipates Seaport
A joint India-Myanmar project will give the region access to a port. But it is not without controversy.
Northeast India Anticipates Seaport
China to Sell Bangladesh 2 Submarines
December 22, 2013
China to Sell Bangladesh 2 Submarines
In a move certain to unnerve India, Beijing will sell Dhaka two Ming-class submarines for $203.3 million.
China to Sell Bangladesh 2 Submarines
Lt. Gen. Ajay Kumar Singh
November 01, 2013
Lt. Gen. Ajay Kumar Singh
This week, The Diplomat’s Sanjay Kumar spoke with Lieutenant General Ajay Kumar Singh, lieutenant government of the Indian Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, about their strategic importance, developing tourism, protecting the indigenous population, which includes some of the last isolated peoples on the planet.
Lt. Gen. Ajay Kumar Singh
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