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The Time is Right to Revive SAARC
September 18, 2018
The Time is Right to Revive SAARC
BIMSTEC can't carry the weight of regional cooperation, but SAARC can.
The Time is Right to Revive SAARC
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
How Sri Lanka Can Enhance the Bay of Bengal Initiative
August 31, 2018
How Sri Lanka Can Enhance the Bay of Bengal Initiative
Sri Lanka has diverse and untapped opportunities to transform BIMSTEC into a more impactful organization.
How Sri Lanka Can Enhance the Bay of Bengal Initiative
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
August 30, 2018
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
For New Delhi, BIMSTEC is about reimagining India’s strategic geography altogether.
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
BIMSTEC and the Nepal-India-China Triangle
August 29, 2018
BIMSTEC and the Nepal-India-China Triangle
Pakistan, India, China; SAARC, BIMSTEC, BRI: A crowded political landscape for Nepal to navigate.
BIMSTEC and the Nepal-India-China Triangle
India-Thailand Military Ties in the Spotlight with Joint Exercise
August 10, 2018
India-Thailand Military Ties in the Spotlight with Joint Exercise
Bilateral army drills highlight ongoing defense ties between the two sides amid lingering challenges.
India-Thailand Military Ties in the Spotlight with Joint Exercise
Sri Lanka's Opportunities to Counter Youth Radicalization
October 10, 2017
Sri Lanka's Opportunities to Counter Youth Radicalization
Counter-radicalization is an important issue, and greater international engagement is needed.
Sri Lanka's Opportunities to Counter Youth Radicalization
A Promising Trilateral: India-Myanmar-Thailand
September 14, 2017
A Promising Trilateral: India-Myanmar-Thailand
It's time to revive the free flow of people, capital and ideas around the Bay of Bengal.
A Promising Trilateral: India-Myanmar-Thailand
Why Sheikh Hasina's Upcoming Visit to India Matters
April 05, 2017
Why Sheikh Hasina's Upcoming Visit to India Matters
The Bangladeshi PM's visit comes amid a push by India to increase its connectivity with eastern neighbors.
Why Sheikh Hasina's Upcoming Visit to India Matters
Is SAARC Doomed?
April 01, 2017
Is SAARC Doomed?
Rather than deal with Pakistan, India seems to be abandoning SAARC in favor of BIMSTEC.
Is SAARC Doomed?
Goa Summit Could Be the Turning Point for BIMSTEC
November 02, 2016
Goa Summit Could Be the Turning Point for BIMSTEC
"With Pakistan perennially playing spoilsport in SAARC, BIMSTEC can be expected to play a greater role."
Goa Summit Could Be the Turning Point for BIMSTEC
2017 Might Mark a Turning Point for Connectivity in Northeast India
November 01, 2016
2017 Might Mark a Turning Point for Connectivity in Northeast India
The Indian northeast's fortunes are looking up amid a concerted connectivity push.
2017 Might Mark a Turning Point for Connectivity in Northeast India
BRICS, BIMSTEC, and Anti-Terrorism: What Did India Accomplish?
October 25, 2016
BRICS, BIMSTEC, and Anti-Terrorism: What Did India Accomplish?
India, as the host of the two latest summits, sought to further isolate Pakistan and promote anti-terrorism.
BRICS, BIMSTEC, and Anti-Terrorism: What Did India Accomplish?
How India Can Lead South Asia's War on Terror
October 19, 2016
How India Can Lead South Asia's War on Terror
The subregion can do much more to combat the threat, and India can lead these efforts.
How India Can Lead South Asia's War on Terror
How to Create a United Southern Asia
May 25, 2016
How to Create a United Southern Asia
A blueprint for integrating BIMSTEC and ASEAN through a Southern Asian Multi-Sectoral Regional Agreement.
How to Create a United Southern Asia
Diplomatic Access: Bangladesh
November 18, 2015
Diplomatic Access: Bangladesh
Bangladesh's Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin on regional connectivity, maritime disputes, and regional security threats.
Diplomatic Access: Bangladesh
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