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First Indian Wheat Shipment Leaves for Afghanistan Via Iran's Strategic Chabahar Port
October 30, 2017
First Indian Wheat Shipment Leaves for Afghanistan Via Iran's Strategic Chabahar Port
The shipment is the first of six and represents the activation of a long-discussed trade route.
First Indian Wheat Shipment Leaves for Afghanistan Via Iran's Strategic Chabahar Port
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
May 24, 2017
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
Without a clear economic rationale, Chabahar port might do little more than embroil India in geopolitical games.
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
Rising US-Iran Tensions: Should India Be Concerned?
April 27, 2017
Rising US-Iran Tensions: Should India Be Concerned?
The fate of the Iran deal matters to India, but its investments are too important to hesitate now.
Rising US-Iran Tensions: Should India Be Concerned?
Pakistan and China: Don't Fear Chabahar Port
January 31, 2017
Pakistan and China: Don't Fear Chabahar Port
A closer look at what Iran's Chabahar port deal with India and Afghanistan really means for China and Pakistan's CPEC.
Pakistan and China: Don't Fear Chabahar Port
The Reality of India-Iran Ties
July 11, 2016
The Reality of India-Iran Ties
A post-Modi visit analysis
The Reality of India-Iran Ties
3 Reasons the Chabahar Agreement Won't Solve South Asia's Problems
May 30, 2016
3 Reasons the Chabahar Agreement Won't Solve South Asia's Problems
The Chabahar agreement is good, but it won’t fix South Asia’s problems
3 Reasons the Chabahar Agreement Won't Solve South Asia's Problems
India and Iran: Changing the Great Game
May 27, 2016
India and Iran: Changing the Great Game
The Chabahar port deal has the potential to alter the "great game" in Afghanistan for good.
India and Iran: Changing the Great Game
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
May 26, 2016
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss two recent bilateral summits of note in the Asia-Pacific.
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
Six Issues for Narendra Modi’s Iran Visit
May 09, 2016
Six Issues for Narendra Modi’s Iran Visit
The Indian prime minister has some important tasks for his trip to Iran later this month.
Six Issues for Narendra Modi’s Iran Visit
India, Iran, Afghanistan Finalize Chabahar Port Agreement
April 18, 2016
India, Iran, Afghanistan Finalize Chabahar Port Agreement
The agreement may be signed during a visit later this year by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Iran.
India, Iran, Afghanistan Finalize Chabahar Port Agreement
Pakistan Army Chief Accuses India of Undermining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
April 14, 2016
Pakistan Army Chief Accuses India of Undermining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Pakistan's army chief accused India's intelligence agency of undermining the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan initiative.
Pakistan Army Chief Accuses India of Undermining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
US Planning First Arms Sale to Taiwan in 4 Years
November 27, 2015
US Planning First Arms Sale to Taiwan in 4 Years
Plus, China vs. ISIS, Chabahar port, and the "Shadow Cold War." Friday links.
US Planning First Arms Sale to Taiwan in 4 Years
Iranian Foreign Minister Visits India
August 15, 2015
Iranian Foreign Minister Visits India
Iran's foreign minister visits New Delhi to lay the groundwork for increased bilateral cooperation.
Iranian Foreign Minister Visits India
Can China’s Gwadar Port Dream Survive Local Ire?
December 17, 2014
Can China’s Gwadar Port Dream Survive Local Ire?
China wants the Gwadar port, but impoverished locals have no interest in foreign meddling.
Can China’s Gwadar Port Dream Survive Local Ire?
India and China Battle for Maritime Influence
July 31, 2013
India and China Battle for Maritime Influence
From the South China Sea to the Persian Gulf, Delhi and Beijing are vying for influence with littoral states.
India and China Battle for Maritime Influence
China Makes Play For Iran’s Chabahar Port
July 01, 2013
China Makes Play For Iran’s Chabahar Port
Financing updates to Iran’s Persian Gulf port would significantly strengthen China’s position in the Middle East.
China Makes Play For Iran’s Chabahar Port
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