India Act East Policy
May 24, 2023
India’s Modi Makes the Most of the Moment in Papua New Guinea
By Mark S. Cogan
In the absence of U.S. President Joe Biden, the Indian leader used his trip to Port Moresby to position his country as a leader of the Global South.
May 17, 2023
Rising India: A Welcome Partner for ASEAN?
By Imran Said
How committed India is to its relationship with Southeast Asia will depend in large part on how committed it is to globalization in general.
April 11, 2022
BIMSTEC Gets a New Lease of Life
By Shafi Md Mostofa
In the 25 years of its existence, this Bay of Bengal grouping hasn't achieved much. That could change, with India viewing it as a vehicle for its strategic interests.
March 17, 2022
Ukraine War Adds Pressure Points to India’s ‘Act East’ Policy
By Chietigj Bajpaee
India risks being sidelined in an increasingly polarized Indo-Pacific regional architecture.
January 04, 2022
How AFSPA Undermines India’s ‘Act East’ Policy
By Stanzin Lhaskyabs
Repealing this controversial law is a necessary condition for peace and stability in India's Northeast.
June 04, 2020
India’s COVID-19 Opportunity in Southeast Asia
By Angshuman Choudhury and Ashutosh Nagda
India needs to extend its regional COVID diplomacy eastward.
December 21, 2019
Can India Survive in a China-Centered Asia-Pacific?
By Lakhvinder Singh
India needs to drastically overhaul its current strategy – or risk ceding the region to Chinese control.
November 02, 2018
Can BIMSTEC Finally Become Relevant?
By Nazia Hussain
After 20-plus years, the subregional grouping is having a moment. Will that momentum last?
July 03, 2018
South Korea’s ‘New Southern Policy’ Reaches the Shores of India
By Soyen Park
The Moon-Modi rendezvous reinforces a relationship that has been steadily growing more important to both sides.
June 25, 2018
Coordinated Patrols Put India-Thailand Naval Ties into Focus
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Another round of Indo-Thai CORPAT took place this month.
June 13, 2018
India’s Strategic Expansion in the Pacific Islands
By Balaji Chandramohan
Amid a changing geopolitical situation, India is turning its attention to the South Pacific.
December 07, 2017
The Future of India’s Do-Nothing Policy Toward the Rohingya
By Shreya Upadhyay
The Rohingya crisis will impact India directly and indirectly. New Delhi must take action.
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