April 12, 2022
India’s Plan to Realize TAPI
By Sophia Nina Burna-Asefi
The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project seems to have far more going against it than pushing in its favor.
April 28, 2021
India-Kyrgyzstan Hold Bilateral Military Exercise Khanjar
By Catherine Putz
Special forces troops from India and Kyrgyzstan started a two-week exercise outside Bishkek on April 16.
December 18, 2020
India-Iran-Uzbekistan Pursue Central Asian Connectivity
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The Iranian port of Chabahar has the potential to shift some of the regional dynamics in India’s favor.
January 01, 2020
Does India Gain Anything From the Shanghai Cooperation Organization?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Any benefits from the SCO are cancelled out by the presence of China and Pakistan.
August 23, 2018
India's Soft Power at Play in Central Asia
By Colleen Wood
India’s soft power push could be threatened by tension stemming from medical students’ bumpy integration in Kyrgyzstan.
February 28, 2018
Filling In the North-South Trade Corridor's Missing Links
By Roshan Iyer
New Delhi is deftly decoupling its connectivity-centric policy in Iran from its increased engagement with Washington.
December 05, 2017
India's SCO Challenge
By Suyash Desai
India’s involvement in the SCO brings a diplomatic challenge and opportunities in energy, connectivity, and security.
November 30, 2017
Can India ‘Connect' With Central Asia?
By Neha Dwivedi
India has yet to translate its aspirations in Central Asia into reality.
May 24, 2017
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
By Sarah Watson
Without a clear economic rationale, Chabahar port might do little more than embroil India in geopolitical games.
February 09, 2016
New Alliances in Central Asia
By Pierre-Olivier Bussieres
Why Russo-Indian relations matter.
July 17, 2015
Modi in Central Asia: Goodbye TAPI, Hello TII?
By Casey Michel
As one proposed pipeline project flounders, another begins to look more enticing.
July 14, 2015
Why Is India Hopeful About Iran and Central Asia?
By Catherine Putz
Modi wants to connect India to Central Asia through Iran, in a way.