November 12, 2020
Xi Champions Multilateralism at SCO Amid COVID Concerns and Sino-Indian Tensions
By Eleanor Albert
The SCO Summit went virtual this year amid the pandemic, but the content of the meeting was the same as always: big talk, little action.
September 29, 2020
China-India Tensions Put New Delhi at the Margins of the SCO
By Phunchok Stobdan
As Sino-India relations enter free-fall, New Delhi finds itself at the margins of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
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.
March 23, 2019
India-Pakistan Tensions Test the Shanghai Cooperation Organization's Mettle
By Eva Seiwert
At the next SCO summit in June, the matter of calming tensions between its newest member states, India and Pakistan, is paramount.
June 26, 2018
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Harmony or Discord?
By Jaloliddin Usmanov
The SCO is not a platform for harmony or discord per se, rather it is what the members make of it.
February 24, 2018
Could the SCO Expand Into the Middle East?
By Jonathan Fulton
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization recently added India and Pakistan. Could Iran be next?
February 10, 2018
Can the SCO Bring India and Pakistan Together?
By Sabena Siddiqi
With multilateral counterterrorism exercises, the SCO may help bridge the gap between Islamabad and New Delhi.
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.
July 24, 2017
China Will Regret India’s Entry Into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
By Derek Grossman
Given current tensions between China and India, New Delhi's inclusion will cause headaches for Beijing.
November 09, 2016
Will India and Pakistan Cripple the SCO?
By André Hantke
Contrary to expectations, the first enlargement of the SCO since 2001 could thwart further development.
July 12, 2016
Is SCO Expansion a Good Thing?
By Raffaello Pantucci
"The SCO was already having difficulty crafting an identity and practical ideology with 6 member states, let alone 8."
June 19, 2016
India and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
By Ashok Sajjanhar
What India's membership means for the organization as well as New Delhi.