Amid War and Uncertainty, India’s Middle East Interests Evolve
By Seamus Duffy
If New Delhi cannot insulate itself from the ongoing Israeli-Iranian tensions, then no amount of hedging or switching between strategic initiatives will bring its ambitions to fruition.
The High Costs of India’s INSTC Ambitions
By Seamus Duffy
The country risks being pulled into the middle of ongoing tensions between the West and Israel on the one hand and Iran on the other.
The Challenges and Limitations in India-Iran Relations
By Nadeem Ahmed Moonakal
Recent U.S. sanctions on an Indian company over dealings with Iran drive home New Delhi’s difficult position.
India-Iran Ties Are Ripe for a Reset
By Rajeev Agarwal
The Iranian foreign minister’s visit to India may signal a rethink of the relationship.
Chabahar Port and Iran’s Strategic Balancing With China and India
By Soroush Aliasgary and Marin Ekstrom
Both China and India seek to use Chabahar port for their own strategic interests. Iran can use that competition to its own advantage.
India’s Marathon Diplomacy With Iran
By Amalendu Misra
Why is India cozying up to Iran?
What the China-Iran Strategic Cooperation Pact Means for India
By Mahima Duggal
New Delhi must revisit its approach to Tehran, especially if it wishes to limit China’s growing influence within Iran.
What the Israel-UAE Agreement Means for Asian Powers
By Guy Burton
China and India have been watching the shifting geopolitics in the Middle East.
The China-India Contest in the Middle East
By Hasan Alhasan
China’s recent advances with Iran and Turkey have been accompanied by Indian setbacks.
A Sovereign Iraq Is Key to Securing India’s Energy Industry
By Michael Haddad
India can support a sovereign Iraq to bolster its energy security.
John Calabrese on Asia’s Response to the Soleimani Crisis
By Shannon Tiezzi
What are the stakes for Asian powers like China, Japan, India, and South Korea in the latest U.S.-Iran clash?
Is India Redefining Its Role in the Politics of the Middle East?
By Niranjan Marjani
A closer look at India’s increasingly complex relationships with countries of the Middle East.