April 09, 2021
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.
September 01, 2020
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.
July 21, 2020
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.
April 07, 2020
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.
January 29, 2020
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?
October 24, 2019
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.
July 03, 2019
Chabahar Port: A Step Toward Connectivity for India and Afghanistan
By Khesraw Omid Farooq
For India and Afghanistan, Chabahar holds great promise.
July 01, 2019
The US, Iran, and Oil-Hungry Asia
By Nicholas Trickett
As tensions between the United States and Iran deepen, Asia’s top oil importers watch warily.
January 14, 2019
India Doubles Down on Chabahar Gambit
By Sudha Ramachandran
India continues its investment in the Iranian port, but the project's success is far from guaranteed.
January 09, 2019
In India, Iranian Foreign Minister Discusses Sanctions, Crude Exports, and More
By Ankit Panda
Iran and India continue to cooperate bilaterally and regionally.
November 09, 2018
India and Iran: A Sanctioned Waiver Amid a Wave of Sanctions
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Partial exclusion from US sanctions gives India reasons to sigh with relief, but not to cheer.
November 08, 2018
Iran’s Chabahar Port Scores an India- and Afghanistan-Inspired Sanctions Exemption
By Catherine Putz
Given the port’s importance to India and Afghanistan, the U.S. has reportedly carved out a sanctions exception for Chabahar.