May 30, 2022
How India Influences the Quad
By Akshay Ranade
From its stance on Russia to the tilt toward non-traditional security and public goods, India’s fingerprints on the Quad agenda are clear.
May 20, 2022
How the War in Ukraine is Accelerating India’s Desire for Tech Autonomy
By Tobias Scholz
Uneasy with both Russia’s invasion and Western sanctions, India is even more convinced that it must diversify its technology partnerships and develop more homegrown capabilities.
May 13, 2022
Was Bucha a Turning Point for India’s TV News Channels?
By Sribala Subramanian
As graphic reports of bodies lying on the streets of Bucha began airing in early April, some of India’s leading anchors and correspondents turned sharply critical of Russia.
May 03, 2022
EU Hedges Its Bets by Turning to a Difficult India
By Mohamed Zeeshan
To be a viable economic alternative to China in the long run, India needs to achieve sustained growth, build an export base, and ensure social harmony and political stability.
April 23, 2022
India’s Subtle Shifts Toward the West and Away From Russia
By Niranjan Marjani
New Delhi is not abandoning Russia, but it is slowly laying the groundwork to reduce its key areas of dependence on Moscow.
April 19, 2022
Biden’s Problem With India
By Mohamed Zeeshan
On an array of issues and norms of importance to the Biden administration, India’s position is more akin to that of China than the US.
April 09, 2022
Derek Chollet on US Indo-Pacific Diplomacy and the Russia-Ukraine War
By Shannon Tiezzi
In U.S. interactions with Asian partners, “I expect Russia-Ukraine will be an issue but it won’t be the issue,” the State Department counselor told The Diplomat.
April 07, 2022
How Much Should India Worry About Closer China-Russia Ties?
By Ameya Pratap Singh and Supriya Ravishankar
Russia won’t sacrifice its ties to India to please China – but Moscow also won’t back New Delhi against Beijing.
March 29, 2022
The Great Debate Over India’s Neutrality in the Ukraine War
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Commentators are split into critics, who stress both interests and values, and defenders, who focus only on interests.
March 21, 2022
India’s Response to the Ukraine Crisis Is a Wake-up Call for the US
By Muhsin Puthan Purayil
Rather than hand-wringing over India's reliability, it's time for Washington to face up to the facts: The U.S. has a serious image problem in India.
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.
March 08, 2022
How Is India’s Silent Diplomacy Navigating the Russia-Ukraine War?
By Jagannath Panda
New Delhi has sought to navigate between expressing veiled concern for the Russian invasion and maintaining an important strategic and security relationship.