Samir Saran is the President of Observer Research Foundation (ORF), one of Asia’s most influential think tanks. He writes frequently on issues of global governance, climate change, energy policy, global development architecture, artificial intelligence, cyber security, internet governance, and India’s foreign policy. His recent academic publications include India’s Climate Change Identity: Between Reality and Perception (2016); “The new India–US partnership in the Indo-Pacific: Peace, prosperity and security” (ORF-Heritage Foundation report, 2018); and “Cyber (in)security: Looking back at 2017” (ORF Special Report, 2017).
India’s struggle for the soul of the Indo-Pacific
New Delhi must gear up for a sustained struggle to ensure openness, transparency, and a healthy balance of power.
How India and the US can lead in the Indo-Pacific
The stakes – who gets to construct the legal, economic, and military architecture of an integrated Indo-Pacific region – are enormous. Without bold policy from the US and India,…
Currents of disruption: Not just a new world order, but a new world
The challenges are tectonic and technological. When and if they are spent, they will leave us with a new world beyond the realms of current-day perception. Four such disruptive…