Shashank Joshi is a Senior Research Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute, London.
Novichok poisoning and the test for Britain
The difficulty for the UK now is in crafting a fresh response to the continued effects of Russia’s brazen attack.
Skripal: the weight of evidence
The alternatives to Russian culpability in the nerve agent attack strain credulity.
“Global Britain” on the line in the South China Sea
Joint freedom of navigation patrols by the UK and France would be more convincing to a regional audience.
Tillerson doubles down on US-India partnership
Tillerson’s speech also signaled a significant hardening of US attitudes towards China's Belt and Road Initiative.
With an eye on Beijing, India and Japan double down
While the security architecture of Asia in some flux, the future of the India-Japan relationship is looking very healthy indeed.
How Trump’s new approach to Pakistan might pan out
On Pakistan, Trump has said out loud what has until now been largely debated and threatened in private.
Doklam: Paths ahead for India and China
The India-China standoff at the Doklam tri-junction area, now in its second month, is the most serious crisis between the two countries in 30 years.
Malabar 17 exercise: The China subtext
Malabar 17 comes as China’s naval presence in the Indian Ocean is showing signs of a qualitative shift.