Ved Shinde is a research assistant to Dr C Raja Mohan, New Delhi.
Non-state actors and the phantom of asymmetry
The might of the US military no longer guarantees world order. There are new actors and new ecosystems in play.
Cartographic aggression: Playing it the China way
By keeping the Himalayan dispute alive, China locks India on land to prevent it from going to the seas.
Plot claims expose India-US need a better mutual understanding
Delhi needs to reach out to constituencies outside the policy circles in Washington.
The Fix: Escape banality, shun labels
Your weekly Interpreter feature about issues, resources or helpful distractions that might otherwise be missed.
History repeats: A new (old) economic corridor emerges
Renewed connectivity between India, the Middle East and Europe shows how maps are temporary, but geography persists.
Foreign policy begins at home. Ask Trudeau
Separatism, approval ratings and a Cold War hangover are the backdrop to the most recent Canada–India dispute.
Why India keeps a foot in both camps
Great powers might seek to force a choice but India is showcasing its own – to stop China from dominating, and benefit from Western capital.
The Moon: The great game on new turf
India joins a powerplay with the United States, China and Russia in the hunt for lunar treasure and strategic superiority.