Yanitha Meena Louis

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Yanitha Meena Louis is Analyst at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia. Meena’s research focuses on Indian foreign policy, the geopolitics of South Asia and Malaysia and ASEAN relations with the region. She also looks at the various Indo-Pacific strategies in the region, focusing on the approaches of ASEAN, the European Union, Australia and the Republic of Korea. She is also interested in understanding how inter/intra-regionalism, mini-lateralism and multilateralism functions in the Global South and larger Indo-Pacific. Meena completed an MA in European Regional Integration at Universiti Malaya and a BSc in Psychology at the University of Madras. She is at the tail end of her PhD at UM where she pursued seminal work on the Tirukkural's contribution to non-Western international relations.

Why India’s Global South ambitions must turn to Southeast Asia
Why India’s Global South ambitions must turn to Southeast Asia
An important part of seamless communication is still missing – and this carries a regional cost.
India: What a Modi win means for relations with Malaysia
India: What a Modi win means for relations with Malaysia
Shared strategic future can no longer rely on “silence” as response to contentious issues.
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