Indo-Pacific
Public Call for Independence - What it Means for Taiwan

It would be an understatement to say that a lot has happened and is happening across the Taiwan Straits. The relationship between Taiwan and China has been strained since the election of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Tsai Ing-wen as the ....

Pakistan Withdrawal from Combined Task Force 151: Does it Presage a Lethal Military Bloc – An Alliance of Four (Ao4)?

Pakistan Navy’s Pull-out
It was reported by Al Jazeera that the Pakistan Navy had pulled out of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 on October 08, 2018. However, there has been no official confirmation by the Pakistan Navy. CTF 151 was establ....

Korean Peninsula – Two Steps Forwards, One and a Half Steps Back

A productive inter-Korean summit was held in Pyongyang on 18 to 20 September - the third since April 2018. The historic first North Korea-USA summit took place in Singapore on 12 June. Preparations for the second are afoot. President Xi Jinping a....

BIMSTEC – The Rubik’s Cube

On August 30-31, the seven-member Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) held its 4th Summit at Kathmandu within a span of over two decades. Many observers had begun to cast a shadow of doubt on its r....

Emerging Strategic Dynamics in Indo-Pacific and India-Vietnam Cooperation

International order is undergoing profound and rapid changes, which compel all powers to continually adapt their foreign and security policies, in order to protect their national interests to the extent possible. The term Indo-Pacific though over a d....

Prospects for India–China Maritime Cooperation

Introduction
The keynote address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered at the Shangri-La Dialogue on June 01, 2018, succinctly spelt out India’s Indo-Pacific strategy between the “shifting plates of global politics and the fault l....

दक्षिण चीन सागर के लिए आचार संहिता पर चीन-आसियान वार्ता

मीडिया में ऐसी खबरें आई हैं कि चीन और दस आसियान देश दक्षिण चीन सागर में आचार संहिता के लिए बातची....

Armed Forces of Vietnam

Introduction
The Armed Forces of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is known as the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN). The PAVN was formed by Ho Chi Minh and General Vo Nguyen Giap on 22 December 1944. The Service Branches comprise of the ....

कोरियाई उपमहाद्वीप में नए अंत का आरंभ

उत्तर कोरिया में प्योंगचांग शीतकालीन ओलिंपिक खेलों से पहले लगभग साढ़े तीन महीने की उच्चस्तरीय ....

Marine Debris Worry Indian and Indonesian Leaders

The ‘Shared Vision of India-Indonesia Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific’1 announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo of Indonesia lists several issues for practical cooperation. Broadly, the leaders iden....

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