Demilitarising the South China Sea: Concerted Efforts Needed

Two of the most important topics during last year’s Shangri La Dialogue were ‘Upholding the rules-based regional order’ and demilitarisation of the South China Sea in the shape of a discussion on practical ‘measures to avoid conflict at sea

दक्षिण चीन सागर में पी एल ए की नौसेना का विराट अभ्यास: विश्लेषण

पीपुल्स लिबरेशन आर्मी (पीएलए) की नौसेना ने वैश्विक और क्षेत्रीय स्तरों पर उभरती सामरिक स्थितिय

ASEAN Summit at Singapore: Urgent Need for a Legally Binding Code of Conduct in South China Sea

The 32nd edition of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit took place in Singapore in from 25-28 April where the central theme of the meeting was envisioned as ‘Resilient and Innovative ASEAN’. While the South East Asian leaders

Commentary: Modi-Xi Informal Summit: Striving to Achieve Equilibrium

The informal summit between Modi and Xi has taken place at an appropriate time when one looks at both the global and regional situation as also at the domestic situations in both the countries. While the statements made by the Indian and Chinese side

Commentary: PLA Navy’s Major Exercise in the South China Sea: An Analytical Perspective

The massive People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy exercises conducted in the second week of April near Hainan and further east, and review of the same by President Xi Jinping come in the wake of evolving strategic situation at the global and regional

Commentary: Vietnam-Australia Relationship Upgraded to Strategic Partnership: Adds to Regional Stability

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, after his visit to New Zealand and Australia in mid-March also attended the Australian-ASEAN Summit, the first ever such exercise being undertaken by Canberra. The Vietnamese leader’s visit took place af

Commentary: Strengthening the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between India and Vietnam

Within a short period of less than two months there would have been two high level political leaders from Vietnam visiting India. Last month Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc was in New Delhi as part of the India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit as also to w

A Perspective on BRICS Development Strategies: Prospects and Issues

Looking Back Last year Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) group conducted its summit in October under the Chairmanship of India. PM Modi had outlined ‘Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions’ as the core-theme f

ASEAN’s Centrality and the South China Sea Dispute

The concept of Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) centrality has been much talked about as being one of the most cherished principles of the multilateral organization; however, there is no clear or detailed definition of the term. Yet

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