Volume 05 Issue 3 - MAY-JUN 2022
This article offers four tenets of ontological power and recommendations on how to command this newest domain of power in the era of great-power competition.
Volume 05 Issue 2 - MAR-APR 2022
In response to a highly potential military confrontation in the Taiwan Strait, both the United States and Taiwan must look for a strong collective defense framework against China’s threat, and the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD or Quad), composed of the United States, Japan, Australia,
According to one of the most prominent theories, neorealism, state behavior is driven primarily by the distribution of material capabilities in the international system and changes in that distribution are a source of anxiety: “Rising states pose a challenge to others and inspire them, almost
This article recommends that the personnel strength of the Indian Army be reduced by 200,000 men over a five-year period, while simultaneously shifting slowly to an oceanic strategy by further strengthening the equipment for the Army and the Navy and Air Force. It is estimated an approximate sum of
As it has across the entire Indo-Pacific, geopolitical competition has intensified in the Bay of Bengal. There is, indeed, a competition between and among major powers; India competes with China, US-led allies challenge China’s assertiveness, and the Bay of Bengal—situated at the
India has proactively engaged in the South China Sea (SCS), notably via boosting its naval presence and forging ties with Vietnam despite China’s aggression. This article analyzes relevant incentives for India’s engagement in the SCS, then examines the maturation of India-Vietnam
India’s provision of humanitarian aid to Ukraine and criticisms of Russian conduct in its statements explaining its decisions to abstain from UNSC votes on the issue are welcome moves. Nevertheless, in his recent book detailing the logic and goals of Indian foreign policy, Indian External
In this Indo-Pacific Perspectives roundtable, five expert contributors from across the region analyze an overlooked dimension of this larger puzzle: the place of the Persian Gulf in the emerging Indo-Pacific order. This is an unconventional way to think about the Indo-Pacific as a contested
India prides itself on being the world’s largest democracy. At the same time, however, it has never pivoted away from the principle of nonalignment set out in its foreign policy by the nation’s first premier, Jawaharlal Nehru. This means that in addition to maintaining cordial and steady
The political future of Afghanistan will be important not only regarding the lives of its inhabitants but also as a test of the universal values contained within the supposedly “rules-based” regional order. The Taliban’s disregard for basic human rights cannot be tolerated within
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