China’s BRI Diplomacy: What it Means to India and India’s Rise
In the post-COVID-19 world order, particularly, amidst intensifying great power competition and changing regional and global power dynamics, infrastructural advancement has taken on new and expanded significance. However, the COVID-19 pandemic witnessed the BRI projects around the world halted, leading to major setbacks in timeline. This chapter seeks to look at how China’s BRI is shaping post-COVID-19; it assesses how India’s response to the same has emerged over the years and how it may shift in the coming times. Further, the chapter analyses how India’s own infrastructure projects can manage the post-pandemic containment of the BRI corridors.
Kishida’s India Visit: Samaritan of the Eleventh Hour?
First of a two part series on Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s travel to India and Cambodia in March 2022. This article is part of the [Asia’s Next Page] series on JAPAN Forward. Find […]
Quad 4.0? To Securitize or Not to Securitize
From an ad-hoc body that emerged to coordinate a response to a devastating tsunami in 2004, the Quad has grown into a critical and formalized framework with a practical agenda. […]
Seoul and the Indo-Pacific Alliance Framework: Through an Indian Lens
Introduction: For long, South Korea has not fulfilled its middle power potential despite its economic and technological prowess. A large part of it is certainly due to the balancing required […]
India’s Act East Policy: Finding Opportunities in Post-Pandemic Adversities
Abstract: India’s Act East Policy has fallen short of its promised potential due to factors like China’s increasing influence in the region, rising tensions between India and China, and India’s […]
Indo-Pacific at a Loss: The Abe Memoire
Within a divided world, Abe’s most defining legacy for Japan, the regional and global community, was that he built a united democratic Indo-Pacific coalition. Often termed the most “Consequential Prime […]
China in Sri Lanka and Solomon Islands: Role of Littorals in the Geopolitical Competition
Abstract: This issue brief discusses the growing Chinese sphere of influence in Sri Lanka and Solomon Islands, its impact on the region and on the regional powers, India and Australia. […]