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4 September 2018

A security architecture for the Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean has served as a keystone of global politics, economics and culture for centuries. In modern times, after World War II, it emerged as a focal point for great power competition and subsequently, of global commerce as the pivot of economic growth shifted from Europe to the Asia Pacific, a feature which has since remained constant.

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4 September 2018

Green shoots of revival: on BIMSTEC summit

The fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) has many implications for the countries involved. The agreements signed at the summit can only be implemented through a concerted effort by all parties.

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3 September 2018

Simply Put: Why BIMSTEC summit matters

Our Distinguished Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies, Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia, was quoted in The Indian Express in an article on what the BIMSTEC summit could achieve. Read the full article here.

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3 August 2018

The big five at 10

BRICS has grown in influence in its first decade but is still far from achieving its initial goals