India and South Asia

Regional wrap

The past fortnight was marked by not one but two history-defining international events in different theatres of the Indo-Pacific: one in South Asia and the… Read More

Trilateral dialogue on leadership, partnership and ASEAN centrality in the Indo-Pacific

On 6 August 2019 the Griffith Asia Institute hosted the third Australia-Japan-India Trilateral with the generous support of Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the… Read More

Regional wrap

The events of the past fortnight have led Australians to again reflect on the extent of Chinese influence they’re ready to tolerate on their soil… Read More

Enhancing the intercultural business capabilities of women entrepreneurs from India

India is the fastest growing start-up ecosystem in the world, yet the presence of women within this space is very limited. A study by… Read More

Regional wrap

We’re slowly but surely drifting towards an era of a new Cold War between the US and China and nowhere is it going to be… Read More

How mateship made way for freedom, democracy and rule of law

Australia’s diplomatic language has evolved during a period of instability and risk, but is practice following? Read More

Regional wrap

The past fortnight would be best described as surreal and bizarre; surreal because one witnessed leaders of countries seemingly hostile to each other dining nonchalantly… Read More

At the G20, a focus on sideshow diplomacy and photo opps, with limited material gains

What a weekend it’s been: global leadership, diplomacy and theatrics, all at play on the world stage. US President Donald Trump – never one to… Read More

No longer in a cleft stick: India and Australia in the Indo-Pacific

India has assumed far greater prominence in Australian strategic thinking in recent times, as a potential economic and political counterweight to China. While Australia’s Indo-Pacific… Read More

The great Indian GDP debate: Has the former Chief Economic Adviser got it right?

Arvind Subramanian, now at Harvard and the Petersen Institute for International Economics, was the former Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) to the Indian government from October… Read More