Aakriti Bachhawat

Regional wrap

The last fortnight proved to be an action-packed one, with many significant developments taking place in the Indo-Pacific region. Australia was at the front and… Read More

Regional wrap

The last fortnight was marked by an escalation of tensions between the US and China in various domains. A US navy reportedly had an… Read More

Regional wrap

The last fortnight witnessed significant shifts in the geopolitical dynamics of the Indo-Pacific region. The 2+2 defence and foreign ministerial dialogue between Washington and New… Read More

Regional wrap

The last fortnight will go down as one of the most absurd in Australia’s political history. What began as a leadership challenge to Prime Minister… Read More

India still wary of the Quad amid its own China ‘reset’

India has recently been called out for being the weakest link in the revitalised Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, a framework for cooperation involving three other… Read More

Regional wrap

The last fortnight witnessed the unfolding of dramatic events, turnarounds and some disturbing developments in the Asia Pacific region. The most talked-about development was another… Read More

Regional wrap

The last fortnight witnessed the enunciation of President Donald Trump’s economic and security vision for the Indo-Pacific. Last week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,… Read More

Regional wrap

While the most talked-about development, globally, was the Helsinki Summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Asia Pacific region… Read More

Regional wrap

Power politics, trade wars and a humanitarian rescue mission dominated headlines in the Asia Pacific region over the course of the last fortnight. The most… Read More

Regional wrap

Last fortnight, countries in the Indo-Pacific region, as elsewhere, were absorbed in trying to make sense of the June 12th Singapore Summit between US President… Read More