Aakriti Bachhawat

Regional wrap

The last fortnight witnessed perhaps one of the most eventful episodes in recent times, with significant ramifications for the Indo-Pacific region. The highly anticipated… Read More

Regional wrap

  The last fortnight witnessed stunning theatrics and turnarounds vis-a-vis the proposed summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Read More

Regional wrap

US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement with Iran dominated global headlines this fortnight. This… Read More

Regional wrap

The last fortnight was witness to two important summits between rival nations in the region, both significant for the apparent ‘thaw’ in bilateral relations that… Read More

Has India blinked?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement that he plans to visit China for an ‘informal summit’ with President Xi Jinping is part of a … Read More

Regional wrap

While the most important global development this fortnight was the US, UK and France’s precision missile strikes in Syria in response to Assad’s use of… Read More

Regional wrap

Kim Jong-un’s visit to China and the diplomatic to-and-fro surrounding the upcoming summit meeting between DPRK and the United States were the most talked-about developments… Read More

Why New Delhi welcomes a can-do Canberra

Over the last few years, the emerging closeness between India and Australia has often made news, but such enthusiasm has been, at times, short-lived. However,… Read More

Regional wrap

The most-talked about development, this fortnight, is the significant diplomatic coup pulled off by Kim Jong Un in getting Donald Trump to agree to his… Read More

Regional wrap

The most important development this fortnight, and indeed this year, is Chinese President Xi Jinping’s effective assumption of a dictatorship through the passage of… Read More