Brexit Undercurrents

Nations and civilisations have been rising and falling from as far back as history has been recorded. While monarchies generally decline and decay, civilisations seem to collapse at their peak. This can only happen due to self-inflicted wounds. Brexit (and to some extent Trump’s USA) gives us an opportunity to see this happening in front…

India and shared maritime values in the Indo-Pacific

For the first time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi articulated India’s vision towards the Indo-Pacific region at the Shangri-La dialogue organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Singapore in June 2018. He emphasised the promotion of a democratic and rules-based international order to keep “our seas, space and airways free and open; our nations…

Values-Derived Diplomacy the Basis for Indian Foreign Policy towards South and Southeast Asia

The approach of Indian foreign policy towards the neighbouring countries labelled as the South or Southeast Asian nations shows a great deal of proper respect for the traditions and values of those neighbouring lands, reflecting the core sentiments of tolerance and a non-discriminating attitude towards those who choose to differ with New Delhi in opinion…