Understanding China–Russia Cooperation in the Arctic

The Ukraine crisis, shifting geopolitical alliances in the Indo-Pacific and Western-imposed economic sanctions on Russia have strengthened China–Russia cooperation in the Arctic.

January 10, 2023

Two to Tango: Xi Jinping’s Visit to Riyadh

Xi’s visit to Riyadh builds on the strong economic engagements between China and Saudi Arabia.

January 05, 2023

ADMM-Plus and India’s Act East Policy

The ADMM-Plus offers India and ASEAN opportunities to develop practical collaboration on security issues ranging from terrorism, maritime threats and other non-traditional threats.

December 16, 2022

No Money for Terror: Challenges and Way Ahead

International cooperation is the key to curbing the menace of terrorism finance more effectively.

December 09, 2022

Embedded Rivalry: Technology as an Arbiter in US–China Great Power Competition

Technology as an Arbiter of the US–China great power rivalry is starkly visible in both countries' recently released national security documents.

November 22, 2022

Israel–Lebanon Maritime Boundary Agreement: An Assessment

The Lebanon–Israel maritime boundary agreement promotes the rule of international law and regional economic cooperation.

November 11, 2022

One Year of AUKUS: An Assessment of Progress and Challenges

AUKUS illustrates the growing strategic depth between the US and Australia, the UK’s return to ‘East of Suez’ and Australia’s attempts to revolutionise its defence industrial base.

November 02, 2022

PLA Western Theatre Command Lays Stress on Joint Operations Capabilities

The PLA Western Theatre Command has focused on joint operations capabilities to counter the perceived lack of air superiority and information dominance in the theatre, which it believes is required for strike operations.

November 02, 2022

Understanding the PLA’s Command and Leadership System

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has established a leadership and command system to enhance its capability to conduct joint operations.

October 17, 2022

Prioritising Connectivity: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Visit to India

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit underlines the fact that India and Bangladesh are successfully leveraging their geographical location to advance mutually beneficial economic ties.

October 14, 2022