STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

The Geopolitics of the US-India-Russia Strategic Triangle

Aleksei Zakharov is Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile
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  • September 2019
    Volume: 
    43
    Issue: 
    5
    Articles

    The article deals with the state of play in the relationships between the United States, India and Russia. The focus of the article is placed on the geopolitical environment in which the three countries have been building their relationships in contemporary times. The author analyses the approaches of the US, India and Russia towards two geographical concepts of the Indo-Pacific and Eurasia. The situation in Afghanistan is examined through perspectives and interests of all three players as each of them is involved—though in a different manner—in the resolution of the crisis. The author displays the role of Beijing as a key variable for the US-India-Russia triangle.

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