Regional power plays, the Palestinian problem and some shady dealmakers all playing a role.
China-Iran deal is raising concerns from India to Israel to the U.S. as the details remain a tightly guarded secret.
Beijing is setting a new tone for easing tensions and rivalry in the historically volatile region.
China is making bold moves in the Middle East that are fast shifting the region’s balance of power.
Geography and history cannot be ignored in inter-state relationships even in the direst of circumstances.
America’s military beats drums of conflict but Washington’s Western allies are reluctant to fall in line.
America’s sense of crisis vis-a-vis China stems from its fundamental decline in comprehensive competitiveness.
Sri Lanka hands India major port development deal that will tie the two neighbors together for decades to come.
With Lula da Silva’s return to active politics, a clash between the moderate left and right-wing populism is in the cards.
A defeat or quagmire in Yemen could cast doubt on the Saudi prince’s credentials to rule his country.
The prospects are brighter than ever that an orderly Afghan transition in the coming weeks or months is entirely conceivable.
Biden administration in a predicament because U.S. complicit in human rights violations all along.
The U.S. administration says China is its biggest test but optics matter as ties with allies are strengthened.
America’s return to the UNHRC is part and parcel of Biden administration’s plan to put democracy and rights at the center of its foreign policy.
Biden stumbles into Iran nuclear negotiations by refusing sanctions relief and insisting Tehran returns to JCPOA ahead of U.S.
The sky is the limit to build on the two sides’ ceasefire and cooperation statement provided there is political will.
The Indian government should pay greater attention to geo-economics as the locomotive of its diplomacy and foreign policy.
Things are moving quickly with both sides making efforts to look like they’re not giving concessions.
Vested interests and entrenched official mindsets drive military conflicts in Afghanistan and on India-China border.
If the U.S. can work with China and Russia to resolve the Iran nuclear issue, what else can be achieved?
A complex picture is emerging of the Biden administration’s preparations to engage with Iran.
Audacious Indian trajectory on the pretext of ‘maritime security’ will isolate it in the region.
U.S. leader praises China’s major new initiatives on rail and environment and says the U.S. needs to up its game.
India sides with U.S. condemnation of putsch but its interests would be better served alongside China and Russia’s more nuanced response.
Insurgents do rounds of key states to shore up support as new U.S. administration reviews Afghanistan Doha peace process.
U.S. and Russian leaders are both seasoned war horses and curiously have much in common that could eventually thaw frozen relations.
Vietnam is in a celebratory mood as 13th Communist Party National Congress decides leaders and policies for next five years.
New U.S. administration seeks to preserve Trump’s Doha pact with the Taliban with a few important tweaks.
America’s relations with the rest of the world, and especially Europe, will take a lot of work to fix.
The first is the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan and the other is his choice of William Burns, veteran diplomat, to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.