Neighbourhood

A Red Star over Hong Kong

The summer of discontent seems to continue in infinite rage in Hong Kong as the totalitarian Chinese regime succumbs for the first time.

Huawei: Hesitations, Hiccups and Hoo-Ha

If Huawei were to be ousted from the September 5G trials, then this would possibly be the fourth occasion when India would have changed its well-articulated foreign policy to align itself with that of the US.

Book Excerpt – The Costliest Pearl: China’s Struggle for India’s Ocean

The Costliest Pearl is a fast-paced investigation of India’s strategic encirclement that reveals how China’s chequebook diplomacy is impacting the region.

Ministry of Crab and Other Spicy Delicacies

Jaffna’s beaches are charming and clean. Standing on Palk Strait with the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal leaking into each other seemed like a Mary Poppins’ moment.

Maldives: How will the new government rebalance its foreign policy?

The big challenge for the new government in Maldives is how to undo the policies of President Yameen and to correct the tilt of the island nation