President elect Joe Biden

Biden’s Realist Foreign Policy: A Shift Towards Institutionalism

Fundamentals of America’s Foreign Policy have remained rooted in the Bretton Woods arrangement of Institutions and the subsequent Washington Consensus that reinforced such multilateral...
President Barack Obama on telephone

The Tattered Legacy of Barack Obama

In 2008, Barack Obama went on to win the U.S. Presidential election with the biggest majority of any Democrat since 1964, including by unexpectedly...
President-elect Joe Biden

President-elect Joe Biden Signals a Return to Building Robust U.S.-Africa Relations

A new era in U.S. geopolitical doctrine is waiting in the wings. American foreign policy in Africa has been in flux, and presidents since...
PM Narendra Modi being conferred Saudi's highest civilian award
India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar recently visited Bahrain, the UAE and Seychelles. Jaishankar’s visit comes as a part of India’s outreach to the Western Indian Ocean in the past one month. The other engagements with the region were Chief of Defence Forces of Kenya visiting India and India...
The visit to Cambodia of Hungarian Foreign Minister Pieter Szijjártó at the start of this month did not go entirely as planned. Having tested negative for coronavirus before leaving his country on Nov. 2, he tested positive when he arrived in Thailand from Cambodia on Nov. 3. The conclusion is...
Thailand anti-government protest
Supporters of democracy in Cambodia and Thailand are engaged in the same struggle to achieve free, just and modern societies. There are reasons to hope that Thailand’s political crisis brought about by pro-democracy protests will be peacefully and internally resolved. Political progress in Cambodia, by contrast, will need sustained...
President Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa
The Indo-Pacific is evolving to be the locus of global political, economic, and military events. It hosts two major economic powers, India, and ASEAN. While COVID-19 has dimmed the region’s economic prospects, India’s economy is projected to be strong enough to pick up real GDP in the second half...