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The Cricket Factor in Indian Politics
In India, cricket is much more than a sport; it is also a political tool, a lucrative industry, a source of prestige, and among India’s most powerful levers for exerting global influence. None of this is lost on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he prepares to seek re-election next year.
India’s Quiet Rise
The stalling of China’s four-decade-long economic boom has thrown into relief the emergence of India, Asia's other demographic giant, as a geopolitical and economic force, writes Brahma Chellaney.
Unlike China, India Cannot Be an Economic Superpower
Indian and international observers once thought that the Chinese Communist Party would mismanage economic policy, leaving democratic India to emerge as the bigger and more developed economy of the two. Instead, writes Ashoka Mody, India is now paying the price for underinvesting in its human capital and gender equality.
India and the Global Balance of Power
Despite the fanfare of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington, India and the US seem fated not for marriage but for a long-term partnership – one that might last only as long as both countries remain preoccupied with China, writes Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
Asialink Webinar Series: QUAD - Perspectives from the Region
In this era of heightened regional competition, multilateral cooperation is more important than ever. The QUAD, a strategic security dialogue comprised of Australia, The United States, Japan and India, is committed to supporting a free and prosperous Indo-Pacific.