June 20, 2022

Outsourcing of security in the Solomon Islands: A historical  perspective

Among the many geopolitical issues that were transformed or exacerbated in different parts of the world by the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing uncertainty, the current events in the South Pacific merits mention. Crises of multiple dimensions have been brewing […]
May 27, 2022

Manila’s Foreign Policy Commitments in the South China Sea Under the New President-elect

The recent Presidential elections in the Philippines presented an interesting case for evaluating the geopolitics prospects in Southeast Asia and beyond. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. won a landslide victory, the kind that his father Ferdinand Marcos Sr. had achieved decades […]
April 18, 2022

An Indo-Pacific Game of Balance: Convergence of Indo-US Strategic Interests in Countering China

The fourth 2+2 Dialogue Summit, a cornerstone in Indo-US bilateral cooperation, ended in Washington last week, discussing deeper security and defence cooperation, especially in the Indo-Pacific (IP), a point of convergence in interests of the two countries. Indo-Pacific as a […]
April 9, 2022

Indo- Australia Relations: Navigating the Ukraine Crisis as a Foreign Policy Strategy

India-Australia relations accelerated to multisectoral engagements in the recent years with a focus to cement cooperation through tangible commitments. This partnership is crucial in the regional security and stability architecture of the Indo-Pacific as well as to counter China’s overtures […]