India’s Power Games, between Ukraine and the G20 Politique étrangère, Vol. 88, No. 2, Summer 2023
India’s drive for power merits examination in the light of New Delhi’s abstention on Ukraine, and its stated objectives for its presidency of the G20.
As a member of the Quad and the 2023 chair of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, is India acting as a counterweight or searching for balance between Eurasia and the Indo-Pacific, and between the West, which it simultaneously draws closer to and criticizes, and the Global South, on behalf of which it styles itself as a bulwark against China?
An Emeritus CNRS Senior Research Fellow, Jean-Luc Racine is also a senior scholar at the Asia Centre think tank in Paris.
Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 88, No. 2, Summer 2023.