Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific strategy is driven less by a coherent national strategy than by a choice made due to the lack of alternatives resulting from Indonesia’s domestic and international weaknesses.
Natural Allies? The India-US Relations from the Clinton Administration to the Trump Era Asie.Visions, No. 104, December 2018
In recent years, experts and onlookers have noted a convergence of geopolitical interests between the United States and India.
The Indo-Pacific Vision in Strategic Limbo: A Foreign Policy Case Study for the Trump Era Asie Visions, No. 102, November 2018
The Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific security strategy is a case study in foreign policymaking under a non-unitary executive.
Questions of Fact: India’s Aadhaar Matter and the Limits of the Supreme Court Asie Visions, No. 101, October 2018
In September 2018, the Supreme Court of India rendered its verdict in a landmark case with major implications for the Aadhaar biometric identification project as well as the application of right to privacy in India, but the Aadhaar Matter raises important questions about the shortcomings of...
The Japan-India Economic Partnership: A Politically Driven Process Asie.Visions, No. 100, September 2018
In the last decade, the strengthening of the India-Japan strategic partnership has been primarily driven by geopolitical considerations, in an era of competing regional visions and influence.
Catching Up or Staying Ahead. Japanese Investment in the Mekong Region and the China Factor Asie.Visions, No. 99, May 2018
There is no denying that the Mekong region has become an economic battleground where Japan and China are competing to gain and sustain economic influence in the region.
India has committed to ambitious action on climate change, but financing its renewable energy goals remains a significant challenge.
Papua New Guinea (PNG) is one of the most resource-rich countries in the world, but successive governments have failed to put the country on a stable development track.
India’s digital economy is characterized by “last mile” data protection, with privacy norms, data collection and sharing standards being set at the level of the application (“app”), operating system (OS) and the device. This practice lends itself to multiple, often crisscrossing rules...
Diplomacy as Diaspora Management: The Case of India and the Gulf States Asie.Visions, No. 95, November 2017
In today’s world, diaspora management and diplomacy have become increasingly enmeshed, reflecting the growing interconnections between domestic and international issues.