AUKUS
China: Daily Scan, October 3, 2022

Former court official in China's Inner Mongolia expelled from CPC: Xinhuanet September 30, 2022
Hu Yifeng, former president of the Higher People's Court of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and secretary of the court's leadi....

AUKUS, India and the Strategic Dynamics in the Indo-Pacific Region

Introduction
The emergence of the Indo-Pacific as a new geostrategic space represents the new strategic reality of the 21st century. It is a new domain in India’s foreign policy engagement. India’s role is defined by its geography, in....

China: Daily Scan, June 07, 2022

Full text of Xi Jinping's congratulatory letter to National Event on Environment Day 2022: Xinhuanet
June 6, 2022
The following is the full text of Xi Jinping's congratulatory letter to the National Event on the Environment Day....

The China-Solomon Islands Bilateral Security Pact

In April 2022, China and the Solomon Islands signed a bilateral defence pact. The signing of this deal has caused great distress within Australia and the US, drawing sharp reactions from both the countries. The news of possible pact of this kind brok....

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: December 2021

Vivekananda International Foundation organized two expert group interactions through webinars in the month of December 2021. The reduced number of expert groups meetings were due to previous commitments, and holidays for most of the participants. How....

2021 Crystallised the Indo-Pacific Security Landscape

2021 was an eventful year in the Indo-Pacific region. Several developments have taken place, which are significant in their own right, but are rather indicative of what lies ahead in this region. This article examines the implications of the key secu....

Japan and Australia ink Defence Pact with Eye on China

Though the QUAD and AUKUS had received wide media attention in India, with each analysis applauding the merit of these initiatives, another significant development that took place in the past week has somewhat received less attention. The import of t....

The Significance of the Australia -Japan Defence Agreement

Australia and Japan signed a new defence agreement on 6 January 2022, which both PM Scott Morrison and PM Fumio Kishida hailed as a landmark. The Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) is Japan’s second such Agreement with any country, after treaty ally....

Geopolitical trends of 2021 and impact on India

3 January 2022 The year 2021 saw numerous upheavals and developments shaping the world and will certainly stand out as a difficult year with some promising developments. As the world steps into the new year, join Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF and....

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: November 2021

Vivekananda International Foundation organized two think tank interactions and two expert group meetings through webinars on events and topics in the month of November 2021. The think tank interactions were with premier counterparts in USA and in Tai....

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