Despite the recent tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, who engaged in an aerial dogfight in February, Imran Khan has welcomed his Indian counterpart’s landslide election win.
Continuing activity by hostile militant groups suggests that India’s responses to terrorist attacks, formed in 2016, cannot resolve the problem and new thinking may be required.
The reluctance of Indo-Pacific allies to increase naval deployments in the South China Sea means the US is restricted to creating controversy where it can.
After bilateral relations hit a low point last year, New Delhi has realised there’s little to gain from a hostile relationship with Beijing. That doesn’t mean it won’t still hedge against China’s influence by nurturing stronger relationships with others in the region.