Rupakjyoti Borah

Dr Rupakjyoti Borah is a visiting research fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. His latest book is The Elephant and the Samurai: Why Japan Can Trust India?
Rupakjyoti Borah
Dr Rupakjyoti Borah is a visiting research fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. His latest book is The Elephant and the Samurai: Why Japan Can Trust India?

Latest from Rupakjyoti Borah

Opinion | Why India should rethink its reticence towards ‘the Quad’

For years, the four-country security grouping has failed to live up to its potential, largely because of a lack of support. Rupakjyoti Borah asks if now is the right time for New Delhi to bring the alliance back in from the cold.

2 Apr 2019 - 12:12PM

For years, the four-country security grouping has failed to live up to its potential, largely because of a lack of support. Rupakjyoti Borah asks if now is the right time for New Delhi to bring the alliance back in from the cold.

Why India should rethink its reticence towards ‘the Quad’
Opinion | Trump-Kim failed, but can Japan’s Abe reach North Korea through China?

With Washington and Pyongyang in a stalemate, Tokyo has an opportunity regarding Japanese abductees in North Korea. But if Abe is next to ‘face Chairman Kim’, he’ll need a hotline to Pyongyang. Who’s he going to call?

4 Mar 2019 - 7:37PM

With Washington and Pyongyang in a stalemate, Tokyo has an opportunity regarding Japanese abductees in North Korea. But if Abe is next to ‘face Chairman Kim’, he’ll need a hotline to Pyongyang. Who’s he going to call?

Trump-Kim failed, but can Japan’s Abe reach North Korea through China?
Opinion | Pulwama attacks: how India can respond to Pakistan-based terrorists in wake of Kashmir suicide bombing

What are the options New Delhi is weighing up as it considers its response to a deadly attack in Kashmir that killed more than 40 paramilitary police?

20 Feb 2019 - 3:01PM

What are the options New Delhi is weighing up as it considers its response to a deadly attack in Kashmir that killed more than 40 paramilitary police?

Pulwama attacks: how India can respond to Pakistan-based terrorists in wake of Kashmir suicide bombing
Opinion | Sidelined on North Korea, Japan needs all of Shinzo Abe’s diplomatic skill to get back into the game

Without a breakthrough in its talks with Pyongyang on the abductee issue, Tokyo must still strive to gain some influence over the denuclearisation process on the peninsula, to ensure its concerns are addressed.

19 Jun 2018 - 6:49PM

Without a breakthrough in its talks with Pyongyang on the abductee issue, Tokyo must still strive to gain some influence over the denuclearisation process on the peninsula, to ensure its concerns are addressed.

Sidelined on North Korea, Japan needs all of Shinzo Abe’s diplomatic skill to get back into the game