Newsletter: India-Sweden Strategic Compass
August 3, 2023: The Stockholm Center for South Asian and Indo-Pacific Affairs publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, the ‘India-Sweden Strategic Compass’. The newsletter focuses on current affairs, highlighting Sweden and India relations, India-Nordic relations, EU-India relations, domestic developments in India, and relevant international updates.
The latest issue deals with India’s growing engagement with the West, covering the progressive relations between India and France, India and the U.S. This issue covers how Prime Minister Modi’s high-profile visits to the U.S. in June and France in July have indeed started a new chapter in India’s strategic partnership with both Europe and the U.S. These visits will be a turning point for the EU and its member states strengthening of ties with India in fields ranging from new and critical technologies to renewable energy in these challenging times exacerbated by authoritarian states exploiting ideological, geographical, and cultural divisions. This issue also covers India’s growing chemistry with Sweden and how there is good momentum is building between India and Sweden.
Abandoning Neutrality, Absorbing Multipolarity: India and Sweden by 2047
Pragmatism and polarised positioning have become the new normal in foreign policy decision making – and Sweden and India are no exception. Sweden moved away from and perhaps permanently abandoned […]
India-Sweden Strategic Compass, Vol. 2, No. 5
India-Sweden ties have continued to prosper this year as the two states celebrated 75 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations with increased interactions and visits by high-level officials from […]
South Korea as a Nuclear State: Trade-Offs and Choices
South Korea’s launch of its own Indo-Pacific strategy in December 2022 started the country’s ascent into “strategic clarity” for the US-led Indo-Pacific construct, winning favor with Washington for this policy […]
Indo-Pacific Security in 2030-35: Links in the Chain
In recent years, events like the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war have brought global supply chains squarely under the spotlight. The economic impact of these disruptive events exposed the […]
The French Connection: India-France Partnership for the Indo-Pacific Zeitgeist
India’s bilateral relationship with France has been a robust one, and a test case for maintaining a distinct trajectory of its own allowing enough elbow room to both countries to […]
Between BRICS & G20: India & Global South Are a Resolute Match!
Even before India took over the presidency of the Group of Twenty – the influential forum of major global economies, popularly called the G-20 – India did not shy away […]