Rupakjyoti Borah

Rupakjyoti Borah is currently a research fellow with the Tokyo-based Japan Forum for Strategic Studies. He specialises on India's strategic ties with countries in the Indo-Pacific region and its maritime interests.


Japan's new Defence White Paper: Turbulence ahead

Japan will have to devote an increasing amount of time, energy and resources to the troubled security front.


India-US ties: Marching to a new tune

This turnaround in the ties is in stark contrast to the Cold War-era when the two sides did not see eye-to-eye.


What of India and China relations?

Beijing is trying to move into what New Delhi has traditionally seen as its own backyard.


Tough choices in Myanmar as a new era begins

The new government has to weigh its interests very carefully internationally as countries across the world woo Myanmar.

War & Conflict

India and Japan get closer as China flexes its muscles

Beijing's cloak-and-dagger moves in the South China Sea and beyond has led to Tokyo and New Delhi become more amicable.

Poverty & Development

India's take it or leave it choice in Afghanistan

New Delhi will have to stay the course in Afghanistan in the light of its long-term interests.