Bejoy Sebastian

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Bejoy Sebastian writes on the contemporary geopolitics and regionalism in eastern Asia and the Indo-Pacific. His articles and commentaries have appeared in Delhi Post (India), The Kochi Post (India), The Diplomat (United States), and The Financial Express (India). Some of his articles were re-published by The Asian Age (Bangladesh), The Cambodia Daily, the BRICS Information Portal, and the Peace Economy Project (United States). He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi, where he acquired a post-graduate diploma in English journalism. He has qualified the Indian University Grants Commission's National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) for teaching International Relations in Indian higher educational institutions in 2022. He holds a Master's degree in Politics and International Relations with first rank from Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam, Kerala, India. He was attached to the headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs (Government of India) in New Delhi as a research intern in 2021 and has also worked as a Teaching Assistant at FLAME University in Pune, India, for a brief while.

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Testing times for India’s neighbourhood policy

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The 18th G20 summit: When India takes the centre stage of the world

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China’s updated map and the undoing of diplomacy

China has released an updated map of its territory on August 28, 2023, that included its contested claims on the western border with India,...

Deciphering Quad’s expanding agenda in the Indo-Pacific

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Quad leaders to meet again in Japan after a year, as POTUS postpones trip to Australia

Japan hosted the second in-person Quad summit in Tokyo a year ago. Owing to the recent turn of events, it turns out that the...

The audacious AUKUS submarine deal and Asia’s changing security landscape

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China’s “Two Sessions” and the return of one-man rule

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