Both countries are setting the tone for the June 9-10 SCO meeting in Qingdao with effusive statements.
The decision to send back maritime patrol helicopters is simply the latest effort by President Abdulla Yameen to roll back India’s presence in the Maldives.
India has mildly snubbed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his government’s association with Khalistan sympathizers, but the two countries have enough to talk about.
Doval will meet his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi in the first such meeting since the Doklam standoff.
A new analysis of satellite imagery argues that China has built a tunnel that might be used to siphon off some of the river’s water, but the claim is likely to be contested, in both India and China.
The idea of a 'quad' between India, the US, Japan, and Australia is gaining traction once again. But there are obstacles ahead.