India and North Korea: A Strategic Friendship?

July 4, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Asia Tags: IndiaNorth KoreaModiChinaPakistan

India and North Korea: A Strategic Friendship?

They don't have many policy issues in common, but India sees an opportunity to pull North Korea out of the Sino-Pakistani orbit.

Tanya Sen is a research assistant at the Asia Studies Centre, Henry Jackson Society. Her previous works have been published on ORF and RUSI. She is studying International Relations at King’s College London.

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