Tridivesh Singh Maini

Tridivesh Singh Maini

New Delhi-based Policy Analyst

Education: BA (Hons) Politics, Sheffield University, UK; MA - International Development, School of International Service, American University, Washington DC | Tridivesh Singh Maini is a New Delhi-based Policy Analyst, associated with the Jindal School of International Affairs, OP Jindal Global University, Haryana. He is also a former SAV Visiting Fellow (Winter 2016) with the Stimson Centre, Washington DC, an Asia Society India-Pakistan Regional Young Leaders Initiative (IPRYLI) Fellow (2013-14), and a Public Policy Scholar with The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, Chennai (November 2013-March 2014). He also serves as the Consulting Editor, Geopolitics for The Dispatch. His areas of interests span from the role of Punjab in India-Pakistan ties, and the changing nature of Indian federalism to the the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

The Sheikhs Are Shaking Up Gulf’s Labor Economy For The Post-Pandemic World Order

In recent years, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the United Arab Emirates UAE, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain – have been focusing on ensuring that their economies are not solely oil driven.

Supporters, Detractors & Fence-Sitters: Sorting World Leaders In The Wake Of Biden’s Victory

Reactions, from world leaders, to the outcome of the US Presidential election have been varied.

US Foreign Policy: What To Expect In Biden’s First Few Months

There have been reams of commentary, on the possible impact of a Biden Presidency on US policies – both domestic and foreign.

Caught Between US And China, India Stands To Lose A 70-Year-Old Friendship With Iran

While President Trump-led US has been sticky about India winding down economic ties with Iran, it has exempted the Chabahar Project from sanctions, citing its strategic relevance.

Why The Answer To The Iran Question Lies With Biden And Not Trump

The Islamic Republic of Iran is an important but often a contentious player geopolitically.

How The Pandemic Tampered The Saudi-UAE Post-Oil Economy Vision

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown its impact on the global economy, and has also had an effect on the Saudi-UAE Economy, and there has been an emphasis on moving away from oil.

Beyond Remittance And Oil: The New Reality Of India’s Gulf Ties

India received a whopping $83 billion worth of remittances, the bulk of these remittances were from the Gulf. Pre-Covid, there were about 8-10 million Indians in the GCC The largest population of Indian in the GCC is in the UAE followed by Saudi Arabia.

As Western Leaders Threaten An Economic Exodus From Hong Kong, Xi Makes Exit Impossible

Not just the UK, but the US, Australia, New Zealand and Canada have reacted strongly, and taken some strong measures against the Chinese decision to impose the new National Security Law in Hong Kong.

Singapore’s General Election Was Hugely Consequential For The City-State — And Its People

A PAP victory was expected; but what drew the attention of observers was the stellar performance of the main opposition party – The Workers’ Party (WP) which improved its tally of seats from 6-10, and captured 50% of the vote in the seats it contested.

Will Boris Johnson’s Project Defend Reinforce The New Cold War Against China?

One of the countries which has been vocal in its criticism of Beijing both for not sharing information pertaining to the pandemic, and for the imposition of the national security law in Hong Kong is Britain.