Myanmar is important to India as it is the gateway to ASEAN and a transit country for trade and economic exchanges with southern China. The reforms in Myanmar though criticized by many have started to see western powers open to Myanmar. India should recalibrate its policy towards Myanmar.
India and Afghanistan historically have shared close cultural and political ties. India's relations with Afghanistan indicate that peace and stability in Afghanistan have remained important foreign policy objectives for India.
After almost four decades the people of Bangladesh are hopeful to see justice done for the genocide committed during the Liberation War in 1971. But the nearly two year-long trial has attracted huge international attention and polarized the country's politics.