While foreign policymakers in India do not wish to call it so but 2018 saw two major 'resets' – one with China and the other with Russia.
Will PTI forge an alliance with PPP, and will that be an alliance of comfort for the establishment? Wait and see.
Pakistan's 2018 election is being seen as entirely managed by the deep state. But the former PM and even his brother Shehbaz could upset the plans of the military.
It is now time for India to consolidate that position to become a formidable bloc for the international community.
Experts say there will be no 'joint statements' or signing of 'agreements' after the meeting between Indian prime minister and Chinese president.
While Ottawa must understand the difference between promoting 'diversity' and 'extremism', New Delhi must curb rising 'intolerance'.
But both Israel and Palestine realise that the Modi era is finite.