Mapping the Recent Russian Protests

April 21, 2017

At a time of heightened nationalism over the Ukrainian confrontation, these events cast doubts about the narrative of a stable political system.

Turkish Referendum: Will it lead to Autocratic Rule?

April 20, 2017

The post-referendum changes in Turkey will have far reaching implications not only for the form of government but also for the long-term future of the republic and adversely affect democratic consolidation.

Is President Trump’s Foreign Policy Shaping Up?

April 20, 2017

What to make of the combination of Trump’s missile strikes in Syria, changes of mind about China and Russia, warnings to North Korea, signals about scaling up military presence in Afghanistan, and outreach to Turkey?

Severing Gilgit Baltistan’s Kashmir link

April 19, 2017

Subsuming Gilgit Baltistan as a province may propel a paradigmatic shift and redrawing of Kashmir strategy across both sides of the Line of Control.

Why has India chosen to become a member of the International Energy Agency

April 19, 2017

Given that over 70 per cent of the world's energy consumption comes under the IEA umbrella, the association with the agency will substantially increase India’s relevance in global energy governance.

Hanging of Mufti Hannan may not mean the end of HuJI in Bangladesh

April 19, 2017

Mufti Hanna’s hanging may not mean the end of the terror outfit and definitely not the end of radical ideology in Bangladesh.

The many imponderables in sharing the Teesta waters

April 18, 2017

Unless an integrated view of Teesta basin management is adopted, the water and power needs of Sikkim and Bengal cannot be attended to in juxtaposition to the needs of Bangladesh.

Securing Critical Information Infrastructure: Global Perspectives and Practices

This monograph delves into the various aspects of definitions and understandings of critical information infrastructure and explores the threat actors, perspectives and trends in the emerging practice of its protection. More details [+]

Journal of Defence Studies - January 2017

This issue carries three incisive articles on the Indian Defence Budget, data theft and its implications for national and economic security, and perception management in asymmetric warfare. Also included is a commentary on India’s nuclear doctrine and a perspective on ALH Dhruv and the Indian helicopter industry. More details [+]

CBW Magazine, Summer, July-December 2016

This issue of the CBW Magazine discusses the recently concluded Review Conference. The writers for the issue agree that there is a need to do more with respect to the Biological Weapons Convention and this Review Conference has not been very effective in formulating a future action plan. More details [+]

Strategic Analysis - January 2017

The first issue of 2017 has a line-up highlighting India’s concerns in the wake of the US policy of Asian rebalance; analysing regionalism in South Asia; making a case for ‘white hull diplomacy’ in times of regional tensions rising over disputed waters in Southeast Asia; and the possibility of conceiving South America and Southern Africa as subsystemic unipolarities under Brazilian and South African primacy. More details [+]

Africa Trends

This issue includes an array of articles on the expanse of the India-Mauritius security relationship, the implications of the newest UN Security Council Resolution on Libya and the case for adherence to the principles of traditional peacekeeping from an Indian peacekeeper.More details [+]

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