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India-RoK Ties in the Wake of President Patil’s Visit

August 04, 2011

The significance of the India-RoK nuclear deal lies in the fact that it allows India to tap into ROK’s nuclear expertise and it takes the pressure off the India-Japan nuclear deal.

Breivik’s Interest in Anthrax and Religious Extremism

August 02, 2011

The history of the use of biological agents by non-state actors indicates that radical groups, religious fanatics and even disgruntled scientists have engaged in bioterrorism

Increasing Normalisation of the Turkish State

August 01, 2011

With the resignation of the service chiefs and Erdoğan’s consolidation of control, Turkey has taken a huge step towards political normalization and consolidating its democracy.

The Indian Navy Chief’s Visit and Indo-Russian Defence Cooperation

July 29, 2011

Given the legacy of defence cooperation and ongoing projects, Russia will remain for the foreseeable future India’s major defence partner.

Why Replace the Assam Rifles along the Indo-Myanmar Border?

July 29, 2011

Replacing the Assam Rifles with the BSF along the Indo-Myanmar will be a sub-optimal option to ensure security in the Northeast region.

An Indian Anti-Nuclear Movement?

July 28, 2011

An anti-nuclear movement in India would remain largely a marginal movement with sporadic spurts depending on the issue at hand, the site in question and the political parties involved.

Why Mumbai? Why Now?

July 27, 2011

The desire for visibility incentivises groups like the Indian Mujahideen to engage in ‘costly-signalling’ through terror strikes.

The Norwegian Attacks and the Prevalence of the “Sneaking Regarder”

July 25, 2011

Terrorists are often wealthy, well-employed, and middle class and those who support terrorist causes are often also of a higher income bracket.

Should India Give US Nuclear Suppliers a Reprieve from the Indian Nuclear Liability Law?

July 22, 2011

If India ratifies the CSC, both the right of the operator for recourse against the supplier and any third party action against the supplier would be nullified, thus providing American companies a singular advantage.

Project Tiger: Reintegration of the Surrendered LTTE Cadres

July 21, 2011

If adequate attention is not given to reintegrating former LTTE militants, there are chances that they may resort to criminal or militant activities for their livelihood.