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News Digests

Strategic Digest

Strategic Digest is a monthly compendium of important speeches, official documents and statements as well as news summaries culled from various published and unpublished sources. The first issue came out in January 1971.

The Week in Review

The Week in Review is IDSA’s newsletter containing a brief analysis of important events.
It covers issues in the following categories:

  • Country Review -- South Asia, East and Southeast Asia, West Asia, Central Asia, Russia and USA
  • Energy Security Review

PoK News Digest

POK NEWS DIGEST is IDSA’s monthly newsletter comprising news summaries, press releases and important statements related to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), referred to as ‘Azad' Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan by the Government of Pakistan. The POK NEWS DIGEST captures contemporary issues related to POK under the following categories:


South Asia Trends

South Asia Trends is a monthly newsletter on South Asian affairs. The purpose of the newsletter is to provide a panoramic view of important events that shape and impact the politics of the subcontinent. The effort would be to inform our readers of the domestic, regional and international repercussions of the political debates and diplomatic engagements that take place in South Asia.

Pakistan News Digest

Pakistan News Digest being brought out by the Pakistan Project team at IDSA. It is the latest addition to the News Digests being produced by IDSA. The digest seeks to keep its focus on all round strategic developments taking place in Pakistan on a monthly basis. It culls out information and analyses from the Pakistani media— both English and vernacular— and provides a ready reference material for the wider strategic community.

Indian Ocean Watch

Indian Ocean Watch is a monthly newsletter compiled by the IDSA. The newsletter tracks recent developments in the fields of maritime security, economic cooperation and environmental concerns/ disaster risk management in the various countries of the Indian Ocean region.

NTS Newsletter

NTS Newsletter is the IDSA's bimonthly newsletter on Non Traditional Secuity. Given the growing evidence on the interlinkages between energy, food, water and climate change and how it is defining the geo-political landscape as well as national policies, a need was felt to bring out a NTS newsletter that would periodically disseminate information on these issues.

East Asia Monitor

East Asia Monitor is a bimonthly newsletter on China, Japan and the Korean Peninsula. The objective is to capture significant foreign policy, security, and economic developments in the region by way of expert interviews, commentaries, analysing news trends and data released by the government sources.

Insight Southeast Asia

Insight Southeast Asia is the bimonthly newsletter of the Southeast Asia & Oceania Centre, IDSA. It comprises special sections such as Country Profile, Commentary, Book Review, Photo-Essay and News Track. News Track includes important and referenced news summary pertaining to the eleven Southeast Asian countries and Oceania (including New Zealand and Australia).

Pakistan Urdu Press

Pakistan Urdu Press is IDSA's weekly newsletter containing selected translations from Pakistan's leading Urdu dailies. It contains editorial excerpts, opinion columns and selected news items.

China News Digest

A step to enhance understanding on China’s defence and strategic issues through the views reflected by the authorities, media, academia and people of China, as well as from its diaspora and neighbourhood.

Biweekly Review of Dari/Persian and Pashto Media from Afghanistan

Bi-weekly review of the Persian/Dari and Pashto Media on Afghanistan. Given the importance of the transition process in Afghanistan, it is hoped that such periodic review spanning the print, electronic and audio-visual media will acquaint the readers with the perceptions/ views/analyses from the Afghan media and help them in understanding the political dynamics in Afghanistan.

Chemical and Biological News Digest

Chemical and Biological News Digest is a collection of news reports and press releases published in various newspapers and media related to the subject. The news reports have been abridged to provide clarity.

IOR-ARC Newsletter

The IOR-ARC Newsletter is a monthly newsletter compiled by IDSA on behalf of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC). The newsletter tracks the recent developments in the fields of maritime security, trade and investment facilitation, fisheries management, disaster risk management, tourism, science and technology & academic cooperation in the member countries of the IOR-ARC.

Pakistan Weekly Developments
Jan 2007 - Nov 15 2009