Prasanta Kumar Pradhan

Prasanta Kumar Pradhan is Associate Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Click here for profile

GCC-Iran Rivalry and Challenges for India in the Gulf

November 26, 2010
Fellows' Seminar

Chairperson: Air Marshall Inamdar

      External-Prof. Ramakrishnan (JNU)

The Quest for Nuclear Energy in West Asia: Energy Security or Strategic Necessity

November 2010

Most of the countries in West Asia have expressed an interest in developing nuclear energy.

Power vacuum and impending regional race in Iraq

September 9, 2010

President Barack Obama’s announcement that the “American combat role in Iraq has ended” has created fresh challenges for the region. Iraq needs to meet the daunting internal and external challenges in the wake of the American withdrawal to ensure stability.

Saudi King Abdullah’s visit to the United States

July 16, 2010

While Saudi Arabia intends to increase its regional role and influence, the US would like to ensure that its interests in West Asia are protected with the help of friends like Saudi Arabia.

India and Gulf Cooperation Council: Time to Look Beyond Business

May 2010

India's relationship with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has been primarily based on mutual trade and business.

Forging a Strategic Partnership with Saudi Arabia

March 4, 2010

India and Saudi Arabia are entering into a long term strategic partnership that encompasses political, economic, scientific and cultural relations.

Houthis and external intervention in Yemen

November 25, 2009

The failure of the government to stem Houthi-led violence and the involvement of the external powers in Yemen’s sectarian problems has aggravated the country’s stability. Yemen has been turned in to a theater of conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

GCC - Iran Relations and its Strategic Implications for the Region

October 30, 2009
Fellows' Seminar

Chairperson: Saeed Naqvi
Discussants: Gulshan Dietl and Anwar Alam

Why Uighurs did not get support from West Asia?

July 24, 2009

The recent clashes that occurred between the Uighur Muslims and the Han Chinese workers in a toy factory and the subsequent spread of violence throughout the Xinjiang Uighur region have elicited stron

Growing al Qaeda Threat in Yemen

April 15, 2009

Yemen has witnessed a number of al Qaeda-led activities in recent weeks. A suicide bomber killed four South Korean tourists in the city of Shibam in Hadramaut province on March 15, 2009.

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