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Comments and Briefs

Japan and the Philippines: Towards a Stronger Strategic Partnership

The Philippines became the first Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member state to sign a defence pact with Japan.

December 06, 2023

Israel–Hamas War 2023: Beyond IDF’s Military Operations Lie Israel’s Intractable Challenges

While Israel is determined to destroy Hamas, terrorist groups are known to survive the loss of their leaders and members.

December 01, 2023

Social Media and Counter-Terror Operations

Social media platform usage during course of counter-terror operations can lead to adverse fallouts.

December 01, 2023

S&T Initiatives and the Strategic Advance of India–US Relations

There is now a forward-looking embrace of science and technology cooperation in India–US relations.

November 30, 2023

Land to Seas: The Deployment of China's Nuclear Forces

China's deployment of nuclear forces are diversifying in an effort to achieve effective deterrence against its adversaries. Whereas the robustness of its nuclear posture might mean that it is moving away from its limited arsenal, however, its strategies and patterns of deployment indicate the PLA Rocket Forces are focused on improving its response and coordination for a seamless and rapid counter-strike, updating its strategy of deployment of missile systems to reduce its vulnerabilities in the post-missile defence nuclear environment and integrate its nuclear responses to portray an effective deterrence.


Israel–Hamas Conflict: Between Legitimate Combat and Inadmissible Violence

The complexity of the challenge in the Israel–Hamas conflict should not deter from the need to uphold humanitarian law and minimise the suffering of civilians by both the protagonists.

November 28, 2023

Mahabharata: A Strategic Overview

The Indian way of conceptualising war, employment of force, use of diplomacy, guidance for soldiering and capability development has a long and rich tradition that emerges from texts like the Mahabharata.

November 22, 2023

ChatGPT and Potential for Deleterious Exploitation

ChatGPT’s potentially exploitative use by violent non-state actors can undermine human and state security.

November 22, 2023


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Talk by Prof. Efraim Inbar on "Israel’s new government and its Foreign Policy”

Chair: DG Amb. Sujan R. Chinoy
July 21, 2021

Webinar on ‘India-Nigeria: Facing the COVID-19 Pandemic Together’

Opening Remarks by DG Amb Sujan R. Chinoy and Lt. Gen. Aliyu Gusau Mohammed
March 30, 2021

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