Comments and Briefs

Outcomes of the First Biden-Erdoğan Meeting

While Ankara can take respite in President Biden’s decision to continue discussions on contentious issues, it would have to invest more diplomatic capital to overcome the challenges facing its relations with the US.

June 21, 2021

Testing Times for Democracy in Nepal

The public faith in the constitution and political system in Nepal has eroded drastically in last one year. However, for now, all eyes are set on whether the Supreme Court would validate the President’s May 22 action.

June 17, 2021

History through a Fissionable Lens: 35 Years of the Chernobyl Disaster

Even as nuclear safety protocols and processes have been strengthened since the 1986 disaster, learning from Chernobyl should be a continuing, ongoing process.

June 10, 2021

Adopting Armed Forces Ethos for National Pandemic Recovery

The armed forces ethos and sacrificial ideology needs to be earnestly adopted by all our citizens in their individual capacities to help in faster national pandemic recovery.

June 07, 2021

The Information Technology (IT) Rules, 2021

The IT Rules 2021 seek to address cyber security concerns of the citizens without infringing on their privacy and personal liberties, while maintaining digital sovereignty at the same time.

June 04, 2021

Iran Presidential Elections 2021

The expected victory of a hardline, conservative candidate in the forthcoming Iranian presidential elections could become a hindrance to fulfilling the country’s economic agenda and lead to greater domestic instability.

June 03, 2021

The Geopolitics of Power Configuration in South Asia: Understanding Chinese Defence Minister’s Visit to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe’s visit to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka highlights Beijing’s deepening security engagement with South Asian countries.

June 02, 2021

Imran Khan's Single National Curriculum: An Overdose of Religion?

Imran Khan’s overemphasis on further mainstreaming the religious education might result in increased conflict between his government and the opposition and also the civil society in Pakistan.

June 01, 2021

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Webinar on “30 Years Later: Indian Peace Keeping Force 1987-90”

Chair: Amb. Sujan R. Chinoy, Director General, MP-IDSA
May 27, 2020

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