Comments and Briefs

Tehrik Labaik Pakistan and the Politics of the Religious Right

The ban imposed on the Tehrik Labaik Pakistan (TLP) by the Pakistan government will not defang the religious radicalism that forms its core strength.

May 04, 2021

Principled but Evolving: India's Approach to Multilateral Peace and Security

India's multilateral approach has been influenced and guided by multiple strategies, interests, values and has transformed significantly through the decades. However, most foreign policy scholars have argued that India has often acted like a "spoiler" or "rule-breaker" in multilateral negotiations.

2021

China-Iran Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: Likely Challenges for India

The growing ties between China and Iran can have challenges for India’s relations with Iran and interests in the Persian Gulf region. Nonetheless, it is unlikely to seriously affect India-Iran bilateral ties that remain robust and have withstood challenges earlier.

April 30, 2021

Generality of Kautilyan Tenets Informed by Unique Indianness

The interweaving of philosophy with statecraft lends Kautilya’s Arthashastra a unique comprehensive approach. Even if some of the Kautilyan tenets are resoundingly commonsensical, the lamp of philosophy credibly illuminates its Indianness.

April 28, 2021

Yes, The Quad Will Endure!

The future of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) will depend on the choices that China makes.

April 09, 2021

India-EU Partnership: Can the Unfulfilled Potential Be Realised?

The May 8, 2021 India-EU Summit in Portugal is expected to further invigorate and provide a fresh direction to the bilateral relationship, even as both sides grapple with bilateral, regional and global challenges.

April 07, 2021

Promoting Defence Exports

India’s defence eco-system is indeed becoming more dynamic as it strives to achieve the tough defence exports targets.

March 31, 2021

India’s Changed Approach to Kashmir Settlement

If India-Pakistan dialogue does resume, India is unlikely to return to the Manmohan-Musharraf framework of negotiations because of the Modi government’s commitment to regain Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

March 30, 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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