Ukraine War: A Thorn in the Arms Control Talks

The Russia–Ukraine war has not only exacerbated already broken relations between the US and Russia but has emerged as a major hindrance to the conduct of the arms control talks.

April 18, 2024

Critical Minerals for Energy Transition: Linchpin or Risk?

The race to climate neutrality must be guided by responsible practices and environmental stewardship is paramount.

April 15, 2024

Harnessing the Potential for Defence Cooperation through Defence Attachés

India's evolving defence diplomacy reflects its growing strategic ambitions.

April 12, 2024

GCC’s ‘Vision for Regional Security’

The GCC’s ‘Vision for Regional Security’ is a conscious move on the part of the GCC to reaffirm its cohesion at the time of fast-evolving regional crises.

April 05, 2024

Empowering Indigenous Defence Innovation: The ADITI Scheme and DefConnect 2024

The launch of the ADITI Scheme reflects the government’s commitment to promote innovations in defence technologies by Indian start-ups for the armed forces.

April 03, 2024

Far-Right Extremism in Europe: From Margins to Mainstream

Far-right extremism is spreading in the European body politic at a rapid pace.

April 02, 2024

India–Bhutan Relations after Prime Ministerial Visits

Bhutan PM's five-day visit to India in March 2024 which was followed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to Bhutan is expected to ease mutual concerns about a possible border agreement with China.

March 28, 2024

Can the Security Council Help Bring Peace to Gaza?

Resolution 2728, adopted by the United Nations Security Council on 25 March 2024 carries political implications beyond its text, particularly due to the US decision to abstain.

March 28, 2024

Pacific Media: A New Arena of Competition between the United States and China

The media landscape in the Pacific Island countries is vulnerable to Chinese influence given the developmental needs and lack of robust regulatory mechanisms.

March 12, 2024

Collective Security Treaty Organization and the Caucasus Conflict

The Armenia–Azerbaijan conflict has called into question the CSTO’s role as a regional security guarantor.

March 11, 2024