Iran-Arab Gulf Joint Naval Force and China’s ‘Collective Security Architecture’

China and Iran claim to be building a new security architecture for West Asia on the pretext of keeping out the “unjustified” presence of “foreign forces”.

June 15, 2023

The Ukraine Crisis and India’s Fertiliser Security

India has taken policy initiatives to ensure fertiliser security and mitigate challenges arising out of the Russia-Ukraine war.

June 09, 2023

Enriching the Defence Contours of India-Maldives Relations

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh’s visit to Maldives has strengthened the countries’ long-standing ties and expanded defence cooperation.

June 06, 2023

Bhutanese Refugee Scam in Nepal: A Deep-rooted Systemic Corruption

The involvement of high-ranking politicians in the Bhutanese refugee scam shows a well-established corruption network.

June 06, 2023

Turkiye’s Presidential Election 2023

It remains to be seen how President Recep Erdogan will fulfil the promise of bringing “Century of Turkiye”, with Turkiye set to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic in 2023.

June 02, 2023

Tech Giants at War in Ukraine

To fight hybrid wars, militaries would have to themselves hybridize, through public-private partnerships, and field required hybrid war-fighting capabilities and competencies.

June 02, 2023

Assessing China’s Role as a Mediator in Ukraine Crisis

As the situation in Ukraine is constantly evolving, it remains to be seen what role China will play in the resolution of the conflict.

May 26, 2023

Political Turmoil in Pakistan Raises More Questions Than Answers

Pakistan’s political culture has become not conducive for democratic politics, at a time when the country is faced with the possibility of economic default and increasing attacks of insurgent groups from within.

May 22, 2023

The Commonwealth and India–Africa Relations

The Commonwealth could be leveraged to further India’s expanding interests in the Indian Ocean Region and Africa

May 16, 2023

Deciphering the North Kosovo Tensions

With the West and Russia having stakes in the Balkans, a new proxy conflict could emerge between Serbia and Kosovo.

May 11, 2023