TTP’s Political Violence and Jihad

The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claims that the Pakistani state does not practice true Islam and therefore it can wage a legitimate Jihad against it.

February 14, 2023

Canada, South Korea and the Indo-Pacific

Canada and the Republic of Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategies signal a major transformation in their respective foreign policy outlook.

February 08, 2023

Winners and Losers in the Russia–Ukraine Cyberwar

The Russia–Ukraine cyberwar has upended a number of existing preconceptions about cyber conflict in an active war.

February 03, 2023

Egyptian President Visit to India Strengthens Partnership

India and Egypt elevated bilateral ties to that of a Strategic Partnership during the visit of President Abdel Fateh Al Sisi.

February 02, 2023

Re-Energising Science Diplomacy in South Asia

Science diplomacy can be used effectively to address critical challenges facing the South Asian region.

January 31, 2023

The Race for the Indian Naval Fighter Contract

Dassault and Boeing have been aggressively pitching their excellent products to fulfil India’s naval fighter aircraft requirements.

January 04, 2023

Safety Systems of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plants Complex

Complete demilitarisation is essential to assure the full safety of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant complex, despite the significant safety design features of the facility.

December 29, 2022

SCO-RATS: Finding Common Ground against Terrorism

The efficacy of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure will depend on the member-states’ ability to focus on countering terrorism concerns while managing their divergent regional interests.

December 29, 2022

European Sky Shield Initiative: Reinforcing Europe’s Air Defences

The European Sky Shield Initiative (ESSI) seeks to develop a common air and missile defence system to defend NATO and European airspace.

December 28, 2022

Political Change in Malaysia: A Harbinger of Hope?

Anwar Ibrahim’s ascent to power could prove advantageous for dealing with Malaysia’s fractious domestic dynamics as well as for furthering the country’s foreign policy goals.

December 27, 2022