A Decade of US ‘Pivot to Asia’

The Biden administration has further reinforced and strengthened US strategic priorities towards the Indo-Pacific, a decade after the ‘Pivot to Asia’ by the Obama administration.

October 27, 2022

IADD Reinvigorates India’s Defence Cooperation with African Countries

The second India–Africa Defence Dialogue at DefExpo 2022 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat has opened multiple pathways for defence cooperation between India and Africa.

October 18, 2022

Threat of Radicalisation in Syria’s ISIS Prisons

Concerns of radicalisation in SDF-run facilities in Syria remain high, given that reports flag corruption, crime, and deplorable security conditions at these camps.

October 18, 2022

Raksha Mantri’s Visit to Egypt: Significance for India–Africa Defence Cooperation

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh’s visit to Egypt will concretise India–Africa defence cooperation through training, capacity-building, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.

October 17, 2022

Jammu and Kashmir Floods: The Need for Sustainable Management

Jammu and Kashmir needs a robust early warning system to mitigate the impact of natural disasters.

October 06, 2022

India in the United Nations Security Council

India’s voting pattern at the United Nations Security Council shows that it is proactive and positive towards the UNSC agenda.

October 03, 2022

Defence Procurement: Negative Lists with Positive Implications

The defence indigenisation lists are expected to promote domestic arms manufacturing and reduce the burden of arms imports.

September 30, 2022

Challenges before New START and Its Successor

If the US and Russia fail to negotiate a successor agreement to New START, there is the possibility of an unrestricted arms race with detrimental implications.

September 28, 2022

The Ukraine–Russia Conflict and Nuclear Misinformation

The parties involved in the Ukraine–Russia conflict should privilege nuclear risk avoidance measures rather than indulge in nuclear sabre-rattling.

September 23, 2022

Assessing the UK–Rwanda Migration Asylum Plan

The United Kingdom–Rwanda migration asylum plan is not a long-term solution to the issue of illegal migration into the UK and runs the risk of escalating human insecurity further.

September 12, 2022