India’s Turn to Mini-lateralism in West Asian Context

India’s participation in mini-lateral frameworks together with the US and its West Asian allies has been a transformative development in its West Asia policy.

July 21, 2023

Hybridity in Warfare: A Compelling Dimension in Modern Wars

Policy-makers need to recalibrate modernisation programmes from the earlier focus on traditional military capability needs to a mix of kinetic and non-kinetic hybrid war-fighting capabilities.

July 21, 2023

African Peace Mission to the Russia–Ukraine Conflict

The African Peace Mission to Ukraine and Russia coincided with escalatory actions by both the antagonists.

July 13, 2023

Counterterrorism and Deradicalisation: The Indonesian Way

Indonesia can emulate best practices from neighbouring countries like Malaysia vis-à-vis deradicalisation programmes to further reduce recidivism rates.

July 13, 2023

Erdogan and Strengthening of Political Islam in Turkiye

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s May 2023 electoral victory reinforces the dominance of political Islam in Turkiye’s politics, despite economic crises.

July 12, 2023

Japan–NATO Ties: A Difficult Partnership

Japan’s proposal to host a NATO liaison office in Tokyo is facing objections from NATO members like France, who view it as a distraction from the alliance’s core task of ensuring security in Europe.

July 10, 2023

Wagner’s Future Role in Africa

Prigozhin’s rebellion has cast serious reservations about the future of Wagner in Africa, and by extension, Russia’s influence on the continent.

July 05, 2023

Multilateralism Matters: Adoption of the Treaty of the High Seas and its Significance

The adoption of the Treaty of the High Seas by the United Nations represents a significant triumph for multilateralism.

July 04, 2023

Prime Minister Modi’s Visit to Egypt: Building a Strategic Partnership

India and Egypt are deepening engagement in the economic sphere and strengthening defence and security cooperation.

June 27, 2023

Rare Earth Elements in Turkiye: Emerging Prospects

Turkiye's discovery of rare earth elements deposits holds immense potential to revive its economy and diversify global supply chains, but significant challenges lie ahead.

June 15, 2023