Political Uncertainty in Sri Lanka: No End in Sight

Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s resignation is unlikely to bring the desired political outcome and the much-needed economic relief to the people of Sri Lanka.

July 21, 2022

Sri Lankan Economic Crisis and Rise of Left Politics: Implications for India

Though the Janatha aragalaya (people’s struggle) against the Rajapaksas was spontaneous, the role of the Left organisations in galvanising this into a movement that ousted the Rajapaksa family is an important landmark in Left politics.

July 21, 2022

Turkmenistan’s Neutrality-Based Foreign Policy: Issues and Challenges

The fluid geopolitical situation arising out of the Russian military intervention in Ukraine has added to the challenges of Turkmenistan’s leadership in implementing their stated neutrality-based foreign policy doctrine.

July 20, 2022

Iran’s Central Asia Policy Gains Momentum amid Russia–Ukraine War

Iran has seen a sudden rise in its importance as a transit and transport hub connecting China and Central Asia to Europe, and also Russia with India.

July 19, 2022

US Tech Sanctions on China

China’s technology sector has faced challenges due to sanctions imposed by the United States.

July 13, 2022

China and the Pacific Islands: A New Theatre of Great Power Competition

Wang Yi’s visit to the Pacific Island Countries highlights Beijing’s efforts to further consolidate ties with the region.

July 11, 2022

Far-Right Extremism in the West

Far-right extremism, rooted in the anti-Semitic, White supremacist Nazi and Fascist ideologies of the 20th century, has gained popularity across first world countries.

July 06, 2022

Secularization of Militancy in Kashmir: Myth or Reality?

Militancy in Jammu and Kashmir has continued to remain communal, even as ‘secular’ justifications for acts of terror are being professed in the information domain.

July 04, 2022

Erdogan’s Nuclear Rhetoric

While Turkey’s nuclear ambitions are not new, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's nuclear rhetoric is in the backdrop of Turkey's deteriorating regional security situation.

June 01, 2022

Prime Minister Modi’s Europe Visit: An Analysis

While the Russia–Ukraine crisis has given India the impetus to engage more proactively with European states, the need is to maintain and build on the momentum, in the pursuit of mutual benefit and prosperity.

May 30, 2022