Defence Budget 2023–24: Trend Analysis

In the Union Budget 2023–24, the estimated allocations for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) are Rs 5,93,537.64 crores, an increase of 13 per cent over BE 2022–23 (Rs 5,25,166.15 crores).

February 17, 2023

The UK’s Leadership Transition in Context

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak needs to overcome multiple domestic and foreign policy challenges for the Conservatives to retain power in the 2024 general elections.

February 03, 2023

Integrated Rocket Force: A Timely Idea

The Pralay surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 150–500 kms can be the focal point of an Integrated Rocket Force and provide critical deterrent capabilities.

January 24, 2023

US–Saudi Tensions: Implications for the Petrodollar System

The petrodollar system that came into existence in the 1970s has come under stress, with oil being traded increasingly in non-US denominated currencies.

January 18, 2023

Understanding China–Russia Cooperation in the Arctic

The Ukraine crisis, shifting geopolitical alliances in the Indo-Pacific and Western-imposed economic sanctions on Russia have strengthened China–Russia cooperation in the Arctic.

January 10, 2023

Two to Tango: Xi Jinping’s Visit to Riyadh

Xi’s visit to Riyadh builds on the strong economic engagements between China and Saudi Arabia.

January 05, 2023

ADMM-Plus and India’s Act East Policy

The ADMM-Plus offers India and ASEAN opportunities to develop practical collaboration on security issues ranging from terrorism, maritime threats and other non-traditional threats.

December 16, 2022

No Money for Terror: Challenges and Way Ahead

International cooperation is the key to curbing the menace of terrorism finance more effectively.

December 09, 2022

Embedded Rivalry: Technology as an Arbiter in US–China Great Power Competition

Technology as an Arbiter of the US–China great power rivalry is starkly visible in both countries' recently released national security documents.

November 22, 2022

Israel–Lebanon Maritime Boundary Agreement: An Assessment

The Lebanon–Israel maritime boundary agreement promotes the rule of international law and regional economic cooperation.

November 11, 2022