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

NATO’s AI Push and Military Implications

NATO countries are adopting Emerging and Disruptive Technologies (EDTs) to maintain their strategic advantage and to mitigate transnational threats.

May 24, 2022

India’s Maritime Security: Five Concerns

There are five fundamental deficiencies in India’s maritime security mechanism that will need to be addressed by the newly appointed National Maritime Security Coordinator (NMSC), to prevent a recurrence of a 26/11 scenario.

May 18, 2022

Russia–Ukraine Conflict and Geopolitics of Data Routing

The Russia–Ukraine conflict, as well as Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea, draw light on the geopolitics of data routing and the usage of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) as a tool of control.

April 29, 2022