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  • Shashank Mittal asked: What are the emerging threats to India's internal security in the wake of globalisation, regime changes in the neighbourhood, and emerging technologies?

    Shruti Pandalai replies: Globalisation, many would argue, is facing a backlash in the current global order in the aftermath of the Ukraine crisis as it amplified shifts already underway both due to the US–China split and the post-pandemic rewiring of economics and trade. Realignments and increasing focus among countries to look inwards, reshoring and building capacities to source and manufacture domestically and with trusted partners, have become an emerging trend.

    Economic Crisis in Sri Lanka: An Assessment

    Depletion in foreign reserves has led to uncertainty about Sri Lankan government’s ability to account for import of essential items and debt servicing. Analyses of government’s policy measures and global geopolitical-economic developments suggest that a state of uncertainty is hovering over Sri Lankan economy.

    March 10, 2022

    Demonetisation and Beyond: Addressing the Finance of Terrorism

    Demonetisation is an important step in the fight against the finance of terrorism. However, it should neither be the first nor the last, if the interlinked threats of corruption, crime and the finance of terrorism have to be controlled.

    November 18, 2016

    Soundarrajan Karuppusamy asked: How the lowering of oil prices adversely affect India’s overall economic security? Will there be any negative impact on India’s energy security?

    Shebonti Ray Dadwal replies: The lower oil prices have thus far been beneficial for India, being a major oil importing country. India is expected to save Rs. 2.14 lakh crore on its oil import bill in the Financial Year 2016. Moreover, a lower oil import bill has helped cut its current account deficit (CAD) from 4.8 per cent in 2012 to 1.6 per cent of the GDP. But this might not be the case in future. When the oil prices would increase, the CAD too will increase concurrently.

    Effect of the Financial Crisis on European Defence: The Case of France

    The ongoing global financial crisis has had an increasing strain on the defence budgets of different European countries. In the case of France, an intelligent and anticipatory/ preventive planning has mitigated the effects of the crisis but challenges remain, which have to be taken seriously and addressed effectively, if France wants to maintain its strategic autonomy.

    August 24, 2012

    The Rupee Crunch and India- Bhutan Economic Engagement*

    While loans, grants and lines of credit offer a solution to deal with immediate crises, it is important to gauge the long-term impact of such Indian policies on India-Bhutan relations.

    July 16, 2012

    Is China Edging Towards Political and Economic Uncertainty?

    As China heads towards leadership changes after the 18th Party Congress, there is uncertainty both as regards economic policy as well as internal dissidence.

    March 20, 2012

    Averting the 'Lehman Momentum' in Nepal

    The health of Nepal’s banking and financial institutions has deteriorated drastically, causing panic among a section of depositors and government institutions.

    July 18, 2011

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