R. Vignesh

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  • Dr R. Vignesh is Research Analyst at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile

    The China Factor in Africa's Path to Liberal Democracy

    February 07, 2023

    Research Analyst, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr R Vignesh’s co-authored article ‘The China Factor in Africa's Path to Liberal Democracy’ has been published in the peer-reviewed journal ‘Africa Review’ of Brill Publications on 07 February 2023.

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    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

    One Year of AUKUS: An Assessment of Progress and Challenges

    AUKUS illustrates the growing strategic depth between the US and Australia, the UK’s return to ‘East of Suez’ and Australia’s attempts to revolutionise its defence industrial base.

    November 02, 2022

    Regulating the Use of Force by United Nations Peace Support Operations: Balancing Promises and Outcomes by Charuka Ekanayake

    The United Nations Peace Support Operations (PSOs), originally envisaged for simple missions like monitoring ceasefires and facilitating negotiations during international armed conflicts, underwent a massive transformation after the end of the Cold War when the UN found itself involved in complex military operations embedded in violent intra-state conflicts. As civilians are increasingly subjected to brutality and atrocity in such conflicts, the use of force by the UN has become necessary for fulfilling its mandate for Protection of Civilians (POC) and Responsible to Protect (R2P).

    July-September 2022

    National Hospital Ship and India’s Maritime Security Strategy

    Hospital ships play a critical role in supplementing a navy’s combat potential and enhance its soft power capability.

    July 29, 2022

    Colombo Security Conclave: Prospects for India as ‘Preferred Security Partner’

    Colombo Security Conclave, a maritime security oriented sub-regional grouping, is emerging as a promising platform through which India can demonstrate its commitment and credibility for becoming the ‘Preferred Security Partner’ for the smaller nations in the Indian Ocean Region.

    March 30, 2022

    Quad Foreign Ministers’ Meeting: Decoding the Joint Statement

    The recent Joint Statement issued after the Quad Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Melbourne indicates the grouping’s drive towards institutionalisation and coming close to achieving a concrete mandate for its existence.

    March 04, 2022

    Ex Yudh Abhyas 2021: Demonstration of Indo-US High Altitude Military Interoperability

    Targeted towards enhancing cold weather survival skills and tactical offensive operations in high-altitude environment, the latest iteration of Yudh Abhyas has significance for both Indian Army’s strategy for its Northern Borders and the US Army’s Arctic Strategy.

    November 17, 2021

    Strategic Significance of Admiral Michael Gilday’s Visit to India

    The recent visit of the Chief of US Naval Operations, Admiral Michael Gilday to India is not only significant to the national security narrative of India and the US but it is also bound to have a profound impact on the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region.

    October 28, 2021