Why JMB is of Concern to India

July 21, 2016

Bangladesh-based terror groups acting against India is not new. What is new is a Bangladeshi terror group based in India acting against both India and Bangladesh. Needless to say, robust counterterrorism cooperation between India and Bangladesh is imperative to tackling common enemies like JMB.

A Security Council for the 21st Century: Challenges & Prospects

July 20, 2016
A Security Council for the 21st Century: Challenges & Prospects

Security Council reform has proved over the years to be a stubborn and elusive goal, but it remains firmly within our reach if we muster the courage and determination to grasp it.

The Attempted Coup in Turkey: What Next?

July 20, 2016
The Attempted Coup in Turkey: What Next?

Erdogan and Gulen were allies until 2013 when a corruption scandal erupted and Gulen’s followers in the judiciary and police investigated ministers and officials close to Erdogan.

Philippine Naval Weakness Hampers Response to South China Sea Award

July 19, 2016
Philippine Naval Weakness Hampers Response to South China Sea Award

As the need for a modern and capable naval force grows ever more urgent, it remains to be seen if the Philippine Navy’s latest modernisation plans will become a reality or be still-born as was the case with earlier efforts.

Online Radicalisation: The Example of Burhan Wani

July 16, 2016
Online Radicalisation: The Example of Burhan Wani

Effective use of social media fuelled Wani’s rise to prominence. His skills in this domain radicalised youth in greater numbers than had previously been achieved using more conventional methods.

The Hague Ruling on the South China Sea: Has David Taken Down Goliath

July 14, 2016
The Hague Ruling on the South China Sea

Whether the ruling would induce China to adopt a fresh look at the dispute or it would only further complicate the domestic and regional political situations will depend on the domestic, regional and international responses in the coming days and weeks.

Understanding Duterte: The Unpredictable President of The Philippines

July 14, 2016
Understanding Duterte: The Unpredictable President of The Philippines

The Hague Tribunal’s decision and China’s take on it are unlikely to compel Duterte to ignore economic interests that can be furthered through cooperation with China.

Journal of Defence Studies - July 2016

This issue includes research articles on the Chinese maritime militia; India’s growing importance in Japan’s geo-strategic outlook; and observations on UN peace keeping with a focus on UNIFIL. It also features a perspective on Operation Golden Bird along with four book reviews. More details [+]

Iran Sanctions and India: Navigating the Road Blocks

The monograph examines UNSC, US and EU sanctions targeting Iran as a result of concerns emanating from its nuclear programme and the implications they have had for India. More details [+]

China’s Transition under Xi Jinping

This volume is an outcome of the annual exercise of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi (IDSA) to understand and track China and its developmental course. More details [+]

Strategic Analysis - July 2016

One of the most cogent and well thought out analyses of India’s role in the Bangladesh War of 1971; a critical and provocative view on the future of Tibet after the Dalai Lama; and a close look at the India-China bilateral relationship from a South Asian regional perspective, form part of the current issue of Strategic Analysis.
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India-Taiwan Relations in Asia and Beyond: The Future

This volume is an outcome of the conference that the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in collaboration with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECC) held in New Delhi on 8 December 2015 at IDSA. More details [+]

CBW Magazine, Summer, January-June 2016

The Preparatory Committee Meeting for the Eight Review Conference scheduled in November 2016, was concluded in April. The follow up meeting will take place in August 2016. More details [+]

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