Comments and Briefs

Making the Right to Information (RTI) work in Defence

Adhering to the RTI Act in letter and spirit will lead to more responsible decision-making, greater accountability, and more credibility to the actions of the MoD.

August 21, 2017

Panchsheel was noble, but did China embrace it ever?

Before selectively invoking historical contexts and postulates such as Panchsheel, Chinese officials need to ask themselves “do we have the right to say this.”

August 18, 2017

National Unity Government in Sri Lanka: An Assessment

At the close of two years, the National Unity Government (NUG) of Sri Lanka has failed to maintain the confidence and trust of the people it enjoyed during the first three months of its tenure. Having said that, political crisis or instability in Sri Lanka remains unlikely. The NUG is likely to complete its full term, but it will not be a cakewalk.

From Doklam Standoff to a Trade War? India initiates review of IT imports from China

India’s decision to review the imports of IT products from China could turn out to be its Achilles Heel, given that they constitute a key constituent of Chinese exports to India.

August 18, 2017

India must step up diplomatic efforts on the Rohingya issue

The success of India's diplomacy will lie in the extent to which it can induce Naypyitaw to take a long view in the interests of its own political stability, internal security and social harmony.

August 16, 2017

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Asian Security Conference

19th Asian Security Conference
Combating Terrorism: Evolving an Asian Response
March 6-8, 2017

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10th South Asia Conference
Strengthening Connectivity in South Asia
March 28-29, 2017

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