Potential Defence Cooperation between Papua New Guinea and India

June 28, 2016
Potential Defence Cooperation between Papua New Guinea and India

The Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) is preparing to undergo a major expansion programme. India can assist in enhancing and developing PNGDF’s capabilities without coming into conflict or competition with the Australian interests.

Political Upheaval in Brazil

June 28, 2016
Political Upheaval in Brazil

An early and decisive conclusion to the political crisis in Brazil and also a finality in the position of Rouseff vis-a-vis the presidency appear unlikely.

PSLV launches 20 Satellites in a Single Mission

June 28, 2016
PSLV launches 20 Satellites in a Single Mission

For India, at this point in time, ISRO developing expertise with multiple launch technology is more important from the commercial perspective.

India's NSG Bid – The Way Forward

June 27, 2016
India's NSG Bid – The Way Forward

Until the next plenary in Switzerland in 2017 or the interim meeting before the end of 2016, India should actively engage with all members and particularly with those who have expressed doubts or raised queries, including China.

Stopping Illegal Migration from Bangladesh: Need for a Comprehensive Approach

June 24, 2016
Stopping Illegal Migration from Bangladesh

A comprehensive approach is needed to deal with the problem of illegal migration from Bangladesh. All the affected states would have to adopt a uniform policy, in the absence of which any amount of effort is bound to deliver only partial results.

Membership Expansion in the Nuclear Suppliers Group

June 22, 2016
Membership Expansion in the Nuclear Suppliers Group

The outcome of the NSG plenary in Seoul is most likely to be the admission of India to the NSG, denial or postponement of a decision on Pakistan’s application, but deferment of both announcements to a later date.

Indian Naval Sales – The Cautious Emergence of a New Supplier

June 22, 2016
Indian Naval Sales – The Cautious Emergence of a New Supplier

Should GRSE and GSL deliver satisfactory services to their export customers, there is considerable potential for India to position itself as a competitive supplier of small and medium warships and patrol crafts.

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 [+]

Indian Defence Industry: An Agenda for Making in India

This book thoroughly probes the Indian Defence industry and the policies pertaining to it. Though written with a clear focus on influencing policy making, the book is presented in an accessible format to be easily understood by the wider strategic community. More details [+]

Multi-party Democracy in the Maldives and the Emerging Security Environment in the Indian Ocean Region

This book is an attempt to understand the fledgling multiparty democracy in the Maldives, its foreign policy and the evolving security scenario in the Indian Ocean region.
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Journal of Defence Studies - April 2016

The issue carries articles on equilibrium in higher defence organisation, countering radicalisation, and situating the Arthashastra in international relations. There is a perspective on the reorganisation of defence outlay for FY 2016-17 and commentary on the latest Australian Defence White Paper. More details [+]

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