ISSUE BRIEF

Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping: Different yet Same?

May 13, 2015
Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping: Different yet Same?

Modi and Xi share several similarities: their rise to the top, the popular nationalism they ride, the power they wield, and their domestic as well as foreign policy priorities.

Crisis in Yemen: Imperatives for Region and Beyond

May 05, 2015
Crisis in Yemen: Imperatives for Region and Beyond

This Issue Brief examines the various dimensions of the conflict in Yemen and analyses the conflict’s impact on the region and beyond.

Crisis in Yemen: Imperatives for Region and Beyond

May 05, 2015
Crisis in Yemen: Imperatives for Region and Beyond

This Issue Brief examines the various dimensions of the conflict in Yemen and analyses the conflict’s impact on the region and beyond.

Crisis in Yemen: Imperatives for Region and Beyond

May 05, 2015
Crisis in Yemen: Imperatives for Region and Beyond

This Issue Brief examines the various dimensions of the conflict in Yemen and analyses the conflict’s impact on the region and beyond.

Iran-P5+1 Lausanne Framework: Issues and Challenges

April 23, 2015
Iran-P5+1 Lausanne Framework: Issues and Challenges

This Issue Brief looks back at the implementation of the JPOA and examines the extent to which the recent framework (JCPOA) agreed upon at Lausanne adheres to the letter and spirit of the JPOA, specifically as it relates to the pledge to treat the Iranian nuclear programme “as that of any non-nuclear state party to the NPT”.

Iran-P5+1 Lausanne Framework: Issues and Challenges

April 23, 2015
Iran-P5+1 Lausanne Framework: Issues and Challenges

This Issue Brief looks back at the implementation of the JPOA and examines the extent to which the recent framework (JCPOA) agreed upon at Lausanne adheres to the letter and spirit of the JPOA, specifically as it relates to the pledge to treat the Iranian nuclear programme “as that of any non-nuclear state party to the NPT”.

Afghanistan and the Region

April 20, 2015
Afghanistan and the Region

Answers to all of Afghan problems can easily be found within the regional context. But the Afghan leadership is not likely to uphold the regional choice now.

India’s Defence Budget 2015-16

March 02, 2015
India’s Defence Budget 2015-16

One area where the 2015-16 defence budget is likely to hurt the most is in capital acquisition, which has already been under acute pressure in recent years due to the overwhelming share of the ‘committed liabilities’ arising out of contracts already signed

India and the Convention on Supplementary Compensation

February 19, 2015
India and the Convention on Supplementary Compensation

There is a general feeling among analysts that while US government lawyers may have been satisfied that the CLNDA is compatible with CSC in light of explanations offered by the Indian government, this view is being reportedly challenged by nuclear industry lawyers.

Some issues in respect of Indian’s nuclear liability law - I

February 10, 2015
Some issues in respect of Indian’s nuclear liability law - I

While the exact nature of the understanding between the two countries is yet to be announced and in fact may never be officially released, it is possible to offer an outline of the possible “memorandum” with possible understandings on all the three liability issues as well as the administrative arrangements.

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