ISSUE BRIEF

21st Century Proliferation and Tracking: Tackling Arms Proliferation in the Modern Conflict Landscape

June 23, 2015
21st Century Proliferation and Tracking: Tackling Arms Proliferation in the Modern Conflict Landscape

Time and again, civilian masses the world over have been at the receiving end of legions of conventional weapons systems leaving destructive direct and indirect consequences in their wake. The copious arms -and their ammunition- currently in circulation range from assault rifles, rocket launchers, anti-aircraft weapons to pistols, machine guns as well as missiles, grenades and other explosive ordnances.

US-Japan Security Alliance: Standing the Test of Time

May 29, 2015
US-Japan Security Alliance: Standing the Test of Time

The revised defence guidelines have added value to the US-Japan partnership and the fundamental shift in Japanese security policy complements the US call upon Japan to shoulder greater security responsibility as a partner.

The Rohingyas: Security Implications for ASEAN and Beyond

May 29, 2015
The Rohingyas: Security Implications for ASEAN and Beyond

In the last two months, the large-scale exodus of Rohingyas towards the coastlines of Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia has been a concern not only for the region but also for the international community.

‘Operation Decisive Storm’ and Changing Geopolitics in the Gulf

May 26, 2015
‘Operation Decisive Storm’ and Changing Geopolitics in the Gulf

While both Saudi Arabia and Iran vie for power and influence, Yemenis continue to suffer and the country seems to be slipping into further instability.

India’s Renewed Interest in Chabahar: Need to Stay the Course

May 13, 2015
India’s Renewed Interest in Chabahar: Need to Stay the Course

India has to play a critical role in developing and thereby realising the full potential of Chabahar port which will significantly boost its image as a proactive regional power that is building such critical infrastructure not only to maximise its financial and strategic gains but also to propel regional growth and prosperity.

India’s Renewed Interest in Chabahar: Need to Stay the Course

May 13, 2015
India’s Renewed Interest in Chabahar: Need to Stay the Course

India has to play a critical role in developing and thereby realising the full potential of Chabahar port which will significantly boost its image as a proactive regional power that is building such critical infrastructure not only to maximise its financial and strategic gains but also to propel regional growth and prosperity.

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.

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