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Changes in the SCOMET List: What it means for the Indian Defence Industry

The formal inclusion of the Munitions List within the SCOMET framework explicitly brings the defence industry under the purview of India’s global commitment to non-proliferation.

June 08, 2017

Qatar Crisis Sharpens Regional Faultlines

The decision to target Qatar clearly indicates that the region is now divided into two camps and that the Arab Gulf countries are in no mood to accept neutral players.

June 08, 2017

Do India-Oman relations need a Push?

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A high level political engagement between Oman and India will push the relations in the positive direction and also provide a fresh fillip to the economic relations.

June 08, 2017

India Gears Up to Enter the Eurasian Integration Path

As India enters the Eurasian integration path, it needs to be aware that there is an emerging trend in favour of intra-regional cooperation in Central Asia.

June 07, 2017

Possible Outcomes after the US Exit from the Paris Climate Agreement

China may emerge as the sole leader of global climate negotiations by supporting the Green Climate Fund, which faces a budget crisis with the US exit. This will also provide an opportunity for China to reshape its current global image.

June 06, 2017

What Can India Expect from the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation?

India should use SCO for building convergences with China and Russia as well as minimise the intensity of China-Pakistan alignment which undercuts India’s direct access to Eurasia.

June 05, 2017

An Assessment of the Strategic Partnership Model in Defence Industry

The SP model, if implemented well, is likely to have a number of benefits for both the private sector and the larger Indian defence industry.

June 02, 2017

Fog clears over industrial licensing for defence industry but questions remain

There seems to be no clear advantage of giving an overarching role to the Ministry of Home Affairs as regards formulation of policy or grant of industrial licence for manufacture or export of defence items.

May 29, 2017

Global Consequences of the Trump Presidency

President Trump’s victory and his subsequent actions after assuming the presidency seem to indicate the US withdrawal from a leadership role towards a degree of insulation from world affairs.

May 26, 2017

St. Petersburg Metro Bombing: Al Qaeda Redux

The Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for the April 3 metro bombing in St. Petersburg and conveyed that the attack was retaliation against Russia’s targeting of jihadis in Syria, Libya and Chechnya.

May 25, 2017

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