Comments and Briefs

EMP Weapons and the New Equation of War

Besides military targets, a number of strategic civilian targets, like urban data and communication centres, stock exchanges, factories and other centres of gravity could also be attacked by e-bombs.

October 13, 2017

Lull at Doklam: Time for a Holistic Strategic Review

While the crisis has been defused for the time being, the probability of a future flare up cannot be ruled out. A holistic strategic review ought to be carried out over a wide spectrum and in a multi-dimensional manner with specific timelines.

October 06, 2017

Need for Sector-Specific Ease-of-Doing Business Indices

Sector-specific micro parameters that have a bearing on the ease of doing business need to be identified and quantified.

October 05, 2017

Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System: Issues and Challenges

Implementation of high-tech solutions without adequately trained personnel is unlikely to help the Border Security Force achieve the goal of foolproof border surveillance.

October 04, 2017

Fallout of the Rohingya Issue on Bangladesh`s Domestic Politics

With the Bangladesh general elections not far away in 2018, and the unlikely scenario of the Rohingya problem being fully resolved in the next few months, the issue is likely to deeply influence the posture of the various political parties.

October 03, 2017


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IDSA-GIGA Conference on

Changing Asia 2017
Perspectives on Regional and Global Cooperation
September 15-16, 2017

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