Comments and Briefs

Pakistan Media Under Stress: Imran Fails to Walk the Talk

The government and the military in Pakistan appear quite determined to either silence or censor media by all means. This may prove counter-productive since such restrictions can fuel further criticism, especially at a time when the government seems unable to fulfil its promises and meet the expectations of the people.

January 17, 2020

COP25: Another Lost Opportunity

COP25 was expected to give prominence to science, streamline ambitious targets and raise trust among parties. Even after a marathon two-week talks, issues such as creating an international carbon market and climate financing were pushed to the next year.

January 15, 2020

Soleimani’s Killing Redefines US-Iran Rivalry

The situation in Persian Gulf has been on the boil with several tit-for-tat actions raising the chances of a direct confrontation. However, Iran will be cautious in choosing an all-out war given its vulnerabilities against the US military might.

January 13, 2020

NRC Will Make India-Bangladesh Relations More Sustainable

The issue of illegal migration in India-Bangladesh relationship cannot be swept under the carpet. It will be better if both sides look at the issue dispassionately especially when the trust levels are high.

January 08, 2020

TikTok: A Ticking Bomb!

TikTok has hooked youngsters around the world. What is worrisome is the lack of understanding about the long-term implications of such social media apps with regard to data protection and national security.

December 24, 2019

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Y B Chavan Memorial Lecture by Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat

Addressing the Challenges of Hybrid Conflict in the 21st Century
November 28, 2018

Shifting Geopolitics in Asia:

India-Japan Relations and the Future of Indo-Pacific Region
December 8, 2017

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