Comments and Briefs

Bhutan National Assembly Elections 2018: A Mandate for Change?

Voters in Bhutan have shown their political maturity by bringing in a new government, which is an indicator of growing awareness about their rights and their role in holding governments to account.

November 12, 2018

75 Years Later, Are Lessons From the Bari Incident Still Relevant?

While planning and executing kinetic operations, it is essential to look at various facets of force application including the possibilities of accidents or surprise attacks by the adversary.

November 08, 2018

Revisiting Aadhaar System: Post the Supreme Court Verdict

One understands that long term benefits of Aadhaar actually outweighs many concerns. However, adequate norms need to be laid down from collection to retention of biometric data, in addition to formulating strong data protection and privacy laws.

November 02, 2018

Strategic Petroleum Reserves: Stocking Oil for Rainy Days

A strategic petroleum reserve offers India the leverage to be a serious player in the international oil market, as it will have the option to release supplies when prices spike and recharge the reserve when prices are low.

November 02, 2018

India’s First Step Towards Regulating Drones

The Civilian Aviation Requirements for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, though fairly well drafted, constitute only a stop gap measure for regulating drone operations in the civil sector.

October 31, 2018

Publications

  • Journal of Defence Studies
  • Strategic Analysis

Events

Conference

Asian Security Conference (ASC)

March 19, 2019 to March 21, 2019
Workshop

India-Japan Symposium

December 07, 2018

Multimedia

Shifting Geopolitics in Asia:

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

Op-eds and Articles

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