Comments and Briefs

Can renewables make India energy secure?

India should invest in creating a competitive solar module sector across the manufacturing chain, from procuring primary resources to the finished product.

November 22, 2017

Problems of Costing in Defence Procurements

The benchmark price could be different from the initial cost estimate because, in many cases, the negotiation stage is reached several years after in-principle approval.

November 20, 2017

The Saudi Aramco IPO and Crown Prince Salman’s Ambitions

Crown Prince Salman has been using oil as a tool to further his political ambitions both domestically and internationally, and Saudi Aramco acts as a nucleus around which his ambitions revolve.

November 16, 2017

Odisha’s Potential Role in Enhancing Security in the Bay of Bengal

A long coastline, ports, and availability of airfields all make Odisha a strategic asset that provides considerable leverage for securing India’s national interests and enhancing influence in South East Asia.

November 13, 2017

Renewed Mandate from Heaven: Xi Unfolds Grand Strategy for China’s Long March

Xi envisions China as a key player in shaping the new global order with Chinese characteristics. His grand strategy is in consonance with the Chinese strategic culture of ‘thinking deep and far’

November 10, 2017


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