Comments and Briefs

Belt and Road Initiative: An opportunity or risk for Africa?

China's Belt and Road Initiative helps African countries in reducing the infrastructure gap in the region. However, it also leaves them open to the risk of unsustainable debt.

April 15, 2019

Mission Shakti: What Next?

India needs a comprehensive space security architecture consisting of a dedicated Space Command for operational aspects as well as an exclusive Defence Space Research Agency to focus on scientific and technical aspects.

April 09, 2019

Belarus’s Rapprochement with the West: What does it indicate?

Belarus has successfully pursued a multi-vector foreign policy and is seeking to play a significant role to strengthen peace and stability in the region.

April 04, 2019

To Ban, or Not to Ban Huawei

Given India’s dependence on imports for 90 per cent of its telecom equipment, the decision to allow Huawei to bid for 5G should be in line with the national interest, rather than taking sides and constraining options.

April 03, 2019

The Balakot Strategic Shift – Needed a ‘Counter Proxy War’ Doctrine

There is an urgent need to formulate a ‘Counter Proxy War Doctrine’ that integrates diplomacy, defence, development and other tools of hard and soft power.

March 28, 2019

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Events

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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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