Comments and Briefs

Spain’s Policy Shift on Western Sahara

Spain extending support to the 2007 Moroccan plan of granting an autonomous status to Western Sahara under Moroccan sovereignty is a significant foreign policy shift.

May 19, 2022

India’s Maritime Security: Five Concerns

There are five fundamental deficiencies in India’s maritime security mechanism that will need to be addressed by the newly appointed National Maritime Security Coordinator (NMSC), to prevent a recurrence of a 26/11 scenario.

May 18, 2022

Chinese News Media Narratives on the Ukraine Crisis

The Chinese news media has peddled dual narrative of vilifying the West and glorifying China’s supposed mediatory role in the Russia–Ukraine crisis.

May 17, 2022

Russia–Ukraine Conflict and Geopolitics of Data Routing

The Russia–Ukraine conflict, as well as Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea, draw light on the geopolitics of data routing and the usage of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) as a tool of control.

April 29, 2022

Central Asia and the Ukraine Crisis

The Central Asian states have had to deal with significant economic and security challenges in the wake of the Russia–Ukraine conflict.

April 27, 2022

India–Australia Relations on the Upswing

India and Australia need to take a leadership role in maritime security affairs in the two oceans and have deeper engagements with the Pacific and Indian Ocean island countries.

April 26, 2022

Arctic Council in the Midst of Ukraine Crisis

Russia’s military action in Ukraine has negatively impacted the cooperative engagement architecture of the Arctic Council.

April 22, 2022

Unmanned Ground Vehicles: Global Developments and Future Battlefield

The confluence of technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Cloud Computing with Unmanned Ground Vehicles has created enormous opportunities for creating intelligent autonomous systems both in the commercial and defence sectors.

April 22, 2022


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Talk by Prof. Efraim Inbar on "Israel’s new government and its Foreign Policy”

Chair: DG Amb. Sujan R. Chinoy
July 21, 2021

Webinar on ‘India-Nigeria: Facing the COVID-19 Pandemic Together’

Opening Remarks by DG Amb Sujan R. Chinoy and Lt. Gen. Aliyu Gusau Mohammed
March 30, 2021

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