Empowering Indigenous Defence Innovation: The ADITI Scheme and DefConnect 2024

The launch of the ADITI Scheme reflects the government’s commitment to promote innovations in defence technologies by Indian start-ups for the armed forces.

April 03, 2024

Far-Right Extremism in Europe: From Margins to Mainstream

Far-right extremism is spreading in the European body politic at a rapid pace.

April 02, 2024

India–Bhutan Relations after Prime Ministerial Visits

Bhutan PM's five-day visit to India in March 2024 which was followed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to Bhutan is expected to ease mutual concerns about a possible border agreement with China.

March 28, 2024

Can the Security Council Help Bring Peace to Gaza?

Resolution 2728, adopted by the United Nations Security Council on 25 March 2024 carries political implications beyond its text, particularly due to the US decision to abstain.

March 28, 2024

Pacific Media: A New Arena of Competition between the United States and China

The media landscape in the Pacific Island countries is vulnerable to Chinese influence given the developmental needs and lack of robust regulatory mechanisms.

March 12, 2024

Collective Security Treaty Organization and the Caucasus Conflict

The Armenia–Azerbaijan conflict has called into question the CSTO’s role as a regional security guarantor.

March 11, 2024

Neo-Nazi Music Concerts: Incubators of Far-Right Extremism

Neo-Nazi music concerts have become a fertile ground for the mobilisation and financing of far-right extremists.

February 28, 2024

Turkiye Leverages Sweden’s NATO Accession Bid

Turkiye effectively leveraged its NATO membership to secure benefits aligned with its defence, counter-terrorism and foreign policy priorities, vis-à-vis Sweden’s accession bid.

February 28, 2024

Turkiye’s ‘Safe Zone’ Policy and Syrian Refugees

The border region between Turkiye and Syria continues to remain highly unstable, posing a potential risk of armed conflict.

February 20, 2024

Taliban’s Focus on Infrastructure Development

Despite a difficult economic situation, the Taliban have advertised their efforts towards infrastructure development over the last two years.

February 19, 2024