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Quad and Cybersecurity

The Quad has cautiously carved out a practical and cooperative agenda on issues of cybersecurity.

June 22, 2022

India–Russia Energy Cooperation in Russian Far East

The exit of Western oil companies from energy projects in the Russian Far East provides opportunities for India to enhance its stakes in these projects.

June 21, 2022

Agnipath: Addressing the Manpower Challenges of the Indian Armed Forces

The Agnipath scheme provides an opportunity for the armed forces to leap into the next generation of warfare with a manpower that can embrace technological challenges.

June 21, 2022

Security and Foreign Policy Priorities of Australia’s New Labor Party Government

The new Labor Party government in Australia is likely to show continuity on AUKUS and Quad initiatives in the Indo-Pacific, while policy approaches on Pacific Islands and China, as also on climate change, may get a re-look.

June 15, 2022

China’s Response to Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Beijing’s pushback against the Washington-backed Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is likely to result in an intense regional geo-economic competition.

June 15, 2022

Decoding Turkey’s Foreign Policy Recalibration in West Asia

The change in Turkey’s foreign policy approach in West Asia underlines a desire on part of Ankara to eschew confrontationist politics.

June 14, 2022

Ukraine’s Nuclear Disarmament Decision and Security Assurances

Ukraine’s security predicament in the face of the Russian military onslaught brings into focus the vacuity of big power security assurances in the absence of legally binding security guarantees and treaty commitments.

June 10, 2022

India–Bhutan Hydropower Cooperation and Bhutanese Economy

Hydropower cooperation between India and Bhutan should not only help achieve the larger aspirations of the Bhutanese people for peace, prosperity and happiness but also further strengthen bilateral bonds.

May 26, 2022

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

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

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