The United States and UNESCO: A Contentious History

It remains to be seen if the UNESCO will become another platform for US–China contentions or realise the lofty goals as enshrined in its constitution.

September 15, 2023

Nuclear Issues and the G-20 Leaders’ Declaration

The G20 New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration asserts that the ‘use or threat of use of nuclear weapons is inadmissible’.

September 15, 2023

The 18th East Asia Summit: Priorities of a Region in Flux

The East Asia Summit remains critical to advancing closer regional cooperation, at a time of a rapid geo-political and geo-economic changes.

September 14, 2023

India–US Jet Engine Deal: A Major Milestone

Prime Minister Modi and President Biden recommitted to expeditiously work towards supporting the fulfilment of the GE-HAL jet engine deal, at the meeting ahead of the New Delhi G20 Summit.

September 11, 2023

The China–Africa Peace and Security Forum: Practical Outcomes or Same Old Rhetoric?

China’s security engagement in Africa has grown to encompass aspects relating to police and law enforcement cooperation, conflict mediation, and professional military education.

September 06, 2023

Sweden’s Presidency of the Council of the EU

Sweden’s presidency contributed significantly to addressing the EU’s economic and security challenges.

August 29, 2023

IRGC’s FTO Designation and JCPOA Revival

The JCPOA revival, to some extent, will continue to depend on the US’s stand on the IRGC’s designation.

August 28, 2023

Coup in Niger: Implications and Impact

The coup in Niger has deep regional and international implications and may lead to increase in major power contestations in the region.

August 22, 2023

Defence Public Sector Units and Exports

While defence public sector units have been making efforts to increase their marketing footprint, they will have to succeed in a highly competitive export market.

August 18, 2023

Strengthening Resilience: Atmanirbhar Bharat and Tackling Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

The complexity and interconnection of global supply chains has heightened the realisation of the need for supply chain resilience and self-reliance in production.

August 17, 2023