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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

Saudi Arabia and the Russia–Ukraine War

The Saudi offer to mediate in the Russia–Ukraine War is the latest instance of Riyadh’s dynamic and forward-looking foreign policy.

August 16, 2023

Nuclear Weapons Use in Japan and the Status of Nuclear Disarmament

Humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons use, dreadfully experienced in the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, has had little policy impact on concluding a genuine nuclear disarmament convention.

August 14, 2023

BRICS Summit and ICC Warrant against Putin

The controversy regarding President Vladimir Putin’s participation in the BRICS Summit at Johannesburg due to an arrest warrant by the International Criminal Court highlights the geopolitical overtones and inadequacies of the ICC in the contemporary world.

August 14, 2023

Turkiye’s Support of Sweden’s NATO Accession and Implications

Erdogan extracted significant concessions while maximising Turkish national interest by supporting Sweden’s accession into NATO.

August 04, 2023

The Okinawa Factor in Japan–China Relations

Okinawa prefecture has the potential to be a new factor affecting Japan-China relations, unless the Japanese government can manage local grievances.

August 04, 2023

S-70 Okhotnik UCAV Debuts on the Russia–Ukraine Battlefield

UCAVs can impose a major decision dilemma on the adversary and act as a part of a combined arms offensive in the air, in their role as ‘loyal wingman’ for manned fighter jets.

July 31, 2023

South Africa’s Rhetoric of Non-alignment in Focus

The paradox of South Africa being formally neutral on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, yet parallelly deepening military relationship with Russia, is continuing to strain US–South Africa relations.

July 31, 2023

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