Fallout of the Rohingya Issue on Bangladesh`s Domestic Politics

With the Bangladesh general elections not far away in 2018, and the unlikely scenario of the Rohingya problem being fully resolved in the next few months, the issue is likely to deeply influence the posture of the various political parties.

October 03, 2017

Re-Positioning Pakistan Occupied Kashmir on India’s Policy Map: Geopolitical Drivers, Strategic Impact

The monograph urges a policy re-positioning by aggregating key geopolitical parameters concerning PoK which potentially impinge on India’s vital territorial and security interests.


High Fuel Prices: Does the End Justify the Means?

The contentious discourse in the media ignores the implications of state taxes on rising fuel prices.

September 27, 2017

Acquisition of single-engine fighter aircraft – A few suggestions to expedite the procurement process

MoD can leapfrog many of the 11 stages in the procurement programme by taking the measures outlined to fulfil the urgent requirements of the Air Force.

September 26, 2017

The Turkish Military Base in Doha: A Step towards Gaining “Strategic Depth” in the Middle East?

The nostalgia among a section of the AKP to recreate the Ottoman past through economic and geopolitical integration has been the driving force behind Turkey’s recent assertive postures in regional matters including the Qatar crisis.

September 26, 2017

Now The Right in Berlin: The German Elections of 2017

The CDU’s likely coalition partners are the Green Party and the Free Democrats. Such a coalition can work because all partners share a common design on European Unity and socio-economic policies at home.

September 26, 2017

Does India Need Thermonuclear Weapons

While thermonuclear weapons are not necessary for maintaining a credible deterrent, they serve the purpose of enabling India to make effective use of its relatively limited fissile material stockpile.

September 22, 2017

India-Japan and ‘Confluence of the Two Seas’: Ten years on

The India-Japan ‘action-oriented partnership’ is founded on the pillars of mutuality of interests, shared universal values and commonality of vision in the Indo-Pacific.

September 13, 2017

Barcelona Attacks: India has Cause for Disquiet

It is perhaps time to regulate incendiary sermons which radicalise vulnerable sections of society.

September 12, 2017

The March of Folly Jointly Led By Kim Jong-Un And Donald Trump

The crisis over North Korea’s reckless but successful pursuit of nuclear- weapon capability and the misguided response thereto by the United States is taking the world nearer to an unnecessary and perfectly avoidable catastrophe.

September 12, 2017