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

China–United States Science and Technology Agreement at the Crossroads

The Biden administration’s decision to temporarily extend the 1979 Science and Technology Agreement (STA) with China by six months in August 2023 came against the backdrop of apprehensions over Chinese technology theft.

March 08, 2024

The Dissolution of Factions within Japan’s LDP: An Unfinished Revolution

Japan’s political parties, most notably the LDP, have dissolved internal factions, but their relevance may not be over.

March 06, 2024

Myanmar: Three Years of Coup and Civil War

With the junta focused on maintaining control of towns and defending logistical routes, the civil war may escalate further into the major urban centres of Myanmar.

March 05, 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

Bhutan Election Paves Way for Political Transition

Prime Minister Tsering Tobgay’s government has to deal with Bhutan’s significant economic, social and diplomatic challenges.

February 27, 2024

First Person View (FPV) Drones: When Quantity Equals Quality

First Person View (FPV) drones, combined with artificial intelligence (AI), are the next evolution in warfare as they offer a cheaper and scalable alternative to precision weapons.

February 27, 2024

Antarctica: The Icy Continent and Indian Engagements

India’s continuous and growing presence in Antarctica is in accordance with its commitment to science and protection of fragile Antarctic ecosystems.

February 23, 2024

Pakistan Elections 2024: ‘Same Politics’ and Some New Trends

The fragmented mandate will further exacerbate Pakistan’s many political, economic and security challenges.

February 23, 2024