India–Maldives Ties in Choppy Waters

While President Muizzu’s policy towards India is short-sighted and lacks sophistication, India should continue with its measured response given the geo-strategic importance of Maldives.

February 05, 2024

Maldives’ President’s China Visit

Maldivian foreign policy under President Muizzu is departing from the longstanding ‘India First’ policy towards a more pro-China stance.

February 05, 2024

Deep Seabed Mining in the Arctic

Norway’s decision in support of Arctic seabed mining could trigger ecological and geopolitical challenges.

February 02, 2024

Gaza War and the Risk of Major Regional Escalation

While the Israel–Hamas conflict was initially concentrated around Gaza, the risks have since escalated to other regions as well.

February 02, 2024

Discerning India's Kashmir Strategy: Approach, Challenges and Outcomes

The annulment of Article 370 on 5 August 2019 is considered a watershed in the seven-decade long history of India's approach towards Kashmir. The rescinding of a separate special status and, subsequently, the endorsement by the Supreme Court verdict on 11 December 2023 marked the culmination of India's long haul project to constitutionally absorb the former princely State of Jammu and Kashmir.


Drones for Surveillance to Strikes: Assessing the Impact through the Lens of Russia–Ukraine War

The Russia–Ukraine War has witnessed a significant surge in the use of drones for surveillance and strikes.

January 24, 2024

A Renewed Nuclear Arms Race?

With the last surviving arms control treaty, the 2010 New START, under suspension with no sign of a successor treaty, the post-Cold War nuclear order is under stress.

January 23, 2024

EAM Jaishankar in Tehran: Renewed Focus on Maritime Security and Regional Connectivity

Jaishankar’s visit is a timely reminder that India’s partnership stands on its own, and Indian interests demand more rather than less engagement with Tehran.

January 19, 2024

Israel–Hamas Conflict and Maritime Security in Red Sea

The Houthi actions have highlighted the need for reliable and enhanced maritime security measures in the Red Sea.

January 19, 2024

पाकिस्तान में बदलता राजनीतिक परिदृश्य

उच्चतम न्यायालय द्वारा अनुच्छेद 62(1)(f) की पुनर्व्याख्या ने नवाज़ शरीफ के चुनाव लड़ने और सार्वजानिक पदों पर आसीन होने के मार्ग की सबसे बड़ी बाधा को हटा दिया है| सुरक्षा अधिष्ठानों के परोक्ष समर्थन के कारण उनकी सत्ता में वापसी की संभावनाएं बलवती हैं|

January 18, 2024