Israel–Hamas Conflict: Between Legitimate Combat and Inadmissible Violence

The complexity of the challenge in the Israel–Hamas conflict should not deter from the need to uphold humanitarian law and minimise the suffering of civilians by both the protagonists.

November 28, 2023

Mahabharata: A Strategic Overview

The Indian way of conceptualising war, employment of force, use of diplomacy, guidance for soldiering and capability development has a long and rich tradition that emerges from texts like the Mahabharata.

November 22, 2023

ChatGPT and Potential for Deleterious Exploitation

ChatGPT’s potentially exploitative use by violent non-state actors can undermine human and state security.

November 22, 2023

Israel–Hamas Conflict and the Cyber Realm

Hamas and its affiliates, along with other hacktivist groups, have conducted numerous cyber operations against Israeli targets.

November 17, 2023

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan: Unravelling Pakistan’s Enduring Threat

The 4 November 2023 attack on the Pakistan Air Force base by an affiliate of the TTP highlights the threat posed by the group to the Pakistani state.

November 16, 2023

Nawaz Sharif’s Return and Prospects for India–Pakistan Relations

Nawaz Sharif's statements on forging 'good ties' with India after his return to Pakistan are unlikely to translate to any meaningful forward movement in bilateral ties.

November 16, 2023

China’s 13th Arctic Expedition

Chinese scientists successfully carried out tasks at the North Pole onboard their first domestically built polar ice-breaker Xuelong 2.

November 10, 2023

ASEAN’s Indo-Pacific Priorities

ASEAN’s recent initiatives towards the Indo-Pacific help cement its centrality further while maintaining the grouping’s autonomy.

November 10, 2023

Israel–Hamas Conflict and Southeast Asian Responses

Southeast Asian nations’ responses to the ongoing violent conflict between Israel and Hamas are influenced by historical, domestic, demographic and strategic factors.

November 08, 2023

Philippines and Shifting Dynamics in the South China Sea

The intensification of China’s hard-line territorial claims in the East and South China Seas, matched by its unilateral actions, are threatening regional peace and stability.

November 07, 2023