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  • Cyber Digest

    The Cyber Digest is an initiative of Manohar Parrikar IDSA Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (ICCOE) under the Strategic Technologies Centre of MP-IDSA. It is a monthly publication which comprises of the recent developments in cyber security across the globe.

    Eurasia Digest

    Eurasia Digest, is a monthly compilation of important development in the Eurasian region focusing on security, foreign policy, economy and domestic politics. This digest is intended for policymakers and the academic community.

    East Asia Military Monitor

    As East Asia is growing, its economic and military reach compounded by its peaking influence has led to the great powers adjusting to the so-called shifts in International order. Keeping in mind the fast developing military situation in the East Asian region, the East Asia Centre at MP-IDSA has taken the initiative to launch East Asia Military Monitor.

    East Asia Military Monitor is a bimonthly newsletter, focussing on the significant military and security developments in the region, particularly in China, Japan and the Korean Peninsula. This newsletter is intended for the policymakers and the academic community. The information is drawn from speeches, articles, ministries and regional forums with a special emphasis on area sources.

    Insight Southeast Asia

    Insight Southeast Asia is the bimonthly newsletter of the Southeast Asia & Oceania Centre, IDSA. It comprises special sections such as Country Profile, Commentary, Book Review, Photo-Essay and News Track. News Track includes important and referenced news summary pertaining to the eleven Southeast Asian countries and Oceania (including New Zealand and Australia).

    Iran Digest

    Iran Digest is a monthly compilation of important developments in Iranian security, foreign policy, economy, and domestic politics. As Iran is an important country in India’s extended neighbourhood, this digest intends to keep scholars and policymakers abreast of latest developments in the country. The information is drawn from primary and secondary sources, with special emphasis on regional sources.

    Japan Digest

    Japan Digest is a monthly compilation of important developments in Japanese security, foreign policy, economy, and domestic politics. As India is increasingly engaging with Japan as a Special Strategic and Global Partner, it is imperative to keep abreast and develop a deeper understanding on the evolving policy trends in Japan.

    Non-Traditional Security Digest

    Non-Traditional Security Digest is an initiative of the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. It intends to cover non-traditional security issues in foreign and domestic affairs. This Digest is intended for policymakers and the academic community with knowledge and information on issues of climate change, water and energy security, the Arctic region and much more.

    Pakistan News Digest

    Pakistan News Digest is being brought out by the Pakistan Project team at MP-IDSA. The digest seeks to keep its focus on all round strategic developments taking place in Pakistan on a monthly basis. It culls out information and analyses from the Pakistani media— both English and vernacular— and provides a ready reference material for the wider strategic community. Given the strategic importance of Pakistan for India and the wider world, it is hoped that the digest will be received well by the readers.

    Pakistan Project: Weekly E-bulletin

    This e-bulletin, being initiated by "Pakistan Project" at MP-IDSA, seeks to focus on major developments in Pakistan and bring them to the attention of strategic analysts and policy makers in India on a weekly basis. It will carry a lead commentary on the most important development during the previous weeks, followed by useful information on the evolving political, economic and security situation in Pakistan.

    PoK News Digest

    POK NEWS DIGEST is IDSA's weekly newsletter comprising summaries of various developments, press releases and important statements made by leaders related to Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (POJK), referred to as 'Azad' Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan by the Government of Pakistan. The POK NEWS DIGEST captures contemporary issues related to POK under the following categories:


    Strategic Digest

    Strategic Digest is a regular compilation of brief and crisp analyses of important developments impinging on India's foreign and security policies in the immediate and extended neighbourhood.

    Sylloge on West Asia

    Sylloge on West Asia is an initiative of the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses under the Nuclear and Arms Control Centre which focuses on Nuclear and other armament issues in the West Asian region. The newsletter tracks technology development which may have implications for nuclear weapons and other armament build-up in the region.


    Terror Tracker is a newsletter that zeroes in on recent terrorism-related activities and issues unfolding around the world. It even tracks and analyzes various counter-terrorism measures and campaigns at the international level. With particular focus on the South Asian region, the newsletter seeks to inform and update policy makers, security forces as well as the general public about the changing contours of the highly elusive, yet ever lurking global threat.

    West Asia Digest

    West Asia Digest is a monthly compilation of key developments in West Asia related to regional security, foreign policy, defence and economic issues and India’s relationship with the regional countries. Complied by the West Asia Centre at the MP-IDSA, the aim of this newsletter is to apprise the Indian strategic community and the policy makers about trends in West Asia and their possible implications for India.

    West Asia Watch

    West Asia Watch is being brought out by the West Asia Centre of MP-IDSA. The aim of the newsletter is to monitor and apprise the larger community of scholars and students of West Asia as well as Indian policy makers on the latest political, economic and strategic developments in the region and their implications for India through its news reports, analyses and interviews. At a time when India is evolving a new approach towards the region, this venture seeks to generate greater awareness and keener insights for more informed decision making.