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NATO at a crossroads: new purpose, fresh challenges
International Affairs Jul 17, 2024

NATO at a crossroads: new purpose, fresh challenges

NATO is at a crossroads. While it may have found an immediate purpose in responding to Russia, its challenges extend beyond Moscow. ...

A shot in the arm: The assassination attempt is likely to bolster voter sentiment in favour of Trump
International Affairs Jul 16, 2024

A shot in the arm: The assassination attempt is likely to bolster voter sentiment in favour of Trump

In the last four decades, however, attempts to assassinate presidents or presidential nominees had seemed relegated to the past. ...

Standing Up to Beijing
International Affairs Jul 12, 2024

Standing Up to Beijing

India needs to pay close attention as the US reconsiders its China policy ...

Afghan common ground in India-Russia relations
International Affairs Jul 11, 2024

Afghan common ground in India-Russia relations

With India and Russia having a common interest in Afghanistan’s stability, the ensuing big power competition, which is pushing Moscow into a tight Chinese economic embrace, is increasingly turning out to be a challenge. ...

India’s Balancing Act in the SCO
International Affairs Jul 09, 2024

India’s Balancing Act in the SCO

The deep-seated contradictions among member states on regional security and terrorism, combined with growing Chinese influence, have compelled New Delhi to perform a strategic balancing act. ...

Why Modi's in Moscow
International Affairs Jul 08, 2024

Why Modi's in Moscow

Since Putin and Modi last took stock of ties, a new energy and economic relationship has emerged, driven by Russia’s war ...

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Manish Vaid

Manish Vaid is a Junior Fellow at ORF. His research focuses on energy issues, geopolitics, crossborder energy and regional trade (including FTAs), climate change, migration, New Silk Road, urbanisation and water issues. His research work has been published widely - ...

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