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The Alliance of Sahel States: A regional crisis in troubled West Africa
International Affairs Mar 01, 2024

The Alliance of Sahel States: A regional crisis in troubled West Africa

The establishment of the Alliance of Sahel States by Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger and their withdrawal from ECOWAS undoes the decades of regional integration work ...

Chinese anxiety over “Peak China” and how it may impact China-India ties
International Affairs Mar 01, 2024

Chinese anxiety over “Peak China” and how it may impact China-India ties

Although China officially is making light of it, the “Peak China” discourse has been negatively impacting China’s domestic situation ...

India-ASEAN FTA Rules of Origin reforms: Abating outside influx and consolidating supply chains
Neighbourhood | International Trade and Investment Feb 29, 2024

India-ASEAN FTA Rules of Origin reforms: Abating outside influx and consolidating supply chains

As India’s competitive efforts to augment itself as a global manufacturing hub expand, AITGA’s future success is critical to addressing its unfavourable position in the ASEAN supply chain. ...

Maldives' import-reliant economic landscape
Neighbourhood Feb 29, 2024

Maldives' import-reliant economic landscape

As Maldives faces a complex economic landscape driven by import dependencies and fiscal policy challenges, strategic policymaking is imperative ...

WTO’s deadlock: EU’s trade duty dispute with India
International Affairs Feb 29, 2024

WTO’s deadlock: EU’s trade duty dispute with India

The ongoing WTO dispute settlement between the EU and India could encumber India’s efforts to boost the domestic electronic product manufacturing sector ...

Dilemmas in disaster management: SAARC under scrutiny
Neighbourhood | Multilateralism Feb 29, 2024

Dilemmas in disaster management: SAARC under scrutiny

The lack of initiative and political will has led to the marginalisation of the SAARC sector of disaster management from mainstream efforts in South Asia ...

BRICS Plus: Navigating global challenges and broadening influence
International Affairs | BRICS Feb 28, 2024

BRICS Plus: Navigating global challenges and broadening influence

The recent expansion of BRICS places it as a potential voice for the Global South in economic, trade, and investment matters ...

Building bridges, fostering peace:  J&K's new DGP connects with the public
Domestic Politics and Governance | Terrorism Feb 28, 2024

Building bridges, fostering peace: J&K's new DGP connects with the public

The continued collaboration between various stakeholders is crucial to effectively foster trust and maintain peace in the Valley. ...

Riding the storm: Russia’s economic landscape since the Ukraine conflict
International Affairs Feb 28, 2024

Riding the storm: Russia’s economic landscape since the Ukraine conflict

Since the Ukraine war, Russia’s economy has developed resilience against sanctions. However, the escalating military expenditure, while boosting short-term growth, poses long-term concerns ...

A relevant BRICS: Reimagining global economic reform
International Affairs | BRICS Feb 27, 2024

A relevant BRICS: Reimagining global economic reform

As BRICS navigates the evolving global economic landscape, its trade, investment, and finance progress underscores its significance as a transformative force ...

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Niranjan Sahoo

Niranjan Sahoo

Niranjan Sahoo, PhD, is a Senior Fellow with ORF’s Governance and Politics Initiative. With years of expertise in governance and public policy, he now anchors studies and programmes on democracy, human rights, federalism, electoral reforms (particularly issues related to political ...

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Suhono Harso Supangkat Bandung Institute of Technology

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