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President Donald Trump and future of the Iran deal
International Affairs Dec 07, 2016

President Donald Trump and future of the Iran deal

One of the foremost questions around Trump's victory has been in relation to the future of the Iran nuclear deal, one that the President-elect has criticised himself, dubbing it as a "horrible deal" and insisting that he will look to renegotiate the agreement known as ...

Responding to the arrival of Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security | Cyber and Technology Dec 06, 2016

Responding to the arrival of Artificial Intelligence

The progress of AI has been attributed to three main factors — the availability of Big Data from sources such as social media, e-commerce, government; improved machine learning approaches, algorithms and the increased capabilities of more powerful computers in processing this data.

Non-geostationary satellite constellation for Digital India
Space | Cyber and Technology Dec 06, 2016

Non-geostationary satellite constellation for Digital India

The LEO satellite constellation has important implications for transcontinental communications. It can be used for meeting the 25 million Indian diaspora's demand for familiar media, entertainment and other interactive services. This constellation could easily service the maritime requirements, which is a rising demand in the ...

Paradiplomacy and India: Growing role of states in foreign policy
Privacy & Data Protection Dec 06, 2016

Paradiplomacy and India: Growing role of states in foreign policy

Paradiplomacy throws up fresh challenges for the Indian government.

A local perspective on Brexit
Privacy & Data Protection Dec 05, 2016

A local perspective on Brexit

Brexit result was a shock to the system as much as the recent US election results. Hence the need for a local perspective to understand the ground realities

Missing: Leaders of developing countries
Privacy & Data Protection Dec 03, 2016

Missing: Leaders of developing countries

Idea of a new global order in which developing countries would express solidarity against rich capitalist nations was amiss in Castro's funeral procession

New horizons for satellite Earth observation
Space Dec 01, 2016

New horizons for satellite Earth observation

The rise of small satellite platforms has brought a paradigm shift in the manner satellite Earth observation (EO) business is conducted.

In focus — China
China Foreign Policy Nov 30, 2016

In focus — China

Roundup of the latest developments on China.

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Sushil Tanwar

Sushil Tanwar

Brig Sushil Tanwar, VSM, is an alumnus of the Military School (Ajmer) and National Defence Academy. Brigadier Sushil Tanwar has had a distinguished career spanning over twenty-five years in which more than fourteen years have been spent in Counter Insurgency ...

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Alyssa Ayres

Alyssa Ayres is a senior fellow for India Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). She has served as deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asia from 2010 to 2013. Her book about Indias rise ...

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