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Squad and the rise of minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific
International Affairs May 24, 2024

Squad and the rise of minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific

The rise in Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific has prompted the emergence of Squad—a minilateral grouping between the US, Japan, Australia and the Philippines ...

India-Africa education partnership holds the key to a prosperous future
International Affairs | Education May 24, 2024

India-Africa education partnership holds the key to a prosperous future

As Africa strives to educate and upskill its youth population while struggling with several challenges, India can prove to be a good partner ...

Addressing stunting: A critical concern in Africa
Healthcare May 24, 2024

Addressing stunting: A critical concern in Africa

Stunting remains a significant public health challenge in Africa, with far-reaching implications for child health, development, and future prospects ...

Australia's Defence Strategy boosts western Pacific alliances
International Affairs | Defence and Security May 23, 2024

Australia's Defence Strategy boosts western Pacific alliances

Australia’s NDS 24 seeks to adapt to the new and dangerous security environment, discard ‘strategic ambivalence’ and complacency, and move decisively to strengthen its defence and security ...

ASEAN's response to the Gaza crisis
International Affairs May 23, 2024

ASEAN's response to the Gaza crisis

Although ASEAN has issued a statement that seeks to end hostilities in Gaza, it has failed to arrive at a unified ASEAN consensus ...

Rohingya crisis: Exploitation, recruitment, and challenges
Neighbourhood May 23, 2024

Rohingya crisis: Exploitation, recruitment, and challenges

The military junta and ethnic armed groups exploit Rohingya's vulnerability for their agendas. Without a regional framework to address the refugee crisis, this exploitation persists. ...

Fighting to farming: Pakistan military’s relentless quest for relevance
Neighbourhood | Defence and Security May 22, 2024

Fighting to farming: Pakistan military’s relentless quest for relevance

The Army seeks to maximise its fortunes and further consolidate its business empire by venturing into agriculture, but this financial obsession could prove to be costly ...

Tracking China’s moves on information warfare
International Affairs May 22, 2024

Tracking China’s moves on information warfare

Having realised that narrative flow is key to winning modern wars, China is improving its strategic capabilities in information warfare ...

The first international AI treaty: Progress with caveats
International Affairs | Artificial Intelligence May 22, 2024

The first international AI treaty: Progress with caveats

The Council of Europe adopted the first international legally binding treaty on AI. However, the regulatory approach and normative ambiguities leave key questions on responsibilities and liabilities unanswered. ...

India’s ‘true gesture of goodwill’ towards Maldives
Neighbourhood May 21, 2024

India’s ‘true gesture of goodwill’ towards Maldives

Despite turbulent ties with Maldives, India recently extended budgetary support of nearly US$ 50 million ...

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Prateek Tripathi

Prateek Tripathi

Prateek Tripathi is a Research Assistant Centre For Security Strategy and Technology at ORF. He was given a prize for outstanding physics achievement at the University of Sussex. ...

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Anulekha Nandi

Anulekha Nandi is a Fellow at ORF. Her primary area of research includes technology policy and digital innovation policy and management. She also works in technology for socio-economic development and humanitarian management. Anulekha has worked across research, policy, and practice in ...

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