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India-Maldives relations: Restoring a sense of normalcy?
Neighbourhood Apr 16, 2024

India-Maldives relations: Restoring a sense of normalcy?

Although Muizzu is signalling a return to normalcy in the Maldives-India equation, his larger goal of reducing his country’s reliance on India still stands ...

South Africa elections 2024: Political pluralism or fractured democracy?
International Affairs | Domestic Politics and Governance Apr 15, 2024

South Africa elections 2024: Political pluralism or fractured democracy?

With an increasing number of political parties, the potential of coalition politics is an imminent reality in South Africa as it heads to the polls ...

Iran, Israel, and West Asia are on the brink again
International Affairs Apr 15, 2024

Iran, Israel, and West Asia are on the brink again

The recent missile attacks by Iran on Israel present a bleak outlook for security in the Middle East in the coming days ...

The ASEAN’s South China Sea conundrum
International Affairs | Maritime Security Apr 13, 2024

The ASEAN’s South China Sea conundrum

The increasing incidents in the disputed waters of the South China Sea highlight the urgent need for ASEAN to negotiate with China to establish a Code of Conduct ...

What ails the Plastics Treaty negotiations: It’s not India
Climate, Food and Environment | Developing and Emerging Economies Apr 12, 2024

What ails the Plastics Treaty negotiations: It’s not India

The HAC advocates for a strong Plastics Treaty which would also bring developing countries like India under a similar binding timeline to end plastic pollution. This is a major obstacle in reaching a consensus. ...

Nepal’s new coalition government: A solution for its political woes?
Neighbourhood Apr 12, 2024

Nepal’s new coalition government: A solution for its political woes?

With the formation of a new coalition in Nepal, political matters will most likely overshadow economic and social issues ...

Aquatic inferno: UUVs and covert action for the future
International Affairs Apr 10, 2024

Aquatic inferno: UUVs and covert action for the future

Defined by the principles of plausible deniability and the tangible strategic effect against adversaries, covert sea operations, especially with UUVs, are becoming an attractive option ...

Maritime menace: Resurgence of Somali piracy
Maritime Security Apr 10, 2024

Maritime menace: Resurgence of Somali piracy

The weakened hold of Mogadishu over the federation is fuelling the emergence of Somali piracy ...

2023: A whirlwind for China’s infrastructure and energy diplomacy
International Affairs | China Foreign Policy Apr 10, 2024

2023: A whirlwind for China’s infrastructure and energy diplomacy

Upgrading partnerships with resource-rich nations like Turkmenistan, DRC, and Zambia strengthens China's grip on energy supplies and critical minerals ...

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Eoin Jackson

Eoin Jackson

Eoin Jackson is an incoming PHD candidate at the London School of Economics and a former Legal Fellow at IGSD. He is the Irish Rapporteur for the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and a co-Director of Law Students for ...

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Zerin Osho

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