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Re-imagining Europe
Jul 25, 2017

Re-imagining Europe

India needs to keep its eyes and ears to the ground in Europe over the coming decades.

Restoration and finding a consensus on China — Biden on Europe
Nov 10, 2020

Restoration and finding a consensus on China — Biden on Europe

The pursuit of a mere restorationist agenda will hardly address the need to recalibrate the partnership’s raison d’être.

Rise of China: Asian and European perspective
Nov 23, 2006

Rise of China: Asian and European perspective

The Observer Research Foundation and the ROSA Luxemburg Foundation, Germany organized a two day International Conference in Delhi on Nov 23-24, 2006. The Conference was on Rise of China: Asian and European Perspective.

Rise of the Eurosceptics could hurt Indian interests
Jun 21, 2014

Rise of the Eurosceptics could hurt Indian interests

The recent European Parliamentary election shows the rise of the extreme right wing parties. This is something that would hurt Indians living in Europe and UK. Some of these parties are strongly nationalist and anti immigration (racists), free trade and outsourcing.

Rising far-right, declining centre-left, and the future of refugees in Europe
Mar 16, 2021

Rising far-right, declining centre-left, and the future of refugees in Europe

To keep the far-right in check over immigration-related rhetoric and policies, Europe requires alternative leadership, deeply committed to liberal ide

Russia and Eurasia: Can the region sustain its declining terrorism trend?
Oct 06, 2022

Russia and Eurasia: Can the region sustain its declining terrorism trend?

Since significant linkages between armed conflict and terrorism have been established, a question mark hangs on the ability of Russia and Eurasia to s

Russia, China and Eurasian integration
Sep 06, 2016

Russia, China and Eurasian integration

Russia has its own Eurasian Economic Union plan, but as of now it appears that China is leading the game.

Russia, EU and Nord Stream 2: Economics versus geopolitics
Oct 26, 2020

Russia, EU and Nord Stream 2: Economics versus geopolitics

The largest natural gas importer in the EU now faces the challenge of dealing with the latest US sanctions in order to ensure that the project goes ah

Russia-EU Relations: The End of a Strategic Partnership
Mar 11, 2021

Russia-EU Relations: The End of a Strategic Partnership

The end of the Cold War in 1991 presented Russia and the European Union (EU) with an opportunity to reorganise their bilateral relationship. For more than a decade, they did manage to nurture close ties. Beginning in the mid-2000s, however, the relationship steadily declined, reaching its lowest in 2014 in the aftermath of the Ukrainian crisis. As mutual grievances have accumulated since then, there has been an absence of a forward-looking agenda

Russia’s manoeuvring of conflicts for enhancing military exports
Dec 01, 2016

Russia’s manoeuvring of conflicts for enhancing military exports

Contrary to Western assessments that Russia’s military intervention in Syria would only deepen the economic crisis it is already facing in lieu of conflicts

Sanctions as a Weapon of War: The European Experience
Dec 09, 2022

Sanctions as a Weapon of War: The European Experience

The Russia-Ukraine war has raged for over 10 months now, and the expectation of an easy Russian walkover over Ukraine has been belied. The war is witnessing strong and determined resistance from the Ukrainian forces, with the support of Western countries through arms and other forms of aid, and sanctions against Russia. This report explores how sanctions are used in modern diplomacy and warfare, and their impact on the Ukraine war and the global

Scripting a Third Way: The Importance of EU-India Partnership
Aug 14, 2023

Scripting a Third Way: The Importance of EU-India Partnership

The European Union (EU) and India should be “natural allies”. Faced with an authoritarian advance on their borders and globally, “the world’s largest democracies” should be collaborating more closely than ever today. But the tango that the EU and India have been dancing is a rather clumsy one. This brief delves into the causes for the limitations of the partnership and identifies critical miscalculations that have been made on both side

Scripting a Third Way: The Importance of EU-India Partnership
Apr 28, 2022

Scripting a Third Way: The Importance of EU-India Partnership

The European Union (EU) and India must script the future together. The values that we cherish—indeed our very way of life—may depend on it.

Searching for the European spirit
May 03, 2019

Searching for the European spirit

The European Parliament will be held from May 23rd to 26th across the European Union (EU). EU's democratic foundations may be endangered not just by t

See Cyprus as gateway to Asia and Europe: Indian High Commissioner
Feb 25, 2019

See Cyprus as gateway to Asia and Europe: Indian High Commissioner

Looking into the future, several challenges seem to be emerging in the Mediterranean that threaten the security of Cyprus.

Sick of Eurozone crisis? Come over to BRICS
Mar 19, 2015

Sick of Eurozone crisis? Come over to BRICS

Greece is having unprecedented economic problems and so is Spain which is seeing the rise of a new party Podemos. France too is in economic trouble and Germany is facing flattening out of exports and slower growth prospects.

Slovakia: EU’s latest headache?
Apr 23, 2024

Slovakia: EU’s latest headache?

Peter Pellegrini’s recent presidential victory could mean Slovakia mirroring Hungary's stance on Ukraine, potentially troubling the EU

Slow, Not Steady: Assessing the Status of India-Eurasia Connectivity Projects
Feb 03, 2023

Slow, Not Steady: Assessing the Status of India-Eurasia Connectivity Projects

India’s robust economy has tremendous potential. But for sustained economic growth, it needs direct access to the Eurasian markets, backed by reliable, resilient, and diversified supply chains. Indeed, enhanced connectivity with Central Asia and the wider Eurasia is essential to promote regional stability and unlock economic opportunities for all countries in the region. This paper analyses the status of the key connectivity projects in the reg

Small Satellites for India’s Security: A Techno-Entrepreneurial View
Jan 25, 2016

Small Satellites for India’s Security: A Techno-Entrepreneurial View

The past decade has witnessed the proliferation of small satellite technology in various domains including the military, academe and commerce. is paper explores the idea of utilising small satellites technology (of the order weighing less than 150kg) for specic aspects of India's space security interests. It will describe some of the programmes and missions of global leaders in space security, and examine specic applications of small satellite te

Something fishy about m.v Eugenia containers
Jan 10, 2006

Something fishy about m.v Eugenia containers

A consignment of over 100 tonnes of explosives, carried in six shipping containers. The ship was bound for Bander Abbas in Iran where the consignment was to be unlaoded and moved overland from Iran to Jaranz in Afghanistan since Pakistan does not permit such cargo to be sent from India over its territory. The consigment was of commercial grade explosives meant for use by Border Road Organization (BRO) for road construction.

South Asia region needs to be integrated as Europe
May 06, 2015

South Asia region needs to be integrated as Europe

Like Europe interlinked themselves and how it has benefitted their economy as a whole, Dr. Muhammad Hasan Mahmud, a former Minister in Sheikh Hasina Cabinet, thinks the same kind of integration could be done between India and Bangladesh and the whole of South Asia.

Sovereignty has its revenge in Europe
Dec 17, 2018

Sovereignty has its revenge in Europe

Populism is tearing apart the traditional understanding between Brussels and European states. The European dream is facing a crisis which the present leadership is unable to tackle

Space to create efficient entrepreneurs shrinking in India, feels P. Chidambaram
Nov 15, 2016

Space to create efficient entrepreneurs shrinking in India, feels P. Chidambaram

In delivering the inaugral address Chidambaram said space to create efficient entrepreneurs is shrinking in India

Strengthening Europe's defense amidst Russian invasion and rise of Trump
Mar 22, 2024

Strengthening Europe's defense amidst Russian invasion and rise of Trump

The EU is now taking a multi-pronged approach to strengthen its defence capabilities in the midst of  Russian invasion of Ukraine and rise of Trump i

Sweden’s Council Presidency: The driving force behind the India-EU FTA
Dec 30, 2022

Sweden’s Council Presidency: The driving force behind the India-EU FTA

The Swedish presidency could prove to be favourable for India as it could provide fresh impetus to the India-EU FTA

Sweden’s presidency of the Council of the EU
Dec 21, 2022

Sweden’s presidency of the Council of the EU

Sweden’s 2023 presidency comes at a critical juncture as Europe confronts several challenges

Taxing international shipping to support EU’s post-pandemic recovery
Oct 06, 2020

Taxing international shipping to support EU’s post-pandemic recovery

Why the international community must stall European Parliament’s decision to include shipping in its emissions trading system

The Afghanistan conundrum: Russia’s peace plays and India’s room for maneuver
Nov 13, 2018

The Afghanistan conundrum: Russia’s peace plays and India’s room for maneuver

Realities are changing in Afghanistan, and New Delhi must be nimble.

The Afghanistan crisis and the question of European Union’s strategic autonomy
Sep 06, 2021

The Afghanistan crisis and the question of European Union’s strategic autonomy

Should the EU build up its own EU-based security apparatus in light of the US withdrawing from Afghanistan without truly consulting its EU allies?

The brown chameleon: Europe’s populism crisis and the re-emergence of the far right
Feb 22, 2018

The brown chameleon: Europe’s populism crisis and the re-emergence of the far right

Right-wing populism has been the most influential political movement in Europe for the last few years.  Far from being a newcomer on the political stage, it has managed to shape political discourses as never before since the end of World War II. This paper identifies what right-wing populism is and why right-wing populist parties have again become relevant in almost every European country.  It argues that it is an expression of, and a reaction