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Gaza's healthcare collapse: A global failure to uphold the International Humanitarian Law
May 20, 2024

Gaza's healthcare collapse: A global failure to uphold the International Humanitarian Law

The Gaza crisis serves as a glaring testament to the shortcomings of international mechanisms tasked with upholding human rights and dignity

Gaza: The known unknowns of a complex war
Nov 28, 2023

Gaza: The known unknowns of a complex war

Last week’s agreement on the release of hostages offers a sliver of hope, however, it also raises a host of challenges that need to be addressed to

A multinational post-war force in Gaza may be a non-starter
May 20, 2024

A multinational post-war force in Gaza may be a non-starter

Establishing a multinational post-war force to control Gaza while an alternative political structure to Hamas is built seems unrealistic as a solution

After Gaza, backsliding of counter-terrorism narrative
Apr 30, 2024

After Gaza, backsliding of counter-terrorism narrative

Counter-terror narratives are backsliding, and this trend needs to be arrested as a compromise with a section of these groups becomes an acceptable way out.

ASEAN's response to the Gaza crisis
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

Expressing concern: India's balancing act on Gaza
Aug 28, 2014

Expressing concern: India's balancing act on Gaza

India has moderated its position on the Israel-Palestine conflict over time, exchanging statements of condemnation for those "expressing concern". But behind India's strategic balancing act there also lies a precise domestic calculus.

How the Taliban is navigating the war in Gaza
May 06, 2024

How the Taliban is navigating the war in Gaza

Despite the public position taken by the Taliban on the war in Gaza, its response has remained largely muted.

India, Israel and the Gaza war
Jul 17, 2014

India, Israel and the Gaza war

India can leverage its traditional closeness to the Palestinians as well as its current friendly ties with Israel to help advance the peace process, even if in a small way. But this requires care and finesse, which is unlikely to be found in the parliamentary din.

India’s Multilateral Commitment to Gaza through the UNRWA
Jun 06, 2024

India’s Multilateral Commitment to Gaza through the UNRWA

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is facing pushback from a number of large donor countries due to the alleged involvement of some of its employees in the October 2023 attack on Israel. India’s contributions to the agency, meanwhile, remain stable. This brief examines the nature and significance of India’s financial commitment to the UN body.

Perils for a post-conflict Gaza: UNRWA defunding
Jan 31, 2024

Perils for a post-conflict Gaza: UNRWA defunding

The possibility of UNRWA's demise looms large amidst defunding announcements by major donors

Rebuilding Gaza: Navigating the challenges of post-war reconstruction
Jun 01, 2024

Rebuilding Gaza: Navigating the challenges of post-war reconstruction

Gaza's reconstruction must be holistic, addressing infrastructure and essential services while prioritising economic rebuilding, currency stabilisatio

US-China competition: Impact on multilateral aid to Gaza
Nov 22, 2023

US-China competition: Impact on multilateral aid to Gaza

The competition between the US and China has severely impacted the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza. This is a wake-up call to reform multilateral

2024 च्या यूएस निवडणुकीचा अनिश्चित मार्ग
Jan 31, 2024

2024 च्या यूएस निवडणुकीचा अनिश्चित मार्ग

यूएसला सध्या राजकीय विभाजन आणि प्रशासनाबाबत असंतोषाचा �

A dramatic change in Iran
May 20, 2024

A dramatic change in Iran

The next 50 days, while Iran prepares to elect a new President after the untimely death of Ebrahim Raisi, will be critical for Iranian politics

A lesson for India in the wars going on overseas
Mar 01, 2024

A lesson for India in the wars going on overseas

People living far away from zones of global conflict may underestimate their stake in the violence but it’s important to learn from the current moment of reckoning faced by the West.

Biden overcomes a logjam
May 02, 2024

Biden overcomes a logjam

US Congress passes 4 crucial bills; govt keenly aware of geopolitics in Indo-Pacific.

Biden's dilemma: Navigating political support amidst global conflict
Feb 13, 2024

Biden's dilemma: Navigating political support amidst global conflict

The Biden administration is torn between maintaining domestic political support and standing by key allies amidst the Russia-Ukraine conflict and Isra

China's opportunities and challenges in a crisis-ridden West Asia
Oct 22, 2023

China's opportunities and challenges in a crisis-ridden West Asia

While China may aid West Asian countries to hedge their interests against the US, the lack of Chinese diplomacy on ground shows that there is still a

China, a ‘want-to-be’ superpower
Mar 26, 2024

China, a ‘want-to-be’ superpower

Other than dangling a cheque book, Beijing seems risk averse and has few answers to long-standing geopolitical flashpoints

China’s COVID-19 relief diplomacy in West Asia
Apr 22, 2020

China’s COVID-19 relief diplomacy in West Asia

The Chinese outreach in West Asia has been arguably subtle and careful.

China’s long game in West Asia
Oct 17, 2023

China’s long game in West Asia

The West is straining to maintain control over the Gaza war while simultaneously dealing with the conflict in Ukraine; will China be able to make the

Crisis in the Middle East Amidst Global Disorder
Oct 18, 2023

Crisis in the Middle East Amidst Global Disorder

The unprecedented scale of the Hamas attack has shaken Israel and the consequences are likely to shake the Middle East.

Decoding India's Abstention on UNHRC Vote
Aug 10, 2015

Decoding India's Abstention on UNHRC Vote

In what is being touted as a major shift in Indian policy towards Israel, New Delhi abstained from a vote against Israel at the UN Human Rights Commission. The UN human rights body called for Israel's accountability in alleged war crimes committed by its officials during the conflict in Gaza in July 2014.

Emerging role of public opinion and social media in Middle Eastern politics
Feb 22, 2024

Emerging role of public opinion and social media in Middle Eastern politics

Amidst the war in Gaza, the surge of alternative news media outlets and social media has significantly bolstered support for the Palestinian cause

Examining economic boycotts: The case of the Israel-Palestine conflict
May 14, 2024

Examining economic boycotts: The case of the Israel-Palestine conflict

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has gained momentum as more people protest against Israel’s actions in Gaza by boycotting Isra

Global conflicts in the new age: The role of ICJ
Apr 06, 2024

Global conflicts in the new age: The role of ICJ

While international law may lack enforceability in a traditional sense and exhibit flaws and frustrations, its influence remains significant in shapin

Hamas-Israel war's global energy impact will depend on whether the conflict theatre widens
Oct 13, 2023

Hamas-Israel war's global energy impact will depend on whether the conflict theatre widens

Even if there’s a ground invasion by Israel into Gaza and an extended conflict, the impact on energy prices and the resultant OPEC response would depend on the scale and reach that the conflict takes. If it remains localised without affecting major oil producers or transit routes, prices may see limited immediate change, prompting OPEC to maintain current production levels

Impact of Israel-Hamas conflict on terrorist radicalisation in India
Dec 26, 2023

Impact of Israel-Hamas conflict on terrorist radicalisation in India

With pan-Islamic and Pakistan-based terrorist organisations weaponising the deluge of footage from the Gaza Strip, their propaganda will impact terror

India and Israel's counterterror experiences and the idea of ‘defeating’ terror groups
Mar 06, 2024

India and Israel's counterterror experiences and the idea of ‘defeating’ terror groups

Even with the hierarchical decapitation of Hamas by Israel, it is likely that the group would resurface in another avatar

India-US 2+2 Strategic Dialogue Keeps Indo-Pacific in Focus
Nov 20, 2023

India-US 2+2 Strategic Dialogue Keeps Indo-Pacific in Focus

Despite multiple crises in Europe and the Middle East, the 2+2 strategic dialogue demonstrated that Washington has not entirely lost sight of what needs to be done in the Indo-Pacific.

Iranian missile strikes: Tehran places its geopolitical playing cards upfront
Jan 18, 2024

Iranian missile strikes: Tehran places its geopolitical playing cards upfront

There is no doubt that Iranian security policy is now bent on laying out on the table and publicising its entire gamut of strategic and tactical playing cards for all to see

Iran’s ‘resistance front’ and its bridge with South Asia
Dec 07, 2023

Iran’s ‘resistance front’ and its bridge with South Asia

The ongoing Israel-Palestine crisis adds to the wider Israel-Iran rivalry, with Tehran’s vocal promotion of an “Axis of Resistance” that is draw

ISKP’s recruiting strategies and vulnerabilities in Central Asia
Mar 26, 2024

ISKP’s recruiting strategies and vulnerabilities in Central Asia

The ISKP has capitalised on increasing vulnerabilities and utilised various recruitment tactics in Central Asia, drawing numerous Central Asian citize

Israel, Iran, and shadowboxing for deterrence
Apr 20, 2024

Israel, Iran, and shadowboxing for deterrence

The chase for strategic one-upmanship by Iran and Israel could lead to an expanded regional war with global, long-term ramifications

Mapping the Arc of US Support to Ukraine: Economic, Political, and Strategic Imperatives
Apr 24, 2024

Mapping the Arc of US Support to Ukraine: Economic, Political, and Strategic Imperatives

The US has provided financial and military support to Ukraine since 2014, when Russia took control of Crimea, and more firmly since February 2022, when the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war began. Indeed, US military, political, and strategic support to Ukraine is crucial to Kyiv as the conflict continues. For the Biden administration, aid to Ukraine is a vital principle on which his party politics hinges; it is a critical pathway to rebuild transatlant

Precarious path to the 2024 US Election
Jan 15, 2024

Precarious path to the 2024 US Election

The US faces deepening political divisions and discontent with governance. This portends a volatile electoral race with significant domestic and inter

Rantissi: Murder most foul
Apr 26, 2004

Rantissi: Murder most foul

An old maxim has it that, you can drive a man to murder, but can't make him think. What President George W. Bush's shameful and imperious encouragement to the unilateral Gaza pullout plan and the land grab that it entails in the West Bank do mean to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is in evidence.

Reactions to Rafah: Preventing humanitarian supply chain breakdown
Jun 06, 2024

Reactions to Rafah: Preventing humanitarian supply chain breakdown

The near breakdown of humanitarian supply chains and services in Gaza merits new measures from the ICJ against Israel.

Reading Hamas from an Indian security vantage point
Oct 19, 2023

Reading Hamas from an Indian security vantage point

Despite Hamas’s elevation in the scale of global terrorism, India’s reasons for banning this group are much more complex

Shadow-boxing in West Asia
Apr 16, 2024

Shadow-boxing in West Asia

Iran has indicated that it is willing to call it quits, but will respond strongly if Israel retaliates

The eyes in the Holy City
Jan 29, 2024

The eyes in the Holy City

The indiscriminate use of checkpoints and monitoring of civilians in areas of occupation such as Hebron is beyond any Orwellian imagination

The great American divide
May 03, 2024

The great American divide

The American political landscape has been witnessing a great divide due to the growing immigration problem and the US’ support to ongoing wars.