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Hamas attack against Israel seeks to counter-shape regional order in West Asia
Oct 09, 2023

Hamas attack against Israel seeks to counter-shape regional order in West Asia

Hamas attack and Israel’s response to these terror strikes will single-handedly reshape the trajectory of regional geopolitics at least in the near

Hamas attack snarls up US choices in West Asia
Oct 11, 2023

Hamas attack snarls up US choices in West Asia

The Hamas attack may impose new security and political realities on the region and pose challenges in an election year for Biden

Hamas is now what Al-Qaeda became after 9/11
Oct 12, 2023

Hamas is now what Al-Qaeda became after 9/11

Hamas was never a household name beyond a point unlike Al-Qaeda or the Islamic State. Until now

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India’s balancing act on Hamas is outdated diplomacy
Dec 11, 2018

India’s balancing act on Hamas is outdated diplomacy

By abstaining from the UN vote on condemning Hamas’ terrorism, the Modi government has sent a wrong message that India is tolerant towards terror in

Israel-Hamas War: A challenge for the ‘new’ Middle East
Oct 11, 2023

Israel-Hamas War: A challenge for the ‘new’ Middle East

The recent shift by the Middle East prioritising geoeconomics over the Palestinian issue could suffer a setback. The crisis ignited by Hamas highlights that the gap between top-heavy policy decisions and groundswell public opinions, movements, and crisis points need to be addressed by regional powers to ensure long-term sustainability of economic cooperation programmes

Labour’s tightrope on the Israel-Hamas war
Nov 30, 2023

Labour’s tightrope on the Israel-Hamas war

Starmer’s stance on the Israel-Hamas war is posing a serious threat to his leadership and electoral prospects

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

The centrality of Qatar in the Israel–Hamas war
Dec 08, 2023

The centrality of Qatar in the Israel–Hamas war

Qatar aims to be a political power broker in the Middle East as witnessed by its efforts in brokering the temporary Israel-Hamas truce. However, with

The Israel-Hamas conflict: A divided African response
Nov 27, 2023

The Israel-Hamas conflict: A divided African response

Geopolitical, economic, and technological considerations coupled with the requirements of politico-diplomatic expediency have shaped the African state

The nuances of Russia’s response to the Israel-Hamas War
Oct 28, 2023

The nuances of Russia’s response to the Israel-Hamas War

Given the complexity of the current conflict between Israel and Hamas, Russia will most likely expand its diplomatic efforts to bring the tensions to

The rollercoaster saga of Israel-Hamas relations
Oct 14, 2023

The rollercoaster saga of Israel-Hamas relations

It has become fashionable to forget the support that Hamas received from Israel during its formative years in the 1980s.

Ukraine-Russia and Hamas-Israel wars: Adaptation is key
Oct 10, 2023

Ukraine-Russia and Hamas-Israel wars: Adaptation is key

Adaptation remains critical in wars as seen throughout history and the current conflicts between Moscow and Kyiv and between Hamas and Israel are no d

9/11 च्या हल्ल्यानंतर आता हमास अल-कायदा बनलीय
Oct 18, 2023

9/11 च्या हल्ल्यानंतर आता हमास अल-कायदा बनलीय

अलीकडे इस्रायलवर झालेल्या धक्कादायक दहशतवादी हल्ल्याचे परिणाम आता उलगडून लागले आहेत. हा हल्ला हराकाह अल-मुकावामाह अल-इस्लामिया किंवा हमास ने केला आहे.

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.

Assessing South Korea's nuclear dilemma amid Pyongyang’s live-drills
Jan 18, 2024

Assessing South Korea's nuclear dilemma amid Pyongyang’s live-drills

The continuous threat from Pyongyang is pushing Seoul towards developing its indigenous nuclear defense

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.

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

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's nuanced middle east policy
Dec 17, 2018

India's nuanced middle east policy

The Modi government’s recalibration of India’s Middle East policy goes underappreciated.

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

Israel’s normalisation with UAE and Bahrain: A prognosis for the region
Oct 01, 2020

Israel’s normalisation with UAE and Bahrain: A prognosis for the region

Discreet relations already existed between all three countries and the ceremony in the White House merely marked the consummation of the surreptitious

Negev summit plays out the highs and lows of Arab-Israeli rapprochement
Apr 02, 2022

Negev summit plays out the highs and lows of Arab-Israeli rapprochement

Despite multiple challenges cropping up in the region, Israel hopes to power through and normalise its relations with the Arab states

Nurturing Cooperation in the Critical Minerals Supply Chains
Apr 04, 2024

Nurturing Cooperation in the Critical Minerals Supply Chains

The world is experiencing a crucial shift; a new industrial revolution. This time, the colour is green, and the aim is a cleaner, more livable world for future generations. This industrial revolution will require unprecedented access to critical minerals like graphite, cobalt, lithium, and copper, used for some of the most advanced technologies of our time. Many of these minerals are scattered around the globe, and states that do not have the nat

Shifting sands: Navigating the new geopolitical landscape in 2024
Dec 26, 2023

Shifting sands: Navigating the new geopolitical landscape in 2024

The year 2024 is poised to be a period of significant transformation, characterised by extensive changes on both domestic and international fronts

Syrian Chemical Weapons:The Danger Within
May 11, 2023

Syrian Chemical Weapons:The Danger Within

The Syrian case is a unique one. A country with a WMD-armed country has never witnessed civil strife before. The active involvement of terror groups like Hezbollah, Hamas and al-Qaeda in Iraq coupled with the weakening hold of the Assad regime over large swathes of the country makes the situation grim.

Tech-driven counterterrorism: Navigating new frontiers
Mar 29, 2024

Tech-driven counterterrorism: Navigating new frontiers

There is a growing need for adaptive counter-terrorism strategies and global collaboration to navigate the intersection of technology and terrorism ef

The Moscow-Beijing Entente Cordiale
Oct 26, 2023

The Moscow-Beijing Entente Cordiale

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping have not really been travelling a lot since the Covid pandemic but they manage to find time for each other amidst the fragmentation of the global order

The oil link: Understanding Japan’s Israel-Palestine policy
Nov 06, 2023

The oil link: Understanding Japan’s Israel-Palestine policy

The ongoing Hamas-Israel conflict demands a delicate balance from Tokyo, as it navigates its relationships in the Middle East alongside its internatio

The Red Sea crisis and political equity of non-state armed actors
Feb 02, 2024

The Red Sea crisis and political equity of non-state armed actors

The growing influence of non-state militant actors in the global order needs to be scrutinised

US 2024 presidential elections: A stocktaking
Jan 04, 2024

US 2024 presidential elections: A stocktaking

It seems like the 2024 US election is riding on issue-centric campaigns, given the limited impact of persona from either party

US faces a renewed Shi'ite challenge
Jan 22, 2024

US faces a renewed Shi'ite challenge

The US today is on the horns of a dilemma in the Middle East.

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

War in West Asia: Expectations and trajectories for 2024
Dec 16, 2023

War in West Asia: Expectations and trajectories for 2024

With Israel’s intended strategy in the aftermath of the 7/10 attacks, the conflict is all set to go well into 2024

What to expect in 2024: Global economy
Dec 18, 2023

What to expect in 2024: Global economy

In 2024, an increasingly volatile world will define the state of the global economy