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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 beginning of a new nuclear arms race?
Jan 20, 2022

The beginning of a new nuclear arms race?

The old arms control model was a product of a bipolar world. The real challenge is creating a new model to deal with rising nuclear risks in a multipolar world

The best of both worlds
Nov 15, 2013

The best of both worlds

The West has finally woken up to something that strategic analysts in India have been saying for decades: Saudi Arabia funded the Pakistani nuclear programme. In this connection, we have three questions to analyse; First, how valid is this information? Second, how is it then that Saudi Arabia gets away with so much? Third, why is Nato and Israeli intelligence taken seriously but not the Indians?

The Biden administration’s inheritance — US-Taliban deal: Review, recalibrate or replace?
Jan 31, 2021

The Biden administration’s inheritance — US-Taliban deal: Review, recalibrate or replace?

President Biden has been left in charge of responsibly withdrawing from Afghanistan, while holding the Taliban accountable and not leaving the Afghan

The breakthrough with Japan
Nov 15, 2016

The breakthrough with Japan

In signing the civil nuclear deal with India, Japan has made an exception of not conducting nuclear commerce with a state that is not a signatory to the NPT.

The Colombian presidential elections: A consequential change?
Jun 24, 2022

The Colombian presidential elections: A consequential change?

The victory of left-wing senator Gustvao Petro indicates that Colombia is ready for unprecedented changes.

The Covid19 virus could impact the US alliance system
Apr 07, 2020

The Covid19 virus could impact the US alliance system

The big question, deepened by the Covid19 response, is whether NATO has the capacity and will to defend each and every one of its members.

The economics of the Taliban takeover
Sep 10, 2021

The economics of the Taliban takeover

Taliban 2.0 are working towards ensuring that they are not dependent on external sources of revenue

The emerging world of Donald Trump
Nov 29, 2016

The emerging world of Donald Trump

The inner circle ensconced inside Trump Tower is either in chaos, or making good on its promise to smash the entrenched system to pieces.

The EU must support Lithuania against China on Taiwan
Nov 22, 2021

The EU must support Lithuania against China on Taiwan

Lithuania’s recent acknowledgement of Taiwan provides the EU with an opportunity to stand up to China’s bullying tactics

The EU-US Summit: Where trade is messier than geopolitics
Oct 28, 2023

The EU-US Summit: Where trade is messier than geopolitics

With elections due in 2024 in both the EU and the US, stabilising the relationship and easing lingering tensions before potential changes in leadershi

The European Shift and Its Global Consequences
Jan 20, 2023

The European Shift and Its Global Consequences

This week, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg once again underlined that Ukraine could expect more deliveries of heavy weapons from western nations.

The fall of Nagorno-Karabakh and its impact
Mar 29, 2024

The fall of Nagorno-Karabakh and its impact

The fall of Nagorno-Karabakh could lead to the rise of a new geopolitical order in the Caucasus and beyond

The Future of Cyber Warfare in the Indo-Pacific
Jan 13, 2023

The Future of Cyber Warfare in the Indo-Pacific

The rapid growth in military cyber capabilities of the countries in the Indo-Pacific combined with the use of assets from the cyberwarfare toolbox—in domestic and interstate contexts—is adding uncertainty to already competitive political, military, and economic relations. This issue brief assesses the cyberwarfare context in the Indo-Pacific, and reviews the military cyber capabilities of the region’s countries and their commitment to inter

The Future of Cyberwarfare in the Indo-Pacific
Jan 13, 2023

The Future of Cyberwarfare in the Indo-Pacific

The rapid growth in military cyber capabilities of the countries in the Indo-Pacific combined with the use of assets from the cyberwarfare toolbox—in domestic and interstate contexts—is adding uncertainty to already competitive political, military, and economic relations. This issue brief assesses the cyberwarfare context in the Indo-Pacific, and reviews the military cyber capabilities of the region’s countries and their commitment to inter

The G7 is one part of India’s pursuit of a multipolar world
Jul 01, 2022

The G7 is one part of India’s pursuit of a multipolar world

At a time when the world order is intensely polarised, India remains one of the few nations which can engage with both the G-7 and BRICS in a matter of days with élan.

The growing divergence in Europe over Russia
Feb 21, 2022

The growing divergence in Europe over Russia

How will a divided Europe face the threats emerging from the Russia-Ukraine crisis that is brewing in their backyard?

The Hypersonic Potential of India-Russia Military-Technical Cooperation
Aug 31, 2022

The Hypersonic Potential of India-Russia Military-Technical Cooperation

With an increasingly belligerent China having demonstrated its hypersonic capabilities and the distinct possibility of proliferation to Pakistan, Indi

The ineffectiveness of western aid to Ukraine
Jul 12, 2022

The ineffectiveness of western aid to Ukraine

As the humanitarian crisis worsens and the war in Ukraine prolongs, the credibility of western aid is increasingly being questioned.

The inevitable China factor in Trump's Afghan strategy
May 31, 2017

The inevitable China factor in Trump's Afghan strategy

With over 9,000 NATO forces staged on the ground in Afghanistan, Trump has larger stakes in this country than in any other current conflict arena.

The last wake-up call for a united Europe
Dec 29, 2020

The last wake-up call for a united Europe

After the end of the Cold War, we did not realise that two different and contrasting ambitions were at stake: the transnational purpose of the Western

The Long(er) Ukraine War: Lessons for the Indo-Pacific
Aug 16, 2023

The Long(er) Ukraine War: Lessons for the Indo-Pacific

The Russia-Ukraine war has confounded observers, as much as it did the Russians themselves. Since erupting in late February, the war has not shown signs of abating any time soon. This brief argues that by its very nature, the war has lessons not just for the adversaries, but also the NATO alliance that is backing Ukraine, and even geographically distant China and India. For one, the war has both elements of the old eras—such as the mass

The mind and the state of Russia’s President
Feb 01, 2022

The mind and the state of Russia’s President

In a sense, Putin is seeking to rewrite history, with an attempt to push NATO back and restore Russian stature

The new US Indo-Pacific Strategy: Balancing continuity with new and evolving environment
Mar 15, 2022

The new US Indo-Pacific Strategy: Balancing continuity with new and evolving environment

The United States' Indo-Pacific strategy continues to focus on bolstering its security and counterbalancing China's influence in the Indo-Pacific regi

The old but relevant script of the Cuban Missile crisis
Nov 01, 2022

The old but relevant script of the Cuban Missile crisis

With the risks for escalation and miscalculations growing in the Ukraine war, it is time to revisit the sobering lessons of 1962

The Quad and the Indo-Pacific
Oct 07, 2020

The Quad and the Indo-Pacific

There is a certain duality about the Indo-Pacific. It is a region of economic opportunity, as well as one of problems.

The Quad needs to raise the game in the Indian Ocean
Jun 01, 2023

The Quad needs to raise the game in the Indian Ocean

With India hosting the 2024 Quad Leaders’ Summit, it will be Delhi’s opportunity to draw the grouping’s focus towards the Indian Ocean

The reluctant pilgrim: President Biden visits Saudi Arabia
Jul 12, 2022

The reluctant pilgrim: President Biden visits Saudi Arabia

As high oil prices hit consumers, President Biden is compelled to change his stance toward Saudi Arabia and rekindle relations.

The risks and dangers of foreign fighters taking up arms to fight in Ukraine
Mar 16, 2022

The risks and dangers of foreign fighters taking up arms to fight in Ukraine

This sudden acceptance of the concept of foreign fighters by some Western States and analysts reeks of opportunism and double standards.

The Russia–Ukraine border crisis: Europe’s moment of reckoning
Dec 18, 2021

The Russia–Ukraine border crisis: Europe’s moment of reckoning

Much to the chagrin of the West, Russia continues to display aggression on the Ukraine front. Does this represent an opportunity for closer EU-Ukraine

The Russo–Ukraine War: The African States’ response to Russian imperialism
Apr 08, 2022

The Russo–Ukraine War: The African States’ response to Russian imperialism

A mixed-bag response of the African nations to the Russia-Ukraine war emanates from their dependence on both Russia and the West.

The significance of China and Africa in Russia’s foreign policy
Apr 26, 2023

The significance of China and Africa in Russia’s foreign policy

Russia’s foreign policy underlines the significant role that both China and African countries will play

The situation in Ukraine: a view from Moscow
Mar 02, 2022

The situation in Ukraine: a view from Moscow

From Kremlin’s perspective, as Europe is getting increasingly militarised, keeping Ukraine “neutral” is of strategic importance.

The spirit of ‘compromis à la belge’
Jan 10, 2024

The spirit of ‘compromis à la belge’

As the country that hosts the EU institutions with Brussels known as the EU’s de facto capital, Belgium has been instrumental in the EU’s evolutio

The U.S.-India Relationship Is the Quad’s Litmus Test
Sep 30, 2021

The U.S.-India Relationship Is the Quad’s Litmus Test

Washington and New Delhi must overcome some key differences for the group to succeed.

The Ukraine conundrum
Feb 10, 2022

The Ukraine conundrum

The ongoing tussle is germane to the geopolitical mapping of future Europe

The Ukraine Crisis and Latin America’s response
Mar 10, 2022

The Ukraine Crisis and Latin America’s response

Latin American countries remain divided over their stance on Russia's invasion of Ukraine as Russia finds consonance with leaders of Cuba, Nicaragua,

The Ukraine crisis: Assessing the impact on Biden’s domestic politics
Mar 03, 2022

The Ukraine crisis: Assessing the impact on Biden’s domestic politics

The Ukraine crisis coupled with US’ domestic challenges is weighing down on the Biden administration

The Ukraine crisis: How it ends matters
Jun 27, 2023

The Ukraine crisis: How it ends matters

Ukraine and Russia have entered the defining stage of military confrontation, which should become decisive for the further proceeding of the war.

The Ukraine crisis: Its impact on India
Feb 22, 2022

The Ukraine crisis: Its impact on India

India has to tread a fine line in this imbroglio: Taking care of the welfare and evacuation of Indian students and the possibility of oil price hike

The Ukraine crisis: Sovereignty and international law
Feb 18, 2022

The Ukraine crisis: Sovereignty and international law

The Ukraine crisis is raising a few integral questions around our understanding of state sovereignty and the rising “spheres of influence”.

The Ukraine war and its bearing on China
Apr 16, 2022

The Ukraine war and its bearing on China

In the wake of the Ukrainian war, Europe is trying to end its dependency on both Russia and China