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Conflict in Syria and the possibility of peace
Dec 01, 2014

Conflict in Syria and the possibility of peace

THE United Nations Security Council (UNSC) achieved the almost impossible recently by adopting a unanimous resolution on providing access to humanitarian aid to Syria, breaking a deadlock that pitted Russia and China against the Western powers.

Conflict in Yemen escalates
Dec 04, 2021

Conflict in Yemen escalates

Despite peace efforts undertaken by the United Nation, the Yemen Crisis takes a turn for the worse.

Conflict is Counterproductive
Apr 21, 2005

Conflict is Counterproductive

It is usually only the politically naive who are optimistic about the future of India's relations with Pakistan. The terms "enduring rivalry", "protracted discord" and "communal conflict in armour" have become part of the global political vocabulary because of the depressing saga of India-Pakistan ties.

#Balochistan Conflict: बलूचिस्तान की आग में झुलस जाएगा पाकिस्तान
Jul 30, 2023

#Balochistan Conflict: बलूचिस्तान की आग में झुलस जाएगा पाकिस्तान

पहले बलूच मिलिटेंट टारगेटेड किलिंग करते थे, लेकिन अब सुसाइड बॉम्बिंग हो रही है और मिलिट्री कैंप पर हमले हो रहे हैं.

#Balochistan Conflict: बलूचिस्तान की आग में झुलस जाएगा पाकिस्तान
Feb 10, 2022

#Balochistan Conflict: बलूचिस्तान की आग में झुलस जाएगा पाकिस्तान

पहले बलूच मिलिटेंट टारगेटेड किलिंग करते थे, लेकिन अब सुस�

Aarogya Setu App and its many conflicts
Jun 06, 2020

Aarogya Setu App and its many conflicts

As India still does not have a Personal Data Protection law in place, it would be unwise to expand the scope of Aarogya Setu far beyond its original p

Active in conflict, disinterested in peace: Foreign powers delay truce in Libya
Jan 18, 2020

Active in conflict, disinterested in peace: Foreign powers delay truce in Libya

While intervening powers, except Turkey, eschewed sending combat troops to Libya till now, they have nevertheless used proxies, i.e., militias and mer

Africa: Climate change, water stress, droughts, and conflict
Mar 21, 2024

Africa: Climate change, water stress, droughts, and conflict

Unless adequate measures are taken in Africa, the continent will remain caught in the deadly web of water stress, hunger, and poverty

Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict, Advantage China in Central Asia
Nov 23, 2023

Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict, Advantage China in Central Asia

The Central Asian Republics (CARs) have, in recent years, implemented multifaceted foreign policies to achieve strategic autonomy and limit China’s influence and Russia's traditional sway. But domestic uprisings in the CARs, the Taliban's resurgence in Afghanistan, and now the Russia-Ukraine conflict have given China new opportunities to strengthen its presence in Central Asia. This brief investigates China's increased engagement with the CARs

Between a rock and a hard place: African position on the Russia–Ukraine conflict
Mar 11, 2022

Between a rock and a hard place: African position on the Russia–Ukraine conflict

Equivocal sentiments emanate from African countries on their stance on voting for the UN resolution demanding withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukrai

Beyond the ‘Lethal’ in lethal autonomous weapons: Applications of LAWS in theatres of conflict for middle powers
Dec 21, 2018

Beyond the ‘Lethal’ in lethal autonomous weapons: Applications of LAWS in theatres of conflict for middle powers

Even as Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) promise to revolutionise the battlefield, very little analysis moves beyond the great powers to examine the interests that middle powers may have in these systems. Shaped by their own geostrategic contexts, demographic issues and geography challenges, countries like India, South Korea, Indonesia or the Philippines may find utility in LAWS for improving the efficiency of their forces, reducing both

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

Broadening the notion of ‘peace’ in conflict ridden Kashmir
Jul 30, 2019

Broadening the notion of ‘peace’ in conflict ridden Kashmir

With over 415,000 Kashmiri civilians meeting the diagnostic criteria for a major depressive disorder, interventions aimed at improving mental health i

Can—will—European countries avoid being dragged into a conflict in Taiwan?
Mar 04, 2023

Can—will—European countries avoid being dragged into a conflict in Taiwan?

Key strategic changes over the past few years increase the likelihood of the EU being dragged into a military conflict in the Taiwan Strait

Caught in the crossfire of cyber conflict
Sep 26, 2022

Caught in the crossfire of cyber conflict

The recent cyberattack on Albania by Iran highlights the intensification of conflict within cyberspace.

China and the Saudi-Iran conflict
Dec 20, 2017

China and the Saudi-Iran conflict

Beijing would find it hard to sustain its balancing act between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

China’s conflict mediation in the Horn of Africa: Only rhetoric or practical?
Jul 05, 2022

China’s conflict mediation in the Horn of Africa: Only rhetoric or practical?

Will China’s efforts to become a mediator and security provider in the conflict-ridden regions of Africa be fruitful?

China’s doublespeak on the Ukraine conflict
Feb 06, 2023

China’s doublespeak on the Ukraine conflict

China hopes to chip away at the West’s resolve to partake in the event of its confrontation with Taiwan by prolonging the current war waged by Russi

China’s endgame in the Russia-Ukraine conflict
Jan 19, 2023

China’s endgame in the Russia-Ukraine conflict

According to the Chinese internal discourse, a prolonged war between Russia and Ukraine seems to best serve China’s strategic interests

China’s steadily expanding investments in Russia since the Ukraine conflict
Jul 26, 2023

China’s steadily expanding investments in Russia since the Ukraine conflict

Chinese investment in Russia has surged but it also raises concerns about the potential loss of sovereignty and control over key sectors of the econom

Clash of Frontiers: US-China conflict over Taiwan
Aug 10, 2022

Clash of Frontiers: US-China conflict over Taiwan

The clash of the frontier between the US and China is inevitable; Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit has simply brought this truth nearer. 

Concealed scars beyond the frontlines: Women’s health in conflict zones
Nov 26, 2023

Concealed scars beyond the frontlines: Women’s health in conflict zones

Given the predicaments women are put through in conflict zones, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is a compelling re

Contemporary Conflicts in Jammu & Kashmir
Mar 22, 2007

Contemporary Conflicts in Jammu & Kashmir

The internal dynamics of Jammu and Kashmir have assumed significance in the context of the ongoing India-Pakistan normalisation process, on the one hand, and the Centre's continuing efforts at peace-building with non-militant political groups in the State, on the other. Often, efforts aimed at understanding the complexities of the issues are bogged down by the past, or are confined to the 'Indian angle'. There is very little reference to Pakistan

Current situation in Nepal: Parties at conflict
Jun 01, 2004

Current situation in Nepal: Parties at conflict

Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa¿s resignation on 7th May 2004 amidst mounting pressure from the agitating five political parties Nepali Congress (NC), Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist), Jan Morcha (JM), Nepal Mazdoor Kishan Party (NMKP) and Nepali Sadhavana Party (Ananadi Devi) supported by the members of civil society has left a political vaccum in the country.

Does India benefit from a Sino-US trade conflict?
Sep 19, 2020

Does India benefit from a Sino-US trade conflict?

With its current status as the seventh largest global economy, but only the twentieth largest goods exporter — the extent to which India will benefi

Drawing lines on the internet: Border conflicts and the politics behind digital maps
Jun 05, 2019

Drawing lines on the internet: Border conflicts and the politics behind digital maps

The act of referring to a country’s map is often a political statement.

Escalating conflicts between China and the US — Not just about Trump’s reelection?
Aug 12, 2020

Escalating conflicts between China and the US — Not just about Trump’s reelection?

The possibility of war between the US and China is not something that is exclusive to events today.

Fighting Future Wars: Preparing India for Conflicts in the 21st Century
Aug 14, 2023

Fighting Future Wars: Preparing India for Conflicts in the 21st Century

A nation-state—with its numerous institutions, actors, and daily interactions—is a complex system and it is a tall task to predict the future trajectory of any of its sub-systems such as the armed forces. What is certain, though, is that every sovereign state aims to have a military that is of the highest possible calibre. One of two paths may be chosen to achieve this goal: tying-in the military’s capability development with the ec