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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

Global Health Governance in an Uncertain World: A Proposed Framework for the G20
Jan 30, 2023

Global Health Governance in an Uncertain World: A Proposed Framework for the G20

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, reforming the global health governance system has become a key area of concern for the G20 and other multilateral platforms. This comes at a time when the world has increasingly become volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. As a grouping of developed and developing countries, the G20 must prioritise addressing global health challenges by identifying its direct and indirect determinants. This brief

Global implications of the Sino-Russian biotechnology collaboration
Jan 02, 2024

Global implications of the Sino-Russian biotechnology collaboration

The Sino-Russian biotechnology collaboration, augmented by its strategic focus on pharmaceuticals and economic growth, has called for a global concern

Global initiatives in quantum computing: The role of international collaboration
Sep 19, 2023

Global initiatives in quantum computing: The role of international collaboration

Quantum computing is a novel technology that requires international cooperation for its growth. This should continue unabated despite the incumbent th

Global order in transition — Has the liberal order crumbled even before the rise of a China-led parallel order?
Dec 28, 2020

Global order in transition — Has the liberal order crumbled even before the rise of a China-led parallel order?

Questions that were unthinkable at the turn of the century, such as whether democracy is a truly superior form of governance and whether the liberal w

Global terrorism expanding, especially in Asia?
Feb 03, 2014

Global terrorism expanding, especially in Asia?

West Bengal Governor and former National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan recently noted that contrary to what many security and strategic analysts in the West profess, terrorism remains by all means a grave threat to the civilised world. The reality is global terrorism is expanding, especially in Asia.

Going beyond the conventional: NATO Summit 2022
Jul 14, 2022

Going beyond the conventional: NATO Summit 2022

The major focus of the NATO Summit 2022 was on diversifying and solidifying relationships beyond NATO along with reducing the US dependency

Going beyond the Indus Waters Treaty
Jul 18, 2011

Going beyond the Indus Waters Treaty

Saying that South Asian countries need to work closely to share, and not divide, water, the author says the consequence of bringing water to a pedestal on India-Pakistan relations can have devastating effects on regional security and prosperity.

Government must push women into  forefront
Jun 15, 2015

Government must push women into forefront

A lot has been discussed about PM Modi's first year in office. While actions and policies on economy, security, external affairs, 'Make in India' are being deliberated upon extensively, there is little attention on how the government has fared on gender equity.

Groundswell of support for India’s ties with the US and the broader West
Aug 21, 2021

Groundswell of support for India’s ties with the US and the broader West

Beyond noting an overwhelming anti-China sentiment, the ORF Foreign Policy Survey’s findings also reflect the successes of India’s multidimensiona

Growing Chinese influence over Central Asia
Nov 10, 2022

Growing Chinese influence over Central Asia

Xi’s aspirations of Chinese hegemony are accelerating as his control over Central Asia expands

Growing UAE-Israel ties shows political intent to deepen relations between the two countries
Oct 22, 2022

Growing UAE-Israel ties shows political intent to deepen relations between the two countries

The bilateral relationship between Israel and UAE has moved ahead with surprising speed post the Abraham Accords

GSLV Mk III: The Indian military and civilian enterprise deserve more
Nov 23, 2022

GSLV Mk III: The Indian military and civilian enterprise deserve more

The entry of commercial enterprises or other state-owned enterprises can help augment the capacities of Indian space launch vehicle technology

GSLV Mk III: भारतीय सैन्य और नागरिक उद्यम पर अधिक ध्यान देना बेहद ज़रूरी है
Dec 28, 2022

GSLV Mk III: भारतीय सैन्य और नागरिक उद्यम पर अधिक ध्यान देना बेहद ज़रूरी है

वाणिज्यिक उद्यमों या अन्य सरकारी स्वामित्व वाले उद्यमो�

Gujral Releases Book on Maldives
Jul 08, 2008

Gujral Releases Book on Maldives

NEW DELHI, AUGUST 7, 2008: Mr. Inder Kumar Gujral, former Prime Minister of India, on Thursday released a book on "Small States Security Dilemma: A Maldivian Perception" at Observer Research Foundation.

Gwadar: Test case of Sino-Pak relations
Sep 29, 2011

Gwadar: Test case of Sino-Pak relations

With the Chinese refusal to take charge of the operations at Pakistan's Gwadar Port and a series of handicaps and security issues, this facility may fail to achieve its intended target of building it into a strategic asset.

Haiti: In the throes of a crisis
Sep 12, 2022

Haiti: In the throes of a crisis

Haiti is currently facing one of its worst crises in history. The need of the hour is practical intervention from the international community.

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

Harbouring France in the Indo-Pacific: Assessing Macron’s visit to Sri Lanka
Aug 10, 2023

Harbouring France in the Indo-Pacific: Assessing Macron’s visit to Sri Lanka

President Macron’s recent visit to Sri Lanka intends to provide a larger diplomatic canvas for both countries to strengthen their geopolitical ties

Highlights from the 8th Petro India 2009 conference
Nov 24, 2009

Highlights from the 8th Petro India 2009 conference

There is uncertainty in the availability of domestic coal and in this context there is probably a need to rethink India's energy security strategy based on domestic coal

home and the world indias dpi proposition
Nov 09, 2023

home and the world indias dpi proposition

India’s digital public infrastructure (DPI) model is a key offering to the world and is being considered, adopted or adapted by nations at varying s

How beneficial are joint exercises by the military?
Oct 26, 2015

How beneficial are joint exercises by the military?

Most of the joint exercises being conducted by security forces, like like the Malabar 2015, are of the simple basic variety and, hence, really provide no 'net value addition' to the Indian force that participates. Thus, approvals for such exercises should necessitate a case-by-case approach in the future.

How can cooperation with Taiwan benefit India and Maharashtra in the global supply chain shift?
Nov 29, 2021

How can cooperation with Taiwan benefit India and Maharashtra in the global supply chain shift?

Working in close partnership with Taiwan can bring benefits beyond the ICT sector for a state as diverse and skilled as Maharashtra

How can India make its technology policy powerful, innovative, and secure?
Apr 02, 2022

How can India make its technology policy powerful, innovative, and secure?

The monopoly of Big Tech firms impacts national sovereignty, fair competition, innovation diffusion, consumer rights, privacy, market efficiency, econ

How dissent is prosecuted in Bangladesh
Oct 05, 2019

How dissent is prosecuted in Bangladesh

In the last few years, the administration in Dhaka has brought a number of cases against poets, journalists and activists who have taken to social med

How do India’s choices on the Ukraine crisis affect its foreign relations?
Mar 24, 2022

How do India’s choices on the Ukraine crisis affect its foreign relations?

What are the consequences of India's “balancing act” on the Russia-Ukraine war and its impact on India's security and geopolitical interests wit

How India can maximise the potential from France’s EU Presidency
Feb 10, 2022

How India can maximise the potential from France’s EU Presidency

As France takes over the EU Presidency, both India and France can further enhance collaborations on multiple fronts

How India sees its neighbourhood: From the lens of Young India
Jan 02, 2023

How India sees its neighbourhood: From the lens of Young India

A close assessment of India’s foreign policy reveals the youth’s understanding and acceptance of India’s policy towards its neighbours

How much surveillance does a country need?
Jul 20, 2013

How much surveillance does a country need?

Terrorists have taken to the use of social media networks in a big way. This brings us back to the old dilemma of how much data is information and how much information is adequate intelligence. The other dilemma is how much surveillance is enough for security. The third dilemma is how much liberty is to be sacrificed for security.

How real is Japan’s new strategic dawn?
Nov 24, 2020

How real is Japan’s new strategic dawn?

As Abe departs office, he leaves much to be admired.

How the crisis in Sudan accentuated the strategic importance of Djibouti
Apr 25, 2023

How the crisis in Sudan accentuated the strategic importance of Djibouti

As the security situation in Sudan worsens, the importance of having a military base at Djibouti has been further underscored

How the French Presidential elections can alter European politics
Apr 14, 2022

How the French Presidential elections can alter European politics

The outcome of the ongoing French presidential elections will determine whether France prioritises fulfilling its responsibility to the EU more so ove

How the Sri Lankan crisis may affect Maldives
Aug 08, 2022

How the Sri Lankan crisis may affect Maldives

One thing the Maldives should learn from the crisis is the consequence of deferring much-needed structural reforms

How the war in Ukraine is stress testing West Asia’s geopolitics
Nov 21, 2022

How the war in Ukraine is stress testing West Asia’s geopolitics

Gulf capitals are attracted towards the concept of ‘strategic autonomy’, one that is attractive on paper but challenging in practice

How to Reset Relations Between Europe and the Global South
Jun 30, 2023

How to Reset Relations Between Europe and the Global South

It’s a fact that countries of the Global South, while not supportive of Russia’s war against Ukraine, also blame NATO and the West for its global impact. Europe needs to change its approach.

Human Rights: क्या हमें साइबर स्पेस के लिए मानवाधिकार की नई पीढ़ी की ज़रूरत है?
Jan 09, 2023

Human Rights: क्या हमें साइबर स्पेस के लिए मानवाधिकार की नई पीढ़ी की ज़रूरत है?

दो भागों की श्रृंखला के दूसरे हिस्से में ये तर्क दिया गया

Hunger returns to Brazil
Nov 16, 2021

Hunger returns to Brazil

With several food programmes dismantled during the pandemic, the food crisis in Brazil has taken a turn for the worse.

I2U2 brings hi-tech food, clean energy projects
Jul 16, 2022

I2U2 brings hi-tech food, clean energy projects

The emergence of this new grouping is clearly an outcome of the Abraham Accords of Aug 2020 and the possibilities that they have created for Israel and the UAE to be on the same platform with India and the US. As President Biden moves to Saudi Arabia for the second leg of his visit to West Asia, we are likely to see a push towards integrating Israel through trade, technology, direct flights and people-to-people contact even with countries where f

I2U2 बिझनेस फोरम: पश्चिम आशियासाठी महत्त्वाचा क्षण
Oct 15, 2023

I2U2 बिझनेस फोरम: पश्चिम आशियासाठी महत्त्वाचा क्षण

प्रादेशिक आर्थिक एकत्रीकरणाला प्राधान्य देऊन I2U2 बिझनेस फोरम समोर येत आहे. पश्चिम आशियाई प्रादेशिकतेसाठी मजबूत पाया म्हणून हे फोरम काम करू शकणार आहे.

iCET: Strengthening the India-US Tech Agenda
Feb 04, 2023

iCET: Strengthening the India-US Tech Agenda

The U.S.-India strategic relationship looks to be set on firm footing, with both sides keen to materialize deeper collaboration across defense and critical and emerging technologies.

iCET: Upscaling India-US partnership for a tech-centric future
Feb 09, 2023

iCET: Upscaling India-US partnership for a tech-centric future

As we witness a tech scramble in the Indo-Pacific, the iCET aims to help the two countries to expand partnerships in critical and emerging technologie

Ideological shift, public support and social media: The ‘New’ in Kashmir’s ‘New Militancy’
Jan 10, 2020

Ideological shift, public support and social media: The ‘New’ in Kashmir’s ‘New Militancy’

The new militant movement in Kashmir, which began with Burhan Wani in the southern areas, has escalated the conflict in the Valley. While militancy is not new in Kashmir, the Pulwama attack put the conflict back on the radar of the international community. This paper examines the changing nature of militancy in Kashmir, specifically with regard to training, recruitment patterns and the use of social media, public support for militants, and an app