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Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity Reaches Supply Chain Agreement
Jun 09, 2023

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity Reaches Supply Chain Agreement

That IPEF member countries have come so far since the group’s establishment a year ago suggests that there is a near unanimous view about supply chain vulnerabilities.

Indo-US defence cooperation: Challenges ahead
Apr 03, 2015

Indo-US defence cooperation: Challenges ahead

Though domestic politics have not always promoted closer US-India defence cooperation, changed geopolitical context, regional and global advances now pull India and America together, says the US co-chair of the DTTI, Frank Kendall. Even perceptions of security challenges of both the countries are increasingly converging.

Indo-US N-deal: Overcoming the Last Hurdle
Feb 28, 2006

Indo-US N-deal: Overcoming the Last Hurdle

On 25th February, the US National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley said, ¿We would expect those negotiations will continue by phone, document and the like, probably up through the President¿s visit.¿ The Indo US nuclear deal is not over: it has entered the last few hours of hard bargaining.

Innovation in Biotechnology: Ethical and Regulatory Challenges
Apr 08, 2021

Innovation in Biotechnology: Ethical and Regulatory Challenges

This brief analyses the regulatory, security and ethical challenges facing states and the international community regarding emerging technologies in biotechnology, focusing on the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system and artificial gene synthesis. It highlights the inadequacy of current mechanisms such as export control regimes to regulate these emerging technologies because of a fundamental shift in the nature of challenges posed and an altered globa

INS Vagir: India’s submarine modernisation plans
Dec 27, 2022

INS Vagir: India’s submarine modernisation plans

India is modernising its submarine fleet but the endeavour is challenging

INS जटायू: समुद्रातील एक पहारेकरी
Mar 26, 2024

INS जटायू: समुद्रातील एक पहारेकरी

लक्षद्वीपमधील नवीन नौदल तळ हा भागीदारांना आणि शत्रूंना �

Instead of Sydney, Quad Gathers in Hiroshima
Jun 01, 2023

Instead of Sydney, Quad Gathers in Hiroshima

With U.S. domestic politics calling President Biden home early, the Quad capitalized on their visits to Hiroshima for the G-7 to meet on May 20.

Institutionalisation of the Quad
Oct 15, 2020

Institutionalisation of the Quad

An Indo-Pacific security architecture would have to be evolved. This should ensure a free, open and rule-based Indo-Pacific confirming freedom of navi

Intensification of Xi’s anti-corruption campaign
Sep 27, 2022

Intensification of Xi’s anti-corruption campaign

Xi Jinping’s security purge gathers steam ahead of China’s leadership transition.

International Conference on Iran: 25 Years After the Revolution
Mar 08, 2004

International Conference on Iran: 25 Years After the Revolution

'New' India-'New' Iran must understand one another India and Iran must understand each other in the full range of their political, economic, social and cultural perspectives and put to use this understanding in the context of the changing contours of the international environment, according to Mr. Brajesh Mishra, National Security Advisor and Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of India.

International implications of hack-for-hire services
Aug 09, 2023

International implications of hack-for-hire services

If not tackled promptly, India’s reputation as a hotspot of the hack-for-hire industry could jeopardise its role as an upcoming leader in global cyb

Internet architecture can't be left solely in hands of developed world
Nov 08, 2013

Internet architecture can't be left solely in hands of developed world

The common prosperity of India and China is linked to the digital future, and even lifeline provisions such as social security schemes, health and education among others are likely to be delivered through virtual means. Therefore, it is important for the two countries to ensure that the world does not witness the birth of "digital sovereignty".

Interpreting the ethnic strife in Manipur
May 17, 2023

Interpreting the ethnic strife in Manipur

The festering age-old ethnic divide amongst the tribes in Manipur has led to the ongoing crisis. All key stakeholders need to be active to ensure this

Invading and Occupying Pakistan?
Oct 08, 2004

Invading and Occupying Pakistan?

Does India have any intention of assisting the US in invading and occupying Pakistan? And should India be part of such an adventure? What are the likely implications on India's security of such an action? These are questions that would normally fall in the realm of scenario building and war gaming.

IoT & SMART technology threats from China: Pathways for India’s military
Aug 02, 2023

IoT & SMART technology threats from China: Pathways for India’s military

While the needle in India has moved on Chinese software and applications, the national security threat posed by Chinese SMART technologies needs to be

Iran nuclear deal: Mountain of uncertainties
Jul 17, 2015

Iran nuclear deal: Mountain of uncertainties

From a non-proliferation perspective, the Iran nuclear deal is a good one provided it is complied with. A lot will depend on Iran?s adherence to the commitments under the deal but it is difficult to have much faith in Iranian commitments because of its repeated failures in the past. And, from a regional security perspective, the deal is disastrous.

Iran nuclear talks on the verge of collapse
Jun 21, 2022

Iran nuclear talks on the verge of collapse

What will be the future of the Iran–US relationship and Iran's position on the international stage if Iran's nuclear talks reach an impasse?

Iran, Israel, and West Asia are on the brink again
Apr 15, 2024

Iran, Israel, and West Asia are on the brink again

The recent missile attacks by Iran on Israel present a bleak outlook for security in the Middle East in the coming days

Iran-China relations: Expectations from Raisi’s high-profile tour to China
Feb 17, 2023

Iran-China relations: Expectations from Raisi’s high-profile tour to China

Despite enjoying a close partnership, there are several hurdles that still bedevil the China-Iran relations

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

Iraq's deepening crisis and India's interests
Jun 19, 2014

Iraq's deepening crisis and India's interests

India's interests in Iraq and the region should be seen in the larger context of the seven million Indians working in West Asia, of which nearly 18,000 are in Iraq. Safety and security of this population should dominate the Indian policy.

Iraq: The Pace of Reconstruction
Dec 23, 2004

Iraq: The Pace of Reconstruction

The invasion of Iraq by the ¿Coalition of the Willing¿ was supinely endorsed by the UN Security Council in Resolution 1483 of May 22, 2003. It bestowed legitimacy on the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA). Paragraph 8 of the Resolution, and sub-paragraphs (d) and (e), specifically referred to the work of reconstruction that the Secretary General¿s Special Representative was to coordinate with the CPA. One year later

Is AUKUS the New ASEAN in the Indo-Pacific?
May 09, 2022

Is AUKUS the New ASEAN in the Indo-Pacific?

The growing presence of US-led multilateral groupings in the Indo-Pacific is challenging ASEAN’s centrality

Is China modifying the weather? India has concerns
Mar 15, 2024

Is China modifying the weather? India has concerns

As weather has historically been used as a weapon in warfare, India must assess the geopolitical and strategic implications of China’s growing weath

Is Hong Kong China’s Crypto Sandbox?
Apr 21, 2023

Is Hong Kong China’s Crypto Sandbox?

China's digital assets experiment in Hong Kong is an area of interest for the world as it can aid in crafting better policy

Is India ready to be a part of the Non Proliferation Regimes?
May 20, 2011

Is India ready to be a part of the Non Proliferation Regimes?

With the ongoing multi-polarisation of global politics, new powers would emerge which would in turn increase global insecurity and lead to a greater demand for nuclear weapons even by the countries that as of now do not possess them, cautioned Prof. Rajesh Rajagopalan during an ORF roundtable on nuclear non proliferation.

Is South Korea Considering Nuclear Weapons?
Jan 31, 2023

Is South Korea Considering Nuclear Weapons?

Whether South Korea builds a nuclear bomb on its own or not, nuclear weapons are gaining greater importance in the national security thinking of many states in the Indo-Pacific.

Is South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy enough to gain leverage in the region?
Jan 20, 2023

Is South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy enough to gain leverage in the region?

Although South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy is being touted as a sincere attempt to play a more dominant role in the region, will it truly make a d

Is turbulent the new normal in Sino-Indian relations?
Mar 02, 2024

Is turbulent the new normal in Sino-Indian relations?

On India’s part, it has stood up to the China challenge on several fronts.

Is WTO relevant to India?
Dec 26, 2017

Is WTO relevant to India?

India has to compete with ASEAN and others around the world in increasing its share of global trade. It is promoting its own free trading arrangement

ISKP हा भारताच्या प्रादेशिक सुरक्षेसाठी वाढता धोका
Aug 03, 2023

ISKP हा भारताच्या प्रादेशिक सुरक्षेसाठी वाढता धोका

गेल्या वर्षभरात, ISKP ने हिंसक हल्ल्यांद्वारे, अफगाणिस्तानमध्ये अस्थिरता निर्माण करण्याचा प्रयत्न केला आणि जिहादी उद्दिष्टांसाठी प्रचार सुरू करण्याचा प्रयत्न केला.

Islamic State Wilayat Khorasan: Phony Caliphate or bona fide province?
Nov 30, 2020

Islamic State Wilayat Khorasan: Phony Caliphate or bona fide province?

While there is raging debate about whether the Taliban and the Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) are foes or operational allies, there is little doubt that ISKP continues to pose a threat to the ongoing peace process, and the Afghan security.

Israel Unrest: Benjamin Netanyahu, synonymous with crisis, faces yet another
Mar 28, 2023

Israel Unrest: Benjamin Netanyahu, synonymous with crisis, faces yet another

Netanyahu revived his political career through an alliance with far-right groups. His acceding to their drastic demands like the overhaul of the country’s judiciary has ended up exposing the deep fault lines behind Israel’s chronic political instability

J&K one year later: Not quite a success (Part I)
Aug 05, 2020

J&K one year later: Not quite a success (Part I)

A two-part review of a year post the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir. The first part looks at the security and political

J&K one year later: Not quite a success (Part II)
Aug 06, 2020

J&K one year later: Not quite a success (Part II)

The first part of this article examined the security and political in J&K, one year after August 5th. This, second part, looks the development scenari

J&K: Not letting an ‘internal affair’ become ‘external’
Sep 03, 2019

J&K: Not letting an ‘internal affair’ become ‘external’

Having failed the first round at the UN Security Council (UNSG), Pakistan continues to seek internationalising the ‘Kashmir issue’, as an ‘inter

Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh elections: Diverging perceptions of India and the US
Oct 04, 2023

Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh elections: Diverging perceptions of India and the US

The return of Jamaat-e-Islami to Bangladesh’s political scene can be seen as a result of the US’s effort to steer democracy but it is likely to af

Jammu and Kashmir: On the Cusp of Change, But Challenges Remain
Jun 17, 2022

Jammu and Kashmir: On the Cusp of Change, But Challenges Remain

The recent killings of minorities, migrant workers, and local police officers in the Kashmir Valley have led to an impression that the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is once again becoming uncontrollable. On ground, however, the situation is said to be firmly under the control of the Indian State. This does not mean that terrorism has been eliminated; small terrorist groups continue to operate and attack soft targets, heightening the sen

Jan Vishwas Bill provides a framework for future reforms
Aug 10, 2023

Jan Vishwas Bill provides a framework for future reforms

The Jan Vishwas Bill is a transformative vision sitting atop the tip of a tyrannous compliances iceberg

Japan walks the extra mile
Nov 11, 2014

Japan walks the extra mile

The four-point agreement that was worked out by State Councillor Yang Jichei and Japanese National Security Adviser Shotaro Yachi to enable the meeting between President Xi Jinping of China and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan indicates that Tokyo has walked the extra mile to assuage the Chinese.

Japan's defence spending at a crosscroads
Feb 04, 2015

Japan's defence spending at a crosscroads

One is still not sure whether Prime Minister Abe will be inclined to let the defence budget cross the self-imposed limit of 1 per cent of the GNP. Only once in the 1980s Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone crossed the Rubicon. But considering the 'extraordinarily grave' security situation in East Asia, Abe may feel impelled to do so.

Japan's growing engagement in the Indo-Pacific
Aug 12, 2014

Japan's growing engagement in the Indo-Pacific

Tokyo's growing engagement with the countries of the region is a strong reflection of Japan's desire to play a greater role in regional security. As Beijing continues to take assertive and aggressive actions in the region, Tokyo has found a way to renew its partnerships with the key actors of the region.

Japan's new arms exports policy: Move to make Japan 'normal country'?
Apr 11, 2014

Japan's new arms exports policy: Move to make Japan 'normal country'?

One can see two major reasons for PM Shinzo Abe's decision to change the policy on arms exports. First, Abe is keen to remove many of the self-imposed taboos that have stood in the way of Japan becoming a 'normal country'. At a time when the security environment in East Asia has become so tense, Japan cannot afford to neglect the modernisation of its defence industry.

Japan's new Asian diplomacy: Is it China-driven?
Jan 28, 2013

Japan's new Asian diplomacy: Is it China-driven?

Japan's new Prime Minister understands very well that peace and strategic stability in East Asia would depend on how effectively Japan and the US maintain their security alliance. And the Obama administration is supportive of Abe's moves and would be interested in initiating regular triangular security talks with Tokyo and Seoul.

Japan’s China conundrum amidst the Ukraine crisis
Jun 22, 2022

Japan’s China conundrum amidst the Ukraine crisis

As regional threats ratchet up, Japan is posturing itself to counter the set of challenges posed by China.

Japan’s New Strategic Direction
Jan 02, 2023

Japan’s New Strategic Direction

Increasingly, many countries that have traditionally maintained a defensive and pacifist posture, like Japan, are having to reconsider their options.