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Japan’s NSS and its impact on the Korean Peninsula
Jan 09, 2023

Japan’s NSS and its impact on the Korean Peninsula

The strategic shift in Japan’s NSS has been met with criticism from China and the Korean peninsula

Kashmir After Article 370: India’s Diplomatic Challenge
Jul 16, 2020

Kashmir After Article 370: India’s Diplomatic Challenge

The abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019 provoked intense diplomatic response from the international community. For the most part, India received widespread support for its decision. At the same time, however, there have been criticisms of the restrictions imposed in the region on communication and civil liberties. China and Pakistan, in particular, reacted with hostility and attempted to

Kashmir blackout: Counterterrorism and an increasingly challenging role of the internet
Sep 04, 2019

Kashmir blackout: Counterterrorism and an increasingly challenging role of the internet

The security challenges posed by the online sphere today are not new, nor is India in Kashmir the only state facing questions on the use of the intern

Kashmir rail
Jul 02, 2014

Kashmir rail

That China is now preparing to extend its railway into Pakistan Occupied Kashmir should stir PM Modi to recognise the significance of the railways for India's national security and factor it into the rail budget to be presented to Parliament next week.

Kashmir's rising narco-terrorism: Why are religious leaders silent?
Aug 30, 2022

Kashmir's rising narco-terrorism: Why are religious leaders silent?

Kashmir has witnessed an alarming rise in narco-terrorism. Apathy shown by religious leaders has only added to the problem.

Kashmir: Is this the new normal?
May 03, 2022

Kashmir: Is this the new normal?

Despite the official narrative of a peaceful Jammu and Kashmir, the ground realities depict a rather different story.

Kashmir: New Hope?
Oct 23, 2003

Kashmir: New Hope?

The Cabinet Committee on Security¿s decision to have Deputy Prime Minister Lal Krishna Advani as the new person to be heading the talks with separatist outfits raises several questions. What had prompted the Government to finally involve a separatist outfit at the level of talks that the latter have been demanding for so long? And then what would be the status of talk¿s vis-à-vis Pakistan especially after this peace initiative?

Kashmir’s transformation from terrorism to tourism
Sep 21, 2023

Kashmir’s transformation from terrorism to tourism

The recent increase in the number of tourist arrivals in Jammu and Kashmir indicates that peace is returning to the Valley

Keen contest for maritime control
Jul 20, 2015

Keen contest for maritime control

India will need to tread lightly in its pursuit to be more assertive vis-ナ-vis the Chinese in the IOR. Low key, footprint initiatives, like surveillance stations and docking or berthing rights, may be the key in increasing the reach of its security net in the region, minus the political backlash of acting like a regional hegemon.

Killing militants or killing militancy? The internet and Kashmir
Aug 03, 2020

Killing militants or killing militancy? The internet and Kashmir

If there is a learning to be made, it is that in the last one year, the absence of the internet has not helped in security, commercial, economic, heal

Kishida’s India Trip: A Reiteration of Strong India-Japan Ties
Mar 27, 2023

Kishida’s India Trip: A Reiteration of Strong India-Japan Ties

India and Japan’s shared concerns about China are a key driver of their growing relationship.

Kokernag attack points to fluid terror geography
Oct 13, 2023

Kokernag attack points to fluid terror geography

The geography of terror groups is fluid. Kokernag to Kandahar is in the throes of security being provided by actors who were part of the crisis to begin with

LAC पर भारत-चीन द्विपक्षीय वार्ताओं का ताज़ा दौर: चीन के नज़रिए की पड़ताल
Mar 27, 2023

LAC पर भारत-चीन द्विपक्षीय वार्ताओं का ताज़ा दौर: चीन के नज़रिए की पड़ताल

LAC पर चीन की भूमिका को तूल न देते हुए चीनी विमर्श ये संकेत द�

Latin America and the Caribbean: Facing the pandemic with more democracy, not less
Dec 29, 2020

Latin America and the Caribbean: Facing the pandemic with more democracy, not less

The pandemic has worsened the problems that Latin America and the Caribbean were already facing. 2021 will surely be challenging in terms of political

Lebanon: Caught in the Regional Crossfire
Aug 23, 2023

Lebanon: Caught in the Regional Crossfire

Lebanon, the smallest nation in continental Asia, is also one of the most populous. A relatively stable, secure and democratic state, its geographical location and the growing regional crisis are leading to pressing internal and external threats that Beirut must face. This issue brief examines these contemporary threats to Lebanese security: the Syrian Civil War, the rise of the Islamic State, domestic terrorism and sectarianism, and the nation's

Left Wing Extremism in India
Dec 18, 2003

Left Wing Extremism in India

Left-wing extremists, popularly known as Maoists worldwide and as Naxalites1 in India--have been gaining in strength and influence since some time. Today, the menace of Left-wing extremism is the single internal security threat that affects the largest number of States in India.

Lessons for India from the Ukraine crisis: Is India prepared to take on China?
Mar 09, 2022

Lessons for India from the Ukraine crisis: Is India prepared to take on China?

The Russia-Ukraine crisis displays the hollowness of the rules-based order and exposes the immediate threat that China poses to India

Lest we forget: The Islamic Emirate turns two (again)
Aug 24, 2023

Lest we forget: The Islamic Emirate turns two (again)

Two years since the fall of Kabul, the intertwining of multiple crises has only wreaked havoc on the lives of common Afghans

LeT: Future threats and counter measures
May 29, 2013

LeT: Future threats and counter measures

Lashkar-e-Tayyeba, the terrorist group behind the Mumbai 2008 attacks and operating from Pakistan, is likely to continue with its terror campaign against the security forces in India, according to a study on LeT done by Dr Subrahmanian and his team at the University of Maryland.

Leveraging the Rice Export Ban for Crop Substitution in India
Mar 20, 2024

Leveraging the Rice Export Ban for Crop Substitution in India

India is the world’s largest rice exporter, making it a significant player in the global rice market. A global rice shortage is anticipated amid rising geopolitical tensions and commodity prices. To safeguard domestic consumers from exorbitant price shocks, India has banned the export of non-basmati white rice since July 2023. This paper examines the ban's implications, especially regarding welfare redistribution among basmati and non-basmati f

Locking horns at the border
Jul 21, 2020

Locking horns at the border

Smugglers and security agencies face-off on the India-Bangladesh borders over illegal cattle trade

Look beyond politics on N-issue
Nov 21, 2018

Look beyond politics on N-issue

Nuclear weapons cannot be a panacea for tackling security challenges to India’s sovereignty

Macron, Brussels and Washington
Sep 16, 2019

Macron, Brussels and Washington

Because of geopolitical changes, we are living the end of Western hegemony, and the West needs to cooperate with Russia in order to create a new syst

Macron’s wake-up call to EU
Dec 03, 2019

Macron’s wake-up call to EU

The French President has rightly said that the bloc needs to assert sovereignty over its political and security decisions

Madrid Impressions - II: Economic Impact of Terrorism
Apr 08, 2005

Madrid Impressions - II: Economic Impact of Terrorism

The impact of terrorism on the oil and tourism industries and on financial institutions and "Democracy, Terrorism and the Internet" received considerable attention at the International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism and Security held at Madrid from March 8 to 11,2005.

Madrid Impressions I: Pakistan, the Nuclear Walmart
Mar 29, 2005

Madrid Impressions I: Pakistan, the Nuclear Walmart

At the international summit on Terrorism, Democracy and Security held at Madrid from March 8 to 11,2005, which I attended, the foremost concern in the minds of the participants was the likelihood of an act of catastrophic terrorism involving the use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

Madrid summit against Terrorism
Mar 05, 2005

Madrid summit against Terrorism

To mark the first anniversary of the spectacular terrorist strikes in Madrid by jihadi terrorists with definite sympathy for Al Qaeda, even if not satisfactorily proved links to it, the city is hosting what has been projected as an International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism and Security from March 8 to 10 to discuss, inter alia, the causes and the underlying factors of terrorism, methods of confronting it and the democratic responses available

Magnanimous machines: Why AI work should work for people and not the other way around
Oct 17, 2021

Magnanimous machines: Why AI work should work for people and not the other way around

Machine learning allows us to replicate past patterns at an astonishing rate, we should work towards not replicating past mistakes and patterns

Making jobs work for India
Jul 23, 2018

Making jobs work for India

India’s job challenges is about more than creating enough jobs.

Malabar Exercise: A concert of democracies on the high seas
Oct 23, 2015

Malabar Exercise: A concert of democracies on the high seas

Exercise Malabar and the trilateral dialogue have assumed significance in the backdrop of the US' rebalance to Asia and India's Act East Policy. The growing convergence of interests among the US, Japan and India on issues such as the Indian Ocean, maritime security, respect for international law and a stable Asian security order has driven the trilateral dialogue.

Maldives and Seychelles: Elevating relations to a strategic partnership
Jun 20, 2023

Maldives and Seychelles: Elevating relations to a strategic partnership

Since their long-term visions and concerns converge, elevating the bilateral relationship between Maldives and Seychelles to a strategic partnership i

Maldives, India, and a hydrography pact
Jan 05, 2024

Maldives, India, and a hydrography pact

The recent decision by Maldives to revoke the hydrographic survey agreement with India is indicative of the ebbing of trust between the two

Maldives: 'Political Islam' here to stay?
Dec 27, 2011

Maldives: 'Political Islam' here to stay?

Maldivians, particularly the security authorities in the country, may have heaved a sigh of relief after the competing rallies by the NGOs and the political Opposition on the one hand, and the ruling MDP on the other, went off peacefully on Friday last.

Maldives: Anomalies in Yameen’s anti-India bias
Apr 13, 2022

Maldives: Anomalies in Yameen’s anti-India bias

The quick and silent acceptance of the defence and security agreements with the US is indicative of the anti-India bias that is being harboured by the

Maldives: Increasing fundamentalism a threat
Apr 08, 2011

Maldives: Increasing fundamentalism a threat

The Maldivian authorities can now breathe easy. Now that the Cricket World Cup, played in venues across Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka, is completed without any security problems, the reported Interpol alert against Maldives-based religious terrorists targeting the match venues have receded for good.

Malnutrition problem in the Northeast: पूर्वोत्तर में कुपोषण की समस्या
Jul 26, 2023

Malnutrition problem in the Northeast: पूर्वोत्तर में कुपोषण की समस्या

देशभर में बदलाव की सफल कहानियां इंगित करती हैं कि लड़किय�

Managing the energy trilemma: Role of liquefied petroleum gas
Aug 16, 2023

Managing the energy trilemma: Role of liquefied petroleum gas

LPG use in transport and industry will further strengthen its energy security without compromising on sustainability and equity

Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) outbreak: Is it the tip of the iceberg?
Mar 14, 2023

Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) outbreak: Is it the tip of the iceberg?

It is high time to set up a robust multilateral system for global health security that is inclusive, equitable, and fair.

Marine Governance in Asia: A Case for India-ASEAN-South Korea Cooperation
Aug 11, 2023

Marine Governance in Asia: A Case for India-ASEAN-South Korea Cooperation

Maritime Asia is at a crossroad. Growing military activity, and rising non-traditional challenges in the littorals threaten the health of the oceans and the people who depend on them. Asia’s leading maritime powers must engage in a development alliance that can help deliver security and sustainable growth. This brief evaluates the prospects for a partnership between India, South Korea, and ASEAN in the areas of ocean governance, maritime connec

Maritime India: The Quest for a Steadfast Identity
Jul 23, 2023

Maritime India: The Quest for a Steadfast Identity

India’s geography lends itself favourably to the cultivation and expansion of maritime ties. Yet, for much of the country’s contemporary history, the country has overlooked these opportunities. As the world reengages with its vast ocean spaces, India too, has become more willing and capable of participating in the maritime domain. This paper outlines the evolution of the country’s maritime outlook as it shifts its largely continental-orient

Maulana Azam Tariq
Oct 13, 2003

Maulana Azam Tariq

There are quite a few things which are known about Maulana Azam Tariq, chief of the banned Sunni extremist group, Sipah-e-Sahaba (SSP), who was shot dead in broad daylight in Islamabad on October 6. What is not so well-known is that the Maulana and his organisation had a cosy working relationship with Pakistan's intelligence and security forces for more than a decade.

Mauritius deepens India’s naval reach
Mar 08, 2024

Mauritius deepens India’s naval reach

With Maldives veering towards China, Mauritius is emerging as a decisive factor in ensuring India’s dominance in the Indian Ocean Region

Mehran attack: implications and lessons
May 25, 2011

Mehran attack: implications and lessons

The armed assault and siege carried out by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Pakistan's highly secured Pakistan Navy's Mehran airbase in Karachi (May 22-23) has raised fundamental concerns about the continuing failure on the part of Pakistan's intelligence and security agencies,