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Foreign fighters in Ukraine – A definitional dilemma
Mar 12, 2022

Foreign fighters in Ukraine – A definitional dilemma

As foreign fighters pour into Ukraine to assist it, questions are raised about what would become of these volunteers as the definition of “foreign f

GCC and Central Asia Summit amidst great power competition
Aug 03, 2023

GCC and Central Asia Summit amidst great power competition

Amidst the fragile world order and great power competition, the recent GCC-CAR summit aims to strengthen political and strategic relations

General' Hafiz Saeed
Dec 01, 2009

General' Hafiz Saeed

Lashkar, with its vast network of trained jihadis, commanders and training infrastructure, is Pakistan Army's key strategic instrument in keeping terrorism active in Kashmir and other parts of India

Great power berserk: Fair is foul, foul is fair
Jul 27, 2012

Great power berserk: Fair is foul, foul is fair

Has New Delhi forgotten its breast beating against cross-border terrorism in Kashmir atleast since 1989? How will it ever raise that issue again having voted along with the west which stands for cross border terrorism by US, France, UK, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey against Syria?

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

Hard Security Back in Focus at the Quad Foreign Ministers Meet
Mar 13, 2023

Hard Security Back in Focus at the Quad Foreign Ministers Meet

It is relatively easy to establish coalitions to work on non-traditional security issues, but nurturing a group to focus on security issues as the core is not easy, especially for countries like India.

Has Pakistan started losing the hybrid war in Kashmir?
Dec 05, 2018

Has Pakistan started losing the hybrid war in Kashmir?

Pakistan’s desperation to expand terrorism to Punjab, as was evident in the recent blast in Amritsar, indicates that they are beginning to realise t

Hoodwinking as usual
Aug 01, 2005

Hoodwinking as usual

It does not require much investigation or analysis to prove that Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is not really inclined to set his house in order when it comes to terrorism.Take his July 22 address to the nation. He seemed to be at pains to explain how Pakistan itself was a victim of terrorism.

How India can lead South Asia's war on terror
Oct 20, 2016

How India can lead South Asia's war on terror

India can lead South Asia's war on terror by strengthening counterterrorism efforts but also lead the regional counterterrorism superstructure

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 India’s 13-A reference applies to the whole of Sri Lanka
Sep 14, 2022

How India’s 13-A reference applies to the whole of Sri Lanka

Over the past three decades, since 13-A came into force, there has been no inclination in the non-Tamil areas for provincial autonomy. Power devolutio

How to intervene
Mar 17, 2015

How to intervene

Before PM Modi can pat himself on the back for a fine diplomatic performance in Lanka, Modi now faces a big political test in the Maldives, where the regime of Abdul Yameen has arrested former President Mohamed Nasheed on charges of terrorism and a perverted judicial system has sentenced him to 13 years in prison.

If talks and terror can’t go together, neither can trade and terror
Mar 29, 2024

If talks and terror can’t go together, neither can trade and terror

Pakistan may want to normalise relations by bifurcating their “India policy” from their “Kashmir policy”, but this is no longer acceptable to

IMF’s $6 billion loan to Pakistan risks supporting its terror infrastructure
May 14, 2019

IMF’s $6 billion loan to Pakistan risks supporting its terror infrastructure

There is a deeper politics at play here, a politics of negotiation and a transaction of international power games that is diluting the dangers of Paki

Impact of Israel-Hamas conflict on terrorist radicalisation in India
Dec 26, 2023

Impact of Israel-Hamas conflict on terrorist radicalisation in India

With pan-Islamic and Pakistan-based terrorist organisations weaponising the deluge of footage from the Gaza Strip, their propaganda will impact terror

Imran is in jail, but still not out of politics
Aug 06, 2023

Imran is in jail, but still not out of politics

Despite all the crackdown against Imran, he is arguably more popular today than ever 

In Afghanistan, India’s soft power is not enough
Aug 26, 2019

In Afghanistan, India’s soft power is not enough

India’s aspirations of becoming a superpower must first begin with establishing itself as a strong regional power.

India and Central Asia need more coherence on Afghanistan
Dec 28, 2021

India and Central Asia need more coherence on Afghanistan

Both the players would have to cooperate to address the common concerns emerging from a Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.

India and France: A joint step forward
May 27, 2020

India and France: A joint step forward

The signing of a Strategic Partnership in 1998 between France and India under President Jacques Chirac was the first step in a partnership that has gr

India and Israel's counterterror experiences and the idea of ‘defeating’ terror groups
Mar 06, 2024

India and Israel's counterterror experiences and the idea of ‘defeating’ terror groups

Even with the hierarchical decapitation of Hamas by Israel, it is likely that the group would resurface in another avatar

India and Japan: Changing Dimensions of Partnership in the post-Cold War Period
Mar 06, 2010

India and Japan: Changing Dimensions of Partnership in the post-Cold War Period

Indo-Japanese relations have witnessed a paradigm shift since 2000 when both countries launched a global partnership in order to address a range of issues affecting regional and global peace and prosperity. Systematic efforts made by the leaders of both countries since then have strengthened their partnership. Until very recently, their interactions were mainly limited to economic issues, but today they cover a wide spectrum of subjects including

India and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
Dec 08, 2020

India and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

India is well placed to collaborate with like-minded SCO members in identifying areas of convergence, particularly in the socio-economic sphere.

India is for global, broad-based internet architecture: Minister
Sep 03, 2015

India is for global, broad-based internet architecture: Minister

India supports freedom of speech and expression in Internet. But, security is equally important to India, and terrorism is a huge problem. Therefore, a secure architecture should recognise the role that the state can play, says the Indian Minister for Communication and Technology.

India's Indo-Pacific Outreach
Feb 17, 2022

India's Indo-Pacific Outreach

S Jaishankar’s visit to the Philippines from the Quad summit also showcased India’s willingness to more proactively shape the strategic contours of the Indo-Pacific

India's prospects in China-dominated SCO
Jun 05, 2017

India's prospects in China-dominated SCO

It is hoped that the focus of deliberations would be to promote peace, security, counterterrorism cooperation and enhance partnership in economic, bus

India-Bangladesh Dialogue on Security
Dec 06, 2009

India-Bangladesh Dialogue on Security

The main objective of the Dialogue was to explore the security perspectives of India and Bangladesh, with special focus on the threat of terrorism in the region

India-Maldives relations: Solih’s recent visit to India
Aug 05, 2022

India-Maldives relations: Solih’s recent visit to India

Solih’s visit underscored the strengthening of the economic and security ties in the backdrop of the Opposition’s ‘India Out’ campaign.

India-Pak Dialogue: missing the woods for the trees
Jul 29, 2011

India-Pak Dialogue: missing the woods for the trees

The just-concluded round of India-Pakistan dialogue (July 27) was an opportunity for both the countries to articulate their positions on two critical challenges facing the region, terrorism and Afghanistan.

India-Pakistan dynamics after Balakot: A different deterrence equation?
Mar 25, 2020

India-Pakistan dynamics after Balakot: A different deterrence equation?

Even before coming to office in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had implied that his government would address Pakistan-sponsored terrorism differently.

India-Pakistan Relations after Mumbai Attacks
Sep 23, 2009

India-Pakistan Relations after Mumbai Attacks

The Paper makes a critical appraisal of India-Pakistan relations and explores their future trajectory in the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attack of November 2008. The rising tide of terrorism within Pakistan after 9/11 and the importance of South Asia to the United States made Pakistan selectively withdraw support to terrorist groups. This, in turn, helped India's efforts to initiate the Composite Dialogue in 2004.

India-Saudi Arabia ties and G20: Bilateral collaboration and beyond
Dec 26, 2022

India-Saudi Arabia ties and G20: Bilateral collaboration and beyond

India’s G20 presidency could help strengthen the bilateral ties and cooperation partnerships with Saudi Arabia

India-US homeland security cooperation in the time of Modi and Trump
Aug 29, 2017

India-US homeland security cooperation in the time of Modi and Trump

Bilateral ties between India and the United States have strengthened remarkably in recent years and nowhere has cooperation been greater than in the area of security. Despite certain divergences, both countries realise that there is a need for cooperation in combating terrorism to keep their homelands safe from extremist threats. Ever since the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May 2014, India has invested political capital in improving

India’s balancing act on Hamas is outdated diplomacy
Dec 11, 2018

India’s balancing act on Hamas is outdated diplomacy

By abstaining from the UN vote on condemning Hamas’ terrorism, the Modi government has sent a wrong message that India is tolerant towards terror in

India’s East Asia outreach shows its centrality to regional stability
Apr 15, 2024

India’s East Asia outreach shows its centrality to regional stability

New Delhi is trying to deepen ties to confront common threats but in-group differences pose hurdles

India’s fight against health emergencies: In search of a legal architecture
May 24, 2023

India’s fight against health emergencies: In search of a legal architecture

The ongoing pandemic of COVID-19 (caused by the novel coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2) has exposed glaring gaps in India’s domestic laws. Absent a rationally structured legislation to fall back on, the Union government in March advised states to invoke the Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897 to tackle the pandemic in their jurisdictions. The 123-year-old colonial law, however, does not even define what a disease is, let alone an epidemic or a pandemic. Ind

India’s growing defence diplomacy footprint
Mar 08, 2022

India’s growing defence diplomacy footprint

India's participation in multilateral naval exercises such as 'Milan' bolsters India's growing soft military power

India’s role in the world order is keenly being watched
Apr 06, 2023

India’s role in the world order is keenly being watched

‘Dogmas of Delhi’ mustn’t beat our ability to innovate and experiment  at the level  of big ideas

India’s Stakes in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan
Aug 01, 2023

India’s Stakes in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan

The Taliban’s return to power in Afghanistan in August 2021 changed the strategic dynamics in the region. For India, the new regime and its attendant risks—especially the threat of terrorism—quickly put it in an unenviable position. This brief assesses India’s policy towards Afghanistan since August 2021. It will cover how India has articulated its Afghan policy, domestically and in multilateral organisations, and its incremental

India’s unaddressed concerns from the SCO-RATS summit
May 26, 2022

India’s unaddressed concerns from the SCO-RATS summit

The SCO member states need to resolve their disagreements and divergences and build trust to achieve a peaceful, safe, and thriving Eurasia.

Indira Gandhi assassination parade: Canada’s pandering to Khalistani elements has gone too far
Jun 09, 2023

Indira Gandhi assassination parade: Canada’s pandering to Khalistani elements has gone too far

The Canadian government, instead of robustly standing up to extremism, has found it easier to pander to some of the most violent and aggressive groups. This is partly because of how these extremist groups have increased their influence over state institutions

Intelligence Failures in the USA, UK and Russia: Lessons for India
Oct 20, 2004

Intelligence Failures in the USA, UK and Russia: Lessons for India

Under its International Terrorism Watch Project, the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) organised a one-day Workshop at New Delhi on October 20, 2004, on the theme: "Recent Intelligence Failures in the USA, the UK & Russia: Their Lessons for India".

Intelligence overload
Sep 16, 2014

Intelligence overload

India has had to deal with terrorism and conventional threats but our capacities to watch these threats are minuscule compared to US abilities. In a way, threats to India from terrorism and hostile neighbours are far more immediate. There is now the added problem of involvement of Indian youth in the terrorism of ISIS.