International Affairs

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Re(b)ordering the World: Visual politics of the (new) Silk Road — Talk by Marina Kaneti

The world order and global geopolitics — Talk by Vice Admiral Anil Chopra

Book Discussion on The Oxford Handbook of India’s National Security

Seven years of civil war in Syria

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M. Ashraf Haidari

M. Ashraf Haidari is a Visiting Fellow at ORF. He also serves as the Director-General of Policy & Strategy at the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan.

Uma Shankar Sharma

Uma Shankar has an engineering and business background and has worked in the Indian oil and gas sector for over 20 years. During his deputation in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural

Sonali Mittra

Sonali Mittra is Associate Fellow at ORF. She is the programme coordinator for ORF’s annual flagship project, the Asian Forum on Global Governance. She is also former Senior Fellow

Chetan Khanna

Chetan Khanna works as a Digital Research Assistant at ORF. He is part of the outreach team to step up the online presence. His other areas of interest are internet , sustainability

Maya Mirchandani

Maya Mirchandani is a Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. She currently heads the ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ project (CVE) that looks for ways to build counter narratives