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An update on Developments in Maldives

Akash Sahu, Young Professional, VIF

Political Developments Political developments in Maldives over the past couple of months do not indicate any significant change in the approach and attitude of the Yameen Government towards resolution of contentious issues with t

13/06/2018
Neighbourhood Studies, Maldives

सिपरी ने भारत को बताया रक्षा पर पांचवां सर्वाधिक खर्च करने वाला देश: वस्तुस्थिति

Brig (retd) Rahul Bhonsle

वैश्विक सैन्य खर्च पर स्टॉकहोम इंटरनेशनल पीस रिसर्च इंस्टीट्यूट सिपरी द्वारा 2 मई को प्रकाशित

12/06/2018
National Security and Strategic Studies, Defence, Hindi

Demystifying Diplomatic Expulsions

Abhinav Pandya, Ph.D.

The poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the United Kingdom on March 4, 2018, set off a series of diplomatic expulsions and counter-expulsions between Russia and the western countries, in a limited way, bringing back the memories of

11/06/2018
International Relations and Diplomacy

Commentary: Kashmiris Long for Vikas not Azadi and Youth Need Counselling

Pravas Kumar Mishra, Former Additional DG, BSF

Every Indian longs to see Kantian peace in Kashmir as much as every Kashmiri does. The Valley has been on the boil for the past 30 years. The essence of the strife has now taken a vicious turn from self-determination to a religious struggle. Protract

11/06/2018
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies

Interests are paramount in this globalised & transactional world. Alliances are not

Amb Anil Wadhwa, Senior Fellow & Cluster Leader, VIF
11/06/2018
International Relations and Diplomacy, VIF Scholars Outreach

Commentary: One More Step towards Self-esteem in Defence

Lt Gen (Dr) V K Saxena (Retd), PVSM,AVSM,VSM, Distinguished Fellow, VIF

Whenever we move closer to acquiring an indigenous capability, we actually move a notch up in our swabhiman (self-esteem), in our national pride and in our celebration of "Make in India". One such event took place recently, when the Defence Re

08/06/2018
Technological and Scientific Studies

70 वर्ष पश्चात् भारत-रूसी संस्कृतियों के जुड़ावों की ख़ोज

Dr. Arpita Mitra, Associate Fellow, VIF

सेंट पीटर्सबर्ग का ऐतिहासिक शहर हाल ही में भारतीय सांस्कृतिक सम्बन्ध परिषद यानी इंडियन काउंस

08/06/2018
Historical and Civilisational Studies, Hindi

Commentary: Paraktan Harapan Wins in Malaysia after Six Decades: The View from India

Asha Sundaramurthy, Young Professional, VIF

The victory of the centre of left wing Paraktan Harapan alliance in Malaysia has been of great interest in Southeast Asia and even beyond, into the Indo-Pacific. Not only because the 57 years reign of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)-le

07/06/2018
International Relations and Diplomacy, Indo-Pacific