Uzbek President’s Roadmap to Check Radicalization

Skand Ranjan Tayal

Since attaining independence in 1991, Uzbekistan and other Central Asian Republics have been struggling to prevent the radicalization of their overwhelmingly Muslim populations. Uzbekistan quickly realized the danger of unregulated religious preachi

Terrorism, National Security and Strategic Studies

Visakhapatnam Port: More Beneficial to Nepal

Prof Hari Bansh Jha

As part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s neighbourhood connectivity policy, India allowed Nepal to use Visakhapatnam Port of Andhra Pradesh in 2016 for trade with third countries. It was for a long time that Nepal had been making a demand f

Neighbourhood Studies, Nepal

Of Political Heroes and Hero-worship

Rajesh Singh
Policies & Perspectives

Military Strategy vis-a-vis Chinese Aggression

Lt Gen Gautam Banerjee, Distinguished Fellow & Editor, VIF

A paper on Indian's Military strategy to deal with incessant aggression from China is reproduced under the link below: India

Neighbourhood Studies, China

Developing Nodes of Excellence on China

Maj Gen (Retd.) P K Chakravorty

Introduction India does not have clear perceptions of China and our thinking is based on the 1962 War and also from opinions of research findings of other countries. Thus despite all efforts, China remains an enigma with regards t

Neighbourhood Studies, China

Doklam- Chinese Lies and Misinformation

Amb Kanwal Sibal, Dean, Centre for International Relations and Diplomacy, VIF

China’s propaganda on Doklam is not only shrill, it is mendacious too. It is officially claiming that it had informed our side in advance about its road building plans on two occasions through local border management mechanisms but received no resp

Neighbourhood Studies, China

America's Future is with India and Israel

James J Carafano

Diplomatic Transformation From the Indo-Pacific to the Mediterranean, a diplomatic transformation is underway. The winds of change are blowing not from Beijing, but from Delhi. President Donald Trump has an opportunity to harness

International Relations and Diplomacy, US

Mosul Recaptured: Is This the End of Daesh?

C D Sahay, Dean, Centre for Neighbourhood Studies and Internal Security Studies, VIF

Iraqi Prime Minister Announces the Fall of Mosul July 10, 2017 is rightly being acknowledged as a historic day in the fight against dreaded phenomenon of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) brand of terrorism. The Iraqi Pri

Terrorism, National Security and Strategic Studies