South Asia in Global Economy and the ‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR)

Prof Hari Bansh Jha

Background The present century is Asian century in which South Asia plays a pivotal role. Though occupying only 3.4 per cent of world’s land surface area, it inhibits 24 per cent of world population1. Until a few deca

Economic Studies

खिलाफत तो लगभग मरणासन्न है, लेकिन बाकी हैं समस्याएं और विचार

Alvite Singh Ningthoujam, Senior Research Associate, VIF

इराक में मोसुल को मुक्त कराने के लिए पिछले वर्ष अक्टूबर में जो दाएश विरोधी सैन्य अभियान आरंभ कि

Governance and Political Studies, Hindi

India : Confronting Internal Security Challenges

Lt Gen Kamal Davar (Retd)

Since the advent of independence, India has faced multitude of security challenges to its nationhood - both external and internal - and to its emergence as a deservingly significant player in the global order. Located in one of the most security a

National Security and Strategic Studies

Jammu & Kashmir- On the Path to Nowhere: Review of Security and Political Developments

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

From security perspective, the events in Jammu & Kashmir during the year 2016 and in the first four months of the current year, present an extremely confusing, disturbing and challenging scenario. These also necessarily got reflected in the overall p

Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies

The 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party

Jayadeva Ranade

The upcoming 19th Congress of the nearly 88-million strong Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is important not only for Xi Jinping and China, but potentially for China’s neighbours and the world. It will consolidate the course on which China is set.

Neighbourhood Studies, China

Kazakhstan: Emerging Player on the World Stage

Dr Rashmini Koparkar, Research Associate, VIF

Kazakhstan has assumed non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the tenure of 2017-18. It is the first Central Asian Republic (CAR) to join this supreme body. Kazakhstan is a young nation that gained independence i

International Relations and Diplomacy, Neighbourhood Studies, Central Asia

मानव ढाल: कश्मीर में सेना के युवा अधिकारियों के सामने रोज़ रहती हैं असामान्य परिस्थितियां

Brig Gurmeet Kanwal, Visiting Fellow, VIF

बडगाम की घटना को सही संदर्भ में देखा जाना चाहिए। किसी बंधक को मानव ढाल की तरह इस्तेमाल करना न त

Media Studies, Hindi

Stoke the Indigenous Fire - A Way Ahead for Army Air Defence

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

Abstract Having been associated first hand with the twin process of sustenance of an ageing and vintage inventory of Ground Based Air Defence Weapon Systems (GBADWS) of the Corps of Army Air Defence (AAD) on one hand and the

National Security and Strategic Studies