Modi’s Seychelles Visit & Its Geopolitical Implications

As part of his recent three nation Indian Ocean tour, Narendra Modi became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Seychelles after 34 years; Indira Gandhi being the last in 1981. Modi led a high level delegation which included among others...

Africa, International Relations and Diplomacy

India’s Military Strategy Vis a Vis China

“When there is everything to fear, be unafraid. When without resources, depend on resourcefulness”, - Sun Tsu.

A Legacy of Dispute

The territorial dispute in the Trans-Himalayan Region is a

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National Security and Strategic Studies, China, Africa, Border and Coastal Security

Morsi’s Ouster: Failure of Political Islam

If the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak by the mass of protestors in Tahrir Square in 2011 was a surprise, the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi by even larger protests in Tahrir Square and across Egypt in recent days is equally dramatic....

West Asia, Africa, International Relations and Diplomacy

Crisis in Mali: Policy Report

A Background to the Regional Conflict

Mali is part of the broader African arid and desert region called the Sahel, which stretches from Mauritania on the West Coast of Africa to Somalia on the East Coast. The main ethnic divisions...

Africa, International Relations and Diplomacy

Recognizing Somaliland

India made history when she liberated and recognized the Republic of Bangladesh despite fierce international opposition from some of the cold-war superpowers. India took that strategic step because that was the right thing to do and suited India’...

Africa, International Relations and Diplomacy

With Due Respect - India has every right to disagree with the West on Libya

Mass uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have evicted autocrats ruling for two or three decades. Libya, sandwiched between these countries and under a dictator’s yoke for over four decades, could hardly have escaped unscathed. If Zine al-Abidine Ben...

Africa