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Interaction with H.E. Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, Norway’s Ambassador to India

Amid growing uncertainties over Brexit, especially in the Eurozone and the UK, the VIF invited Norway’s current Ambassador to India, H.E. Nils Ragnar Kamsvag, on November 28, 2016

Interaction with Delegation from Guangdong Institute for International Strategies

A four member delegation led by Prof. Sui Guangjun, Vice President of Guangdong Institute for International Strategies and Party Secretary of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies interacted

VIF Delegation’s Visit to Myanmar

A VIF delegation led by Director, Gen NC Vij and comprising of Lt. Gen. Ravi Sawhney, Amb Ashok Kantha and Brig Vinod Anand visited Myanmar from 23 to 25 October 2016. Mr. NMP Jayesh ex-Singapore

Joint RCSS-VIF-ITS Conference Emerging Strategic Dynamics in Indo-Pacific

The Colombo-based Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RSCC), in collaboration with Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) and Institute for Transnational Studies (ITS) of Germany

Meet the New Chief; Same as the Old Chief?

In all the anticipation and excitement surrounding the announcement of the appointment of Pakistan’s next Army Chief, Qamar Javed Bajwa, the lines from an old ‘The Who’ song, appropriately titled

दक्षिण चीन सागर विवाद: गलती ठीक करना

चीन ने संयुक्त राष्ट्र समुद्री कानून संधि (अनक्लोस) पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं, अमेरिका ने नहीं। दक्षिण चीन सागर लगभग चालीस वर्ग किलोमीटर क्षेत्र में फैला है। अनुमान है कि यहां से समुद्र के रास्ते प्रतिवर्ष लगभग 5 लाख करोड़ डॉलर का व्यापार होता है

Fortnightly Review & Analysis - USA, Russia & EU (Vol 1 Issue XI)

(November 16-30, 2016)


US President elect Donald Trump completed one of the greatest upsets in American political history when he vaulted above the minimum 270 Electoral College vote needed to become president.

When Leaders Must Flex Muscles to Demonstrate Intent of Purpose

Ever since the Union Government sounded the demonetisation bugle on November 8, various political leaders and sundry experts have been busy categorising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership.

चीन के उभार और पाकिस्तान के साथ उसकी सांठगांठ का सामना

हिंद-प्रशांत क्षेत्र में शांति एवं स्थिरता सुनिश्चित करने में सबसे बड़ी चुनौती सैन्य मामलों में अड़ियल और आक्रामक चीन है, जो “अनुकूल सामरिक स्थिति” पाने की कोशिश कर रहा है। अपने चार आधुनिकीकरण अभियान पूरे करने के बेहद करीब आकर चीन ने ‘अपनी ताकत

Rising Uncertainty in ASEAN: Bandwagoning or Hedging Against China?

Events post Hague International Tribunal ruling on South China Sea in July of this year have been a paradox for the enigmatic ASEAN way. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as a regional body

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