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Artificial Intelligence, Communication and Big Data for Information War

The Issue The combination of two words information and war into a phrase Information War (IW) does not convey much if taken in isolation. The concepts and theories that have been built around it bring out the idea, components and strategies for co....

National People’s Congress 2019: Major Takeaways

The National People’s Congress (NPC) which is regarded the rubber stamp Chinese Parliament started its annual session on March 5, 2019. The meetings are termed as ‘two sessions’ as both the NPC and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conf....

कश्मीर में टकराव की स्थिति टालने के लिए शांति का विचार समझना जरूरी

कश्मीर में शांति का विरोधाभास जर्मनी के चांसलर विली ब्रांट ने कहा था, “शांति ही सब कुछ नहीं है, ....

West Asia Round up: February 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s pivot to Asia The popularity of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) soared due to his efforts to arguably relaxing restrictions on Saudi women as well as opening avenues for international firms to inve....

2019 में वैश्विक सुरक्षा को दिशा दिखाता भारत – चुनौतियां, अवसर और नुस्खे

नया वर्ष उम्मीदें लेकर आता है, लेकिन अंतरराष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा की पेचीदा दुनिया में उसके बाद के 365 द....

Calls for De Escalation and Dialogue Smack of Defeatism and Lack of Resolve

In the aftermath of the game changing and highly successful Balakote strike, undertaken by the IAF on 26th February, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan and the unsuccessful aerial attack attempted by the PAF in J&K on 27th February in whi....

The Inter-Organizational Approach towards Migration and Terrorism: Lessons from the Arab League-EU Summit

In a historic first, the leaders including heads of states and governments of members of the League of Arab States (LAS) and the European Union (EU) held their first-ever summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on 24 and 25 February, 2019. The conference c....

Indus Water Treaty: Need for a Fresh Look

There was a deadly terrorist attack on 14 Feb on a CRPF Convoy near Awantipora in Pulwama District in the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). It was re-ported that in that incident 45 personnel died. Jaish-e-Mohammed; a UN designated terrorist organization, own....

S-400: Rupee-Ruble Matrix and Other Points of Caution

Speaking to a select group of journalists on 22 Feb 2019 at the Aero India Show in Bengaluru, the Deputy Director of the Russian Military-Technical Cooperation Mr Anatoly said " Dollar is no longer the universal currency for trade in defence"1. The M....

Brexit - Mrs May Steps Back from the Brink?

Mrs May has postponed a meaningful vote on Brexit deal to 12th March. She assured the Parliament that in case the deal negotiated by her government is rejected, the MPs will be given a chance to vote whether they approve crashing out of European Unio....

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