Commentaries & Articles
Pakistan Stock Exchange Attack— BLA’s Thwarted Attempt

“You can't keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your neighbours. You know, eventually, those snakes are going to turn on whoever has them in the backyard.”1 ....

Beijing’s New National Security Law: What it means for Hong Kong?

A resurgent China seeking a pie in every corner in the world has chosen to pursue a ruthless policy of expanding its global footprint by cajoling, coercion, policy of economic domination (read BRI), infringing on another country’s territorial sover....

Bhutan China Border – Is Sakteng a New Front?

An attempt was made by China last month to stop Global Environment Facility [GEF] funding for the Sakteng Wildlife sanctuary in Bhutan. Since it did not press with its objection, it was clearly aimed at sending a strong political message to Bhutan th....

भारत में तबलीगी जमात: फैलाव और असर

तबलीगी जमात का संक्षिप्त परिचय भारत में कोविड-19 महामारी फैलने के साथ ही तबलीगी जमात भी देसी ....

Myanmar Round Up: June 2020

The country reported 299 confirmed COVID-19 cases and six deaths as on 30 June 2020. Despite low numbers of cases, the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed economic and social challenges. The World Bank’s Myanmar Economic Monitor projected a decline in th....

Eastern Ladakh: Studying the ‘Warning Shots’

The whys and wherefores of the Chinese aggression in Eastern Ladakh, cumulated with the larger peripheral belligerence in South China and East China Seas and the Taiwan Straits in 2020, have been debated ad infinitum. The events of Galwan Valley, Hot....

Professionals with Passion at the Helm: Key to Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Comparisons are often made between India and other countries on our slow project implementation, dilatory decision making and labyrinthine regulatory approval processes. Even when these systemic issues are well-entrenched and resist reforms there ha....

China’s Strategy to Overcome the Virus Stigma is “Belligerence”

On June 15 2020, Col. B Santosh Babu probably didn’t expect to walk up to a Chinese observation post at the vertex of the bend in Galwan River. It was strange because the PLA themselves had dismantled the post after the talks few days back. A sense....

US Augments Military Bases, Revitalizes Lilly Pads and Pushes for Visiting Forces Agreements in the Pacific Ocean

Earlier this month, on 1st July, 350 paratroopers from the US 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) parachuted onto Guam to test their ability to “execute real-world missions” and demonstrate that they could be deployed “anywhere in the U....

Where Egypt is Going?

Egypt, once the uncontested leader of the Arab world under President Gamal Abdel Nasser (1954-70), remains one of the most important countries in the Arab world and in Africa. Obviously, what happens to Egypt is important and a matter of concern to t....

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