Neighborhood News Digest – 09 June 2023

The Growing Threat of the Islamic State in Afghanistan and South Asia – United States Institute of Peace
When the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in 2021, counterterrorism experts were alarmed at the possibl....

Drone Threat is Real: India Needs a Comprehensive Counter Drone Strategy

The Drone Threat
Unmanned vehicles, referred to as drones in this paper for ease, are unquestionably useful, but the problem is that this is true even for bad guys. The million-dollar question in the billion-dollar unmanned industry is ho....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 23, 2023)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters.


Why Russia is interested in Kenya and how Ruto’s US anti-dollar messa....

Mukhyamantri Balika Cycle Yojana

Education of women is essential for a just society as well as for accelerating social transformation. Despite significant progress in reducing the gender gap in education, several obstacles still prevent women in developing nations from building up t....

Neighborhood News Digest – 08 June 2023

Russian Foreign Minister reiterates country’s support for inclusive government in Afghanistan – The Print
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has reiterated Russia’s support for an inclusive government in....

Critical Gaps in Atmanirbhar India

Atmanirbhar Bharat requires much more than just local sourcing- and that local sourcing itself is a function of availability of indigenous technology. This remains the most critical gap in the realization of Atmanirbharta which is so necessary....

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (29 May- 04 June)


China’s economic recovery faces challenging summer as hydropower producer sizzles amid drought
As sizzling summer heat leads to a surge in power demand, months of persistent drought conditions across a major hydropo....

Neighborhood News Digest – 07 June 2023

Car bomb causes deaths in northern Afghanistan – provincial spokesperson – The Print
A car bomb detonated in the northern Afghan province of Badakhshan on Tuesday, causing some deaths, the provincial spokesper....

A Counterintuitive Assessment of China-Russia Energy Ties

Since the 04 Feb 2022 Xi-Putin summit, strategic analysts have accorded greater attention to the growing ties between China and Russia. The Russia-Ukraine war that would start twenty days later has brought forth new dynamics, as well as limitations o....

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