National Security and Strategic Studies
Climate Change – A Review of 2021 and Outlook for 2022

Introduction
This article analyzes some of the key findings of the latest scientific reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world’s leading authority on climate science, as well as those from leading resear....

The Institutionalised Approach to Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction

Eminent Physicist & Cosmologist Prof. Stephen Hawking said, “there is nothing called heaven, it is a fairy tale for people who are afraid of the dark”. It is antithetical to the heart-rending stampede that was easily avoidable yet took place on D....

Engage Taiwan in Cyber Security Exercises

Earlier this month the National Security Council of India virtually hosted the first Security Conclave on Developing Regional Cyber Security capabilities on Defensive Operations. Delegates from Members and Observer States of the Colombo Security Conc....

Terrorism Studies (National): Review of 2021 & Projections for 2022

Despite the outbreak of the China-origin coronavirus aka COVID-19 in late 2019 and the continuation of this fatal virus spread globally in 2020, the year 2021 has witnessed the continuation in the terrorism-related incidents, linked directly or indir....

Year End Review: India Took a Big Leap in Addressing the Threat of Climate Change in 2021

Introduction
Climate change, for India, is a subject of huge concern as the country of 1.38 billion falls under the category of one of the most vulnerable nations to experience the worsening impacts of a changing climate. It is for this s....

Demystifying the “Armed Struggle” in Jammu and Kashmir

The younger generation may not be aware, but when gun toting “mujahideen” [holy warriors] first appeared in J&K during the late 80s, they had assured the people that ‘azadi’ [freedom] was just round the corner. So, as the New Year unfo....

कॉप 26 : शुद्ध सकारात्मक और कॉरपोरेट के सामाजिक उत्तरदायित्व

विलुप्त होते डायनासोर को लेकर ब्रिटेन के ग्लासगो में आयोजित कॉप-26 सम्मेलन में एक सहानुभूति अपी....

Vimarsh - Book Discussion on “The Kashmir Conundrum: The Quest for Peace in a Troubled Land”

The Vivekananda International Foundation organised a Vimarsh dialogue in the shape of a book discussion on “The Kashmir Conundrum: The Quest for Peace in a Troubled Land,” authored by General NC Vij, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, on the 27th of December 2021....

Afghanistan Mired in Uncertainty

Taliban after illegitmately wresting power in Afghanistan has entered its fourth month. However the country remains in chaos and at the edge of abyss. United Nations(UN) has warned that Afghanistan is on countdown to catasrophe and it is at the brin....

Climate Change and India’s Energy Choices

On 22nd November, Vivekananda International Foundation organized a Vimarsh on ‘Climate Change and India’s Energy Choices’ by Ambassador Dinkar Srivastava, IFS (Retd)- Former Ambassador of Iran, Czech Republic and Libya & Distinguished Fellow, V....

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