Commentaries & Articles
The Conflicts that Just Don’t Go Away
While the Russia-Ukraine war and the patriotic histrionics of Zelensky, obduracy of Putin and bluffing by the West and incongruity of Biden hog the limelight of media and the paparazzi across the spectrum, the forever wars especially in the Middle East continue apace taking the toll in their stride. Perhaps they are not as sexy and European in nature. But they hurt all the same. Fortunately, one can keep fingers crossed as they stay under the threshold. Even some efforts have been made by warring parties to that effect.
संयुक्त रिपोर्ट: यूक्रेन युद्ध का विभिन्न क्षेत्रों/अंतरराष्ट्रीय चिंताओं पर प्रभाव
वीआईएफ यंग स्कॉलर्स फोरम ने 08 अप्रैल 2022 को अपनी साप्ताहिक बैठक में ‘विभिन्न क्षेत्रों/अंतरराष्ट्रीय सरोकारों पर यूक्रेन युद्ध के प्रभाव' की चर्चा की। इन विद्वानों ने अध्ययन के अपने निर्धारित क्षेत्र से संबंधित यूक्रेन युद्ध के प्रभावों और प्रतिक्रियाओं पर चर्चा की। इस परिचर्चा में कई मुख्य बिन्दु उठाये गये, जो निम्नलिखित हैं: वैश्विक आपूर्ति श्रृंखलाओं पर प्रभाव
The War in Ukraine: Is It a Boon or a Bane for the Future of Climate Change and Clean Energy Transition?
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted a major rethink in the energy policies of countries worldwide and it lent more political momentum to faster deployment of renewable energy and decarbonization. For European countries in particular, it underscores a national security rationale for weaning off from fossil fuels.
India and Vietnam: 50 years of Diplomatic Ties
The year 2022 marks the 50th year of the establishment of diplomatic journey between India and Vietnam. This marks a milestone for both countries and a premise for developing deeper people-to-people cooperation in the coming years. Over these 50 years, bilateral relations have developed in all fields, including politics, security and defence, science and technology, economy, trade, investment, tourism and people-to-people diplomacy.
नजदीकी के एक नए शिखर पर भारत-ब्रिटेन संबंध
ब्रिटिश प्रधानमंत्री बोरिस जॉनसन की भारत यात्रा काफी महत्वपूर्ण रही। यह दौरा उस समय हुआ, जब अंतरराष्ट्रीय परिदृश्य तेजी से बदल रहे हैं। रूस और यूक्रेन जंग की मैदान में आमने-सामने हैं, तो तालिबानी शासन में अफगानिस्तान की हालत खास्ता है। इनका भारतीय उप-महाद्वीप पर खासा असर पड़ रहा है। इस लिहाज से जॉनसन की यात्रा में हिंद-प्रशांत क्षेत्र (इंडो पैसिफिक) पर विशेष चर्चा उल्लेखनीय है। ब्रिटेन पिछले कुछ समय से हिंद-प्रशांत क्षेत्र और हिंद महासागर में एक बड़ी भूमिका अदा करने को इच्छुक दिखा है। पिछले साल उसने अपनी हिंद-प्रशांत रणनीति का खुलासा भी किया था। ब्रिटेन के इस रुख का इसलिए स्वागत करना चाहिए, क्यो
Military Situation in Ukraine
Join Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, (Retd) and Shashank Sharma for a discussion on the operational and tactical aspects of the military situation as the Russian special military operation launched against Ukraine on 24 Feb 22 enters its 57th day.
Storm after a Lull: Kabul Attack
Since the suicide bombing at the Kabul Airport on August 26, 2021, there was a period of lull. While, the Taliban has been shrewdly backing out from its promises which it made after taking over, but that’s about it. There were no major attacks and the common Afghan was occupied with his day to day struggle for existence amidst stringent Taliban rule.
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