Commentaries & Articles
The Israel-Palestine Crisis
It was 1916, and the World War I was not going too well for the imperial powers Britain and France. These powers then started thinking in two directions – one, by weakening the adversary - the Central Powers comprising of the German, Austro-Hungarian and the Ottoman Empires - and two, strengthening its own ranks by persuading the US to join the war effort.
African Union G20 Membership: Opportunities and Challenges
The Group of Twenty (G20) is a global platform for the world's largest economies to discuss and coordinate global economic and financial policies. The African Union (AU) offers the continent a legal and...
Resilience to Economic Authoritarianism, Treachery and Wars
Today’s security environment is utterly unpredictable, the world saw three black swan events in as many years –Covid19, Russia-Ukraine War and more recently Israel-Hamas War! In 2023 itself threats orig...
Canada-based Khalistani Elements: A Continuing Concern for Bharat
धर्मं चर। धर्मान्न प्रमदितव्यम्। - तैत्तिरीय उपनिषद् 1.11 [English Translation: Practice righteousness (Dharma). Do not swerve from righteousness (Dharma). Source: Taittiriya Upanishad 1.11]
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Neighbourhood News
November 30, 2023
Neighborhood News Digest – 30 November 2023

Afghanistan Stanikzai: Afghan Embassy in India to Reopen in Coming Days- Tolo News Following the halting of operations of...

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Africa Now
November 30, 2023
Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 48, 2023)

Commentary Africa: China's Past and Present Ties with African Ruling Parties Political analysts and opposition politicians...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
November 22, 2023
VIF News Digest : National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, (01 – 15 November 2023)

Defence 15th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue. Maritime Security Meeting between Indian Navy and Sri Lankan Navy....

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Eurasia News Digest
November 30, 2023
Eurasia News Digest (16-30 November, 2023)

Russia & Central Asia Kazakhstan Takes Part in Meeting as Part of Global South Summit Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...

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VIF Cyber Review
November 7, 2023
Cyber Review - October 2023

National The Cabinet approved the MoU between Bharat and Papua New Guinea on Digital Transformation On 11 October 2023, the...

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Myanmar Round Up
November 17, 2023
Myanmar Round Up: October 2023

The month marked the eight anniversary of the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement. Out of 10 parties that signed...

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West Asia Round Up
November 21, 2023
West Asia Roundup: October 2023

Abstract 7th October became the ‘Black day ‘ as the Hamas militants launched an unprecedented attack on the Israelis killing...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
November 29, 2023
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (20-26 November 2023)

Economic Earth to warm up to 2.9C even with current climate pledges: UN The world’s emissions-cutting pledges are nowhere...

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Science and Technology
November 29, 2023
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest 16-31 October 2023, Issue 24

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Delivery of Second MCA Barge, LSAM 8 (Yard 76) Third Project 15B Stealth Guided...

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Multilateralism Digest
November 13, 2023
Multilateralism Digest: October 2023 - Issue 10

I. India in the UN India abstains on UNGA vote on Israel-Palestine “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” resonates in UN portals India...

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China Digest
June 5, 2023
China Digest (16-31 May 2023)

India-China Relations It is learnt that China objected to the proposal from India to add Abdul Rauf of the JeM to the UN...

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