Articles
Afghanistan: Reopening of peace talks

President Trump, during his surprise visit to Afghanistan on 28 November, has once again shifted the contour of US foreign policy towards the Taliban by declaring that the US has renewed the peace talks with the armed group. What is unique in this re....

अमेरिका-चीन में कारोबारी जंग: चीन में विग्रह

चीनी कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी (सीसीपी) के नेताओं का मूड उदास-उदास सा है। जैसा कि कहा जाता है कि अमेरिका ....

Use of Precision Artillery on the Line of Control

Background Artillery has been a major contributor in all conflicts which the nation has undertaken since independence. It has played important roles in Jammu and Kashmir where there has never been a peaceful moment ever since the Indian Arm....

Issues with the National Register of Citizens in Assam

Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah told the Rajya Sabha in the ongoing session of Parliament that the Government would conduct a pan-India exercise to prepare a National Register of Citizens (NRC). His remarks have drawn criticism from opposi....

The China Factor in RCEP

After seven years of negotiations, the 16 participating states in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement issued a statement on 4 November 2019 at Bangkok, conveying that 15 of the participating states had concluded text-base....

Myanmar Round Up: October 2019

The irony of the democratic process in the ‘imperfect’ democracy that is Myanmar, is the military attempting to use the democratic mechanisms to elbow out the modicum of civilian control that exists! Slowly, but surely, the upcoming elections ....

Political Unrest in Hong Kong: Where is it Headed?

Introduction The current protests in Hong Kong doesn’t seem to be ending. The protestors are working on the weekdays and staging protests on the weekends. Recently, the clash between the police and the demonstrators have become fierce; two prote....

Kashmir: The Climb Ahead

“Don’t hit at all if it is honourably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft”, - Theodore Roosevelt A State of Complexities At the time of India’s independence, the State of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) was, by the very nature of its ....

Finally, Islamic State’s “Caliph” is “Dead”! – An Initial Assessment

“No group or nation should mistake America’s intentions: We will not rest until terrorist groups of global reach have been found, have been stopped, and have been defeated.” – Former US President George W. Bush (06 November 2001)1 On 26 Oc....

Contact Us