Commentaries & Articles
Ongoing Russia-Ukraine War 2022-2024: Battleground of Adaptations and Innovations
The war that commenced on 24 February 2022 between Ukraine and Russia, has limited parallels with the ongoing war! The sheer dynamism in adaptation, by initiative, ingenuity and vitality of the battlegr...
Recent Developments and Trends in South East Asia-An Update
In the intertwined world of today it is axiomatic the developments at the international level will have impact on regional responses and outcomes. The year 2023 saw recovery of the SE Asian nations from...
The Red Sea Crisis Revives the Importance of IMEC
Despite the initial perception that a prolonged conflict in the Middle East could stall the implementation of the ambitious India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC), the recent developments see...
A Full Circle by Second Anniversary of Russia-Ukraine Conflict
Premise
The Russo-Ukraine war crossed its two-year mark on 22 Feb 2024. This work is based on the premise that in the two years gone by, the war has come a ‘full circle’. How? On 22 Feb 2022, Russia looked ‘strong and confident’ ready to do a Crimea; on 22 Feb 2024, Russia looks ‘strong and confident’ again.
In Defence of Indonesian Democracy
In politics, as in life, context is everything. This is something on which almost everyone agrees and yet most of us ignore.
The 13th WTO Ministerial Conference: Addressing Fragmentation and Unilateral Industrial Policy
As the 13th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC) is scheduled to take place during February 26-29, 2024 at Abu Dhabi amidst a highly fractured world,
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Neighbourhood News
February 23, 2024
Neighborhood News Digest- 23 February 2024

Afghanistan Stanikzai: Foreign-Based Women Do Not Represent Afghan Women-Tolo News The Deputy Foreign Minister of the...

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Africa Now
January 1, 2024
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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
February 21, 2024
VIF News Digest : NATIONAL SECURITY- DEFENCE STUDIES & TERRORISM (01-15 February 2024)

Defence Over ₹6.21 lakh crore allocation to Ministry of Defence in Interim Union Budget 2024-2025. Indian Coast Guard...

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Eurasia News Digest
February 20, 2024
Eurasia News Digest (1-15 February, 2024)

Russia and Central Asia Condor Energies secures gas field contract in Uzbekistan Condor Energies Inc. (TSX: CDR), a Canadian...

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VIF Cyber Review
January 9, 2024
Cyber Review - December 2023

National Bharat hosted the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence as “Global Hub for AI Innovation”. Bharat, the...

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Myanmar Round Up
February 15, 2024
Myanmar Round up: January 2024

Before the third anniversary of military takeover on 01 February 2024, the military extended the state of emergency beyond...

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West Asia Round Up
January 19, 2024
West Asia Roundup: December 2023

Abstract As the Israel-Hamas war continued in its third month with devastating consequences and civilian casualties the...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
February 14, 2024
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (05-11 February 2024)

Economic Trump says U.S. must impose more tariffs on China, possibly over 60% Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...

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Science and Technology
February 1, 2024
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest 1-15 January 2024, Issue 29

In this Issue I. Defence and Security MoD Signs Contracts Worth Rs 802 Crores for Procurement of Equipment DRDO Conducts...

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US Insights
February 8, 2024
US Insights (1-31 January, 2024)

India-US Relations 13th Ministerial-level meeting of the India-United States Trade Policy Forum (TPF) in Washington, DC...

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Multilateralism Digest
February 8, 2024
Multilateralism Digest: January 2024 - Issue 1

I. India in the UN India pushes for equitable status for Global South India to support the 3rd UN Conference on Landlocked...

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China Digest
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