Commentaries & Articles
Pathways to World War III
Understanding ‘World War’
A world war is an international conflict that involves most or all of the world's major powers. The Oxford English Dictionary cited the first known usage in the English language to a Scottish newspaper
Interregnum before a new world order
About 90 years ago, in the wake of the Great Depression and the rise of fascism in Europe, the Italian politician-philosopher Antonio Gramsci wrote of the crisis in world affairs: “The old is dying and ...
The 13th Amendment of Sri Lanka and India-Sri Lanka Relations
The devolution of powers in the provinces of Sri Lanka as envisaged by the 13th Amendment to the constitution remains controversial for its full implementation even after 36 years of its enactment.
Is the Sign of Thaw in Japan-China Ties Sincere and Real?
The US President hosted the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in San Francisco, California on 16 November 2023. It was an opportunity for the leaders of many leading countries such as the US, Japan and China to discuss threadbare some of the issues that have troubled
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
December 8, 2023
Neighbourhood News Digest- 8 December 2023

Afghanistan Stanikzai: Ban on Girls' Schooling Cause of Distance with Public- Tolo News The Deputy Foreign Minister, Sher...

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Africa Now
December 8, 2023
Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 49, 2023)

Commentary Global Insecurity and Evolving India-Africa Defence Cooperation This institution, over time, educated a...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
December 5, 2023
VIF News Digest : National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, (16 – 30 November 2023)

Defence India - Sri Lanka Joint Exercise Mitra Shakti. Launch of Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Shallow Water Craft (SWC)...

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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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