VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 21, 2022

Norway Donates $22 Million to Afghanistan: Tolo News
Norway announced its package of NOK 220 million (approximately $22 million) for the UN and World Bank to enhance food security and provide basic services, the No....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 31, 2022

15 Months After Takeover, Islamic Emirate Not Recognized by World: Tolo News
Since the Islamic Emirate come to power in Afghanistan, nearly fifteen months ago, no country has recognized its government. However, the....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest- October 10, 2022

Intelligence Head Wasiq Meets Deputy CIA Head in Doha: Source: Tolo News
A source from the Islamic Emirate confirmed that a delegation of the Islamic Emirate met with US officials in Doha on Saturday. The source sa....

Quad Plus Dialogue

The latest edition of the Quad Plus dialogue at the think tanks level was held on 20th September 2022 virtually. The topics discussed were a review of recent developments with the Quad, role of multi-lateral organisations in identifying opportunities....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 01-15 September 2022


VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-31 August 2022


The India-Pakistan Sub-Conventional War: Democracy and Peace in South Asia. Sanjeev Kumar H.M. 2022. Sage, New Delhi. Pp. 202. ISBN No: 978- 93-5479-420-9. Price- 1095 INR

The most significant claim made by the enthusiasts of democratic peace theory like Francis Fukuyama and Michael Doyle is that democratic countries avoid going to war with each other as they tend to solve disputes peacefully via mutual negotiations. F....

I2U2 Grouping: Transformational Force for Global Good and India’s Strategic Imperatives

With the formation of I2U2 grouping comprising India, Israel, the USA, and the UAE a new strategic alliance has come into action towards promoting robust cooperation for establishing geostrategic and geo-economic equilibrium coupled with shared econo....

China: Daily Scan, August 02, 2022

China urges U.S., Japan not to incite division in name of cooperation: Xinhuanet
August 1, 2022
China on Monday urged the United States and Japan not to politicize, weaponize and overstretch the concept of national security on....

A Case for the USA to Embrace Strategic Clarity in the Taiwan Strait

The American policy of Strategic Ambiguity towards the “Taiwan Question” profoundly impacts stability in the Taiwan Strait. The United States of America has been following this policy to foster the maintenance of the status ....

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