Commentaries & Articles
2001 Bonn Afghan Conference - 2024 Swiss Ukraine Peace Summit Lessons For India
"India's position has been vindicated," Ambassador Asoke Mukerji, India's Former Permanent Representative to the UN says on 'The Gist'. That's because 14 out of the 100 participants of the 'Summit on Pe...
Russo-Ukraine Conflict: Some Inferences on Air and Air Defence Aspects
February 2022 to June 2024 and counting, that is over two and four months for which a bloody war is raging between Ukraine and Russia with no signs of ebb in the near future. [1] Such a long period of c...
A MEGA response to MAGA
Macron wants to Make Europe Great Again, borrowing from Trumpian MAGA ideas and protectionist Bidenomics. The Euro polls may influence this process. In about a week, elections will determine the complex...
PM Shahbaz Sharif’s Visit to Beijing
Shahbaz Sharif concluded his five-day visit to China on 8th June. While China may be Pakistan’s most important foreign partner, the prime minister’s dash to Beijing on the eve of the budget session rais...
Between Isolation and Engagement: The Afghan Taliban’s Diplomatic Dilemma
Introduction
With the Afghan Taliban back as the new rulers of Kabul since August 2021, the regime has found itself caught in a diplomatic conundrum—maintaining isolationism on the one hand and engaging bilaterally
The People’s Liberation Army’s New Information Support Force
On April 19, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that a new People's Liberation Army (PLA) Information Support Force had been established. At the same time, he announced establishment of the PLA Aero...
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
July 22, 2024
Neighborhood News Digest - 22 July 2024

Afghanistan Public Health Minister's Switzerland Trip to Boost Health Collaboration- Tolo News The Ministry of Public Health...

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Africa Now
July 17, 2024
Africa Now (1-15 July, 2024)

Overview The African continent is going through notable developments, these majorly pertain to the political transitions,...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
July 18, 2024
VIF News Digest : National Security- Defence Studies & Terrorism, (01-15 July 2024)

Defence Indian Army Departs for India-Thailand Exercise Maitree. India-Mongolia Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant...

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Eurasia News Digest
July 3, 2024
Eurasia News Digest (16-30 June, 2024)

Russia & Central Asia EU adopts 14th package of sanctions against Russia for its continued illegal war against Ukraine,...

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VIF Cyber Review
July 10, 2024
Cyber Review-June 2024

National Estonia is looking to partner with Bharat to strengthen its cyber security infrastructure. According to government...

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Myanmar Round Up
July 8, 2024
Myanmar Round Up: June 2024

June 2024 has been a tumultuous month for Myanmar, marked by significant military operations, escalating conflicts, and a...

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West Asia Round Up
July 16, 2024
West Asia Roundup: June 2024

Abstract Israel-Hamas war ceaselessly continued in the 9th month wreaking havoc and enhanced chances of further escalation...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
July 22, 2024
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (08-14 July 2024)

Economic China set for third plenum that could prove a ‘defining moment’ of Xi Jinping era China’s ruling Communist Party...

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Science and Technology
July 22, 2024
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest (1-15 July 2024), Issue 41

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Setting up Testing Facilities in UAS and Electronic Warfare GRSE Accelerated...

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US Insights
June 6, 2024
US- Insights - May 2024

India-US Relations How India-US relations could change after the 2024 elections This year the US and India are both holding...

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Culture & Civilisation
July 8, 2024
Cultural and Civilisational Digest: June-2024

India’s archaeological site museums need major makeover. Vadnagar must set an example- The Print There’s a notable rise in...

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Multilateralism Digest
June 3, 2024
Multilateralism Digest: May 2024-Issue 5

I. India in the UN Indian inputs for a substantial Summit of the Future India contributes to CTTF India chairs Committee A...

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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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