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Impact of Western Sanctions on Russia: Unintended Ramifications

The fog of war isn’t just affecting the military aspects of the Ukraine war but going beyond to fundamentally alter an international system that was already turbulent. In this context, the gamut of western economic sanctions on Russia are going bey....

Dereliction of Duty: The Politicization of Climate Change in the US and the UK

Introduction Developed countries such as the US, Canada, Japan and those in Western Europe accounted for just 12% of the global population today but are responsible for 50% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions over the past 170 years.[1] Over....

Kishida in Cambodia: Seeking Convergences of interests to counter China

Cambodia as the ASEAN Chair has been attracting attention of some important countries such as the US and Japan, both of which have shown increased willingness to work together with Cambodia in the interest of regional peace and stability. This new ou....

Do We Need an International Day for Hinduphobia?

Introduction The world wouldn’t have forgotten the unfortunate Christchurch Mosque shootings in New Zealand, which killed around 50 people and was executed by a single gunman named Brenton Tarrant on Friday, 15th March 2019. To cement this day int....

A Review of Kashmir Files

There is a perception in India that when an average Indian goes to watch a movie s/he wants to escape from the realities of life and enjoy a simple story that generally has a happy ending and is full of comedy, action and thrills etc. To an extent t....

Russo-Ukraine War 2022: Sifting the Maze of Russian Political Policy and Military Strategy

The best teacher of war is war itself! With a month behind us of the Russo-Ukraine war, it is imperative to rationalise and focus on the war itself, without referral to logic behind the war, the global geopolitics and weaponisation of economics and g....

Fumio Kishida’s Visit to India: Major Takeaways

The Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida paid a two-day official visit to India on 19-20 March 2022 for the annual India-Japan Annual Summit with his Indian counterpart Narendra Damodardas Modi. This was Kishida’s first visit to India as Prime Min....

Ukraine crisis: The war that is changing relations, rules

Having pushed Ukraine into war, the US does not know how to save it. Having started it, Russia does not know where to end it. Having been pushed into the war, Ukraine does not know how to come out of it. It accuses its adversary Russia saying it is a....

Ukraine: As history returns to haunt the world

In the early 1990s, Francis Fukuyama proclaimed that with the liberal democracy and the free market economy of the West finally emerging as a one-size-fits-all model for all nations, all conflicts that were the source of history had ended. That becam....

Russia-Ukraine War: A Game of Vain Military Venture?

Military Theories Unheeded Traditionally, over the centuries, the Russians have been the pioneers of original military strategic thinking. Even the world’s leading military thinkers, mainly the Prussians/Germans and British, have been heavily i....

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