Global Food Crisis: A looming catastrophe
Global challenges such as the pandemic and the Ukraine crisis have worsened the food crisis in recent years.
The Ukraine war: A longer dystopian future looms large
The world is in dire straits as it is not equipped to handle the mounting global challenges one after the other.
Abe leaves behind a formidable legacy
The former PM’s vision was focused on reaffirming Japan’s place in the world. He revitalised the economy, fought hard to reverse the nation’s pacifist stance and gave the world the construct of the Indo-Pacific
India faces a Diplomatic storm in the Middle East
This episode illustrates the danger facing Indian foreign policy from domestic political developments, increasingly centered on religious conflict.
Stormy seas in the South Pacific
China seeks to counterbalance the West's influence in the South Pacific region.
The Changing International Order and BRICS Relevance
The two events in the recent times that have had a profound impact on the world order are the Covid-19 pandemic which though has abated to some extent yet it has shown up the many fault lines that exist in the international system; and the second event that is causing reverberations in the world order is Ukraine crisis which again has divided the world in many ways.
Why is the West Wooing India?
The West, often used to a pontificating India of the past, today hears an Indian voice that is capable of articulating a narrative of a responsible stakeholder that is firmly steeped in its own ethos.
The Ukraine war weighs down on the Central Asian Republics
This crisis provides an opportunity for India to increase its engagement with a weakened central Asia.
China’s Xi Proposes Global Security Initiative
Despite the hypocrisy and power politics at the foundation of the GSI, it would be foolish to dismiss it or assume that it will not garner support from other countries.
Climate vulnerabilities, food security, and resilient development
Both climate risks and non-climatic drivers need to factored in to curb food and water shortages induced by climate change in vulnerable regions of the world.