QUAD—A force for global good: India’s strategic imperatives
India’s assertion of the QUAD as a force for global good is expected to make an impact in establishing peace, economic prosperity, and geostrategic equilibrium in the Indo-Pacific.
The US-Taliban deal on Afghanistan is not a ‘model’
The US-Taliban deal must be subjected to consistent academic scrutiny as an agreement that was designed for a safe exit passage from a theatre of war for the US, not stability for Afghanistan or the Afghan people
The ASEAN disunity over AUKUS
The ASEAN countries are looking at the new AUKUS alliance with concern, as most fear this will lead to heightened power rivalry in the region.
Decoding the rising Islamist threat in Bangladesh
Bangladesh is known as a moderate Islamic country. There is a strong and committed secular section, but this is dwindling in numbers.
As Air India flies to the Tatas, a brief history of India’s biggest policy failure
Nationalisation as a tool for economic repression is past its use-by date.
China’s BRI continues to remain popular amongst Africans despite intense backlash
There is a growing acknowledgment that the China-funded projects are not economically viable in the long term but African nations still view China in a positive light.
China’s Military Planes Pass through the ADIZ of Taiwan and its Implications
Since last year China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has been sending aircrafts to pass through the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) of Taiwan. As of early October of this year, there have been more than 600 sorties of intrusions by Chinese military aircrafts based on the information from Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense.
If Pakistan remains India’s problem, Taiwan will remain America’s
The US needs to alter its policy towards Pakistan for an enhanced partnership on the Taiwan front.
Renewing our future at Glasgow
Over the foreseeable future, only massive advances in renewable technology and storage options can reverse the tide of carbon emissions from the incremental economic growth needed to lift one half of the global population trapped in low and lower middle-income status.
Qatar Registers its Soft Power Presence in Afghanistan
The Qatari’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani’s visit to Afghanistan in September1 marked the first high level visit since the Taliban takeover on August 15.