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.
The Afghanistan crisis and the question of European Union’s strategic autonomy
Should the EU build up its own EU-based security apparatus in light of the US withdrawing from Afghanistan without truly consulting its EU allies?
India-France Agree on Space Security Dialogue
India has held such dialogues with the U.S. and Japan in the past.
Taliban Triumph in Afghanistan and India’s Counter-Terrorism Policy against Islamist Extremism in Africa
On 15th August, 2021, in a dramatic turn of events, Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan, was taken over by the Taliban insurgent groups. While the collapse of Afghanistan government and its national army was somewhat predictable once the US announced withdrawal its support and the troops from the country, what renders the event most significant is the dramatic pace at which the collapse took place.