2010-2020: Decadal Trends
Ten Years of Seeking Autonomy in Space
Chaitanya Giri · 19 Aug, 2021 · 5781
Recently, Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos successfully demonstrated
their respective marquee space technology platforms. These demonstrations made
big news and gave a crystal ball gaze of how the space industry will grow in the
2020s. The ...
A Transformative Decade: Xi Jinping's Rise and China's Political Landscape
Srikanth Kondapalli · 12 Aug, 2021 · 5779
has gone through major political transformations over the past decade, with the
rise and consolidation of Xi Jinping’s power being a key driver. The change in
leadership has been accompanied by power centralisation, governance ch ...
India and Southeast Asia: New Energy; Old Hiccups
Angshuman Choudhury · 30 Jun, 2021 · 5773
India’s relationship with Southeast Asia is ancient, the past decade (2010-20)
witnessed a fresh surge. From ‘Looking East’ to ‘Acting East’, India and the
Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) region found new ...
China’s Belt and Road Initiative: More Misses than Hits
Mahima Duggal · 14 May, 2021 · 5767
A fluid and evolving concept, the Belt and
Road Initiative (BRI) has been mired in controversy since its
inception. It has become a much-debated part of China’s ‘Going Global’ strategy and foreign policy calculus. As we enter a new
Global Nuclear Non-Proliferation: Ten Years of Rising Dangers
Manpreet Sethi · 09 Feb, 2021 · 5755
Early 2010s: A Mood of Optimism
The decade of the 2010s dawned with
much nuclear hope and optimism, basking in the glow of President Obama’s Prague speech of
April 2009. The NPT RevCon in May 2010 reflected and added to
this senti ...
Cooperation and Contestation in East Asia
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 03 Feb, 2021 · 5754
Asia has seen significant changes this past decade: both domestically within
the countries of the region, as well as in their relations with each other.
Three broad trends can be flagged to make sense of the many developments that
India’s Internal Security: A Fog of Triumph?
Bibhu Prasad Routray · 28 Jan, 2021 · 5752
Official data on each of India’s
internal conflict theatres for the past successive years have continued to
portray progress towards peace and stability. Guns are falling silent across
conflict theatres and the death count has reduced ...