How to Read al-Zawahiri’s Killing
Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy. · 31 Aug, 2022 · 5828
On 1 August 2022, the
that it had killed al Qaeda Chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in “a precise, tailored airstrike” on a safe house in Kabul. In his remarks, US
President Joe Biden said al-Zawahiri had moved to downtown Kabul t ...
Pakistan: Whither ‘Hybrid’ Governance?
Rana Banerji · 24 Apr, 2022 · 5813
by Pakistan’s unpredictable standards, the tumultuous events of the past few
weeks, beginning with the tabling of a vote of no confidence against a sitting prime
minister on 8 March, bewildered the nation and shocked the sensible ...
South Korean Nuclear Insecurities
Chris Gowe · 22 Feb, 2022 · 5807
domestic public polling has once again drawn attention to the debate over
nuclear armament in South Korea. Survey results released on February 21 by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (CCGA)
show that 71 per cent of South ...
COVID-19 and the Rationale for Stronger Indian Links with Southeast Asia
Angshuman Choudhury and Ashutosh Nagda · 13 May, 2020 · 5687
On 15 March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated
discussions on a potential regional
response to the COVID-19 pandemic through a video meeting with leaders
from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). New Delhi
Mineral-Rich, Productivity-Poor?: An Overview of India's Mining Sector
Arun Kumar · 09 Mar, 2020 · 5655
India occupies a significant position in the
production of many minerals across the globe, while for some, there is acute
shortage. There continues to be a huge demand for minerals in view of rapid
urbanisation and the growth in the coun ...
Japan-South Korea: Choking Global Technology Markets through a Bilateral Trade War
Prakash Panneerselvam and Sourina Bej · 22 Oct, 2019 · 5626
economic consequences of the 2019 Japan-South Korea trade dispute are already
becoming apparent. S&P Global Ratings has warned that it will disrupt
global supply chains, leading to potential global economic damage. However, both
Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings and the Need for a Regional Counter-Terror Strategy
AS Lamba · 19 Jul, 2019 · 5603
On 21 April 2019, Sri Lanka witnessed
its largest terrorist attack since the end of its brutal 26-year civil war.
These Islamic State (IS) attacks targeted Easter celebrations and luxury hotels
in Colombo, killing Sri Lankan and foreign ...
Afghanistan: Prospects of a Political Settlement with the Taliban
Dr Omar Sadr · 15 Mar, 2019 · 5567
Around mid-March, the fifth round of negotiations
between the US and the Taliban—the longest in the ongoing series—concluded in
Doha, Qatar. In the US’ view, a negotiation that could be considered successful
would be one which resu ...
Preventing the Next 26/11: Intelligence and India's Security Apparatus
Alok Joshi · 10 Jan, 2019 · 5542
There is a
long-standing debate on the role, means, and end goals of intelligence. Is
dissemination the purpose? Do ownership issues come into play between
intelligence and law enforcement only in the event of success or failure? Such
The Legal and Policy Complexities of India's October Rohingya Deportation
Angshuman Choudhury · 05 Nov, 2018 · 5525
On 4 October, the Indian government deported seven
Rohingya men, who had been in detention in Assam since 2012, to Myanmar. A
press release issued by India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) flagged this
as “repatriation” of seve ...