A Cautious and Conservative US Nuclear Posture Review
Manpreet Sethi · 10 Jan, 2023 · #5841 · Commentary · Column
The much-awaited fifth
US Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) was announced on 27 October
2022. It was published along with two
other documents: the National Defence Strategy and Missile
Defence Review. These three strategic reviews were released tog...
Human Rights and Geopolitics: World Opinion on the Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict
Ani Yeremyan · 27 Dec, 2022 · #5840 · Commentary
international attention is occupied by Russian violations in and of Ukraine, there
is a conflict taking place between Armenia and Azerbaijan, less than 1,500 km
away. This article explores international responses to Azerbaijan’s human
Pushing the Doomsday Clock
Vice Admiral Vijay Shankar · 07 Dec, 2022 · #5839 · Commentary · Column
Clock is symbolic of the vulnerability of human existence.
Set every year by the Bulletin
of the Atomic Scientists, it is intended to warn of the
imminence of humanity’s annihilation due to nuclear war or climate change. The
Emerging Missile Trends to Watch Out For
Manpreet Sethi · 25 Nov, 2022 · #5838 · Commentary · Column
Traditionally, much of the
focus on missiles has been on those capable of delivery of weapons of mass destruction
(WMD). But, new missile trends are emerging. While missile technology is nearly 80 years old,
modern missiles have registered huge...
The Looming Winter of Discontent: Who is Winning the War in Ukraine?
Vice Admiral Vijay Shankar · 26 Oct, 2022 · #5837 · Commentary · Column
Impact and Veracity of Social MediaThe
widespread popularity of social media, despite its loud and frequently boorish
content, has made the study of events that form historical processes a disarrayed
function of the common, rather than the orde...
Russia’s Cyberwar Against Ukraine: The Role of Cyber in Interstate Conflict
Pieter-jan Dockx · 21 Oct, 2022 · #5836 · Commentary
Since the Maidan
Revolution in 2014, Ukraine has been subject to an unprecedented
barrage of cyberattacks. Russian government-linked hackers infiltrated
Ukraine’s electricity infrastructure, interrupting supplies in a
The Impact of Cross-Strait Relations on Local Politics in Taiwan
Kamal Madishetty · 20 Oct, 2022 · #5835 · Commentary
Taiwan is in the eye of a
geopolitical storm, with increased military activity in its neighbourhood,
primarily Chinese. This follows a rare high-level visit of US officials on 2 August, led by
Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of US House of Representa...
Does the US Actually Stand with Taiwan?
Siddharth Anil Nair · 20 Oct, 2022 · #5834 · Commentary
In July 2022, US House of
Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a Congressional delegation (CODEL) of
House Democrats to the Western Pacific. The official itinerary included Malaysia, Singapore, South
Korea, and Japan. On 2 August, the CODEL...
The Legal Ramifications of Political Rhetoric: Genocide in Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
Shivangi Seth · 30 Sep, 2022 · #5833 · Commentary
in the realm of international politics are more loaded than ‘genocide’. Six
months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, evidence of mass killings,
executions, and rape have poured out of the country. These have sparked allegations...
East Asia Compass
Global Upheaval as Opportunity: North Korea Rebuilding Ties with Russia and China
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 30 Sep, 2022 · #5832 · Commentary · Column
The Ukraine crisis, US-China contestation, and COVID-19
pandemic have been challenging for most countries across the
globe as it has led to energy and other supply-related issues, and its
prolongation is seen as problematic by one and all. Howe...