Iran, North Korea, and Disarmament: Some Questions
Sheel kant Sharma · 03 Jul, 2018 · #5489 · Commentary · Column
These recent weeks have shown extraordinary results in the Korean Peninsula. There is an interesting ring in President Trump announcing that DPRK was ...
Islamic State's Tactical Continuity in Iraq: Will it Lead to Territorial Control?
Pieter-jan Dockx · 02 Jul, 2018 · #5488 · Commentary
After the fall of the Islamic State's (IS) so-called Caliphate and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi...
The Shaky Acquisition of Combat Aircraft in the Indian Air Force
Prashant Dikshit · 28 Jun, 2018 · #5487 · Commentary
There seems to be widespread scepticism among military air power experts in India regarding the future of the Indian Air Force's (IAF) combat worthiness. At the heart of the matter is the process and speed of the induction of combat aircraft in th...
Iran's Economic Losses and the Nuclear Deal
Shivani Singh · 27 Jun, 2018 · #5486 · Commentary
On 8 May 2018, lingering tension regarding the future of the Joint
Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) culminated in US President Donald Trump
officially withdrawing from the deal. This exposes Iran to heavy US primary and
Governance Promises and its Antithesis: A Case Study of Junglemahal
Bibhu Prasad Routray · 25 Jun, 2018 · #5485 · Commentary · Column
The catchphrase, ...
Asian Militaries and Artificial Intelligence
Vijay Sakhuja · 25 Jun, 2018 · #5484 · Commentary
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has found significant use in military hardware, and AI-enabled weapons and sensors are being developed by the US, Russia and a number of European countries. Likewise, some Asian militaries such as China, Japan, South K...
Jammu and Kashmir: Analysing the BJP-PDP Break Up
Sarral Sharma · 21 Jun, 2018 · #5483 · Commentary
On 19 June, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ended its three-year old alliance with the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), resulting in the collapse of the coalition government. Indian President Ram Na...
India-Indonesia and Sabang Port: A Game Changer?
Angshuman Choudhury · 21 Jun, 2018 · #5482 · Commentary
During Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
The Trump-Kim Summit: Geopolitical and Economic Implications for China
Ayan Tewari · 18 Jun, 2018 · #5481 · Commentary
The 12 June 2018 summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore has seemingly begun the process easing of relations between North Korea and the US, and by extension, the West. If the effo...
Myanmar's Ethnic Armed Conflict: Emerging Trends in Violence
Angshuman Choudhury · 12 Jun, 2018 · #5480 · Commentary
2018 has been a violent year in Myanmar. Besides the crisis in the northern Rakhine State concerning the Rohingyas, the country has been engulfed by incessant fighting between the Tatmadaw (the military) and various Ethnic Armed Organisations ...