What Drives the EU Towards India?
Pieter-jan Dockx & Manuel Herrera · 14 Mar, 2019 · #5566 · Commentary
On 20 November 2018, the EU published ‘Elements for an EU strategy on India,’ which set out Brussels’ future approach towards New Delhi. This policy
paper was the bloc’s most recent publication on EU-India relations, 14 years
after its p...
Has the Pulwama Crisis Altered Strategic Dimensions?
Dr Shalini Chawla · 08 Mar, 2019 · #5565 · Commentary
On 26 February, the Indian Air Force (IAF) targeted a Jaish-e-Muhammed
(JeM) camp in Balakot in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, after over
40 Central Reserve Police Force jawans
were killed in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir (J&...
Experiential Learning and India After Pulwama
Shubhra Chaturvedi · 04 Mar, 2019 · #5564 · Commentary
The 2016 Uri attack was
followed by heated debates on
government-military coordination in India, the possibility of integrated
responses, better public diplomacy, and improved operational preparedness during
crises. Contextualising these discu...
Liberal International Order and its Discontents
Lydia Walker · 26 Feb, 2019 · #5563 · Commentary
the past two years, in response to the activities and rhetoric of the current
US presidential administration, a slew of prominent voices in the study of
international relations have bemoaned the demise of an international order, of
Trump-Kim Summit in Hanoi: Optimism Despite Impediments
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 26 Feb, 2019 · #5562 · Commentary
The second US-North Korea summit meet, eight months after the
Singapore Summit, is scheduled to take place in Hanoi on 27-28 February 2019. There
is skepticism regarding the potential outcomes of this meeting, based on three
Decoding the Arakan Army: Emergence and Political Framing (Part-1)
Angshuman Choudhury · 25 Feb, 2019 · #5561 · Commentary
On 4 January 2019, as
Myanmar celebrated its 71st Independence Day, hundreds of Arakan Army (AA) insurgents
launched coordinated attacks on four border police outposts in Northern
Rakhine’s Buthidaung Township, killing 13 policemen and injuri...
A Post-INF Nuclear World
Summaiya Khan · 25 Feb, 2019 · #5560 · Commentary
President Donald Trump's withdrawal
of the US from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty raising
complex security concerns with ramifications that could upset an already
fractious global nuclear weapons environment.
In the Wake of the Pulwama Massacre: What India Should Not Do
Manpreet Sethi · 22 Feb, 2019 · #5559 · Commentary · Column
India, 14 February, a day that should have ended with rosy pictures of a
romantic sunset ended with bloody images of death and gore. Even before New
Delhi could point a finger towards Pakistan, a neighbour that has long
sustained a policy ...
East Asia Compass
Is Japan Getting Isolated?
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 21 Feb, 2019 · #5558 · Commentary · Column
It has been reported that
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso wanted to meet US Secretary of State Mike
Pompeo at the Munich Security Conference (15-17 February 2019), apparently to give
him suggestions for the upcoming second US-North Korea sum...
The ‘Quad’: A Strategic Liability for India
Kushal Sinha · 08 Feb, 2019 · #5557 · Commentary
January 2019 iteration of the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi featured a panel discussion
on the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) during which senior defence
officials from India, Australia, the US and Japan put forth their perspectives...