Vietnam-India Relations: Past, Present, and Future
Discussion Report · 04 Jul, 2018 · #5491 · Commentary
On 6 June 2018, the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) hosted His Excellency Ton Sinh Thanh, Ambassador of Vietnam to India, who delivered his remarks on 'Vietnam-India Relations: Past, Present, and Future'. The interaction was held un...
India's NSG Membership and the Human Capital Factor
Abhijit Iyer-Mitra & Tarika Rastogi · 04 Jul, 2018 · #5490 · Commentary
The implications of India...
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 secondary sanctions th...
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...