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US Perception of the 5G Revolution Analyses & Assessments

US Perception of the 5G Revolution

Admiral Dennis C Blair, Former Director of National Intelligence, US, addressed the Synergia Conclave-2019 through video on guidelines for building...

Electoral Bonds: In Search of Transparency Analyses & Assessments

Electoral Bonds: In Search of Transparency

Free and fair elections are quintessential for an effective democracy. Does the Indian electoral bonds scheme supplement or undermine the fundamental...

U.S. – China Technology War Analyses & Assessments

U.S. – China Technology War

Dr Paulraj, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, Winner of the Marconi Prize & IEEE Alexander Bell Medal, speaking during the Synergia...

Future of Manufacturing- Digital Manufacturing Analyses & Assessments

Future of Manufacturing- Digital Manufacturing

Udayant Malhoutra, CEO/Managing Director of Dynamatic Technologies Ltd, a high tech manufacturing company spoke on Future of Manufacturing during...

Global Protests-A society at war with itself? Analyses & Assessments

Global Protests-A society at war with itself?

The society at present is full of paradoxes- on the one hand, we are on the threshold of the next phase of the digital revolution and the other hand...

The Maharashtra Muddle Op-Eds

The Maharashtra Muddle

The recent political shenanigans in Maharashtra can potentially be an inflection point in the increasingly unipolar politics of India. Since the 2014...

Mastering Agility in Geopolitical Uncertainty Analyses & Assessments

Mastering Agility in Geopolitical Uncertainty

Geopolitical uncertainty is on the rise, fuelled by volatile oil and gas prices, shifting Middle East alliances, Brexit shock to the EU,  the insular...

Crypto Currencies Versus Sovereign Currencies Op-Eds

Crypto Currencies Versus Sovereign Currencies

In 1993, I was posted on deputation to the UN mission in Cambodia, which was called the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia or UNTAC. At that time...

Future of Security- Ecosystems Analyses & Assessments

Future of Security- Ecosystems

Rutger Van Zuidam, Founder and CEO, Odyssey took the Synergia Conclave 2019  on a journey along the ‘curve’, beyond any one’s imagination. Blockchain...

National Register of Citizens of India Analyses & Assessments

National Register of Citizens of India

The announcement of a nation-wide NRC by the Home Minister has been received with mixed emotions. Is the Nation prepared for this mammoth exercise?

Sri Lankan Elections Analyses & Assessments

Sri Lankan Elections

Victory in the Sri Lankan Presidential elections of the former defence chief, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, 70, could herald a new era in the political scene...

The ‘Browning’ of Canadian Politics Analyses & Assessments

The ‘Browning’ of Canadian Politics

Justin Trudeau’s second coming may not be as rosy as the first time around. After losing the majority vote, Trudeau is faced with some challenges....

Indian Telecom – Case of Poor Connectivity? Op-Eds

Indian Telecom – Case of Poor Connectivity?

The telecom sector was once the most prominent poster child of India’s booming growth story. It was a veritable gravy train that one thought could...

United Nations: Cash Strapped? Op-Eds

United Nations: Cash Strapped?

As on 04 Oct 2019, 65 nations had failed to pay their share in full; amounting to a shortfall in cash of US$ 1.38 billion. Does the UN’s Financial...

Future of Security: Digital (Cyber Space) Analyses & Assessments

Future of Security: Digital (Cyber Space)

As a digital work environment permeates business, governance, military and critical infrastructure, long-established security protocols and...

Lebanon-The Mirror of Middle East Op-Eds

Lebanon-The Mirror of Middle East

Lebanon located at the crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea and the Arabian hinterland has a rich history and a special cultural identity of religious...

Industry 4.0 – Promise and Vulnerabilities Analyses & Assessments

Industry 4.0 – Promise and Vulnerabilities

Most experts agree that the advent of Artificial Intelligence, smart platforms, 5G and the Internet of Things are likely to change the nature of the...

Synergia Conclave 2019 - Inaugural Session Analyses & Assessments

Synergia Conclave 2019 - Inaugural Session

Leaders and experts from around the world converged at the Synergia Conclave to discuss “The Future of Security-Beyond the Curve from October 17th to...

Understanding China and its Vision, Mission, and Challenges Analyses & Assessments

Understanding China and its Vision, Mission, and Challenges

Dr Patrick Mendis, a Sri Lankan-born American diplomat scholar, who is a distinguished visiting professor of global affairs at the National Chengchi...

Ayodhya: Seeking Closure Analyses & Assessments

Ayodhya: Seeking Closure

27 years after Babri Masjid was demolished in Ayodhya, the Supreme Court of India has ruled in favour of the building of Ram Mandir in its place....