Analyses & Assessments

A Favourable Anomaly Called Donald Trump Analyses & Assessments

A Favourable Anomaly Called Donald Trump

Despite his administrative blunders and his brash criticism of his rivals, one cannot be dismissive of President Trump's chances in the November elections. His oddities are what keep his supporters glued to his side, come what may.

The Dichotomy of China's Green Pledge Analyses & Assessments

The Dichotomy of China's Green Pledge

Will Beijing fulfil its public undertaking on carbon neutrality when its economic goals are at conflict with environmental targets?

Chinks in Putin’s Armour Analyses & Assessments

Chinks in Putin’s Armour

Putin's credential as a strongman in foreign policy has been put to the test by a series of crises in his own backyard

Seeking a 'holy Alliance' Analyses & Assessments

Seeking a 'holy Alliance'

While the Vatican may have had a role in the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Empire, its present-day forays in international power games is unlikely to mirror its earlier success

Risk Taking For Economic Revival Analyses & Assessments

Risk Taking For Economic Revival

'Countries have to be brave enough to take bold decisions on a fiscal policy for the future'

Future Conflict Scenarios Analyses & Assessments

Future Conflict Scenarios

Air Marshal Anil Khosla, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC is a retired Indian air force officer who served as the 41st Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) of the Indian Air Force between 2018 and 2019

Aero India 2021-stepping Up Defence Manufacturing Analyses & Assessments

Aero India 2021-stepping Up Defence Manufacturing

The marquee event in Bengaluru can spearhead growth in the indigenous defence and aerospace sectors and help India inch closer to its 2024 targets. Subhash Chandra is the former Secretary, Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, GoI

Where Will Asia Fight? On The Margins Analyses & Assessments

Where Will Asia Fight? On The Margins

The populous Asian landmass is prone to host of internal and external conflicts which will continue to retard its march to peace and prosperity

Feral Fire Under the Ice Analyses & Assessments

Feral Fire Under the Ice

A world battered by the pandemic must awaken to the new danger of global warming that can free deadly pathogens trapped in the permafrost for eons.

Overwhelmed by ‘trumpism?’ Analyses & Assessments

Overwhelmed by ‘trumpism?’

Trump’s impetuous actions on the eve of his departure sent tremors through the Grand Old Party. How will the GOP ride out the present storm?

Ethics in Military Use of Ai Analyses & Assessments

Ethics in Military Use of Ai

With the right resolve, ‘AI Partnership for Defence’ can become the precursor to a global framework on ethical uses of military AI.

Renouncing the Head, but Not the Family Analyses & Assessments

Renouncing the Head, but Not the Family

Barbados is set to bid adieu to the Queen as their sovereign but will remain a part of the Commonwealth for economic and socio-political advantages

Longer the Virus Stay, Wider the Gender Divide Analyses & Assessments

Longer the Virus Stay, Wider the Gender Divide

The adverse impact of the pandemic is threatening gender –regressive effects if immediate steps are not taken to counter it. Its implications are far wider than was initially perceived.

NE India-COPING WITH THE PANDEMIC Analyses & Assessments

NE India-COPING WITH THE PANDEMIC

Migratory patterns have caused a spike in cases in the northeast, where the absence of critical healthcare and job security worsens the situation

Pandemic Support Over Debt Servicing Analyses & Assessments

Pandemic Support Over Debt Servicing

With the pandemic having driven government fiscals round the bend, the need of the hour is for medium-term credible financial consolidation

The Legacy Of Donald Trump Analyses & Assessments

The Legacy Of Donald Trump

If a leader is an evolution of the times we live in, no one exemplifies this better than President Trump. Does modern society place such individuals to high office to satiate its own aspirations and will Biden change tacks?

An Ecosystem For Atmanirbhar Analyses & Assessments

An Ecosystem For Atmanirbhar

Despite many positive initiatives, the Indian defence industry still grapples with several gnawing concerns that must be addressed before it can undergo a complete transformation.

Sanjay Mitra is former Defence Secretary, Government of India (2017-2019). He has also held several key positions previously, including Chief Secretary, West Bengal.

Aerospace Materials Analyses & Assessments

Aerospace Materials

It is the continually evolving, new-generation superalloy materials that constitute the backbone of cutting edge aerospace technology. Gopi Hanumanthappa, Managing Director of ThyssenKrupp Aerospace Ltd.