Analyses & Assessments

Chaotic Lockdowns Worsen the Pandemic Analyses & Assessments

Chaotic Lockdowns Worsen the Pandemic

Is Lockdown the only weapons left in the arsenal of the State to stop the relentless march of COVID 19? And why it has failed to control?

The Chinese goods ban: All Bark and no Bite? Analyses & Assessments

The Chinese goods ban: All Bark and no Bite?

In a hyper-patriotic environment, calls to boycott Chinese products are getting louder. Is a total ban economically viable or is it mere optics to subdue?

Turkey aims to be the Middle East's King Analyses & Assessments

Turkey aims to be the Middle East's King

The country's successes as a heavyweight military power in the Middle East are reminiscent of the erstwhile Ottoman Empire and it's conquest.

Destroying Dissent in Democratic frameworks Analyses & Assessments

Destroying Dissent in Democratic frameworks

The space for dissent is narrowing in powerful democracies, and the pandemic and social media manipulation is decimating it altogether.

The BLM Movement and the November Ballot                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Analyses & Assessments

The BLM Movement and the November Ballot

Black Lives Matter protests for racial tolerance and equality have seen participation by a wide section of citizenry. Will it impact the presidential elections?

Indian Geopolitics- Time to be a Lodestar Analyses & Assessments

Indian Geopolitics- Time to be a Lodestar

In an increasingly disruptive and changing international landscape, where staying neutral is no longer a safe option,India must find its compass to cement its place.

India and Australia: In the Dragon's shadow Analyses & Assessments

India and Australia: In the Dragon's shadow

A landmark online India–Australia summit has spawned speculation of a new Indo-Pacific landscape that looks to focus on moving away from China.

Trump Vs Twitter: New Social Media Protocols Analyses & Assessments

Trump Vs Twitter: New Social Media Protocols

Social media networks need to have a transparent and objective mechanism in place instead of choosing to be passive bulletin boards.

India- Nepal- China:‌ ‌Delicate‌ ‌Balancing‌ ‌Act‌ Analyses & Assessments

India- Nepal- China:‌ ‌Delicate‌ ‌Balancing‌ ‌Act‌

Nepal's public upscaling of the Kalapani dispute, along with the chinese military excursions has raised the spectra of broader anti-India collusion.

LOAC: New Paradigms Need New Laws Analyses & Assessments

LOAC: New Paradigms Need New Laws

With the paradigm shift in warfare due to disruptive technologies for which we are less preepared, the Laws of Armed Conflict (LOAC) are long overdue for an overhaul.

Chinese Opening Gambits Post COVID-19 Analyses & Assessments

Chinese Opening Gambits Post COVID-19

Recent aggressive Chinese moves have given rise to concerns that China is exploiting the distraction of the pandemic to push its own geopolitical agenda.

The Legacy of WWII in a Post COVID World Analyses & Assessments

The Legacy of WWII in a Post COVID World

Post WW II, the decisions by leaders lead to a golden period as compared to the current period, where there is a lack of any inspirational leadership.

The Gig Economy in the Pandemic Analyses & Assessments

The Gig Economy in the Pandemic

While pandemic has destroyed jobs across segments, its impact on the gig economy in terms of fiscal and social deprivation is largely ignored.

Economic landscape post-COVID 19 Analyses & Assessments

Economic landscape post-COVID 19

Viewed as an economic disaster without parallel with its first ripples laying low, it is feared that it will only get worse before getting any better.

Chinese e-RMB: Digitalising the Fiat Analyses & Assessments

Chinese e-RMB: Digitalising the Fiat

Amidst the disruptions of COVID 19, Chinese government has announced a digital currency, the Chinese Renminbi-RMB, stirring intense speculation.

Emerging Viruses Analyses & Assessments

Emerging Viruses

Viruses occupy the frontiers of life, they shaped human history, created pestilences, killed more than wars or disasters and remain formidable foes.

Oil prices in a contango  Analyses & Assessments

Oil prices in a contango

Oil prices plummeted to its abyss, a 321% drop, on 20th April 2020. What would be the impact of contango on fossil fuels in the near future?

Post-COVID Geopolitics - India Analyses & Assessments

Post-COVID Geopolitics - India

India has the opportunity to engage in multilateral development solutions and share its best practises to strengthen systems worldwide.

COVID 19 - A United Front Analyses & Assessments

COVID 19 - A United Front

While various regional blocs have successfully collaborated in the past to bring prosperity to their people, they now face a new acetous test.

Hospital Preparedness in an Era of Biological Disasters Analyses & Assessments

Hospital Preparedness in an Era of Biological Disasters

'Preparedness for a Biological Disaster is the Ultimate Biodefense that Ensures Survival'. Article by Gifty Immanuel.