Despite India’s proximity to China, COVID-19 has not yet become an epidemic here. But with new cases steadily rising, can India face the deadly threat?
The expansive reach of genome sequencing could endanger human biosafety. If so, what are the key concerns ?
India is Bhutan’s most significant neighbour across dimensions. How can we foster this relationship to develop the South Asian region?
The increasing influence of the Chinese Yuan is raising red flags. What are the impacts on Yuan’s reserve status and its usage in global trade?
Radical Islamists, drug wars, and fighting against the system- these are some of the geopolitical risks of 2020.
India is struggling to produce an employable workforce. How can we develop our youth to meet the demands of the fourth industrial revolution?
As Sudan gingerly adopts democracy, its first major diplomatic initiative is to mend ties with Israel. Will this quicken its international acceptance?
The deadly Coronavirus is disrupting global supply chains. How will countries cope with this unexpected “decoupling” from China?
Campaign funding legislation has triggered a debate on transparency vs donor privacy. Is there a reasonable compromise to protect the right to privacy?
The Israeli elections are likely to become a referendum on Benjamin Netanyahu, who was charged with corruption in November 2019. Will “right” politics prevail?
The UK has instituted a new points-based immigration system post BREXIT. How will this impact immigration into “Fortress UK?”
After decades of authoritarian rule, Omar al-Bashir is likely to stand the ICC trial. Is this the dawn of a new rule-based democratic Sudan?
The Chinese economy, afflicted by the consequences of the US tariffs is only facing a greater setback due to COVID-19 outbreak. How will it respond to this double whammy?
Iraq, a fulcrum of Middle East geopolitics, is trapped inexorably in the Iran- U.S. faceoff. Will it turn into a battlefield for a wider 21st Century war?
Turkey and Syria are on the verge of open conflict over the control of the strategic Idlib province. Can the world avert an all-out war?
Africa will be deeply impacted by climate change, despite contributing less than 3% to global greenhouse emissions. Can Africa balance these effects with its Growing Energy Deficit?
The shipping and oil industry worldwide is stirred up by the IMO 2020. What are the viable alternatives available for stakeholders?
State institutions of policing and prosecution are turning to AI for decision making. Will this deliver equitable justice?
President Trump’s visit demonstrated the strong chemistry shared by the leaders of the world's two biggest democracies. Optics and cringe apart, were there significant gains from the visit?
With soaring demand and indispensability of gold to industry, Peru, the sixth-largest producer in the world, struggles to keep the supply legitimate.