Analyses & Assessments

The Great Vaccine Rush Analyses & Assessments

The Great Vaccine Rush

Is the dire need for a cure against the pandemic propelling us to ignore ironclad medical norms at our peril?

Kingdom Caught in Crossfire Analyses & Assessments

Kingdom Caught in Crossfire

The tiny country of Bhutan has been caught in a larger strategic game between its giant neighbours

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King! -Part 2 Analyses & Assessments

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King! -Part 2

If a new world order is in the making, what are the course corrections it should take?

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King! -Part 3 Analyses & Assessments

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King! -Part 3

If a new world order is in the making, what are the course corrections it should take?

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King!-Part 1 Analyses & Assessments

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King!-Part 1

If a new world order is in the making, what are the course corrections it should take?

Finding the Sweet Spot Analyses & Assessments

Finding the Sweet Spot

Seeking linkages through trade, capital flows, and national security, India has to create “the sweet spot” in its interaction with other countries

Marshalling Healthcare Post-lockdown Analyses & Assessments

Marshalling Healthcare Post-lockdown

The spike in COVID-19 cases despite repeated clampdowns calls for a robust mix of public and private healthcare systems

Stoking the Fires in a Volatile Middle East Analyses & Assessments

Stoking the Fires in a Volatile Middle East

Out of the public eye and under the weight of the pandemic, the Middle East is teetering on dangerous waters

Chinese Diplomacy: Dancing with the Wolves Analyses & Assessments

Chinese Diplomacy: Dancing with the Wolves

The 'Wolf Warriors' are a new breed of Chinese diplomats, who mirror the face of a resurgent, aggressive China that brooks no criticsm

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...