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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.

A Confrontation of Superpowers- Part I Op-Eds

A Confrontation of Superpowers- Part I

A work of fiction, artfully evolved from the COVID-19 to highlight the dangerous spiral of events, if the narratives are not controlled with facts and reasonableness.

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.

Chinese Government Work Report Op-Eds

Chinese Government Work Report

The Chinese annual government work report released at the 'Two sessions 2020' revealed plans for reviving the economy, alleviating poverty and fiscal reform.

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.

Reviving the Stalled Economy Op-Eds

Reviving the Stalled Economy

In response to the pandemic, global economy has shutdown. To re-start, the economists must be prepared to make bold and creative actions.

Change of Guard- II Op-Eds

Change of Guard- II

Does the COVID-19 pandemic provide opportunity for China to don the mantle of world leadership? Article by Maj Gen Moni Chandi(Retd).

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.

Change of Guard – I Op-Eds

Change of Guard – I

Does the COVID-19 pandemic provide opportunity for China to don the mantle of world leadership? Article by Maj Gen Moni Chandi (Retd).

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.

COVID-19 & India' security paradigm  Analyses & Assessments

COVID-19 & India' security paradigm

While India is preparing for the catastrophic economic after effects of COVID-19, it cannot afford to take its eyes off its security needs.

Proximity and its COVID Dangers Analyses & Assessments

Proximity and its COVID Dangers

Where physical space itself is the panacea against the virulence of the deadly disease, low-income communities face up to social distancing in tight spaces.

COVID and Conflict Areas Analyses & Assessments

COVID and Conflict Areas

What does COVID mean for countries that have been facing a variety of conflicts in the last decade?

SE Asia , Surge and the COVID Strategy Analyses & Assessments

SE Asia , Surge and the COVID Strategy

With the latent surge coming to the fore in South East Asia, are there significant learnings that India can adopt?