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Drone Warfare: Here to Stay? Analyses & Assessments

Drone Warfare: Here to Stay?

With non-state actors increasingly using unmanned aerial vehicles to counter conventional militaries, India needs to review its drone-use policy for armed forces.

Fostering Shared Values Analyses & Assessments

Fostering Shared Values

In his recent visit to India, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has demonstrated strategic restraint on bilateral irritants like human rights issues.

Tempering Cyber Sovereignty Analyses & Assessments

Tempering Cyber Sovereignty

As it prepares to roll out its national cybersecurity strategy, India must adopt a carefully calibrated approach to the nebulous concept of ‘cyber sovereignty’

Challenges for a Shifting Supply Chain Analyses & Assessments

Challenges for a Shifting Supply Chain

The Taiwanese semiconductor industry is gearing up to meet the challenges of disruption in the traditional supply chain through innovation and a multipronged approach

Delta Wave Disrupts Economic Recovery Analyses & Assessments

Delta Wave Disrupts Economic Recovery

As the Delta variant continues to spread throughout Asia, lockdown restrictions and low vaccine rollouts threaten to undercut economic recovery in the region

Holding All the Cards Analyses & Assessments

Holding All the Cards

With China’s overwhelming domination of strategic supply chains, potential disruptions to the electronics industry looms large.

Removing Investment Barriers Analyses & Assessments

Removing Investment Barriers

In the highly complex and cost-intensive semiconductors industry, the key to success lies in a robust ecosystem and regulatory environment.

Deconstructing the Taiwanese Model Analyses & Assessments

Deconstructing the Taiwanese Model

The semiconductor industry is predicated on a complete and closed ecosystem that balances markets, investments, infrastructure, and technology.

‘Fab Future’ for India Analyses & Assessments

‘Fab Future’ for India

The semiconductor industry forms the foundation of technologies that drive economic growth, national security and critical infrastructure.

One Step at a Time Analyses & Assessments

One Step at a Time

India can leverage its existing strengths in design to establish a fabless ecosystem.

Fostering a Value Chain Analyses & Assessments

Fostering a Value Chain

The Indian semiconductor ecosystem can be fortified by establishing multiple centres of excellence that focus on specific aspects of the supply chain.

A Glimpse of the Future Analyses & Assessments

A Glimpse of the Future

Semiconductors are the key to an imminent Fourth Industrial Revolution, with 5G wireless and AI transforming the societal, economic and security verticals.

Get the Chip Rolling! Analyses & Assessments

Get the Chip Rolling!

With demand far outstripping supply, the semiconductor industry is in flux, which holds great promise for an accelerated Indo-Taiwan collaboration in the field.

A Geostrategic Outlook Analyses & Assessments

A Geostrategic Outlook

Supply chain resilience in the semiconductor industry is predicated on regional security within East Asia.

Moving Beyond Silicon Analyses & Assessments

Moving Beyond Silicon

The compound semiconductor industry can act as the bedrock for an Indo-Taiwanese strategic partnership.

The Shadowy World of Mercenaries Analyses & Assessments

The Shadowy World of Mercenaries

The collusion of political elites and organised crime has created a market for mercenaries and hitmen in countries with socio-economic instability

Nurturing a Chip Ecosystem Analyses & Assessments

Nurturing a Chip Ecosystem

Apart from a digitally aspiring demography, India has a robust semiconductor design ecosystem that can complement chip fabrication giants like Taiwan

Securing the Cloud Analyses & Assessments

Securing the Cloud

Cloud governance frameworks should encompass data protection solutions that absorb global best practices and facilitate cross-border intelligence sharing

Lebanon: A Nation at Gunpoint Analyses & Assessments

Lebanon: A Nation at Gunpoint

Unless measures are taken to put aside political differences, Lebanon will find it challenging to recover from its debilitating economic crisis.

The Cuban Vaccine: A Breakthrough For Latam? Analyses & Assessments

The Cuban Vaccine: A Breakthrough For Latam?

By contributing to ‘medical internationalism’ and producing its own home-grown vaccine, Cuba has increased its standing in the international community.