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For Post-covid Pharma, the Mantra is "Together We Can" Analyses & Assessments

For Post-covid Pharma, the Mantra is "Together We Can"

A global regulatory system, multiple supply chains, and collaborative research that embrace innovation will translate into affordable therapies

Pooling Research Resources for a Eureka Moment Analyses & Assessments

Pooling Research Resources for a Eureka Moment

Oxford University is crowdsourcing its efforts to come up with novel therapies at affordable prices in the shortest time possible

Disruptive Swell on the South China Seas Analyses & Assessments

Disruptive Swell on the South China Seas

Washington's definitive refusal to accept Chinese claims could heighten tensions between the two as well as embolden smaller stakeholder countries.

Jio, the Lodestar of the Future Analyses & Assessments

Jio, the Lodestar of the Future

This Indian company, harnessing technology with strategic competition, decimated rivals in its backyard and is now poised to confront global giants

It's David Vs Goliath on the World's Solar Power Stage Analyses & Assessments

It's David Vs Goliath on the World's Solar Power Stage

Would India's 'One Sun One World One Grid' project be fructuous when China's BRI is already well ahead?

America’s Fickle Foreign Policy Play With India Analyses & Assessments

America’s Fickle Foreign Policy Play With India

Former diplomat Navtej Sarna on the unpredictability of Trump’s decisions on trade and immigration and how Indo-US relations can still grow closer

We Will Forge Ties With Countries Sharing Our Basic Values Analyses & Assessments

We Will Forge Ties With Countries Sharing Our Basic Values

We are looking at something much more nuanced and complicated, which is a longer-term alignment, says Richard Fontaine.

US & NATO- Drifting Apart Analyses & Assessments

US & NATO- Drifting Apart

Is the proposed American troop withdrawal from Germany a sign of the widening gap between U.S. and its European allies?

Failed Drugs, Fizzling Vaccines and Faith Analyses & Assessments

Failed Drugs, Fizzling Vaccines and Faith

With all our advances in science and medicine, are we not expected to fare better against the pandemic?

China in Chabahar- Checkmate for India? Analyses & Assessments

China in Chabahar- Checkmate for India?

The proposed 400 billion dollar deal between Iran and China is of critical concern for India’s strategic relations with Tehran and West Asia.

The Nepal Political Conundrum Analyses & Assessments

The Nepal Political Conundrum

How much are the Indo Nepal interactions influenced by the internal politics of Nepal?

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 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?

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?

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