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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...

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).

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).

Sikhs in Afghanistan: Under Siege Analyses & Assessments

Sikhs in Afghanistan: Under Siege

The senseless killing of Sikhs in a Gurdwara in Kabul raises questions of safety of minorities in Afghanistan.

Idlib: The last bastion in the Syrian Civil War Analyses & Assessments

Idlib: The last bastion in the Syrian Civil War

Syria, Turkey and Russia compete for power in idlib. With recent exit of NATO troops in the region, does it have to be a fight to the finish?

Breaching the Fortress: EU-Turkey Analyses & Assessments

Breaching the Fortress: EU-Turkey

With Ankara encouraging migrants to cross into Europe, does the EU-Turkey migration deal need a relook?

 Championing Peace : U.S. -Taliban Analyses & Assessments

Championing Peace : U.S. -Taliban

After two decades of U.S troops in Afghanistan, will the U.S -Taliban agreement usher in a new political narrative?

Stifling Shale: Saudi-Russia Feud Analyses & Assessments

Stifling Shale: Saudi-Russia Feud

Saudi’s reduction of oil prices has intensified the price war with Russia that will also affect the U.S. Shale industry. Will the stricken world...

Neighbourhood First: Building Bhutan Analyses & Assessments

Neighbourhood First: Building Bhutan

India is Bhutan’s most significant neighbour across dimensions. How can we foster this relationship to develop the South Asian region?

 Top 10 Geopolitical Conflicts of 2020 by Synergia Group Analyses & Assessments

Top 10 Geopolitical Conflicts of 2020 by Synergia Group

Radical Islamists, drug wars, and fighting against the system- these are some of the geopolitical risks of 2020.

Sudan: Shedding Stigma of Terrorism Analyses & Assessments

Sudan: Shedding Stigma of Terrorism

As Sudan gingerly adopts democracy, its first major diplomatic initiative is to mend ties with Israel. Will this quicken its international acceptance...

Estranged, flat-lined or natural allies Analyses & Assessments

Estranged, flat-lined or natural allies

President Trump’s visit demonstrated the strong chemistry shared by the leaders of the world's two biggest democracies. Optics and cringe apart, were...

Europe - Pax Americana vs Pax Sinica Analyses & Assessments

Europe - Pax Americana vs Pax Sinica

Compelled to take a side in the US-China faceoff, its own unity in disarray, Europe is at a crossroad. Can it chart a safe route out of the gathering...

The Middle East -Reviving Europe’s Role Analyses & Assessments

The Middle East -Reviving Europe’s Role

Europe is steadily losing relevance in the dynamic political landscape of the Middle East. Can it arrest this trend?

Brexit Accomplished? Analyses & Assessments

Brexit Accomplished?

Despite two general elections, the future of the UK remains a quagmire. What has been achieved, and what does the future hold for the former empire?

Qassem Soleimani- Predictable Surprises Analyses & Assessments

Qassem Soleimani- Predictable Surprises

The targeted assassination of Qassem Soleimani will continue to reverberate from Teheran to Washington. What will be the unintended consequences of...

Oman-Dawn of New Epoch Analyses & Assessments

Oman-Dawn of New Epoch

The demise of Sultan Qaboos bin Said, father of the 'Omani Renaissance', has left a void in mediation and diplomacy in the Gulf. How will this impact...

Russian  Reforms-Putinism Institutionalised Analyses & Assessments

Russian Reforms-Putinism Institutionalised

Putin’s Administrative Reforms have raised questions on their intent and scope. Do they point to an end-state plan or to a roost for post-2024...

LIBYA -  A rebalancing act Analyses & Assessments

LIBYA - A rebalancing act

Turkey’s decision to send advisers and extend military support to Libya, at the request of Prime Minister Fayez al Serraj’s Government of National...

The Killing Of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani Op-Eds

The Killing Of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani

The Pentagon confirmed that the Iranian General was killed, at the direction of the US President. Have we reached a new milestone in the evolution of...