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Japan's Lost Army Analyses & Assessments

Japan's Lost Army

The long running argument over amending the Japan’s war renouncing provision in its constitution was reignited on 3rd of April, 2017. Article 9 of...

Tensions in the Korea Peninsula Analyses & Assessments

Tensions in the Korea Peninsula

On the 10th of April 2017, Officials from North Korea came out with worrying statements saying that they would respond to the “reckless” moves that...

Egypt declares state of emergency Analyses & Assessments

Egypt declares state of emergency

Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced a three-month state of emergency after attacks on two Coptic churches that left at least 44 dead...

US launches Missile strikes in Syria Analyses & Assessments

US launches Missile strikes in Syria

On 7 April 2017, the US carried out a missile attack against an air base in Syria in response to a suspected...

Operation Inherent Resolve Analyses & Assessments

Operation Inherent Resolve

Operation Inherent Resolve, the 68-nation mission to destroy ISIS, flew in fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed rebel group,...

Ukraine Depot Explosion  Analyses & Assessments

Ukraine Depot Explosion

On March 23rd, 2017, One of Ukraine’s largest munitions depots containing an estimated ten thousand tons of ammunition, missiles and other military...

Israel carries out air strikes inside Syria Analyses & Assessments

Israel carries out air strikes inside Syria

Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two...

Press brief: future of war fare Op-Eds

Press brief: future of war fare

On 27 Jan 2017, Synergia Forum hosted Air Chief Marshal Fali Major (retd.), PVSM, AVSM, SC, VSM. To an elite audience comprising serving and retired...

Refugee crisis Op-Eds

Refugee crisis

Is the European crisis overshadowing a bigger problem?

Afghanistan opium trade Op-Eds

Afghanistan opium trade

On 23 October 2016, UN Office for Drugs & Crime (UNODC) announced that in 2016, Opium cultivation in Afghanistan had grown 43% over 2015.

The tragedy of Kashmir Op-Eds

The tragedy of Kashmir

India and Pakistan have fought four wars over it, and remain on tenterhooks with their forces deployed along the borders facing each other in...