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FROM PLEDGES TO IMPLEMENTATION

The focus on bringing about a shift to renewable will hopefully shift to the MENA region post COP27

A NUCLEAR-FREE WORLD?

Today, the world is far more remote from the utopian dream of a nuclear-free world than it ever was.

TORY V TORY

Tainted by his ‘COVID parties’, a beleaguered Boris Johnson faced with a rising crescendo of voices baying for his blood with many in his own party joining the cacophony.

GROWING STRONG TOGETHER

After a hesitant beginning, the Indo-Israeli partnership has matured over the past three decades

NPT: UNDER THE SHADOW OF UKRAINE

As the NPT comes up for its five-yearly review soon, the import of the east European conflict in its text and tenor will be interesting to watch.

DRIVING INDIA’S AFGHAN POLICY

As India contemplates reopening its Kabul Embassy, the questions being asked are how it will frame its new policy towards Afghanistan.

PUTTING FOOD BEYOND REACH?

Market forces are raising food prices globally, and India, too, cannot escape the whirlpool.

A DEATH KNELL FOR E-COMMERCE?

A battle royale is expected in the upcoming meeting of the WTO where the fate of the moratorium on customs duties will be examined.

BEYOND JUST FOOD SECURITY

India is majorly contributing to global food security but does the average Indian get nutritious food?

2022- A SPACE ODYSSEY (EXTRAORDINAIRE)

The pride of a future Elon Musk owned Spaceline is ready for the launch.

US -Taiwan: Time for Clarity

President Biden has once again reiterated during his recent visit to Japan that any misadventure in Taiwan by China would call for an immediate American military intervention.

Keeping Food on the Plates

“In most armed conflicts in the 20th and 21st century, conflict actors have used food as a weapon of war and deliberately destroyed food systems with lasting security impact.

Reasons, Solutions, and Lessons

A brewing financial crisis just across India’s open borders in neighbouring Nepal sounds a warning note for the economic stability of the entire South Asian region.

Old Foes, New Beginnings

As Ankara and Riyad reconcile their differences to seek a closer partnership, we may witness a realignment of geopolitical equations in the Middle East.

An Archaic Council

A club of fractious global elites, the UNSC has failed to live up to its vaunted expectations.

Humanitarian Intervention: Can It Be Done Right?

In times of conflict and bloodshed with gross violation of human rights, the normal expectation is that sooner rather than later..

TTP Rebooted

TTP is the fly in the ointment that is souring Pakistan's relations with its Taliban neighbour despite the former's deep investments in bringing the group back to power.

From Neutrality to Belligerence

The Russian Ukrainian conflict has turned the long-established European security architecture on its head, forcing historically neutral nations to rethink their security strategies.

Round One!

The 2022 French presidential election is an interesting show of force between the centrist and the right wing, with the left acting as the king maker.

Losing its Shine

Once fondly called the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, decades of state mismanagement have turned this lovely island nation into an economic basket case.