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FLIGHT OF CAPITAL?

Will the U.S. Fed’s rate hike accelerate the exit of foreign portfolio investments?

FROM SADDAM TO SADR, WHAT’S NEXT FOR IRAQ?

Iraq’s political crisis reached a crescendo on Sunday with the resignation of its majority bloc. The fate of a nation ranking 20th on the Fragile State index remains uncertain.

AN UNEASY COALITION

The state of Israel is focusing on the evolving nuclear threat from its arch-enemy Iran to seek unity in its deeply polarised society.

FROM PLEDGES TO IMPLEMENTATION

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

AN UNPERTURBED REUNIFICATION

The Russo-Ukrainian conflict will only be a cautionary tale for China, not a crimp in its plans to quash Taiwanese independence

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.

NO, GAS IS NOT GREEN!

As the EU searches for alternatives to replace Russian oil and gas, the opposition to fossil fuels remains high in EU jurisdiction.

JAPAN: VEERING TOWARDS NUCLEAR ENERGY?

Rising energy costs and falling yen may force Japan to review its energy strategy and perhaps rehabilitate the moribund nuclear power generation sector.

A NUCLEAR-FREE WORLD?

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

DOES INDIA NEED THE NSG MEMBERSHIP?

The minister indicated that after overcoming some "political impediments" India could be admitted into the NSG.

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.

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.

2022- A SPACE ODYSSEY (EXTRAORDINAIRE)

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

OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN A CRISIS

Amidst the chaos and destruction of war, there are opportunities lurking for the bold.

STARVED OF OIL?

The EU ban on oil imports from Russia is a ticking bomb for the entire global oil market.

BEYOND JUST FOOD SECURITY

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

BEARISH OR BULLISH?

A fresh slew of sanctions has been imposed on Russia by the West to force Moscow to cease hostilities. But will they succeed?