War - Analyses & Assessments - Mar 4, 2023
Who Blinks First?
What does the future look like for the Ukrainian-Russian conflict one year on?
Yay or Nay for the New Brexit Agreement?
A new Brexit deal has been agreed upon, but will it survive the test of time?
Does Rising Inequality Threaten Democracy in the World?
Democracy goes on a backfoot when economic survival itself becomes a challenge.
Environment - Analyses & Assessments - Mar 4, 2023
India’s Green Energy Policy-a New Direction?
The commitment to green energy transition in the current budget could be a milestone in India’s climate outlook.
Are Sanctions Effective?
A year of comprehensive sanctions for Russia – have they worked?
Technology - Insights - Mar 1, 2023
FUTURE OF INNOVATION
HEADWINDS & TAILWINDS
A Nord Stream Blast, Whodunnit!
Typically, an ‘expose’ by Seymour Hersh on the Nord Stream pipeline explosion has given grist to rumour mills and strengthened Russian accusations.
Lesser Work Hours-more Productivity
The success of the four-day week experiment in the UK may change the life-work balance forever.
Nigeria: Keeping Democracy Alive
Peter Obi is the new star in the cloudy nightscape of Nigerian politics.
Technology - Analyses & Assessments - Feb 24, 2023
Disruptive Tech & Cyber-attack
Nation-states and malicious cyber actors' use of disruptive technologies has doubled since last year, which is becoming a growing concern at this moment.
World - Analyses & Assessments - Feb 24, 2023
The Mosi-2 Naval Drills
South Africa is currently undertaking joint naval exercises off its Indian Ocean coast with Russia and China code named Mosi-2.
Technology - Analyses & Assessments - Feb 18, 2023
Design Thinking- Worth the Hype?
Once hailed as a revolution in the business, tech and social impact spaces, Design Thinking faces increased criticism.
An Indian 5th Generation Fighter?
Will the operational success of the Tejas spur India to come out with its 5th Generation Fighter in an acceptable time frame?
An Enduring U.S. Middle East Strategy?
As Ukraine continues to occupy centre stage, Washington has realised it cannot allow the Middle East to drift.
Cyber Security - Analyses & Assessments - Feb 18, 2023
Cyber-proofing Space Assets
International collaboration, along with domestic diligence, is imperative to ensure the cybersecurity of space infrastructure in the face of advanced digital threats.
The Musharraf Era: Reflections
The Musharaff legacy continues to stir up a debate in a Pakistan at one of its lowest points in history.
Redefining Drone Warfare?
Technologically lesser endowed nations have disrupted warfighting concepts through homegrown weapons having far-reaching impacts.
Where is the Eurozone Headed?
The pandemic and the war have spared no nation, and the robust European economy is no exception.
Nothing More Than a Hot Balloon-really?
The shooting down of a giant Chinese high-altitude balloon by a top-of-the-line F-35 fighter is symptomatic of the superpowers' deep distrust.
Geopolitics - Analyses & Assessments - Feb 11, 2023
Israel: Leaning Right?
The new Netanyahu administration is anchored on the far right, raising domestic, regional and international concerns.