World - Analyses & Assessments - Nov 22, 2021
Is the Evergrande crisis only a symptom of China’s larger debt crisis which may ultimately puncture its growth prospects?
Environment - Analyses & Assessments - Nov 6, 2021
While the pledge to end deforestation is a positive move, it is crucial to establish a mechanism that ensures accountability and balances developmental concerns.
World - Analyses & Assessments - Nov 6, 2021
Singapore has passed a new law that limits foreign interference in domestic affairs, which could potentially impede neutral press operations.
Business - Analyses & Assessments - Nov 6, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the failure of ‘just-in-time’ production models, which are prone to supply chain disruptions.
Technology - Analyses & Assessments - Nov 6, 2021
As NFTs and cryptocurrencies usher in a new decentralised world of finance, issues of ownership, authenticity and integrity will naturally gain importance.
General Interest - Analyses & Assessments - Nov 6, 2021
Along with farm productivity, diet diversity and prevention of nutritional deficiencies are key factors in bolstering food security within India.
With a resurgence of the much-dreaded Havana syndrome among U.S. embassy officials, there are competing theories about its origins.
Environment - Analyses & Assessments - Oct 22, 2021
A deluge of information on climate change has triggered a sense of anxiety and impending doom, especially among the young and the marginalised.
Geopolitics - Analyses & Assessments - Oct 22, 2021
In the backdrop of the Tishreem movement, Iraqi voters have taken to the polling booths, hoping to usher in a new dawn for the fledgling democracy.
The recent demise of Dr. AQ Khan, the father of the Pakistani nuclear bomb, will hopefully put to rest the controversies that he courted in his lifetime.
War - Analyses & Assessments - Oct 22, 2021
China's hypersonic glide weapon can reportedly penetrate missile defence systems, representing a critical escalation in nuclear strike capabilities.
Geopolitics - Analyses & Assessments - Oct 17, 2021
India can ill-afford to ignore the state of affairs in Afghanistan, which is a pivotal part of the country’s immediate neighbourhood.
As automotive companies seek to bounce back from the disruptions in semiconductor supply chains, it is important to recognise that microcontrollers are not a ‘just-in-time’ industry.
As the government contemplates a ban on VPNs, it is important to not reduce the debate to a trade-off between privacy and national security interests.
Asia is buffeted by a wave of security challenges, which makes it imperative for India to be at the forefront of a global concert of nations that ensure lasting stability.
Increased aerial provocations by the PLAAF within Taiwan’s Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ), while avoiding actual intrusion of its airspace, is being taken as a bellwether for its ultimate…
Elections - Analyses & Assessments - Oct 17, 2021
The 2021 German elections usher in a new post-Merkel era, breaking the power status quo and giving rise to a coalition that could potentially create a new liberal consensus.
Reinforcing their military bonds tempered over the heat of many conflicts, the U.S., UK and Australia have come together to confront emerging threats.
While the QUAD’s efforts to align technical standard-setting is praiseworthy, it is not without its challenges.