Thursday, August 16, 2018
Strategic Affairs

Strategic Affairs

Safe Havens in Pakistan: Terror Tools in the Region

The United States Joint Subcommittee hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee on Pakistan: Friend of Foe in the Fight Against Terrorism? held on July...

India’s non-alignment ship hasn’t sailed yet

Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power, India has developed a distinct maritime outlook in its diplomacy and security policy. For years, there...

The American Presidential Elections and Asia

As I am penning this piece, the presidential nominees of the quadrennial ‘mother of all elections’, the American presidential elections, would be Donald Trump...

Planning an effective Balochistan strategy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s statement about Pakistan’s human rights violations in Balochistan (and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir) is a welcome turning point for India’s Pakistan policy,...

China’s Objections to India’s NSG Participation is Harmful to Global Non-proliferation...

India’s proposed participation in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) has been conditioned to two issues by China. The first concerns India’s refusal to sign...

South China Sea verdict: Now the challenge is to persuade Beijing...

The Permanent Court of Arbitration’s arbitral tribunal in its verdict on the South China Sea issue has decisively held against China’s expansive maritime claims in those...

Radicalised Individual: A New Aspect of Terrorism

The word ‘terrorism’ dates back to the French Revolution of 1789 as the label used by the establishment to describe the conduct of revolutionaries. ...

Philippines, ICJ and the South China Sea Dispute

Amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea, the peace and stability of the region is at stake. The protracted maritime disputes involve China,...

India and Russia — special and privileged strategic partnership

Two important foreign guests visited India over the last fortnight. The first was Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi followed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister...

The journey from jihad to Islamist terrorism

The twin bomb attacks in Brussels mark a new chapter in the unfinished book on the history of Islamist terrorism. To understand the terrorist attacks...

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