• India Acts East, Looks West0

    • Blog
    • December 3, 2018

    By P S Suryanarayana     3 December 2018 Synopsis Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Singapore in mid-November 2018 was an exercise in strategic autonomy. He gained time to carve a comfort zone for India in a proposed regional economic pact which will include China. He also signalled closer strategic rapport with the United States.

  • India’s ‘surgical strikes’ in Kashmir: Truth or illusion?0

    • Blog
    • December 2, 2018

    By M Ilyas Khan BBC News, Pakistani-administered Kashmir  23 October 2016 Image copyright AP Image caption India’s army said its forces attacked on 29 September – but gave few details India made headlines in late September after carrying out “surgical strikes” on militants across the de-facto border in disputed Kashmir. Days earlier insurgents had attacked

  • Indian PM meets Saudi Crown Prince0

    • Blog
    • December 1, 2018

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Sultan – in the eye of a storm over the killing of US-based Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi – shortly after reaching the Argentine capital where they are attending the G-20 Summit. Dec 1, 2018 BUENOS AIRES: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Saudi


  • Role of External Actors in Nuclear Politics of South Asia0

    Asma Khalid    29 November, 2018 The strategic landscape of the South Asia is comprised of India and Pakistan’s equation connected with the role of other great powers in region.  Geo-strategic position and introduction of nuclear arsenal has played central role to transform the relations among South Asian states and great powers. The conflicting national

  • Saudi diplomatic offensive seeks to put Khashoggi behind it and thwart Qatar0

    By James M. Dorsey A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr. As Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman tours friendly Arab nations in advance of the Group of 20 (G-20) industrialized nations summit in Argentina, Saudi diplomacy aims to achieve two goals: put the killing of journalist Jamal

  • Private Maritime Security Service providers: Yay or Nay?0

        by Natasha Fernando     28 November 2018 Maritime piracy is a significant threat to safe navigation of the seas.  Due to the rise of Somali piracy, different states entered collaborative defense pacts to mitigate the threat.  Among these inter-governmental coalitions are those of the European Union Naval Force, Operation Ocean Shield, Combined Task Forces

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