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Defence Exports Could Address the Gaps in India’s Foreign Engagements

India is set to export indigenous Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launchers (MBRL) to Armenia. The cost of this deal is estimated to be $250 million....

The Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria Kick Starts With a Swanky Ceremony in Sofia

This weekend’s opening ceremony in Sofia of a gas pipeline of geostrategic importance will surely irk Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria...

How Nord Stream Pipelines Helped Russia in Invading Ukraine

On the afternoon of Sept 26, the operators of the Nord Stream pipeline noticed a significant fall in pressure in the pipelines. Norway and...

Pelosi’s Diplomatic Ventures to Salvage Democrats in the Midterm Polls

Why Nancy Pelosi, the US House Speaker, has embarked upon a series of jetting into hotspots one after another – Kyiv, Taipei and now...

Biden’s Plan for the Pacific Island Countries Falls Through

President Joe Biden's Summit of Pacific Island Countries taking place at the White House this week is showing cracks before talks have even started...

Why is the Aid Community Optimistic About the Bangladesh Economy?

Bangladesh is a development success story in South Asia, and the World Bank is proud of being a partner in the country’s development journey...

The EU Needs to Stand up to Iran

Mahsa Amini was not a dissident nor a protester, just a 22-year-old girl on a day trip to Tehran with her brother. She was...

Beijing’s Scramble for Soft Power Resurrection

China's media sway and influence-seeking drive throughout the world have been gaining intensity and scope, as underlined by the recent report from Freedom House....

The Belligerence of Myanmar: How Should We Hold It Accountable?

The mounting bellicosity of Myanmar has heightened tensions in the South and Southeast Asian Region. In particular, its recent provocative military acts on the...

The Land of The Rising Militarism

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, in its budget request for fiscal year 2023, expects to double its defence spending over five years from the...

Heirs of the Sultan of Sulu and North Borneo v. Malaysia – Explaining the controversial Ad-hoc Arbitration Case

On Feb. 28, 2022, the arbitrator, Dr. Gonzalo Stampa, notified Malaysia to pay the heirs of the Sultan of Sulu and North Borneo $14.92...

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Granules & Geopolitics: Conflicts over Sand

Sand, the most abundant of all minerals, is present...

Defence Exports Could Address the Gaps in India’s Foreign Engagements

India is set to export indigenous Pinaka multi-barrel rocket...

UN Working Group on Disappearance Should Rethink Data Collection Method to Avoid Unwanted Mistakes

On Sept. 21, the United Nations Working Group on...

The Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria Kick Starts With a Swanky Ceremony in Sofia

This weekend’s opening ceremony in Sofia of a gas...

How Nord Stream Pipelines Helped Russia in Invading Ukraine

On the afternoon of Sept 26, the operators of...