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Is India Moving in the Direction to Have A Strategic Culture as Understood in the West?

Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948), known for his contribution to turning mass mobilization against British imperial rule into non-violent movements for Indian independence, also used...

India’s Quest for Major Power Status: Challenges and Opportunities

T.V. Paul (2024). The Unfinished Quest: India’s Search for Major Power Status from Nehru to Modi. New York. Oxford University Press.  In the realm of...

Pakistan’s Security Challenges

National security doctrines evolve gradually, shaped by institutional factors unless disrupted by drastic events. For example, the war in Ukraine has dramatically altered global...

Lack of Strategic Reserve Leaves India Dry in a Slumping Crude Oil Market

Since the beginning of the year 2020, the global crude oil market has entered an unchartered territory that has been unprecedented, unpredictable, and uncertain...

Civil War Returns: Revenge and Score Settling in Afghanistan, Part 4

In this fourth analysis among a seven-part study on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines...

An Unviable State: A Broken Afghan Edifice, Part 3

In this third article among a seven-part discussion on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines...

U.S.-Taliban Peace Deal: Beneficiaries and Spoilers, Part 2

In this second piece of the seven-part study on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines...

India’s COVID-19 Crisis: Time for a National Unity Government?

With its reported COVID-19 cases crossing 17500, India is now bracing itself for hard times. Although India’s drastic measure of an extended nation-wide lockdown...

Adieu Afghanistan, Au Revoir? A Distant and Difficult U.S. Goodbye, Part 1

In this first article among a seven-part discussion on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines...

The Simla Agreement: Is It Still Relevant Today?

Almost eight months after annexing Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian government issued “Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Order 2020,” leading to state-sponsored demographic change. The...

Bengal: The Pivot for Act East Policy

It has been more than half a decade since Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Act East Policy which marginally has proven to be...

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NATO’s Uncertain Future: Navigating the Challenges in a Changing Global Landscape

As The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) observes its...

Is India Moving in the Direction to Have A Strategic Culture as Understood in the West?

Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948), known for his contribution to...

India’s Quest for Major Power Status: Challenges and Opportunities

T.V. Paul (2024). The Unfinished Quest: India’s Search for...

Why Comprehensively Furthering Reform Vital for Chinese Modernization

The third plenary session of the 20th Central Committee...