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The Role of the Blue Water Navy in Russian Diplomacy

July 28th marked Russia's Naval Day, one of the series of military holidays celebrated in the country. The highlight of this year's festivities was...

Addressing the Ideological foundation of Extremist Groups like Daesh

To understand the ideological foundations of religious extremism, one has to track-down influential personalities in history. Whose works had either been manipulated or have...

Can Kra Canal Construction Change Balance of Power in the Indian Ocean?

For 330 years visionaries have dreamt of this geopolitical fantasy that is now showing signs of shaping up. It is still a decade away...

Iran and the West: India Caught in the Crossfire

As tensions between Iran and the West continue to escalate in West Asia, India finds itself caught in the crossfire and its energy and...

The Sino-Japanese Security Paradox: Why Security Tensions Will Remain Despite Cooperation

The Asia-Pacific region is the world’s most dynamic center of economic activity, and a growingly unrestrainable political behemoth. This economic and political significance is...

Resolving Afghan Crisis

It is official now. An attempt is in operation to resolve the eighteen-year long war in Afghanistan to the utter satisfaction of the warring...

A Step in the Right Direction for Peace in Afghanistan

On July 7th and 8th of 2019 a broad delegation of representatives from Afghan society partook in an Intra-Afghan dialogue session with the militant group, the...

Where the Afghan Peace Process Is Going?

In Doha, Qatar, a meeting co-hosted by German and Qatari officials brought together diverse factions interested in achieving lasting Afghan peace. Sixteen Taliban and...

Middle Eastern Conflict Scenarios: How Wars Between Iran and the US, Israel and Saudi...

With the military defeat of the Islamic State and the al-Assad regime’s grim victory in Syria’s civil war, there has been much speculation about...

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