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The Dependency Model: United States and the Gulf

The foregone conclusion of the United States reliance on its allies in the West Asian region is on resurgence. But the alliance network does...

Renewed Instability in the Middle East: Peace Remains Elusive

The Turkish military assault on Northeastern Syria threatens renewed chaos in the Middle East, elevates the risk of a fault-line war in the turbulent...

The Conflict With Kurds: Turkey’s Actions in Syria

Making up 7% to 10% population of Syria, the Kurds have been a highly marginalised community living in the northern part of Syria but...

The Indo-US strategic partnership: Lack of Trust?

The recent warning from the US administration of sanctions under the 2017 CAATSA act against the Indian purchase of S-400 missile defence systems points...

Understanding the Factors Behind the Kashmir Conflict

From 1989 onwards militancy in Kashmir had passed through various phases. It acquired a qualitatively new terrorist character. Having permitted conditions within Kashmir to...

Russia and the Geopolitics of the Kirkuk-Baniyas Pipeline

Today, Russia is trying to play an influential role in Iraqi politics. Its major oil companies have invested in many of Iraq's oil fields...

Middle East and India: A Stormy Relationship

As tensions continue to escalate in the Middle East following the drone strikes on the Saudi oil industry by Houthi rebels, the stakes for...

The Waning Role of Religion in the Middle East’s Tacit Acceptance of India’s Recent...

The noticeably muted response of the Muslim majority Middle East states on India’s recent removal of special autonomous status of the state of Jammu...

India and Africa: Prospects for Sustainable Energy Cooperation

In recent years, energy security has become a major concern for countries across the globe. Energy security is projected to emerge as a major...

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