Prashant Rastogi

Prashant Rastogi is a PhD Candidate at the Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA), O.P. Jindal Global University and a Senior Risk Analyst with WoRisGo. His research areas focus on digital communication and diplomacy by armed non-state actors, foreign policy of fragile states and populism.

Unravelling the Explosion in Istanbul: Result of PKK’s Terrorism or Erdogan’s Populism?

On Nov. 13, an explosion was heard at the busy Istiklal Avenue in Taksim, Istanbul. Internet disruptions across Turkiye with restrictions on multiple social...

Revolution Upending: Iran, Protests and Its Transactional Gambit

The torture and subsequent killing of Mahsa Amini by Gasht-e-Ershad (moral police) in September 2022 has brought the concern of civil liberties in Iran...

The Perception of India Under Narendra Modi: The National-International Convolution

The national elections in 2014 and 2019 underlined a key feature of the evolving Indian political system -- absolute majority over coalition governments. Bewildered...

The Genesis of Democratic Paternalism in the Current World Order

The term ‘paternalism’ has the involvement of a certain degree of subordination having several explicit and implicit repercussions. Although subordination and repression are supposed...

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...

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...

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