Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

Issue Brief on “WMO 2023 Report: Climate Crisis Sparks Billions in Losses from Extreme...

Introduction: In a new report unveiled by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), it was revealed that records for greenhouse gas levels, surface temperatures, ocean heat...

Issue Brief on “Regulating Artificial Intelligence: UN Resolution and Beyond”

Artificial intelligence (AI) is all set to revolutionize how militaries operate and conduct future wars. AI is also being incorporated in every facet of...

Issue Brief on “Deciphering Dynamics of BJP and INC Before Indian Lok Sabha Elections...

On March 15, 2024, the Election Commission of India announced the schedule for the next (18th) Lok Sabha elections. The general elections will start...

Issue Brief on “Privatisation of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)”

Background: Established through government’s Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (PIAC) Ordinance on January 10, 1955, by merging with Orient Airways (established 1946), the Pakistan International Airlines...

Issue Brief on “Fueling Progress: The Iran-Pakistan (IP) Gas Pipeline”

On March 13 2024, Pakistan announced the construction on an 80-kilometer (49-mile) segment of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline, also known as the 'Peace Pipeline,'...

Issue Brief on “Global Trends in International Arms Transfer 2023: Implications for Peace and...

In March 2024, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released another significant ‘Fact Sheet’ highlighting a comparative analysis of trends in international arms...

Issue Brief on “Turkiye Egypt Ties: Ending a Decade of Stalemate”

Turkiye-Egypt ties date back to 1925, which have been marked   by  a history of cooperation as well as confrontation which saw an all-time low...

Issue Brief on “Citizenship Amendment Act: India’s Losing Grip on Secularism”

With the Lok Sabha elections in India drawing closer, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s political communication - which is largly focused on anti-Muslim rhetoric...

Issue Brief on “Overview of the 13th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization”

Background: The 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) convened from February 26 to March 2, 2024, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab...

Issue Brief on “Dynamics and Implications of India’s MIRV Development”

On March 11, 2024, India conducted a flight test of the Agni-V missile with Multiple Independently Targetable Reentry Vehicle (MIRV) technology under “Mission Divyastra”...

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