Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

Issue Brief on “China-Japan: Towards Normalisation”

The diplomatic ties between China and Japan, the two powerful economic nations in East Asia, have recently began moving towards a positive diplomatic trajectory...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan-Russia Military Drills – A New Equation to Counter Terrorism”

On September 25, 2017, the Pakistani and Russian Special Forces joined hands for a Joint Military exercise in Minralney Vody, Russia. Code-named DRUBZA-2017, the joint...

Issue Brief on “New UNHCR Report: Refugee Education in Crisis”

The plight of refugees in any part of the world hardly comes as a surprise, with health and education being the primary areas of...

Issue Brief on “On Campus Extremists”

The failed attempt to kill an important MQM leader in Karachi on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, September 2, 2017, attracted much media attention partly...

Issue Brief on “The Rohingya Crisis: History and Politics”

The recent events in Myanmar’s south western province of Rakhine have drawn considerable global and local attention. Dubbed as “clearance operations” by the Myanmar’s...

Issue Brief on “President Ghani’s Speech at the UNGA: Need to Move Beyond the...

Addressing the 72nd session of UN General Assembly, Afghan  President Ashraf   Ghani   welcomed President Donald Trump's recently announced strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia, ...

Issue Brief on “Brexit: May’s Stance on Future EU-UK Relations in post Brexit Scenario”

Even as negotiations between Britain and the EU continue over Brexit, much still needs to be settled, or as officials in Brussels put it...

Issue Brief on “1st EU CYBRID 2017”

EU Defence Ministers assembled in Tallinn, Estonia on September 7-8, 2017 for first ever strategic table-top cyber defence exercise “EU CYBRID 2017” – a...

Issue Brief on “US Defence Secretary’s Visit to India”

In his first two-day official visit to India from September 25-27, 2017, US Defence Secretary James Mattis met with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra...

Issue Brief on “Growing India-Belarus Cooperation”

The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko arrived in India on a two-day visit from September 11-12, 2017.  The invitation for this visit was extended...

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