Friday 4th of December 2020

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an intergovernmental military alliance established by Western countries for defense coordination purposes. It was a product of the cold war, commencing in 1949 when the United States signed the North Atlantic Treaty with 12 countries including Western Europe. In 1955, the Soviet Union and Eastern European countries established the Warsaw Pact as a rival
The possibility of Afghanistan becoming a battleground in the current conflict between Iran and the United States is fraught with serious consequences not only for Afghanistan, but also for the U.S. and Iran, as both countries are involved in what is going on in the war-torn Afghanistan. We are republishing the following article on the issue, written by Sudha Ramachandran: The recent escalation o
On November 11, 2019, the Chawang-Kamson faction of the Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF-Chawang- Kamson) claimed that its defection from the ZUF was to secure better future for Zeliangrong people living in Assam, Manipur and Nagaland. The group broke away from ZUF (on an unspecified date) and signed a Cease Fire Agreement (CFA) with the Government of India (GoI) on October 26, 2019. Raitu Chawang is
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Kalinga Seneviratne
The emphatic win by former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential elections held in Sri Lanka on November 16 could herald in a new era for the strategic

Asia,South Asia,Sri Lanka, Terrorism,Politics
Zainab Akhter
India’s decision to abrogate Article 370 and bifurcate the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories has radically impacted the internal and external po

Asia,South Asia,Pakistan, Security,Terrorism,Politics

Govind Manoharan
During the Independence Day celebrations in 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude from the ramparts of the Red Fort to the people of Balochistan, a v

Asia,South Asia,India,Pakistan, Military Issues,Security,Politics
Dr. V. Suryanarayan
Justice G. R. Swaminathan of the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court delivered a welcome judgment on June 17, 2019 which will have far reaching repercussions on the future

Asia,South Asia,India, Politics

Shebonti Ray Dadwal and Dr. G. Balachandran
Once again, the West Asia – or the Middle East – is on the boil as Washington and Tehran ratchet up the aggression. If President Donald Trump is to be believe

Middle East-North Africa, Energy Security,Nuclear Issues,Security,Politics
Dr. Manoj Kumar Mishra
As SAARC frequently ceased to be a regional platform to foster regional trade and connectivity being a victim to Indo-Pak standoff, India led efforts at launching sub-reg

Asia,India, Security,Terrorism,Politics

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