Purges in Security Apparatus Indicate Xi Jinping Faces Resistance

The months till the 20th Party Congress scheduled for late next year is fraught with risk for China and its neighbors. It is a...

India’s Opportunity in the Middle East

The Middle East or West Asia is witnessing increased diplomatic activity in recent months with regional leaders, who were squabbling among themselves not too...

Empowering the Yogini Shakti in Every Woman

What is Shakti? Shakti has very much been misunderstood. It is not a mere outer self-assertion, control or power over others. Nor is it...

Implications of Political Dissonance in the Maldives

India’s relationship with the Maldives was slightly ruffled during the regimes of Mohammed Waheed Hassan and Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, however, it has seen...

How US and China balance naval power in East Asia

The US naval dominance in East Asia breeds conflict in the Chinese psyche as they see the South China Sea and the areas nearby...

The Curious Case of Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir

On 11 August 2021, just three days after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided around 56 locations linked to the banned Jama’at-e-Islami in Jammu...

Elections in the so-called Azad Jammu and Kashmir

The issue brief captures the highlights of the elections held in the so-called Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in July 2021. It also lays...