Emerging Missile Trends to Watch Out For
Manpreet Sethi · 25 Nov, 2022 · #5838 · Commentary · Column
Traditionally, much of the
focus on missiles has been on those capable of delivery of weapons of mass destruction
(WMD). But, new missile trends are emerging. While missile technology is nearly 80 years old,
modern missiles have registered huge...
The Looming Winter of Discontent: Who is Winning the War in Ukraine?
Vice Admiral Vijay Shankar · 26 Oct, 2022 · #5837 · Commentary · Column
Impact and Veracity of Social MediaThe
widespread popularity of social media, despite its loud and frequently boorish
content, has made the study of events that form historical processes a disarrayed
function of the common, rather than the orde...
Russia’s Cyberwar Against Ukraine: The Role of Cyber in Interstate Conflict
Pieter-jan Dockx · 21 Oct, 2022 · #5836 · Commentary
Since the Maidan
Revolution in 2014, Ukraine has been subject to an unprecedented
barrage of cyberattacks. Russian government-linked hackers infiltrated
Ukraine’s electricity infrastructure, interrupting supplies in a
The Impact of Cross-Strait Relations on Local Politics in Taiwan
Kamal Madishetty · 20 Oct, 2022 · #5835 · Commentary
Taiwan is in the eye of a
geopolitical storm, with increased military activity in its neighbourhood,
primarily Chinese. This follows a rare high-level visit of US officials on 2 August, led by
Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of US House of Representa...
Does the US Actually Stand with Taiwan?
Siddharth Anil Nair · 20 Oct, 2022 · #5834 · Commentary
In July 2022, US House of
Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a Congressional delegation (CODEL) of
House Democrats to the Western Pacific. The official itinerary included Malaysia, Singapore, South
Korea, and Japan. On 2 August, the CODEL...
The Legal Ramifications of Political Rhetoric: Genocide in Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
Shivangi Seth · 30 Sep, 2022 · #5833 · Commentary
in the realm of international politics are more loaded than ‘genocide’. Six
months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, evidence of mass killings,
executions, and rape have poured out of the country. These have sparked allegations...
East Asia Compass
Global Upheaval as Opportunity: North Korea Rebuilding Ties with Russia and China
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 30 Sep, 2022 · #5832 · Commentary · Column
The Ukraine crisis, US-China contestation, and COVID-19
pandemic have been challenging for most countries across the
globe as it has led to energy and other supply-related issues, and its
prolongation is seen as problematic by one and all. Howe...
Observing 26 September in the Shadow of Nuclear Risks
Manpreet Sethi · 26 Sep, 2022 · #5831 · Commentary · Column
26 September is observed every year as UN International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear
Weapons. The tradition has continued for nine years since the UN General
Assembly passed Resolution 68/32 as a
follow-up to its high-level meeting ...
What the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Is and Isn’t
Riya Shah · 15 Sep, 2022 · #5830 · Commentary
In May 2022, US President Joe Biden
unveiled the much-awaited Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for
Prosperity (IPEF). Launched on the sidelines of the Quad Summit in Tokyo, Biden
was joined in-person by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ja...
Counterforce Strategies are a Threat to Nuclear Deterrence Stability
Vice Admiral Vijay Shankar · 15 Sep, 2022 · #5829 · Commentary · Column
atomic bombs were crude city-annihilators. Their ability to bring enormous and
horrific civilian destruction was demonstrated by the US in 1945. The two bombs
dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki caused 2,14,000 primary
fatalities to a comb...