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Issue Briefs are 2,500-word long essays that examine various topics and their implications, besides making policy recommendations.
#Special Report 182, April 2016
IPCS Forecast 2016
#Special Report 181, March 2016
Roots of the Syrian Crisis
VP Haran
#Special Report 180, December 2015
Modi in Lahore: Indian and Pakistani Reflections
#Special Report 178, February 2015
Charting Global Transitions
IPCS Annual 2015
#Special Report 167, January 2015
IPCS Forecasts: The Indian Ocean in 2015
Vijay Sakhuja
#Issue Brief 255, July 2014
Deterrence, Second Strike and Credibility: Revisiting India’s Nuclear Strategy Debate
Rajesh Basrur
#Issue Brief 172, September 2011
Defence Reforms and National Security: Managing Threats and Challenges to India
Gurmeet Kanwal
#Issue Brief 162, February 2011
Alternative Strategies towards China: Charting India’s Course for the Next Decade
Jabin T Jacob
#Issue Brief 141, February 2010
Meeting Maritime Challenges: Indian Navy Looks Skywards
Radhakrishna Rao
#Issue Brief 115, September 2009
Arihant: Strengthening India’s Naval Capability
Rajaram Panda
Senior Fellow, IDSA
#Special Report 78, July 2009
Indo-German Relations: Achievements and Challenges in the 21st Century
Marian Gallenkamp
Research Intern, IPCS
#Special Report 76, June 2009
Maritime Issues in South China Sea: A Survey of Literature
Harnit Kang
Research Assistant, Southeast Asia Research Programme (SEARP), IPCS
#Issue Brief 101, May 2009
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Program: Blue water navy on the way
Hayoun Ryou
#Issue Brief 95, March 2009
Maritime Security: Japan Self Defence Force in Somalia Coast
Intern, IPCS
#Issue Brief 46, June 2007
Demilitarisation of the Siachen Conflict Zone: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Gurmeet Kanwal
Senior Fellow Centre for Air Power Studies
#Issue Brief 19, February 2004
T-90S “Bhishma”
Mallika Joseph
Asst Director, IPCS
#Issue Brief 7, May 2003
Preemptive Strike: Will it Secure Indian Interests?
D Suba Chandran
Research Officer, IPCS
#Issue Brief 8, May 2003
Precision Guided Munitions and Reduced Collateral Damage
Prashant Dikshit
Deputy Director, IPCS

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