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#5450, 16 March 2018
China-India Relations: What is the Role of Third Parties?
Dr Siwei Liu argues that outside players complicate the already unstable bilateral relationship
#5446, 12 March 2018
The Strategist
Quad: The Making of a Robust Entente?

Vice Admiral (Retd) Vijay Shankar argues that only a system based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations can confront Chinese ambitions in the Indo-Pacific
#5435, 19 February 2018
Goldfein's Visit and IAF-USAF Affiliation
Gp Capt (Retd) Murli Menon comments on the opportunities for India's strategic enhancement
#5429, 7 February 2018
Sushma Swaraj in Nepal: Reinvigorating Bilateral Relations?
Dr Pramod Jaiswal analyses Indian External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj's recent visit to Nepal and sheds light on responses to the visit in Nepal
#5427, 25 January 2018
IPCS Discussion
China-India Rivalry in the Globalisation Era

Report of the discussion on ‘China-India Rivalry in the Globalisation Era’ held on 20 January 2017
#5420, 12 January 2018
Can India Complement and Gain from China’s Belt And Road Initiative?
Sreejith S Nair assesses the opportunities and challenges posed by the Chinese initiative
#5416, 5 January 2018
Indian Foreign Policy and the Hafiz Saeed Problem
Abhijit Iyer-Mitra weighs in on the implications of Walid Abu Ali's presence at a Hafiz Saeed rally in Pakistan
#5414, 2 January 2018
Doklam and the India-US Strategic Relationship
Pieter Jan-Dockx considers the arguments that seek to explain the US' failure to explicitly support India during the military standoff
#5412, 29 December 2017
Maritime Matters
India and Blue Economy in the Bay of Bengal

Dr Vijay Sakhuja argues for the pooling of national resources to augment regional cooperation among the littorals
#5409, 20 December 2017
Strategic Space
India-EU Partnership for Non-Proliferation: Challenges and Opportunities

Dr Manpreet Sethi on why there is renewed opportunity to bridge the bilateral estrangement on nuclear non-proliferation
#5408, 12 December 2017
IPCS Series on Evolving Discourses of Security in International Politics
Ceasefire Violations in Jammu & Kashmir: A Line on Fire

Report of the discussion on ‘Ceasefire Violations in Jammu & Kashmir: A Line on Fire’ held on 1 December 2017
#5407, 11 December 2017
Nepal Elections: Reading the Results
Dr Pramod Jaiswal assesses the results of Nepal's recently held provincial and federal elections and the potential near and long-term implications for Nepal and India 
#5403, 4 December 2017
IPCS Series on Evolving Discourses of Security in International Politics
Investigating Crises in South Asia

Report of the discussion on Investigating Crises in South Asia held on 24 November 2017

#5401, 1 December 2017
IPCS Discussion
How the BJP Wins: Inside India’s Greatest Election Machine

Report of a discussion of Prashant Jha’s latest book: ‘How the BJP Wins: Inside India’s Greatest Election Machine’, held on 24 November 2017. 
#5400, 28 November 2017
COP-23 Climate Negotiations: Politics Over Just Commitments
Garima Maheshwari analyses the unfolding developments at COP-23 and their implications for global climate change related policymaking
#5398, 27 November 2017
The R4+S Approach for Afghanistan
Rajat Ahlawat analyses the US' R4+S strategy for Afghanistan and argues that this strategy is largely old wine in a new bottle and that it will be marred by several complexities 
The History and Evolution of the Persian Language
9 March 2018 , 1500-1600 hrs

2018 Nuclear Posture Review
6 March 2018 , 1500-1630 hrs

Myanmar turns to pop-up power stations
BBC News, 19 December 2014
Nestled on a bed of gravel, an hour's drive from Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is the country's newest power station.

[Editorial] Employment war arising
The Korea Times, 19 December 2014
Employment rates have a critical impact on economic conditions and the growth of each nation and therefore determine social stability in the present and the future.

Moving backward
The Korea Times, 19 December 2014
I had lunch with Srirak Plipat, Asia-Pacific director of Transparency International (TI), in Seoul on Nov. 21. He came to Korea as part of an Asian visit before the anticorruption watchdog released its Corruption Perception Index (CPI) on Dec. 3.

The North Korea model for consumer complaints
ABC News, 19 December 2014
Don't like something? Just threaten retribution until it goes away. After all, it worked for some North Korean cyber-terrorists who didn't want Hollywood comedy The Interview to be released, writes Ben Pobjie.

After a ragged year, where to for Abbott?
ABC News, 19 December 2014
Since the budget the Government has lost a mountain of political capital for little or no gain. So as it ends 2014, what does it need to do in 2015? Tony Abbott's former adviser Terry Barnes writes.

Issue Briefs, Special Reports, Research Papers
Three Years of the Modi Government
Special Report 191
REXIT Impact: Flipping the Coin
Prerana Priyadarshi
Issue Brief 263
Advancing India's relationship with Japan and South Korea: Quest for Middle Power Cooperation
Prakash Panneerselvam
Issue Brief 262
Election Analysis: Battle for the States
Special Report 183
IPCS Forecast 2016
Special Report 182
State Support to Insurgents in Other States:Resolution or Worsening of Conflict?
Harish Venugopalan
Issue Brief 261
Roots of the Syrian Crisis
VP Haran
Special Report 181
Modi in Lahore: Indian and Pakistani Reflections
Special Report 180
Reviving the Dialogue with Pakistan: A New Agenda for India
D Suba Chandran
Issue Brief 258
Charting Global Transitions
IPCS Annual 2015
Special Report 178
IPCS Forecasts: East Asia in 2015
Sandip Kumar Mishra
Special Report 175
IPCS Forecasts: West Asia in 2015
Ranjit Gupta
Special Report 168
IPCS Forecasts: The Indian Ocean in 2015
Vijay Sakhuja
Special Report 167
Radical Islam and Democracy: Indian and Southeast Asian Experiences
D. Suba Chandran and Sonali Huria (Eds.)
New Delhi: KAS Publication Series No.25, 2009
Book reviews
Divya Srivastava reviews
Recasting Indo-Us Relations

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