The Communist Party is putting ideological battles first.
Confrontational political dynamics have proven to be highly resilient, adapting to the pandemic and, in turn, being reinforced by it.
The growing challenges confronting the OSCE are unwelcome reminders that the tools and institutions that underlie multilateral diplomacy have atrophied greatly in recent years.
The new U.S. sanctions will hurt Turkey, but they are also an opportunity to renew U.S.-Turkish relations. President-elect Joe Biden’s arrival will be a chance for both sides to find common ground and salvage a critical relationship.
As President-elect Joe Biden and Antony Blinken, his pick for secretary of state, gear up to operate in the cruel and unforgiving world they’ll inherit, it is worth reminding oneself what makes a great secretary of state, and perhaps why these challenging times may not require a Baker or a Kissinger to do great things.
Despite the Hirak’s few tangible successes, one thing remains sure: there is before and after February 22, 2019.
From a laissez-faire approach, the State is turning to regulation. This is understandable, but has its risks.
Democratic societies, in particular, are in dire need of a frank conversation about the role persuasion plays in them and how technologies are enabling powerful interests to target audiences.
Celebrity WhatsApp texts have been flashed on TV ever since the Sushant Singh Rajput case took over news. Govts do not need backdoor access to it.
The CSCAP Regional Security Outlook brings together expert analysis on critical security issues facing the region and points to policy-relevant alternatives to advance multilateral regional security cooperation. Vijay Gokhale writes on India and the Indo-Pacific on page 20 of this volume.
Why does President Obama—who was deeply engaged in nuclear policy issues throughout his presidency—devote so little to the topic in his memoir?
A new essay collection highlights the negative consequences of the Egyptian military’s heavy involvement in the economy: stunted economic growth, a new ruling class of military officers, and little incentive to enact much-needed reforms.
Security sector reform in post–civil war Syria should go beyond asserting civilian oversight or rebuilding technical capabilities to include a complete reassessment and transformation into a modern and professional defense sector.
The pandemic has taken an incredible toll already. But we will have to adjust to the idea that while some things could go back to normal, others will not and this might not be so bad.
Today’s internet is neither global nor open. More than 40% of the world’s population now lives in countries where internet access is controlled by the authorities.
The United States has not yet landed on a framework for understanding the challenge China poses, or a single phrase or term for organizing its response to that challenge.
The appointment of another Algerian at the head of the organization is a tactical mistake for AQIM.
We need to carefully consider how the DPA can effectively operationalise different aspects of its mandate with the least amount of state capacity.
To expect the RBI to effectively monitor multiple aspects of the banks and other regulated entities is a tall order.
More urgently than before, India needs to consider what exactly it wants out of the fast-changing geopolitics around technology and what its role in the international digital landscape should be.