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U.S. 2020 Elections and the Shadow of Russian Cyber Interference

US political circle, investigation agencies, and the private sector are preparing, keeping in view the reports of the possibility of large scale interference in the upcoming 2020 Presidential elections.

The Path to Promote a Solid Development of China-India Relations: People-to-People Exchanges and Mutual Learning among Civilizations

How can China-India relations be defined: as enemies, rivals, or partners? The answer is neither yes nor no. According to the “pan-familism” of  Eastern society and “inclusive universalism” of Cultural tradition, the…

Can Israel’s Special Partnership with India be a Gateway for further Asian Inroads?

The new world order with multipolar tendencies truly counters the idea of a single dominant power. Israel’s pivot to Asia is one of the notable examples of this argument, and India can…

What’s ‘New’ in China’s New National Defence White Paper 2019?

the message of  China’s new defense White Paper is amply clear and New Delhi should read the new White Paper through the prism of safeguarding its own national interests, both regionally and…

Has the American Coal Industry run its Course? Ageing coal plants and “Coal Cost Crossover” from Cleaner Alternatives

Time has not been favorable to the American coal industry. Despite efforts to save the industry by the current Trump administration, the coal industry is phasing out.

Ghosts of the Second World War: Japan- South Korea Trade Dispute and Alliance Politics in the Indo- Pacific

In international relations, the memories of historical animosity seldom fade away, and they keep coming up in the garb of political, military, or economic disputes between the states. Such is the case…

ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific: A New Strategy for Dialogue and Cooperation

ASEAN leaders have initiated “ASEAN Outlook on Indo-Pacific” about a year back which reinforces the ASEAN centered architecture.

Japan’s (Un-clear) Nuclear Energy Policy: An Observation

Japan’s decision to reduce the contribution of nuclear into its energy mix significantly poses questions for its clean energy commitments, more so because Japan has been an active advocate of addressing Climate…

Sino-India Yoga Diplomacy

Yoga will change our life, and connect China and India relationship in the years to come.