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  • Where will the West’s provocations lead?

    Where will the West’s provocations lead?

    Notwithstanding the risk — still remote, but hard to ignore — of a potential nuclear conflagration in Europe, the main Western adversarial focus appears to be on China.

    July 28, 2022
  • Gas problem

    Gas problem

    Inflation is at a record high, fears of a recession are very real, and the euro is at parity with the dollar for the first time in two decades.

    July 21, 2022
  • Reverberations of the Ukraine war in Asia

    Reverberations of the Ukraine war in Asia

    In the years ahead, ratios in combat units would be 75 per cent Agniveers versus 25 per cent seasoned soldiers, implying lack of experienced leadership.

    July 12, 2022
  • Rebalancing required

    Rebalancing required

    The tide in policy circles is slowly but surely turning as more and more votaries of reducing this dependence on America are emerging.

    July 5, 2022
  • Environmental fallout of the Ukraine war

    Environmental fallout of the Ukraine war

    Since the end of World War II in 1945, this is the first time one nation has tried to redraw borders in Europe. Russian preparation for the invasion coincided with the wrapping up of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November 2021.

    June 16, 2022
  • Challenges ahead

    Challenges ahead

    As the Ukraine war grinds into its fourth month, members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have by and large been on the same page in helping Kiev push back against Moscow ~ on the ground and diplomatically.

    June 14, 2022
  • Kurdish question

    Kurdish question

    The second-order effects of the Ukraine war are many, but the one which is among the more significant is how Turkey has leveraged the West’s desire to ramp up its deterrence capabilities by intensifying the crackdown on Kurdish nationalists.

    June 9, 2022
  • When elephants fight, what are we to do?

    When elephants fight, what are we to do?

    There is an African saying – when elephants fight, the grass gets trampled. The weak get hurt every time the powerful fight. They never asked for the conflict in the first place. 

    June 5, 2022
  • US, Russian defence chiefs speak for 1st time since Ukraine war

    US, Russian defence chiefs speak for 1st time since Ukraine war

    US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin and his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu spoke over the phone, marking the first conversation between the two top officials since Moscow began its war against Ukraine on February 24.

    May 14, 2022
  • Putin could use nuclear weapon if he feels Ukraine war being lost

    Putin could use nuclear weapon if he feels Ukraine war being lost

    Russian President Vladimir Putin could view the prospect of defeat in Ukraine as an existential threat to his regime, potentially triggering his resort to using a nuclear weapon, a top US intelligence official has warned, The Guardian reported.

    May 12, 2022
  • Putin preparing for a long war in Ukraine: US intel

    Putin preparing for a long war in Ukraine: US intel

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing for a long war in Ukraine, with even victory in the east potentially not ending the conflict, US intelligence has warned.

    May 11, 2022
  • Zelensky Warns of global food shortage as missiles hit Odesa port

    Zelensky Warns of global food shortage as missiles hit Odesa port

    Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said he discussed preventing "a global food crisis triggered by Russia's aggressive actions"

    May 10, 2022
  • Price hike, inflation and consumption

    Price hike, inflation and consumption

    Among the several factors that are causing the current hike in prices, the Ukraine war stands at the top of the list.

    May 9, 2022
  • India for international cooperation on energy crisis from Ukraine war

    India for international cooperation on energy crisis from Ukraine war

    While welcoming a high-level UN panel's recommendation to exempt the food purchases by the World Food Programme (WFP) from export restrictions, India has called for international cooperation to face the looming energy crisis sparked by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

    May 6, 2022
  • Russian troops desperate to flee Ukraine, reveals intercepted messages

    Russian troops desperate to flee Ukraine, reveals intercepted messages

    In what looks like a quagmire for Russia, Ukraine is proving to be a misadventure as many Russian soldiers on the ground have become weary of the war and want to leave it as soon as possible, some even willing to break their leg or arm in order to return home.

    May 1, 2022
  • Russian forces hit logistics terminal of foreign weapons near Odessa

    Russian forces hit logistics terminal of foreign weapons near Odessa

     Russia's forces have destroyed a logistics terminal at a military airfield near Ukraine's Odessa, where foreign weapons were stored, said the Russian Defence Ministry.

    April 24, 2022
  • India carving out opportunities from challenges amid Ukraine crisis

    India carving out opportunities from challenges amid Ukraine crisis

    Sitharaman said that India is trying to find a market for its exports and provide meaningful assistance to end hunger.

    April 23, 2022