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India’s Arctic Policy

The Arctic policy is a nascent step forward in the articulation of India’s Arctic interests since the draft Arctic policy in 2020 and being accorded the observer status in the Arctic Council. However, the release of the policy without an accompanying plan indicates that India’s larger engagement in the Arctic is still at the formative stage.

India’s Nuclear Doctrine

The strategy of deterrence ought always to envisage the possibility of deterrence failing. —Bernard Brodie Recently, Russia raised the alert level for its nuclear forces in response to what it called the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) provocations. This was preceded by the changed...

Ukraine: ​The Anatomy of a Crisis

The origins of the present crisis are located in the history of Ukraine, Russia, and the Soviet Union. The decisive role of the continuous expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the hegemonic designs of the United States in precipitating the crisis is analysed. A possible road to...

Strategic Dissonance in Afghanistan and a Way Forward

The historical background of recent events in Afghanistan is examined, and its relevance to India’s foreign and security policy is analysed.

India’s Energy Policy

Historically, India has been an importer of its energy needs. Only the United States (us) and China consume more energy than India. In addition, it is the consumer with the quickest growth in the world, consuming 813 million tonnes of oil equivalent in 2019 (MOPNG 2021). India’s energy needs are...

Not an Absent Dialogue

The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India edited by Anit Mukherjee, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2020; pp xvii + 313, ₹ 1,100 .
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