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INDIA-RUSSIA 18th ANNUAL BILATERAL SUMMIT: A NEW VIGOUR WITH A NEW VISION
Ms Chandra Rekha, Associate Fellow, CAPS
14 June 2017:
 Recently, at the 18th annual summit on 31 May to 02 June 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin communicated positive attitude and feelings...read more

THE QATAR CRISIS: POLITICS OF COERCION 
Ms Anu sharma, Research Associate, CAPS
14 June 2017:
West Asia is witnessing a major crisis as a result of Saudi Arabia joining hands with other Arab States (Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Jordan and Libya’s internal government), Maldives and Islamic Republic of Mauritania, to officially sever diplomatic ties with Qatar...read more

ASIA-AFRICA GROWTH CORRIDOR: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIA 
Mr Piyush Ghasiya, Research Associate, CAPS
13 June 2017:
On 25th May 2017, a vision document titled as “Asia Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) Partnership for Sustainable and Innovative Development” was launched at the African Development Bank (AfDB) meeting held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat....read more

PAKISTAN’S APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING TERRORISM
Ms Shreya Talwar, Research Associate, CAPS
10 June 2017:
Pakistan has launched eleven successive military operations targeting terrorist groups within its territory. Despite that, such groups manage to survive and continue attacking. The series of terrorist attacks across Pakistan...read more

INDIA GETS A LEG UP IN HEAVY SATELLITE LAUNCH CAPABILITY
Gp Capt Vivek Kapur, Senior Fellow, CAPS
09 June 2017:
The successful launch of GSLV Mk-III gives India freedom from dependence on other countries for heavy satellite launch. It also opens up potential opportunities for India to gain from the global satellite launch market...read more

HERE’S WHY THE NUCLEAR DEAL BETWEEN JAPAN & INDIA MATTERS
Ms Hina Pandey, Associate Fellow, CAPS
07 June 2017:
On 19 May 2017, the Lower House of the Japanese Parliament,the House of Councilors, approved the civilian nuclear cooperation pact between Japan and India. The endorsement by the Japanese Parliament is a welcome development for India...read more

IRANIAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS AND THE NUCLEAR DEAL 
Wg Cdr Rohit Kaura, Research Fellow, CAPS
05 June 2017:
 While one can interpret President’s Rouhani’s comeback as widespread public support for the deal, Iranians are yet to see many tangible economic benefits. Of course, things are beginning to look up....read more

APPLYING THE JOINT DOCTRINE TO WIN THE AIR DEFENCE WAR
Wg Cdr BS Nijjar, Research Fellow, CAPS
05 June 2017:
On April 22, 2017, the highlight of closing address of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat−after the Biannual Army Commanders’ conference−was an emphasis on the Indian Army’s (IA) modernisation plan....read more

ORGANISATIONAL FRAMEWORK OF INDIA’S CYBER DEFENCE AND RESPONSE
E.Dilipraj and Ramnath Reghunadhan
02 June 2017:
There exists an ambiguity in terms of the effectiveness of the existing cyber defence and response architecture in the country. Therefore, there is a need to visualize an organisational framework...read more

THE IMPACT OF “DE-ESCALATION” ZONES IN SYRIA
Mr Ramnath Reghunadhan, Research Intern, CAPS
29 May 2017:
The Syrian Civil War has entered its seventh year and has accounted for more than 500,000 killed, over 1 million injured and over 12 million Syrians living as refugees or Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)....read more

 

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