Monday, 22 October , 2018

India

“Security cooperation” in the Indian Ocean: Does it make sense?

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriiya International conferenceson maritime affairs in the Indian Ocean region have seen a spike in recent times. Sri Lanka has invariably figured in...

The time is ripe for unity

Over 1.5 lakh farm and industrial workers walked together in Delhi on September 5, not because no one thought of it sooner, but because...

Global Ramifications of the Russia – India defence deal 2018

By Vinod Saighal * October 7 2018 For several months prior to the finalising of the defence deal that was signed in New Delhi on 4...

Russia to supply India with 5 S-400 systems, defying Washington sanctions

5 Oct, 2018 A contract for the delivery of five S-400 systems, one of Russia’s most advanced anti-aircraft weapons, has been signed between Moscow and...

Financial Globalization: Should China move in?

By Samir Amin May 2018 The financial facets of globalization Globalization has three facets which consist of : (i) free global trade, (ii) free international capital...

Beijing cancels trade talks with Washington after US sanctions China for...

By Nick Beams 22 September 2018 In a significant escalation of global tensions, the US has imposed sanctions on a Chinese military unit and its...

Sri Lanka in the cross-currents of shifting power alignments in the...

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The Indian Ocean has been the focus of frequent and intense diplomatic activity in the past few years. These interactions have had...

Managing Pakistan’s Bomb: Learning on the job

By Pervez Hoodbhoy, Zia Mian August 17, 2018 On Saturday, Imran Khan will be sworn in as the next prime minister of Pakistan. His has been...

Unprecedented monsoonal floods kill over 370 in southwest India

By Sathish Simon 20 August 2018 More than 370 people have been killed and some two million displaced by flash flooding and landslides caused by...

Amidst Turkish crisis Indian rupee falls to all-time low

By Deepal Jayasekera 18 August 2018 With the ongoing crisis involving Turkish lira, the Indian rupee fell to an all-time low on Tuesday. The Indian...