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Category: Policy

Sustaining the Space Environment

Invitation Only Research Event Sustaining the Space Environment 16 Jun 2014 – 09:00 to 10:00 Chatham House, London International Security Department, Cyber and Space Participants Frank Rose, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Space and Defence Policy,...

Russia and the unravelling of economic sanctions

May 30, 2014 The recent additional economic sanction on Russia is yet another severe jolt. But faced with a gripping economic problem, sanctions can just be the incentive that Russia needs to implement structural...

The mirage of peace in Pakistan

May 29, 2014 Sharif’s does not have any manoeuvring space to cut any comprehensive deal with the Taliban. He may not be averse to conceding their demand to shariatise Pakistani structures, yet he can’t...

Daily chart: The rivals

The similarities—and differences—in national military spending Comment Expiry Date: Mon, 2014-06-09 …read more

The new Indian government and parleys with Pakistan

May 28, 2014 While Nawaz Sharif was careful not to publicly bring up the Kashmir issue, it does not necessarily portend any change in policy. It remains to be seen whether Sharif will be...

Reforming Defence Contracting Procedures

May 28, 2014 It may perhaps be useful to examine some features of India’s Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) for streamlining of the capital acquisition process for defence procurement. After all, the DPP may well...

Foreign policy agenda for the new government

May 27, 2014 India has unprecedented opportunity to follow a foreign policy to meet its developmental aspirations and security needs, both of which are complementary. Sustained economic growth is essential for India to follow...

Little Hope for Entry into the SCO

May 26, 2014 The prospects for new states becoming SCO members seem remote. The new clause that requires all heads of the member states to sign the membership document is the main obstacle and...

Syria: A Grand Settlement?

May 26, 2014 It is painfully clear that no serious attempt is being made to resolve the Syrian crisis. There seems to be a certain fatigue in the international community combined with a belief...

Missile defence: Star Wars 2: attack of the drones

UK Only Article: standard article Issue: Europe goes to the polls Fly Title: Missile defence Rubric: Mulling a cheaper, better way to shoot down enemy missiles Main image: 20140517_USP004_0.jpg THE best time to shoot...

North Korea’s Nuclear Games are Riskier Than They Appear

13 May 2014 Heather Williams Research Fellow, International Security While it is tempting to brush off another round of North Korea’s antagonistic rhetoric and military demonstrations, it would be irresponsible to downplay the risks...

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