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The Impact of Russia-Ukraine Crisis on the West Asian Region

Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow at VIF evaluates the impact of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict on the West Asian region.....

Iran Nuclear Deal amidst the Ukrainian Crisis- A Diplomatic Quandary for the US

The eighth round of talks on Iran nuclear deal between Iran and the P5 plus1 countries has been on in Vienna since 27th December last year. Shuttling between the Iranian camp and the US, the delegates of other P5 plus1 countries have been trying to p....

VIF-RIAC-IPIS Trilateral on the Developments in Afghanistan and their Regional Implications

The VIF, in collaboration with the Russian Institute of International Affairs (RIAC), Russia and the Institute of Political and International Studies (IPIS), Iran organised a webinar on the "Developments in Afghanistan and their Regional Implications....

China: Daily Scan, January 19, 2022

Xi stresses further promoting full, strict Party governance: Xinhunaet
January 18, 2022
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Tuesday stressed rigorous and unswerving efforts in fur....

West Asia: Review of 2021 and Preview of 2022

Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow at VIF briefs about the upcoming trends in West Asia in 2022; discusses the reasons for reconciliatory atmosphere; identifies the conflict faultlines, and talks about the possible areas of cooperation for In....

China: Daily Scan, January 12, 2022

Xi stresses better understanding, use of CPC's centenary historical experience: Xinhuanet
January 11, 2022
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Tuesday called for efforts to ....

The Last Two Gulf Summits- Looking at New Horizons

Addressing the Shura Council King Salman of Saudi Arabia last week reiterated his concern about the Iranian government’s policy which is destabilizing regional security and stability, including building, and backing sectarian armed militias and pro....

Elections in Iraq- Uncomfortable Outcome

Democracy’s downside is the prevailing dissatisfaction among those who lose an election. But then they have a hope that next time round they have a chance. Democracy is a state of mind, and the mindsets do take time to change. But democratic practi....

Evolving Situation in Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects for India-Tajikistan Cooperation

The Setting
The events in Afghanistan have come full circle since 18 October, 2001 when the US Special Forces were inserted from across the Central Asian borders. Whilst it might appear as history repeating itself, the circumstances have ....

Impact of Developments in Afghanistan on India: A Report

(Given below is a report on Brainstorming Session held on 13 September 2021 at the VIF attended by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Lt. Gen Ravi Sawhney, Amb. Gautam Mukhopadhyay, Mr. Tilak Devasher, Dr.Srikanth Kondapalli, Lt. Gen. Rakesh Sharma, Mr. Satish Cha....

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