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Evolving Security Dynamic in West Asia and India’s Challenges

West Asia continues to churn festered by several hot spots including Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Iraq as Arab Spring 2.0 straddles the region forcing socio-economic reforms. The Middle East Process remains defunct as the Israel-Palestine conflict remain....

China: Daily Scan, June 01, 2022

China's Tianjin appoints acting mayor: Xinhuanet
May 31, 2022
Zhang Gong was appointed deputy mayor and acting mayor of north China's Tianjin Municipality on Tuesday. The appointment was made at the 34th session of the Standin....

Turkey's Changing Dynamics with the GCC States

Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow at VIF analyses "Turkey's Changing Dynamics with the GCC states". The speaker identifies Turkey's strategic interests in the Persian Gulf region and the core areas of conflict; elaborates on the reasons for ....

VIF virtual Book discussion on "India–Africa Relations: Changing Horizons" by Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia

The Vivekananda International Foundation organised a book discussion on "India-Africa Relations: Changing Horizons", on March 23, 2022. The event was chaired by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF. Author of the book Ambassador Rajiv Kumar Bhatia d....

Ukraine crisis: The war that is changing relations, rules

Having pushed Ukraine into war, the US does not know how to save it. Having started it, Russia does not know where to end it. Having been pushed into the war, Ukraine does not know how to come out of it. It accuses its adversary Russia saying it is a....

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.....

China: Daily Scan, February 25, 2022

State councilor stresses modern market regulation for high-quality development: Xinhuanet
February 25, 2022
State Councilor Wang Yong has underscored improving the effectiveness of market regulation to further boost market vital....

Current Political Dynamics in Yemen

Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow at VIF analyses the factors for Houthi strikes against the UAE; discusses the impact of the Yemen conflict on Gulf and regional security, and sheds light on the likely endgame in Yemen. ....

West Asia Round Up - November 2021

Abstract :
West Asia, during the month, witnessed enhanced intra regional interactions and efforts for rapprochement. UAE took the lead as its Foreign Minister visited Damascus to upgrade the ties and to bring Syria back into the Arab fol....

West Asia Round Up - October 2021

Abstract: Iran At G20 on October 30 the leaders of France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the US reiterated their commitment to ensure that Iran can never develop nuclear weapons stating "We expressed our dete....

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