VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-31 October 2022

DEFENCE

The China-Xinjiang-Central Asia Triangle: A Relationship beyond Economics and Religion

Over 50 countries in a joint statement condemned China’s alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang on 31st October, 2022. Yet again, none of the Muslim-majority countries from Central Asia which share both religious and ethnic ties with Xinjiang ....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 03, 2022

Afghanistan
Female Students Above 6th Grade Get Schooling from Kabul Organization: Tolo News
An institution in Kabul is supporting girls' education and providing work opportunities for nearly 2,000 girls above grade sixth in K....

China: Daily Scan, November 3, 2022

China striving to control new COVID outbreaks: Reuters
November 2, 2022
China is striving to control the sudden outbreak of COVID-19 infections in the shortest possible time, the health commission said on Wednesday in its first ....

Global Development Initiative and Global Security Initiative: China’s New Approach to Global Governance

Post-the Belt and Road Initiative, which was a flagship Chinese program launched by President Xi Jinping that amalgamated Chinese geoeconomic and geostrategic initiatives, we have seen two new initiatives being announced in the last two years. In thi....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 01, 2022

Afghanistan
Women Hold Protest for Right to Learn and Work: Tolo News
Following calls to reopen girls' schools above sixth grade and employment for women, a group of women staged a protest in Kabul to express their concerns a....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 02, 2022

Afghanistan
US to act unilaterally against terrorist threats from Afghanistan - Dawn
The United States will continue to act unilaterally to address emergent terrorist threats from Afghanistan, the US State Department has warned.....

China: Daily Scan, November 2, 2022

Chinese vice premier stresses water conservancy, agricultural production: Xinhuanet
November 1, 2022
Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua on Tuesday stressed efforts to boost the construction of water conservancy facilities during t....

‘Tagging’ the Major Powers: US National Security Strategy

The new National Security Strategy of the United States, the first of Biden's administration, outlined the government's intentions for dealing with China, Russia, and its consideration of India, as well as its perceptions towards these countries. It ....

Release and Discussion on Snakes in the Ganga: Breaking India 2.0

On 30 September 2022, VIF organized the release and discussion on Snakes in the Ganga: Breaking India 2.0, a book authored by Shri. Rajiv Malhotra and Shri. Vijaya Viswanathan. Apart from the authors, the panel consisted of Lt. Gen. Ravi Sawhn....

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