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India Should Prepare to Deal with the Fallout of Multiple Global Crises

The Russia-Ukraine war, now in its eighth month, shows no sign of ending. It has entered a new phase with Russia annexing the regions of Donbas and Luhansk. Putin has ordered a mobilisation of citizens to get fresh recruits to fight the war. He has g

US Military Assistance Package to Pakistan will have a Direct Bearing on India’s National Security

On 7 September 2022, the US notified the US Congress that it had made a “determination” approving a possible “Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Government of Pakistan of F-16 for sustainment and related equipment for an estimated cost of $450

India at 75: Foreign and Economic Policies and the Road ahead

Since independence India has evolved at a rapid pace and successfully embraced numerous structural changes. Amid the 21st century realities, as India turns 75, its foreign policy and growing economic capabilities lend a sense of optimism about the co

Gorbachev’s Legacy: A Reformer Who Lost the Game

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party and the last president of the Soviet Union, passed away in Moscow on 30 August 2022 at the age of 91. He was no ordinary leader. He was the principal architect of the end of

Financial Stability Board of the G20: Emerging Vulnerabilities to Global Financial Stability

Set up by the G20 in 2009, the Financial Stability board (FSB) is venerable institution with a responsibility to assess the vulnerabilities in the global financial system and suggest measures to deal with them. It coordinates the actions of the centr

India should Make ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam and Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah’ as the Overarching Theme for its G20 Presidency

India will take over the presidency of the G20 from Indonesia in November 2022 for one year. This is a rare opportunity for India to shape G20 agenda and leave a mark. However, that will be a challenging task. Disorder The world is becoming an

Geostrategic Implications of Ukraine Conflict

The Ukraine conflict has been a turning point in both geopolitics and geoeconomics. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF takes a purview on the geostrategic implications of the Ukraine conflict, delving into the global food and energy crisis, impact on car

Ambassador Sati Lambah : A Wise Diplomat

Ambassador Satinder Lambah passed away on 30 June 2022 at the age of 81 after battling cancer for two and a half years. He did not let his fight against the disease temper his optimism and positive outlook to life. As he was doing his round of radio

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