International Relations

Indo-Russia: Strengthening Old Ties

The premiers of India and Russia met and initiated a high level conversation which focused on defence and counter-terrorism. Analysis The news focused on Indo-Russia defence cooperation and steps taken for counter-terrorism. It was also significant because it discussed about the security situation in Afghanistan. There was a strategic dialogue between India and Japan aimed […]

International Relations

INDO-US TECH REACHED STAGNATION?

Gist Co-development of advanced weapons still remains a dream for the 6-year old INDO-US pact under the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI). Analysis The Indo-US pact to produce futuristic weapons and technologies as part of their expanded strategic partnership has failed to deliver any concrete results, as reported. What is DTTI? It is one […]

Internal Security International Relations

China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

Pakistan asserts CPEC as an entirely economic project, denying having a military features in response to US media allegations. In response to the allegations made by the New York Times, Pakistan’s Foreign Office spoke’s person Mohammad Faisal affirmed that CPEC was an economic project between Pakistan and China. NYT alleged that China has devised a […]

Indian Polity International Relations

2+2 Dialogue: COMCASA and Other Takeaways

In the recent  ‘2+2 Dialogue’ concluded in Delhi signed the long pending Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) and set up a hotline between External Affairs Minister and Defense Minister with their American counterparts. It is one of the four foundation agreements which the US signs with its allies. It allows India to procure specialized […]