IDR Updates

Investigating ISIS involvement behind Crocus City Hall massacre

Investigating ISIS involvement behind Crocus City Hall massacre

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Mar , 2024

March 22 has been a sad day for the Russians as well as nations and individuals with conscience throughout the world as a massive venue namely Crocus City Hall in the city of Krasnogorsk on the...

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The Impact of Sweden’s NATO Membership on European Security

The Impact of Sweden’s NATO Membership on European Security

By: Ravi Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Mar , 2024

The continued expansion of NATO has led to the alliance reaching almost thrice of its original self. Sweden as the latest member to add to the tally, is being seen as a prize catch by Brussels....

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Pakistan’s Afghan refoulement: Phase 2

Pakistan’s Afghan refoulement: Phase 2

By: Aparna Rawal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Mar , 2024

As of 25th March 2024, Pakistan’s preparations have commenced to initiate the second phase of the repatriation of the Afghan refugees. Despite the ambiguity on the precise number of the...

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Powers fomenting Red Sea terror hold naval exercise to “Counter Terror”

Powers fomenting Red Sea terror hold naval exercise to “Counter Terror”

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Mar , 2024

Hindsight The war in the Middle East is escalating. Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023, resulted in Israel’s massive reaction in Gaza Strip. Some say that Israel is overdoing its act....

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The ‘Invisible Ghosts’ who paved the path for allied victory in World...

The ‘Invisible Ghosts’ who paved the path for allied victory in World...

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Mar , 2024

“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are...

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Changing Contours of International Relations: Emerging Challenges and...

Changing Contours of International Relations: Emerging Challenges and...

By: Dr Sudhir Hindwan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Mar , 2024

The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, spreading tentacles of  trans-national terrorism  and predatory assertiveness of Chinese across the globe have created serious problems for...

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China Flexes Muscles in World Oceans: India Must Build Overseas Naval Bases...

China Flexes Muscles in World Oceans: India Must Build Overseas Naval Bases...

By: Rahul Dev | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Mar , 2024

In 1794 CE after the invasion of Corsica, when the port was overtook by the British Navy, the disruption of Europe started. Corsica was the motherland of Napoleon Bonaparte and was the crux of the...

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Continuity and Change in India’s Foreign Policy: Decoding a Decade of PM...

Continuity and Change in India’s Foreign Policy: Decoding a Decade of PM...

By: Kanwal Sibal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Mar , 2024

India’s foreign policy, as of other countries, is determined by certain permanent factors, for instance, its size, resources, geographical location and its neighbourhood. Other factors are its...

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Proposed Reforms for DRDO: Debates and the Way Forward

Proposed Reforms for DRDO: Debates and the Way Forward

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Mar , 2024

  Introduction Economic liberalization came in the defence manufacturing sector in 2001, 10 years after India decided to be a free market economy. The policy mosaic included 100% participation of...

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MIRV Technology – Are we heading towards a MAD world

MIRV Technology – Are we heading towards a MAD world

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Mar , 2024

On 11 March 2024 the Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired an indigenously developed missile with multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle...

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The Question of Sea Security in IR

The Question of Sea Security in IR

By: Dr Sudhir Hindwan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Mar , 2024

The recent induction of MH-60 R Helicopters and deployment of INS Jatayu in the Lakshadweep area by the Indian Navy will strengthen India's maritime prowess in the Indian Ocean Area and enhance...

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Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address

Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Mar , 2024

The recent State of the Union address by the POTUS Joe Biden was a typical pre-election speech, not only because of hishigh-pitched voice denouncing Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and China, but...

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Pakistan Brutality continues in Balochistan

Pakistan Brutality continues in Balochistan

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Mar , 2024

Pakistan, a bankrupt nation may be sending its ministers, officials, diplomats and even prime minister with begging-bowl seeking alms from wealthy nations, its ugly face mostly remains unknown to...

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Political Turmoil in the Aftermath of the 2024 General Elections in Pakistan

Political Turmoil in the Aftermath of the 2024 General Elections in Pakistan

By: Neelapu Shanti | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Mar , 2024

The general elections held in Pakistan on February 08, 2024, were meant to be a pivotal moment for the country's democratic journey. However, the aftermath of the elections had thrown the nation...

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Maldives Archipelago is of much strategic importance to India

Maldives Archipelago is of much strategic importance to India

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Mar , 2024

Muizzu’s antics Traditionally, India-Maldives relations have been cordial. A day after being sworn in as the President of Maldives, Muizzu formally requested India to withdraw her troops...

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Human Security and its Dimensions

Human Security and its Dimensions

By: Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirovic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Mar , 2024

The concept of human security is a controversial approach by a certain group of post-Cold War 1.0 academicians (after 1990) for the purpose of redefining and at the same time making broader the...

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