Centre for Strategic Studies

October 19, 2020

India and Sri Lanka: Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region

The Indian Ocean Region is one of the most strategically important areas for trade, security and diplomacy. When it comes to the economic importance of the Indian Ocean, approximately 30% of world trade is handled in the ports of the […]
October 15, 2020

Caucasus on the Boil: Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict

As the world wrestles with COVID-19, a long dormant conflict in the Caucasus is unfolding having long-term consequences for the region. In the midst of COVID-19 pandemic, which has already taken a heavy toll on all aspects of human life, […]
October 13, 2020

Changing Approach of Major Powers in the South China Sea

The article looks at how a unanimous approach has been evolving among the major powers in  the South China issue and the military operations by the US and its strategic partners can exacerbate tensions beyond the region. At the recent […]
October 8, 2020

Diplomatic Recognition of Israel by UAE and Bahrain: Regional Reactions and India’s Concerns

The recent Abraham Accords signed between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain marked the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and the two GCC states. But clandestine relations between Israel and most of the GCC states have been going on since […]
September 30, 2020

Contours of Changing Political System in India’s Neighbourhood

India’s recent standoff with an aggressive China in the Galwan Valley and the subsequent banning of 59 Chinese apps, and provocations from Pakistan and Nepal indicate a changing regional political system. China has been able to shift its focus towards establishing […]
September 29, 2020

European Powers Knock on UN Doors to Uphold Order at Sea

Are European attitudes towards both China and Taiwan shifting? The article attempts to shed light on this and some of the other aspects in the context of European powers approaching the United Nations over China’s expansive claims in the South […]
September 22, 2020

“India and Sri Lanka: Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region”

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) organised a webinar on “India and Sri Lanka: Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region” on September 17, 2020. The webinar featured Professor Jayadeva Uyangoda, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and Public Policy […]
September 21, 2020

Webinar held on relations between India & Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka government had been able to foster a new strand of Tamil nationalism which advocates for economic and developmental rights as opposed to their political rights, said Sri Lankan political scientist and expert professor Jayadeva Uyangoda. He was […]
September 18, 2020

International Response to China’s Military Buildup and Reclamations in South China Sea

The article discusses how China’s military buildup and reclamations in the South China Sea is leading to the emergence of new coalitions and partnerships and whether the Five Eyes (Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand and the United States) will work […]
September 17, 2020

#CPPRWebinar ‘India and Sri Lanka- Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region’

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a Webinar on the topic ‘India and Sri Lanka- Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region’ on September 17, 2020. The speakers of the webinar were Prof Jayadeva Uyangoda, Emeritus Professor of Political […]
September 15, 2020

Changing political contours in India’s neighborhood | CPPR Global High Tea

In the backdrop of the recent India- China Standoff, this episode of CPPR Global High Tea looks into how the changing political climate and looming China factor is affecting India’s neighborhood relations?
August 26, 2020

Commonalities in Chinese Strategy in South China Sea and Himalayas

China appears to have drawn a leaf from its South China Sea strategy and put it to use in the Himalayas against India. Likewise, there are a few instances of Chinese intentions and operations against India and some of these […]
August 25, 2020

‘India and its Neighbourhood’—17th Edition of CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series

The Centre for Public Policy Research organised its 17th edition of CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series on the topic ‘India and its Neighbourhood’ on August 22, 2020. The Quarterly Lecture Series, initiated in 2012, aims to provide insight into the sphere […]
August 22, 2020

“There is need to de-securitise the strategic narrative in our neighbourhood”, Dr TCA Raghavan

“In the context of the ranging pandemic, our neighbourhood policy must encompass non-security issues like public health, education & infrastructure beyond the traditional ambit of strategic thinking.”, said Dr TCA Raghavan, former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and currently Director-General, […]
August 20, 2020

Advanced Light Helicopter – No Match for Indian Navy?

The author explores the qualitative requirements set by Indian Navy for the procurement of helicopters for deck operation as well as the reasons why Advanced Light helicopter (ALH) manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) is failing to meet the requirement […]