Centre for Strategic Studies

June 19, 2020

ചൈനയോട് ഇനിയെന്ത്? | ENCOUNTER |24 NEWS

CPPR Senior Fellow Muraleedharan Nair discusses India’s options with China on Encounter in 24 Channel in the light of the recent India China Border Faceoff. This discussion was aired in 24 Channel malayalam news channel on June 16, 2020
June 19, 2020

Galwan Valley Clash—A CloseLook

The pioneering role played by India in checkmating the designs of China, especially in strategic areas, was a major factor for straining the India-China relations. CPPR, Senior Fellow K V Thomas (Former Assistant Director, Intelligence Bureau) writes in Chandrika Daily […]
June 19, 2020

Galwan Valley Clash—A CloseLook

K V Thomas When the whole world has been virtually locked down in the COVID-19 pandemic threat, the armies of China and India were locked in a battle of nerves, in the snowy wilderness of Eastern Ladakh blessed with high […]
June 18, 2020

India, Nepal and China: The Geopolitical Conundrum

The once cordial relationship between India and Nepal—the two neighbouring States—has been damaged after a border defined by a two-century-old treaty has come under dispute. India’s inauguration of a new road linking Dharchula in Uttarakhand with Lipulekh Pass for pilgrims […]
June 11, 2020

Impact of COVID on Refugees across the Globe- Part 2

A large number of refugees seek safety in Europe, but the lack of legal pathways leaves many stranded on unseaworthy boats while using clandestine routes trying to reach Greece, Italy and Spain. Various international organisations have taken up the responsibility […]
June 10, 2020

From Trade to Isolationism: Tracing the Future of Complex Economies

The article focuses on the developing countries, the EU, ASEAN and the Middle East which are facing a dual challenge of COVID-19 and development. The EU also faces a crisis of internal cohesion which is only aggravating. For the emerging […]
June 8, 2020

Changing Power Dynamics of US, China and EU amidst COVID

The COVID pandemic has proved detrimental to the health of the international system as the geopolitical tussle between the US and China shows no signs of abetting and even the EU, the only intact supranational entity, is fumbling in uniting its […]
June 5, 2020

Impact of COVID on Refugees across the Globe – Part 1

No country is spared from the devastating health and economic impacts of COVID-19; among the most affected are the 25.9 million refugees seeking refuge in some of the world’s poorest countries with declining and failing healthcare systems. Though governments are […]
June 5, 2020

India’s Diplomatic Outreach amidst COVID-19

While the world is dealing with COVID-19, India’s diplomatic outreach has been active from emerging as a major pharmaceutical supplier of the world to the provider of humanitarian/disaster relief assistance to countries, which has brought it one step closer to […]
June 2, 2020

China is Back with Disguised Messages

As the face-off between the Indian and Chinese Army troops continues at several places in Ladakh and Sikkim, Senior Fellow Mr Muraleedharan Nair Nair (Former Indian Consul in China) writes in Mathrubhumi that China is likely sending disguised messages to […]
June 1, 2020

Reading International Law in the Context of COVID-19

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth along with the Study Group on International Law and Relations, Ernakulam organised a webinar involving International Law scholars and public policy makers titled “Reading International Law in the context of […]
May 29, 2020

SAARC Response to COVID: A Silver Lining in Regional Cooperation

SAARC, or the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, is an intergovernmental organisation operating as a geopolitical union of the South Asian nations, with the aim of advancing economic and political integration in the region of South Asia. Despite 18 […]
May 27, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on Import and Export of US and China

It is often said that trade makes everyone well off, but what happens when this trade is alleged to be the progenitor of a deadly virus? The IMF had predicted that the COVID-19 pandemic would ensue the worst economic recession […]
May 23, 2020

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May 18, 2020

Indian Migrants in the Gulf: Coping with the Double Blow of Oil Price Collapse and COVID-19

The Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) and the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) jointly organised a webinar on May 14, 2020 on ‘Indian Migrants in the Gulf: Coping with the Double Blow of Oil Price Collapse and COVID-19.’ […]

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