May 2, 2017

H-1B Visa restrictions and fallout

Substantial changes are being made to the existing US immigration framework. A key reason for this being a wave of nationalist and protectionist sentiments that has swept over the very proponents of liberalisation. President Trump’s electioneering rhetoric was around the […]
February 16, 2017

India’s Defence Budget: Advance or Retreat?

The hyped Union Budget 2017–18 is being adjudged as a delicate balancing act of the Central Government. Focusing on foundational requisites like poverty alleviation, infrastructure and rural employment, the Government has been successful in conveying how and why a disruptive […]
January 31, 2017

What can the Defence Sector expect from 2017-18 Union Budget

The Union Budget 2017–18 that comes in the wake of the demonetisation drive will be keenly watched in the country. Amidst speculations of being a budget with extrasops, defence, a crucial sector that was inconsequential in the previous budget,can do […]
January 21, 2017

US Presidential Election 2016- A New Approach to the White House

This is a primer about the 2016 U.S Presidential election campaign. It chronicles the major electioneering trends of the 2016 U.S Presidential election campaign along with the key domestic and foreign policy concerns. Click the image blow to read the […]
January 20, 2017

Accession of Trump to Presidency & Indian prospects; Mangalam, January 20, 2017

Vinny Davis’s (Managing Assoicate, CPPR-Centre for Strategic Studies) observations on Trump’s Presidency and Indian Foreign Policy Prospects published on January 20, 2017 in the Mangalam daily.
January 10, 2017

Will Trump Change the US Policy of Climate Change?

US President-elect Donald Trump’s stand on climate and energy policies is expected to open up new debates on outgoing President Barack Obama’s ambitious climate change programmes. The euphoria post the Paris agreement is giving way to scepticism with the US, […]
December 7, 2016

Educational Policy in U.S- Tasks before the New Administration

By Vinny Davis Upon analysing the voting behaviour in the 2016 U.S.Presidential Election, one cannot help noticing how whites without a college degree (who constituted about one-third of the electorate) thronged in support of Donald Trump. 67 per cent of the […]
November 14, 2016

CPPR Experts analyses Why Donald Trump Won!!

CPPR Experts Prof K.C Abraham KC , Academic Director and Vinny Davis, Managing Associate, CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies analyses the major trends in 2016 US Election. They discussed the key factors that helped Donald Trump win his Presidential bid, […]
October 26, 2016

“Obama’s Foreign Policy”: A talk by Vinny Davis, Managing Associate, CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies

As the 2016 US Presidential Election campaign heads into its final weeks, CPPR took this opportunity to engage the student community in Kochi. Vinny Davis, Managing Associate, CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies delivered a lecture on Obama’s foreign policy […]
September 30, 2016

Surgical strike along LOC: Is it the right way to strike back

Vinny Davis, Managing Associate, CPPR-Centre for Strategic Studies expresses her view point about India’s surgical strike along LOC.
September 1, 2016

Legacy of Obama’s Foreign Policy in the Middle East

By Vinny Davis* As the second innings of Barack Obama draws to a close,the American foreign policy is facing a critical test of legitimacy. The belief in US exceptionalism– American indispensability for ensuring stability of its trusted allies and its […]
July 15, 2016
Brexit

BREXIT – A Climate of Political Uncertainties

By Vinny Davis* The referendum in Britain to exit from the European Union revealed how an extended caveat of global warming – Syrian refugee crisis has indebted to the death knell for European Union’s stability as a united bloc. The […]
June 1, 2016

India –Iran Camaraderie

By Vinny Davis Indian foreign diplomacy is leaving no stone unturned in the turbulent Middle East. The bilateral treaties forged and the visits by India to the Arab kingdoms (U.A.E, Saudi Arabia) were charting a novel picture about the increasing […]
September 22, 2015

Japan: A Pacifist Embrace of  Militarism- Or was it the other way round?

By Ms Vinny Davis* Collective Security dictum of “all for one and one for all” rationale for global peacekeeping missions will now be applicable to Japan. The significant changes in the pacifist constitution of Japan to make its defence forces […]