February 22, 2021

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LAC Row: Strategic options, post-Ladakh

The disengagement process in Ladakh is hopefully the concluding scene of another military episode in India-China relations. Political and strategic relationships, especially those involving neighbours with whom we have disputes, are in reality an unending mind game, with the parties...

Is Twitter Being a Big Brother?

This article was first published in Deccan Herald. Views are personal. Some of the most fascinating stories about the internet are buried in boring legal documents that most people will never read. When Twitter banned Donald Trump earlier this year,...

The History of Vaccine Diplomacy

The Beginning, #1 In fields of diplomacy, vaccine diplomacy is a relatively novel subset, structured around using medicines, trained personnel, and scientific knowledge to support and further foreign policy. Of all the forms of diplomacy, this is surely the one...

All Things Policy: Should Google and Facebook Pay for News?

 Australia has come up with a code to make Google and Facebook negotiate with news outlets and pay for content that they host. The tech giants have reacted by threatening to stop their services in Australia. Other countries, including...