February 26, 2021

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Takshashila Blue Paper — A Rare Earths Strategy for India

On the 17th of February 2021, the Takshashila Institution hosted a roundtable with a group of experts from industry, academia, and think tanks to further develop the ideas proposed in our Discussion Document, A Rare Earths Strategy for India.  This Blue...

The PLA Insight: China-India Disengagement; Military Logistics; Training Reforms; The South China Sea; CMC Regulations

Scope: Disengagement at Pangong, 10th Corp Commander-level meeting, diplomacy and military diplomacy, the brink of war, China’s Galwan story, Chinese social media, trade and the future of Sino-Indian relations. Read More

Killing the Slow Brain

This article was originally published in OPEN magazine. The proliferation of social media presents a clear danger to liberal democracy, free markets, political order and, indeed, to human civilisation. The threat is greater and more urgent than that presented by...

All Things Policy: How Did Rome Defeat the Armies of Alexander’s Successors?

Nearly 2,200 years ago, the Greek historian Polybius tried to analyse how Rome’s armies vanquished the world-conquering Hellenistic armies centered on the Macedonian pike-phalanx. In this episode, Aditya Ramanathan and Anirudh Kanisetti use both ancient and modern scholarship to look...