March 19, 2021

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Northern Sea Route: hopes and challenges

The feasibility of a year-around Arctic transshipment route, a longtime dream of Russia, is still unclear Media reports and commentaries are hailing the Russian LNG (liquefied natural gas) carrier Christophe de Margerie’s latest voyage along the Northern Sea Route as a watershed....

All Things Policy: How Does China Think About Nuclear War?

 A recent report indicates China is doubling the number of its nuclear missile silos. Does this suggest Beijing is moving towards a hair-trigger’s launch-on-warning posture? Suyash Desai, Manoj Kewalramani and Aditya Ramanathan weigh the evidence. Han Kristensen’s article is...

India dives into Quad waters

This article first appeared in Deccan Herald Several strands of strategic vectors may have been generated from the geostrategic moves signified by the first ever summit, albeit virtual, of the Quad leaders, Joe Biden, Narendra Modi, Yoshide Suga and Scott...