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Amid the tension with China, it is time to unveil the beauty and strength of Taiwan for Indians

Taiwan-China geopolitical tension created a loop for Taiwan in the Indian news headlines. We can further leverage this pinnacle tension period to explore Taiwan. 

IS-KP - Taliban: Puritanical Killings

On August 17, 2022, a suicide attack killed at least 21 civilians, including a prominent Sufi cleric Mullah Amir Mohammad Kabuli, and injured at least 27, in the Siddiquiya Mosque located in the Kher Khanna neighborhood in Police District (PD) 17 of Kabul city. No group has claimed responsibility, but the role of the Islamic State-Khorasan Province (IS-KP) is strongly suspected.

Odisha: Red Irritant

Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management

The Growth of Vietnamese Capital Market And Need For SSC Surveillance

The Vietnamese capital market has come a long way since the trade of its first stock at the Ho Chi Min (HCM) Stock Trading Centre on 28th July 2000. Although capital market trade in Vietnam started in 2000 and was low until 2008-09, it rose post the global financial crisis of 2008-09, when Vietnam decided to participate in the World Trade Organisation.

Somali army kills 12 al-Shabab militants

Mogadishu/UNI/Xinhua: Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 12 al-Shabab terrorists during security operations conducted in several locations in the past 24 hours in the Hiraan region, central part of the country.  

Dangerous Concessions

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has declared an indefinite ceasefire. A TTP statement issued on June 2 reads,

Resurgence of Suicide Attacks

On May 30, 2022, two soldiers and as many children sustained injuries when a suicide bomber struck a vehicle of the Security Forces (SFs) parked at a checkpost in the Dosali area of the Razmak subdivision in the North Waziristan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

TTP: Desperate Negotiations

On May 23, 2022, two soldiers were killed when terrorists attacked Security Forces (SFs) in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

Will Taiwan's New Southbound Policy think tank bring it closer to India?

To bridge the knowledge gap between Taiwan and India, Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF), Taiwan’s pilot New Southbound Policy think tank, works closely with Indian think tanks. What have they achieved? A CommonWealth Magazine report by Sana Hashmi and Alan H. Yang

Cycles of Vengeance

On May 5, unidentified gunmen killed two former Afghan National Army soldiers, a father and his son, in the Dehrawood District of Urozgan Province.

West Bengal: Brewing Menace

On April 26, 2022, senior officials of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (UMHA) have warned the Police about possible Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) activities in West Bengal, along with its neighbouring States of Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha. During a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eastern Zonal Council that took place at the West Bengal State secretariat of Nabanna under the Shibpur Police Station limits of Howrah District, West Bengal, on April 26, an alert was issued by senior officials of the UMHA that the following 15 days would be extremely crucial for these four States, as there were central intelligence inputs of resurgent Maoist activities in the region. 

Divisive Dangers

Research Fellow, Institute for Conflict Management

The War in Ukraine, and Some Disturbing Questions

No matter who wins, the proxy war between the US led western powers and Russia’s Vladimir Putin is going to change the world order in unexpected and startling ways, writes Ramananda Sengupta

Midst of escalating financial and petroleum crises, India launches a rescue effort on Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka's economic crisis deepened, political instability erupted in the form of large-scale protests. Sri Lankans were irked by the government's mismanagement of financial affairs,corruption and bad judgment on initiatives that backfired, leaving the country impoverished - mostly in terms of lacking foreign exchange reserves.

Arunachal Pradesh: Enduring Challenges

On March 20, 2022, two militants of the Isak Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) were killed and another one was injured in an encounter with the Security Forces (SFs) at Old Kolagaon area near Khonsa in the Tirap District. Following the gunfight, one militant was arrested and arms and ammunition, including one AK 56 rifle with a magazine, one Carbine, one Pistol, a large stockpile of ammunition and other materials were recovered from the site.