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Middle Powers Can Shape a New Security Framework

Indo-Pacific countries need to forge their own geostrategic regimes amidst an intensifying China-US rivalry.

Notes from Arakan III: Of Those on the Margins

For those in Rakhine who don't have the luxury of moving to bigger, safer cities, the monasteries and IDP camps in the state remain the only rays of hope.

Notes from Arakan II: Of Humanitarian Monks and Congruent Cultures

As the conflict continues to displace hundreds in Myanmar's Rakhine State, monasteries have opened their doors to those fleeing.

Notes from Arakan I: Of Double Names, Refugee Camps and Loaded Histories

Khin Zaw Win recalls his recent journey to Myanmar's westernmost state ravaged by a twin crisis of armed conflict and a raging pandemic.

Mali’s Predictable Coup Leaves an Unclear Path To Civilian Rule

An interview with Bruce Whitehouse from Lehigh University, who has carried out studies on coups and violent extremism in Mali.

An Italian Holocaust Survivor’s Account Shows the Human Costs of Silence

Piera Sonnino's account of surviving Nazi horrors gives a glimpse into what happens when the majority remains silent in the face of facist violence.

As Iran Drops India from Rail Link Project, New Delhi-Tehran Relations Face Fresh Headwinds

Last month, Iran dropped India from the Chabahar-Zahedan rail link project, leaving New Delhi in a lurch during a difficult time.

India’s Response to an Assertive China Must Move Beyond Boycotts and Chest-Thumping

High-decibel action won't work in the long run. India must invest in building a robust economy to outsmart China.

36 Years of Blue Star: ‘Jodhpur Detainees’ Have Moved On, but Painful Memories Persist

Out of the 365 odd 'Jodhpur detainees' of Operation Blue Star, those still alive continue to grapple with the trauma and financial distress that they suffered after the event.

Sentimentality Around Animal Suffering Arises out of Notions of Human Supremacy

Modern animal welfarism is linked to the idea that humans are superior and have the right of guardianship over other species.