Daily Archives: April 23, 2017

“Barbed wire is not conducive to connectivity”

Physical infrastructure alone won’t make connectivity, there is need for people-to-people contact. Only if there is a connectivity of minds, ideas, minds and people, can connectivity have a sustainable and...

Lack of political will stymies garbage management in South Asia 

Concealed from privileged city dwellers, tucked away from posh tourist resorts and invisible to policy makers are the rubbish dumps in the cities of South Asia. But the thick wall of apathy cracked on...

New Indian defence doctrine soon to tackle entire spectrum of conflicts

The Indian armed forces have formulated a new "joint doctrine" to ensure the Army, Navy and IAF plan and work together to effectively tackle the entire spectrum of conflict,...

Is China-US confrontation on the horizon?

As the world's two most influential powers, the future relations between China and the US have garnered worldwide attention. Recently, the Russia Today (RT) talked with Wang Wen (Wang),...

The other side of the panama ruling

On not so historic a day, the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s ruling on Panama leaks just fell short of what it was meant to be: a clear-cut verdict. The order for further...

Under the Radar: Are Sri Lanka’s ports the next Great Game for China, India...

Increased international interest in the Indian Ocean comes at a convenient time for Sri Lanka, as the country continues to recoup after the end of its decades-long civil war...