The Hazaras have suffered from centuries of discrimination, violence, and systemic oppression, ranging from historical atrocities under the rule of Amir Abdul Rahman to targeted attacks by the Taliban and the Islamic State of Khorasan Province. This Issue Brief examines the extent of marginalization faced by the Hazara Shia community in Afghanistan under the Taliban regime.
Technology plays a significant role in the 'Great Power' dynamics, acting as a common thread that binds States' economic and military capabilities in the region. The focus in Asia is on various technologies, including nuclear, space, robotics, and green technologies. Space technology, in particular, is advancing rapidly globally, and Asian states are keen to derive benefits from it for national growth.
JKGF has become the 43rd terrorist entity to be outlawed by the Indian government. Despite this, India has struggled to curtail the growth of hybrid and proxy militant groups in Kashmir over the years. The latest proscription is intended to disrupt JKGF’s operations and restrict its ability to stage attacks or further recruit in Kashmir.
Russia-Ukraine conflict in which drones are being used on a large scale where there is no clear air superiority for either side. Neither Russia nor Ukraine possesses full control over the skies. Therefore, the conflict has been referred to as the first full-scale drone warfare. This paper analyzes the usage of drones in the Russia-Ukraine conflict and evaluates how drone usage affects the course of the war.
Rohingya refugee camps have mushroomed along Bangladesh’s southeastern border since August 2017 as a result of the Rohingya exodus from Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Now these refugee camps are becoming havens for crime, replete with gang violence, targeted killings, and the trafficking of drugs, firearms, and counterfeit currency.
Russia, Ukraine, and the Chemical Conundrum: Exploring the Use of White Phosphorus in Bakhmut
India's Multilateralism Reform: A Flawed Strategy
India's Approach to Addressing Water Disputes with Pakistan: Exploring Options for Renegotiating the Indus Water Treaty