USI organised a seminar “Kashmir Imbroglio: A Reality Check and Way Forward” on 24 September 2018 at USI
USI organised a seminar “Kashmir Imbroglio: A Reality Check and Way Forward” on 24 September 2018 at USI. The overall objective of the seminar was to discuss the evolving socio-political & security scenario and building enduring peace and stability, so as to throw up new ideas.
Anindita writes how the surging poppy cultivation and opium production has got embedded in the socio-economic structure of Afghanistan, and how it creates multiple challenges for the country . Opium economy is is not just fuelling the Taliban Insurgency but has also become the backbone of the rural economy.
Russia Defers One Crisis in Syria, But is Embroiled in Another
A Russian-Backed offensive to retake Idlib, the last big rebel-held stronghold in Syria, seemed imminent only a few days ago, has been put on hold by Russia and Turkey, which back opposing sides in the war.
A Strategic Gaming Exercise was conducted by the USI for the National Defence Collge recently. Its scenarios depicted the dynamics of conflicts in West Asia, Af-Pak region and the Indo-Pak-China imbroglio.
A USI Round Table Discussion with Mr Ashish Puntambekar, Lead Designer, The Planning and Design Lab, Mumbai on “Defence Economic Zones (DEZs) : Transforming India’s Military-Industrial Complex” was held at USI on 16 Oct 2014.