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Cyber
The Potentiality of an India-Pakistan Cyber Conflict

The Potentiality of an India-Pakistan Cyber Conflict

The changing financial, social, and political fabric of the world in the wake of COVID-19 has paved way for another intangible entity to unleash in its full fury. While the world grapples with the […]

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India
India Falters Amidst the Pandemic

India Falters Amidst the Pandemic

The world is battling to find the cure for CoVID-19 and looking to bolster weakening global supply chains which have been severely disrupted by the effects of the pandemic. The global powers are looking […]

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Cyber
Coronavirus and Cyber Security Challenges

Coronavirus and Cyber Security Challenges

The outbreak of Covid-19 has not only challenged and disrupted the modes of global functioning, but has also provided some state and non-state actors an opportunity to manoeuvre through cyber loopholes to achieve specific […]

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Government & Politics
The Plague and its Inquisitors

The Plague and its Inquisitors

A common literary motif in Americana, notably in science-fiction narrative, portrays the people of the world putting aside their petty squabbles during a period of world crisis, so that they might unite under the […]

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Global view
Covid-19 and the Space Industry

Covid-19 and the Space Industry

Although virtually all economic sectors have come under duress in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic, the impact on the space industry has received comparatively little attention, despite the headwinds that it too has […]

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Global view
Armed Forces and Pandemics

Armed Forces and Pandemics

COVID-19 has presented the world with a dire situation in which every individual is to some degree vulnerable to a threat that is unprecedented. The pandemic has disrupted all sort of international activities; be […]

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International Economy
US-China COVID(RY) and the Samson Option!

US-China COVID(RY) and the Samson Option!

The US-China ‘COVID(RY)’ is fuelling a new Cold War as the two global powers are embroiled in an ongoing battle of narratives blaming each other for the current pandemic, while simultaneously reaching out to […]

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Global view
The Plague and the Market

The Plague and the Market

The clock is ticking on the discovery of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), with nearly four million infections and nearly three lakh deaths as of early May. Realizing this, both private and […]

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Government & Politics
The Lives or Livelihoods? The Coronavirus Dilemma for Administrations

The Lives or Livelihoods? The Coronavirus Dilemma for Administrations

  Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3584726 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3584726   Abstract The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has fomented a moral crisis for administrations struggling to choose between “lives” and “livelihoods”, i.e. between mitigating the public health fallout and averting an economic depression. The challenge […]

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Environment
Rising Clouds on the Eastern Horizon

Rising Clouds on the Eastern Horizon

COVID-19 is an affliction that has engulfed the entire human race regardless of their affinity to a specific religion, language group, nationality or accord.  All people, with sanity prevailing in their hearts, have been […]

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Global view
 Sino-US Relations in the COVID-19 Era

Sino-US Relations in the COVID-19 Era

“I cannot think of a more dangerous time in the US-China relationship in the last 40 years, and the carnage from the corona virus has barely begun in the US,” wrote Bill Bishop, a […]

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Aerospace
The Great Aerospace Crisis

The Great Aerospace Crisis

Observers of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic have already ascribed many monikers to the economic crisis that has sprung in the contagion’s wake. While each speaks to the destruction and paralysis that the world economy […]

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Society
CASS Young Voices on

CASS Young Voices on "COVID-19"

  CASS Young Voices is a digital platform that provides researchers' the opportunity to express themselves and build together. Click on the link below and get to know CASS Young Voices pertaining to COVID-19     […]

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Human Rights
India Emerges as a ‘Country of Particular Concern’: US Commission Report

India Emerges as a ‘Country of Particular Concern’: US Commission Report

India has earned an unenviable distinction of becoming the third largest country in the world in terms of military expenditure, which according to the recent SIPRI report has increased by 6.8% in 2019 to $71.1 billion […]

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India
Coronavirus May Have Exposed India’s Economic Fault Lines

Coronavirus May Have Exposed India’s Economic Fault Lines

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has already exacted a devastating toll on the world economy in but a few months. Although developed countries have been shaken by the disruption, the developing world has borne the […]

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Global view
Sino-US Tensions During Covid-19

Sino-US Tensions During Covid-19

As the world grapples with an unceasing coronavirus pandemic, Washington and Beijing are engaged in trading barbs against each other, including accusations of having spread the virus deliberately. President Trump’s recent threat of consequences […]

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Global view
Coronavirus Pandemic and the Changing World Order

Coronavirus Pandemic and the Changing World Order

As the world is battling the novel coronavirus, the global political order is also undergoing a seismic shift. While it is still too early to predict a post-coronavirus world, some of the ongoing developments […]

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Society
The Post- Pandemic Psychology in Pakistan

The Post- Pandemic Psychology in Pakistan

In 2003 more than two dozen countries in Europe, North America, South America, and Asia were severely infected by a respiratory virus identified as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). By the time Sars global […]

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Government & Politics
Post COVID-19 World Order: How Different Will It Be?

Post COVID-19 World Order: How Different Will It Be?

The COVID-19 pandemic, termed as a “nuclear war in slow motion”, has exposed the global leadership crisis and the vulnerability of the international community to deal with the new and unforeseen hazards. The global […]

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India
Towards “The End of India”!

Towards “The End of India”!

The recent riots in New Delhi have once again exposed India’s structural fault lines, posing a serious existential challenge to a country of more than 1.3 billion population that remains deeply divided based on […]

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Regional security/Region
India’s ‘Surgical Strike’ Doctrine: Implications for South Asian Strategic Stability

India’s ‘Surgical Strike’ Doctrine: Implications for South Asian Strategic Stability

One year ago, on Feb 27, 2019, India and Pakistan engaged in a short aerial encounter that led to the shooting down of two Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft while an MI-17 helicopter was […]

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Nuclear
Nuclear Ban Treaty : Can it Unravel The Global Non-Proliferation Regime?

Nuclear Ban Treaty : Can it Unravel The Global Non-Proliferation Regime?

Abstract The Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNWs) was negotiated with the primary purpose of creating a new international norm, to bring pressure upon all the nuclear possessor states to work towards nuclear disarmament. […]

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Emerging Technologies
Artificial Intelligence and Coronavirus

Artificial Intelligence and Coronavirus

Coronavirus (Covid-19) has already had an immense impact on the world by infecting over two million persons and causing more than one hundred thousand deaths in just a few months. Given the suffering unleashed […]

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Regional security/Region
Pulwama/Balakot and The Evolving Role of Third Parties in India-Pakistan Crises

Pulwama/Balakot and The Evolving Role of Third Parties in India-Pakistan Crises

The 2019 Pulwama/Balakot crisis was a watershed moment in South Asia. Beyond seeing levels of escalation not seen on the Subcontinent in decades, it also underscored the evolving role of the United States in […]

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