Ripples Towards Right: Return of Rajapaksa and South Asian Geopolitics

By Debasis Dash Copyright: Nikkei Asian Review On November 17, 2019, the former defence secretary of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa won the presidential elections with 52.5% vote. While his rival, Sajith Premadasa from United National Party (UNP), came second in the presidential race with 43.8% vote. The Sinhalese majority from south, central and western part … Continue reading Ripples Towards Right: Return of Rajapaksa and South Asian Geopolitics

Diasporic Support Networks: How Migrant Communities thrive on Support Structures

By Manishankar Prasad Migration Governance is back on the research agenda as refugee theatres in Africa, Maghreb, Mediterranean and South East Asia are simmering if not raging. The multilateral institutional activity with IOM, UN, WHO and the Marakkesh Declaration is encouraging with increased focus. The migration trends in the Khaleej are changing with African low … Continue reading Diasporic Support Networks: How Migrant Communities thrive on Support Structures

Fog of War and Perception Management in Social Information Space: Analyzing India-Pakistan Crisis Post Pulwama Attack

By Debasis Dash In any military crisis, the uncertainty over a futuristic scenario continues to influence the decision-making of the parties involve. The complexity of the situation and the intensity of the responses depends upon the type of war fought, i.e., either at the conventional or sub-conventional level. When a perpetual state of conflict maintained … Continue reading Fog of War and Perception Management in Social Information Space: Analyzing India-Pakistan Crisis Post Pulwama Attack